Searching for Oil

Cover: Searching for Oil



Oil is one of our most important natural resources. The searches for new sources - and options for alternative sources - are outlined here.


  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Dewey: 553.2
  • Reinforced book (9781602790438): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2008
  • Paperback (9781602791008): 32 pages, © 2008
  • PDF (9781602791787): 32 pages, © 2008
  • Hosted ebook (9781602791787H): 32 pages, © 2008
  • Series: 21st Century Skills Library
  • Subseries: Power Up!


  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 117885
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 5.5
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Energy from Long Ago
  • Where Oil Is Found
  • Locating Oil
  • Drill, Drill, Drill
  • Are We Running Low?
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index


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Author: Kathleen Manatt

Kathleen Manatt is a long-time writer, editor, and publisher of books for children. Many of her books have been about faraway places, which she likes to visit. She grew up in Illinois, Iowa, New Jersey, and California, and lived in Chicago for many years as an adult. She has climbed pyramids in Mexico, ridden elephants in Thailand, and toured the fjords of Norway. She has also visited Moscow, Lisbon, Paris, Geneva, London, Madrid, Edinburgh, and Barcelona. She now lives in Austin, Texas.


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