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What Are Igneous Rocks? - HC
What Are Igneous Rocks? - HC
What Are Igneous Rocks? - HC
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Igneous rock has a dramatic beginning—it requires red-hot volcanic activity. This fact-filled book explains how granite, lava, basalt, silica, quartz and feldspar are formed after hot, molten rock cools. Readers will also learn about volcanoes and tectonic plates, the minerals that make up igneous rocks, and the crystallization of rock material.

Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: S
Binding: Hardcover
Series: Let’s Rock!
Author(s): Molly Aloian

Size: 8 ½″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 5.9
Dewey: 552.1
Lexile: 920L
Copyright: 2011

What Are Igneous Rocks?

“This informational text looks at igneous rocks. It includes information on how igneous rocks originated, the earth’s structure, plates, formation and common types of igneous rocks. Enlightening facts, appealing photographs and engaging activities will make this book a favourite with curious children of all ages.” —Central Maine Library District, 01/11