Corn Is Maize: The Gift of the Indians

Corn Is Maize: The Gift of the Indians

by Aliki
     
 

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What's so great about corn?

Popcorn, corn on the cob, cornbread, tacos, tamales, and tortillas. All of these and many other good things come from one amazing plant. Aliki tells the story of corn: How Native American farmers thousands of years ago found and nourished a wild grass plant and made it an important part of their lives. They

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What's so great about corn?

Popcorn, corn on the cob, cornbread, tacos, tamales, and tortillas. All of these and many other good things come from one amazing plant. Aliki tells the story of corn: How Native American farmers thousands of years ago found and nourished a wild grass plant and made it an important part of their lives. They learned the best ways to grow and store and use its fat yellow kernels. And then they shared this knowledge with the new settlers of America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780064450263
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1986
Series:
Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science Series: Stage 2
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
312,965
Product dimensions:
8.68(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.07(d)
Lexile:
570L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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