The Solid Earth

Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils
by Keith Lye
Silver Burdett Press, 1991
This book examines the structure of Earth, geological time, minerals and their use, and fossils and their formation.

My Side of the Mountain
by Jean Craighead George
Puffin Books, 1991
George Sam Gribley escapes from his city home to find a new life on a mountain.

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