14 Fun Facts About Bamboo: A 15-Minute Book

14 Fun Facts About Bamboo: A 15-Minute Book

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by Caitlind L. Alexander
     
 

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A lot of people think that bamboo is a tree because it grows so tall. It also has a trunk with leaves and branches sprouting from it.
Bamboo is not a tree, it is a grass. Scientists have found that it has much more in common with the lawn in front of your house than it does with any trees growing in the forest.
Which is stronger, a pound of bamboo or a pound

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A lot of people think that bamboo is a tree because it grows so tall. It also has a trunk with leaves and branches sprouting from it.
Bamboo is not a tree, it is a grass. Scientists have found that it has much more in common with the lawn in front of your house than it does with any trees growing in the forest.
Which is stronger, a pound of bamboo or a pound of steel?
How does bamboo spread?
When a bamboo plant fruits, why does it bring starvation to the surrounding area?
How fast can bamboo grow?

Find out more about this amazing plant, and surprise your family and friends with these fun facts.

Ages 8 and up.
All measurements in American and metric.

LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940046080490
Publisher:
LearningIsland.com
Publication date:
01/22/2012
Series:
15-Minute Books
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
661 KB
Age Range:
5 - 13 Years

Meet the Author

Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series, the Wonderful World of Animals Series, and the Miss Jones series.
She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.

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