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Rubies

Rubies
They’re the red birthstone for the month of July, they’re used in lasers and were even used in ancient battles—they’re rubies! It takes a lot of hard work to mine for rubies and even more hard work to turn them into sparkling gems. Readers will learn about the many steps it takes to find, cut, and polish these gems. Vivid photographs show the work that goes into finding rubies and the glittering results of that work.

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List Price: $8.15
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978-1-4339-4728-5

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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
  • 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

Single-Copy Collections

QTY Title 10 Digit ISBN S&L PRICE
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