Sometimes a simple concept can have comprehensive value in a primary classroom. Rocks: Hard, Soft, Smooth, and Rough illustrates such an idea. This well-written book can help primary students learn to classify and observe. This basic introduction to rocks --NSTA Recommends
Simple text and cartoon-like illustrations provide information about igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. --Science & Children
Explains the different types of rocks and where they are located, as well as what scientists can learn from studying rocks. Activities and an identification chart are included. http://www.teachingkidsbooks.com/ --Teaching with Kids' Books
About the Author
PWB Biography: Natalie M. Rosinsky is the award-winning author of more than 90 publications. She writes about history, social studies, economics, popular culture, and science. Natalie earned graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has been a high school teacher and college professor as well as a corporate trainer. She lives and writes in Mankato, Minnesota. CPB Biography: Natalie M. Rosinsky is the award-winning author of more than 90 publications, including 10 books about Native American tribes. She writes about science, history, economics, social studies, and popular culture. One of her two cats usually sits near her computer as she works in Mankato, Minnesota. Natalie earned graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin and has been a high school teacher and college professor as well as a corporate trainer.