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Earthshake: Poems from the Ground Up [Hardcover]

Lisa Westberg Peters , Cathie Felstead

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  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Greenwillow Books; 1 edition (Aug 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060292652
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060292652
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 21.6 x 27.3 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,434,084 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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HardCover. Pub Date: 2003 Pages: 32 in Publisher: Greenwillow Books Maybe that plain old rock has gleaming jewels inside Maybe Africa and South America used to be best friends. Maybe a clam that a plastic bag in the 300 million years ago is in your backyard . What secrets is Earth hiding These twenty-two poems leave no stone unturned in exploring the world's natural wonders. Crack this book open and watch geology sparkle.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Poetry + Earth Science 3 April 2014
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I love using this book with students of all ages to integrate poetry and Earth science instruction. Kids love the illustrations and enjoy the poems.
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5.0 out of 5 stars What a book! 4 Sep 2003
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I am SO impressed with this book. Each poem looks at geology (yes, geology) in a slightly different way and evokes a different perspective on tales that can be millions of years old. Peters' inventive word play depicts the movement of glaciers ... she dares them to get a speeding ticket. In "Instructions for the Earth's Dishwasher," the continental plates get warned, "Remember, if anything breaks, it's your fault." This book is sure to get heavy use in classrooms because of its approach to geology and the lively discussions that will follow. As examples of poetry, it'll be useful in all the grades, inspiring inventiveness and word play. Felstead's illustrations are right on the mark, adding to the energetic nature of the poetry, making use of predominant blues and greens to portray earthly elements. And what a terrific read-aloud at home: imagine the parent-child talks this will engender, making science a hot topic around the house. (It's fun for adults, too--all the better.) A must-have.
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