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14 Fun Facts About Bamboo: A 15-Minute Book [NOOK Book]

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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 ...
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14 Fun Facts About Bamboo: A 15-Minute Book

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Overview

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.

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

  • BN ID: 2940013692329
  • Publisher: LearningIsland.com
  • Publication date: 1/18/2012
  • Series: 15-Minute Books , #86
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 885 KB

Meet the Author

Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the Wonderful World of Animals series, the Miss Jones series, and a number of books in the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series.

Caitlind is also an accomplished speaker. She has given numerous talks to children and school classes. She also gives talks and seminars for writers on topics ranging from creating believable characters to publishing ebooks.

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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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2012

    Robin to Ashley

    (Correct me if i spelled your name wrong...) Thank you sooooo much!!!!!!!*she hugs her Charizard and the girl*

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    I call it "the great rper purge"

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    Srry, I rp: ditto, persian, evelyn, poppy, and Amberstar. Mostly Amberstar and that is why I am not on most of the time.

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    Asheley

    She cleaned out the pokepens that she kept her pokemon in when theyre out their pokeballs.

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    I really like Team Dragon but Team Chocolate Cake would strike fear into our enemies, not!!!!!!! Thanks for being such an awesome trainer to all of us. Did you open presents? (One is 5 bags of pokefeed and the other is an egg of a Vulpix which will turn into a really cool ninetails). I hope you like them!!!! Hands Asheley presents.

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