Mountains   -     By: Seymour Simon
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Mountains

HarperCollins / 1997 / Paperback

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From the snowy Alps to the Appalachians' worn peaks, mountains are a dramatic reminder of ages past and ages to come. People have lived on and around mountains for thousands of years, yet it is only recently that we have been able to understand how these natural monuments were formed. Through clear prose complemented by breathtaking images of mountains around the world, anyone can explore these ancient and colossal natural wonders.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 10.0 X 10.0 (inches)
ISBN: 0688154778
ISBN-13: 9780688154776

Publisher's Description

"In the trademark Simon style, carefully selected color photos, drawings, and a clear and informative text tell the story of Earth's mountains: their formation, relative sizes, ecology, and influence on weather....Simon may have done more than any other living author to help us understand and appreciate the beauty of our planet and our universe;

Author Bio

Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the “Seymour Science Blog” and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!

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