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Emeralds

Emeralds
Emeralds are the most expensive gems in the world, but it takes a lot of time and effort for them to get that way. Readers will discover many interesting facts about this beautiful May birthstone that takes millions of years to form. Vibrant photographs capture emeralds at all stages, from the mines to beautiful pieces of jewelry.

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List Price: $8.15
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978-1-4339-4720-9

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Reading Level: Grades 2 - 3
Fountas & Pinell: N
Author: Ethan, Eric
Copyright: 2012
Specifications: 8 1/2" x 8 1/2", 24 pages, Paperback, Full-color Photographs

Key Features

  • Detailed Table of Contents
  • Fact Boxes
  • Fact Sheets
  • For Further Information Section
  • Further Reading
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Web Sites
Collection Review: Gems: Nature’s Jewels
"This series looks at six popular gemstones, using one or two pages to explain what the gem is made from, where it is found in nature, and how it is mined. It explains how the stone is made into jewelry, followed by exceptional examples of uses throughout history. There are many illustrations showing the gem in various forms. . .Colorful, clear illustrations are used to illustrate points in the text. . .This is a good introduction for young readers to develop an appreciation of gems and how they become jewelry. RECOMMENDED."
— Library Media Connection

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Classroom Collections

QTY Title 10 Digit ISBN S&L PRICE
Gems: Nature's Jewels 978-1-4339-6221-9 $250.20
Gems: Nature's Jewels: Set 2 978-1-4824-3475-0 $250.20

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Gems: Nature's Jewels 978-1-4339-6220-2 $41.70
Gems: Nature's Jewels: Set 2 978-1-4824-3476-7 $41.70
Gems: Nature's Jewels: Sets 1 – 2 978-1-4824-3477-4 $83.40

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Amber 978-1-4824-2852-0 $6.95
Amethysts 978-1-4824-2856-8 $6.95
Aquamarine 978-1-4824-2860-5 $6.95
Diamonds 978-1-4339-4716-2 $6.95
Emeralds 978-1-4339-4720-9 $6.95
Garnets 978-1-4824-2864-3 $6.95
Opals 978-1-4339-4724-7 $6.95
Pearls 978-1-4824-2868-1 $6.95
Rubies 978-1-4339-4728-5 $6.95
Sapphires 978-1-4339-4732-2 $6.95
Topaz 978-1-4824-2872-8 $6.95
Turquoise 978-1-4339-4712-4 $6.95

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Amber 978-1-4824-2855-1 $16.95
Amethysts 978-1-4824-2859-9 $16.95
Aquamarine 978-1-4824-2863-6 $16.95
Garnets 978-1-4824-2867-4 $16.95
Pearls 978-1-4824-2871-1 $16.95
Topaz 978-1-4824-2875-9 $16.95

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Amber 978-1-4824-2853-7 $41.70
Amethysts 978-1-4824-2857-5 $41.70
Aquamarine 978-1-4824-2861-2 $41.70
Diamonds 978-1-4339-4717-9 $41.70
Emeralds 978-1-4339-4721-6 $41.70
Garnets 978-1-4824-2865-0 $41.70
Opals 978-1-4339-4725-4 $41.70
Pearls 978-1-4824-2869-8 $41.70
Rubies 978-1-4339-4729-2 $41.70
Sapphires 978-1-4339-4733-9 $41.70
Topaz 978-1-4824-2873-5 $41.70
Turquoise 978-1-4339-4713-1 $41.70