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Synopsis: A biography of the geologist who mapped the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon also offers related activities.
From School Library Journal:
Grade 4-6-An awkward combination of biography and geology lesson that ends up giving short shrift to both elements. Ross begins by making the ridiculous argument that Powell may have been influenced to study geology because people in his town threw rocks at him in response to his family's abolitionist ideas. While giving a cursory and dry account of an exciting life, the author has interspersed earth science activities that are either weak, or are more effectively introduced in other sources. There are a dozen photographs of Powell, his family, and his expeditions, the latter of which will leave readers wanting to see more. The full-color illustrations are not always drawn to scale, and are often too vague to convey their scientific value. Roger Bruns's John Wesley Powell (Enslow, 1997) is a more enjoyable biography, and better projects can be found in Janice VanCleave's Rocks and Minerals (Wiley, 1995) and Robert Wood's 39 Easy Geology Experiments (McGraw-Hill, 1991). Although the picture-book format may initially draw more readers than those three books, don't expect great demand for this title.
Andrew Medlar, Chicago Public Library, IL
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Title: Exploring the Earth with John Wesley Powell ...
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
Publication Date: 2000
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Lerner Publishing Group. Library Binding. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G1575052547I5N10
Book Description Carolrhoda Books, 2000. Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP9844781
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Book Description Carolrhoda Books, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG1575052547
Book Description Carolrhoda Books, 2000. Condition: New. Wendy Smith (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M1575052547
Book Description Carolrhoda Books. LIBRARY BINDING. Condition: Fine. 1575052547 Like New Condition. Seller Inventory # LN7.1617731
Book Description Carolrhoda Books, 2000. Library Binding. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P021575052547
Book Description Carolrhoda Books, 2000. Library Binding. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111575052547
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Book Description Carolrhoda Books. LIBRARY BINDING. Condition: New. 1575052547 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1617731