Cover image for Popcorn plants
Title:
Popcorn plants
Author:
Kudlinski, Kathleen V.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Minneapolis, Minn. : Lerner Publications Company, 1998.
Physical Description:
48 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Describes the life cycle of the popcorn plant from the time the farmer plants the seed until the kernel explodes.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
610 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.8 0.5 26253.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 3.5 3 Quiz: 24012 Guided reading level: M.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780822530145
Format :
Book

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Central Library SB191.P64 K83 1998 Juvenile Non-Fiction Childrens Area
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Summary

Describes the physical characteristics and life cycle of this plant, originally brought to America by English settlers to grow in their gardens.


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 2-4-These informative titles describe the characteristics and environment of a particular plant or animal. Each one begins with a list of words that readers are asked to locate in the text as they make their way through the book. The narratives consist of one to two simply written paragraphs on each page accompanied by clear, full-color close-ups that reveal how the plant or animal lives. Illustrations are used sparingly and only where photographs are insufficient to clarify the point being made, e.g., to show the process of pollination. A note for adults recommends ways to use the book, specific questions to ask to ensure that children understand the ideas presented, suggestions on "Introducing the Index," and a few activities.-Lisa Wu Stowe, Great Neck Library, NY (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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