This Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate Tectonics
by W.J. Kious, J.W. Kious, R.I. Tilling
Publisher: United States Government Printing 2001
Number of pages: 77
This is a great text for those just being introduced to the concept of Plate Tectonics and those who already have an interest in the subject. Great photos and graphics match a well organized and written text. Great source of info for the science teacher at either the middle school or high school level.
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