Synopses & Reviews
Check out cool Smithsonian websites and exhibits throughout the book
Meet a real Geologist
See fabulous close-up photos
Read extremely fun facts about rocks and minerals
About the Author
Melissa Stewart is the award-winning author of more than 150 science and nature books for young readers, most recently Feathers: Not Just for Flying, a Junior Library Guild selection. While gathering information for her books, Melissa has hiked in tropical rainforests, gone on safari in Africa, and swum with sea lions in the Galápagos Islands. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.