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Jump Into Science: Sand (Paperback)

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What is sand? How is it formed? Where does sand come from? How does it get to the beach? Why is it different colors? Let the sandpiper sleuth show you the answers to these questions in this lively, collage-style look at a familiar substance that's never been so fascinating: sand.

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About the Author

Dr. Ellen J. Prager lives in Arlington, Virgina and is a geologist who specializes in marine science research and education. Formerly with the Sea Education Association and the U.S. Geological Survey, she now writes on marine-related topics. She collects sand from all over the world. Illustrator Nancy Woodman lives in Poulsbo, Washington, and is the illustrator for two other books in the series: Dirt and Volcano.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780792255833
ISBN-10: 0792255836
Publisher: National Geographic Kids
Publication Date: April 25th, 2006
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Jump Into Science