Publisher description for How mountains are made / by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld ; illustrated by James Graham Hale.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog

Information from electronic data provided by the publisher. May be incomplete or contain other coding.

Counter Packed with diagrams and maps, this simple and engaging first look at earth science describes plate tectonic theory -– how the continents rest on slow moving plates -– and how the forces of nature sculpt our world."Zoehfeld presents plenty of good basic information...colorful illustrations add appeal."-K.

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1995 (NSTA/CBC)

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Orogeny Juvenile literature, Mountains, Geology