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Rocks in His Head txt Rocks in His Head, text ebook Rocks in His Head, adobe reader Rocks in His Head, chapter 2 Rocks in His Head, Rocks in His Head 9cae55 Some People Collect Stamps Other People Collect Coins Carol Otis Hurst S Father Collected Rocks Nobody Ever Thought His Obsession Would Amount To Anything They Said, You Ve Got Rocks In Your Head And There S No Money In Rocks But Year After Year He Kept On Collecting, Trading, Displaying, And Labeling His Rocks The Depression Forced The Family To Sell Their Gas Station And Their House, But His Interest In Rocks Never Wavered And In The End The Science Museum He Had Visited So Often Realized That A Person With Rocks In His Head Was Just What Was NeededAnyone Who Has Ever Felt A Little Out Of Step With The World Will Identify With This True Story Of A Man Who Followed His Heart And His PassionCarol Otis Hurst Is A Storyteller, Teacher, Children S Book Critic, And Columnist For Teaching K Magazine She Is The Author Of The Boston Globe Horn Book Honor Book Rocks In His Head

5 thoughts on “Rocks in His Head

  1. says:

    This is a wonderful book about an individual following his passion His love of collecting rocks, parts and knowledge helped him support his family and find his dream career The story also briefly discusses how he obtained a college degree late in life and how that degree helped him further his career.

  2. says:

    This picture book tells the true story of the author s father, who collected rocks and dreamed of working with them in some way Instead, he married, raised a family, and ran a gas station all the while collecting rocks, labeling them, and showing them to anybody who asked about them Then came the Great Depression and Hurst s father, like millions of other people, was out of a job When he wasn t looking for work, he spent time in a nearby museum, looking at the rock collection This turned out to be his lucky break you ll have to read the story to find out the results of the lucky break The illustrations, by James Stevenson, bring an uncommon common man to life A warm, wonderful, true life story.

  3. says:

    This is such a warm, sweet, excellent book Reminds me of my grandmother, and my father, who also went through some challenging times and through it all, picked up rocks.

  4. says:

    This book is one of my favorite stories Better yet, it is a true story of a man with a passion for rocks His life long interest became his life s work as well He is an inspiration to all This book was a gift to my grandson who likes to find rocks as well as a gift to his parents as a reminder of how important a hobby and a passion for learning can be This is a book for people young and old, and especially anyone who likes to find rocks.

  5. says:

    Charming illustrations and a true story make this book a gem The author is writing about her father who went from running a gas station to being curator of a large museum all because of his love of rocks There are several lessons here for my students perseverance, hard work, following your passion, all mixed with a bit of rock science A nice combination.

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