Pearls

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This title introduces young readers to pearls, the gem formed inside the shell of an oyster! Learn how pearls are formed and where they are found. Historic and modern collection methods are detailed, both natural and cultivated. The use of pearls as a gemstone is examined including different colors. See how artisans and lapidaries create beautiful and useful jewelry with this beautiful gem. Finally, a list of tools and tips will set young rock hounds up to unearth their own treasures. Glossary words in bold, an index, and phonetic spellings for those hard-to-pronounce geologic terms enhance and supplement the text.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS
Genre Nonfiction
Subject
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages
Season 2020-12-01
Item No
ISBN 9781617838736
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 639
Graphics
Dimensions
Lexile 750
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
 

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