The Best Book of Fossils, Rocks, and
Minerals by Chris Pellant. A good, basic book on geology.
Elizabeti's Doll by Stephanie
Stuve-Bodeen. The story of a little girl who makes a doll from a
Everybody Needs a Rock by Byrd
Baylor. How to find the perfect rock!
Eyewitness: Rocks and Minerals by
R.F. Symes. A large book, good for reference.
Geology Rocks!: 50 Hands-On Activities
to Explore the Earth by Cindy Blobaum. Full of activities to
A Gift From the Sea by Kate
Banks. A boy finds a rock and the book goes back in time to tell the
story of the rock.
I am a Rock (Hello Reader!, Level 1) by
Jean Marzollo. A good introductory book on different kinds of rocks.
If You Find a Rock by Peggy
Christian. A book about finding rocks and the different ways they
can be used.
Let's Go Rock Collecting
(Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science) by Roma Gans. A great book on
beginning a rock collection.
A Look at Rocks : From Coal
to Kimberlite (First Books - Earth and Sky Science) by Jo S. Kittinger.
Good overview of rocks - their formation and classifications.
On My Beach There are Many Pebbles by
Leo Lionni. A story about appreciating all the things that can be
found on a beach.
Rocks in His Head by Carol Otis
Hurst. A father's interest in rock collecting has an impact when he
loses his job.
Rocks and Minerals (National Audubon
Society First Field Guides) by Edward R. Ricciuti. A good
Rocks and Minerals (Fantastic Facts) by
Jack Challoner. A good reference book and includes some experiments.
Stone Soup by Marcia Brown.
The classic tale of trickery.
Stone Wall Secrets by Kristine
Thorson. A young boy gets a geology lesson while repairing a stone
wall with his grandfather.
Stories in Stone : The
World of Animal Fossils (First Books) by Jo S. Kittinger. A good
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by
William Steig. What happens when a young donkey finds a magic pebble
and makes the wrong kind of wish!