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America at Work: Fishing

Ann Love, Jane Drake, Pat Cupples

Part of the America at Work series, Fishing explains how fish farmers in Maine raise salmon and halibut, and traces the fascinating life journey of a wild salmon in Alaska. Combining fact and fiction with colorful illustrations, this book delivers an early lesson in appreciating and protecting our natural resources. Fishing introduces young children to the people, machines and environmental concerns involved in some of America’s leading resource-based industries.

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Cattle Kids

Cal Urbigkit

Beautiful, full-color photography illustrates this exciting portrayal of young people helping adults look after cattle, from calving and branding to haying, grazing and rounding up the herd.

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Any young reader will be delighted to see farm kids both working and having fun with the farm animals under their care. Large print, colorful pictures and bold key words make these books easy for kids to read and understand.

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Cow

It’s hard work being a cow – you graze, you chew, and you rest.

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Watch Them Grow

Linda Martin

From a seed to an apple on a tree, an egg to a chick, a tadpole to a frog, a poppy flower to a seed head, this natural history book introduces young children to the amazing ways animals and plants change as they grow. All the stages of development are clearly numbered, and lead the child logically through each cycle, as the mysteries of germination, gestations, metamorphosis, and incubation are carefully explained in simple language.

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Sheep, cows, and dogs.. Oh my! Students can read about a variety of farm animals and their roles on a farm in this colorful book with plenty of pictures! Student’s will take a look into the history of animal domestication and how some roles have changed while others have stayed the same. “Animals on the Farm” explores topics like: animals for food, animals as machines, and farming in the future. Animals carry our heavy loads, protect us from danger, and are often our friends.

Beef-A-Z-Book

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Learn about the life cycle of beef cattle from A-to-Z through the voice of a tractor named Agri-Culture. Everything your students want to know about beef cattle is in this book.

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Learn the story about beef cattle in agriculture from production to consumerism.

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Cows – A True Books

Sue Swan Miller

This series offers a detailed look at specific agricultural commodities, like cows. Students will discover the different breeds of cows, and which breeds are used for milk or meat production. An in-depth look at dairy cows shows how cows are milked and all of the daily chores a dairyman has to do. A great book for young readers.

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Learn how the modern dairy farmers care for their cows and their environment. Take this virtual tour of a farm, while enjoying this entertaining and educational video, you get to see it all. Take the tour here.

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