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Author Petersen, Christine, author.

Title Pearls / Christine Petersen.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, 2014


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Children's Department  J 639.4 PETERSEN    DUE 07-09-22
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J639 PET    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  J639 PETERSEN    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Children  J Science 553.8 PET    Check Shelf
Description 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), photographs, color map ; 21 cm.
Series Earth's treasures
Checkerboard science library
Checkerboard science library. Earth's treasures.
Checkerboard science library.
Note LC number : 2013932668
Includes bibliographic references and index.
Summary Describes where pearls come from, how they are formed and how they are used.
Contents Contents: Signs of change -- Meet the mollusks -- Mighty mantle -- Producing pearls -- Impossible beauty -- A natural gem -- Pearl power -- Cultured pearls -- Imitation pearls -- Making jewelry -- Finding pearls -- Glossary -- Saying it -- Web sites -- Index.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.9 0.5 161990.
Subject Pearls -- Juvenile literature.
Pearl oysters -- Juvenile literature.
Cultured pearls -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781617838736 library binding
161783873X library binding
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