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Magnetic Magic, by Terry Catasús Jennings.
A 32-page picture book that teaches young children about magnetism, magnets, the north magnetic pole, how a compass works, and so, so much more!

Maryland's Geology, by Martin F. Schmidt, Jr.
Schmidt provides a comprehensive, yet highly readable, over view of Maryland's geology and the geologic forces that sculpted its landscape.

Mineral Treasures of the Ozarks, by Bruce L. Stinchcomb.
Part travel guide, and part collecting guide, this book provides a lively survey of the Mississippi Valley Type (MVT) minerals found in the Ozark Highlands, including galena, quartz, agates, barite, zinc, copper, cobalt, nickel, iron, calcite, dolomite, fluorite, and many more.

The Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook, by Garret Romaine.
A fun to read, and use, guidebook on the ins-and-outs of rock, fossil, and meteorite collecting, as well as offering insights into prospecting for gold. This handy guide also offers tips on getting outfitted for your rock collecting expeditions, and displaying your new treasures once you get them home.

Natural Disasters, Cultural Responses: Case Studies Toward a Global Environmental, edited by Christof Mauch and Christian Pfister
A collection of thirteen essays that examine how humans have responded to natural disasters, throughout times from a variety of cultures located in such diverse regions as Western Europe and Argentina to the Phillippines and China.

Ohio Rocks! A Guide to Geologic Sites in the Buckeye State, by Albert B. Dickas.
A delightful guide to fifty geological sites in Ohio, most of which are public access sites and which are family-friendly! Along the way you also learn about the geologic history of Ohio and you get to view some marvelous pictures of the sites you can visit throughout the state.

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