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Canada Close Up: Canadian Rocks and Minerals

by Joanne Richter

tagged: rocks & minerals
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Description

Cool facts for aspiring rock-hounds!

Canada is a vast country with a diverse geography, which makes it a fantastic place to discover rocks and minerals. This book is crammed with cool and interesting facts perfect for the aspiring rock collector. Did you know that Canada is the third-leading producer of diamonds in the world? Do you know which Canadian Universities have minerals named after them? Or that montroyalite was named after Mont Royal, Quebec?

Contributor Notes

Joanne Richter is a freelance writer/editor who has an interest in natural science, history and art. She has a love of folk art and folk music, and in her spare time researches her Maritime roots.

Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
7 to 9
Grade:
2 to 4
Awards
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre