Plants Are Alive!

Plants Are Alive!

by Molly Aloian

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Children's Literature - Dianne Ochiltree
Whether it's planting a garden in the backyard or sowing a seed in a plastic cup placed on a classroom windowsill, watching a seed grow into a plant is a fascinating, and educational, childhood activity. This fact-filled softcover book starts with the seed and goes on to explain how all parts of a plant work together to help it grow and thrive. The life cycle of a plant is explained, including the role of "friendly helpers" such as bees, who carry pollen from flower to flower. Scientific concepts are explained in simple, kid-friendly language. The books uses full-color photos of flowers, plants, roots and seeds in close-up to make these ideas clearer to young readers. The book includes a "words to know" glossary, a note for adults wishing to do a simple plant experiment with youngsters, and a resource guide to books and websites for those wishing to learn more about plants. A great addition for classroom or library collections! Reviewer: Dianne Ochiltree

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Crabtree Publishing Company
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8.00(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)
600L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

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