Thursday, December 9, 2010

If You Find a Rock by Peggy Christian


Title: If You Find a Rock Author: Peggy Christian
Photographs by Barbara Hirsch Lember
Publisher / Date: Harcourt / 2000
Genre: Nonfiction, picture book
Themes: Rocks
Summary: While the wonderful photos of children and rocks appeal to the child in all of us, the words have a natural flow. The book tells of what you could do with different kinds of rocks you might find. 
Curriculum Connections: Grades K-2 Science: Rocks!
Note: This has become one of my favorite nonfiction picture books! The photos are outstanding and the story is one to which everyone can relate. While the content is simple, there are many curriculum connections that can be made throughout the book.

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