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Author Bailey, Gerry author.

Title Trapped on the rock : can science save your life? / Gerry Bailey.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 613.6909 BAI    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 613.6 BAI    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 613.6 BAI    Available
Description 31 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Science to the rescue
Bailey, Gerry, 1945- Science to the rescue.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Contents Introduction to Joe's story -- What is a mountain? -- Tectonic plates -- Different shapes -- Layers in the rock -- Erosion -- Fossils on the mountain -- Crumple and crack -- Mountain animals -- In the cave-dripped shapes -- Fly like an eagle -- How do birds fly? -- Downhill flow-gravity -- Mountain people -- A Sherpa guide -- Why is Joe there? -- Carbon dating.
Summary "Separated from his science team on a mountain after a landslide, Joe is in no hurry to get back. The slide has carried a wealth of fossils with it for him to study! Joe examines these and the mountain terrain to learn how the mountains formed and figure out how old they are."-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 8-11.
Grades 4 to 6.
Subject Wilderness survival -- Himalaya Mountains -- Juvenile literature.
Survival -- Himalaya Mountains -- Juvenile literature.
Mountaineering -- Himalaya Mountains -- Juvenile literature.
Geology -- Research -- Himalaya Mountains -- Juvenile literature.
Wilderness survival.
Geology -- Research.
Himalaya Mountains -- Juvenile literature.
Himalaya Mountains.
ISBN 9780778704331 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
0778704335 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
9780778704393 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778704394 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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