Soil
by Melissa Stewart
Rocks and Minerals
Heinemann Library, 2002
for Grades 3-5
ISBN 978-1-40340-096-3
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Crystals Fossils Igneous Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks Minerals Sedimentary Rocks
What could be more interesting than a book about dirt and all the creepy crawly critters living there? This book looks at kinds of soil, components of soil, life in the soil, and how much we depend on soil.
Honors and Awards
Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Recommended
Reading List
Research Notes
“For years, my editor had been saying he wanted to work on a book about dirt. Most people wrinkled their noses, but I agreed—dirt is cool. I guess that’s one reason he called me when he was looking for someone to write the book of his dreams."
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