corn by gail gibbons

Popcorn, tortillas, and . . . fuel for cars? Learn about all the surprising things we make from corn.  

Find out everything about this versatile and important grain—its history as a crop, the four main types, and how we grow and use it to make everything from food to paper to medicine!

With her signature combination of simple, kid-friendly text and clear, well-labeled diagrams, Gail Gibbons offers up a cornucopia of information on this simple, significant grain. Dive into the history of its cultivation, the way it's pollinated and grows, and the many ways we harvest and use it.  Whether it's in small family gardens or huge industrial fields, corn is a fascinating, versatile crop.

A page of intriguing corn trivia is included!---from the publisher

32 pages                  978-0823422456                     Ages 4-8

Keywords:  corn, history, plants, botany, informational picture book, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, part of a series

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