When a young girl finds a sparkly rock buried in the dirt and discovers that it cleans to a beautiful quartz crystal, she is fascinated and becomes Julie the Rockhound. Join Julie as her dad shows her how to dig for minerals and explains the wonders of crystal formation. Combining clever wordplay with earth science, young readers learn about Earth's most abundant mineral "treasure."
4pg For Creative Minds educational section in the back
Aligned to State Standards / Lexile, Guided Reading, AR, Reading Counts, and Fountas & Pinnell
Educator Keywords: rocks, quartz, earth science, picture book