How Mountains Are Made (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

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29,028 feet tall and still growing?!

Even though Mount Everest measures 29,028 feet high, it may be growing about two inches a year. A mountain might be thousands of feet high, but it can still grow taller or shorter each year. Mountains are created when the huge plates that make up the earth's outer shell very slowly pull and push against one another. Read and find out about all the different kinds of mountains.

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Even though Mount Everest measures 29,028 feet high, it may be growing about two inches a year. A mountain might be thousands of feet high, but it can still grow taller or shorter each year. Mountains are created when the huge plates that make up the earth's outer shell very slowly pull and push against one another. Read and find out about all the different kinds of mountains.

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Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld worked as an editor of children's books for over ten years before beginning her career as a writer. She has written two other books for the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series" What Lives in a Shell?, illustrated by Helen K. Davie, and How Mountains Are Made, illustrated by James Graham Hale. Ms Zoehfeld lives in Norwalk, Connecticut.



Franklyn M. Branley was a co-founder of the Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out series, and he has written more than 140 popular science titles for children including What Makes a Magnet? He lives in Sag Harbor, NY.

James Graham Hale has illustrated numerous children’s books, including another Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out-Science book, How Mountains Are Made by Kathleen Zoehfeld. He also illustrated Ann Turner’s Reading Rainbow selection Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies. He lives in Granville, OH.

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