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Living on Farms
     

Living on Farms

by Allan Fowler
 

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Children's Literature
The popular "Rookie ReadAbout" books are eXpanding in coverage and taking kids to various places around the world. The geography series focuses on states, countries and various ecosystems and environments. Living on Farms features plenty of animals but also reveals that farm work is labor intensive and never ending. Historically farms were small and diverse. Now farms are agrobusiness and farmers grow one type of crop or raise specific animals. Farms are rarely selfsufficient. Machinery has eased some of the drudgery, but farming is still hard work and dependent on weather conditions that are beyond a farmer's control. The book closes with a picture list entitled "Words You Know" that reiterates sections of the teXt, and there is an indeX. 2000, Grolier, $19.00 and $4.95. Ages 5 to 7. Reviewer: Marilyn Courtot <%ISBN%> 0516215647

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ISBN-13:
9780516215648
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
Rookie Read-about Geography Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
6 - 7 Years

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