Geology for Kids:
A Junior Scientist’s Guide to Rocks, Minerals, and the Earth Beneath Our Feet
Rockridge Press, 2020, 98 pp., Paperback. $8.99. Available on Amazon.com
Set off on an adventure 4.6 billion years in the making with Geology for Kids. Start at the red-hot center of Earth and learn about each layer until you reach the rocky crust. Discover how mountains, valleys, and oceans form, and uncover secrets about the planet you call home. This book is jam-packed with facts, illustrations, and photos that will teach you how volcanoes erupt, why earthquakes shake the land, and what causes tsunamis with waves 100 feet high. And when you’re ready to go from curious kid to certified rock-hound, use the photographic guide to help you identify rocks and minerals in your own backyard. For ages 6 to 9.