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Title:
Bananas
Author:
Landau, Elaine.
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Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
47 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Summary:
Examines the history, cultivation, and uses of bananas.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
810 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.9 0.5 1632.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.4 3 Quiz: 28191 Guided reading level: M.
ISBN:
9780516210254
Format :
Book

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Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each A True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, the new A True Book series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers.


Author Notes

Elaine Landau Elaine Landau has received her Bachelor's in English and Journalism and her Master's in Library and Information Sciences. She has written over 185 books, most of them non-fiction children's books on subjects such as earth science, planets, the supernatural, dinosaurs, ancient civilizations, ecology and contemporary issues.

Landau's books have won the American Association for the Advancement of Science: "Science Books and Film" Best Children's Science Booklist, as well as The New York Public Library Books for the Teenage, the New Jersey Institute of Technology Award and VOYA's Nonfiction Honor List.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

The Appealing Bananap. 5
A Slice of Banana Historyp. 9
All About Bananasp. 20
Bananas--A Healthy Treatp. 31
Choosing Bananasp. 36
Banana Triviap. 40
To Find Out Morep. 44
Important Wordsp. 46
Indexp. 47
Meet the Authorp. 48