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Where Does Food Come From?

Shelley Rotner, Gary Goss

The supermarket is the place where you buy your food, but have you ever wondered where you favorite foods really come from? A lot of food comes from plants or from animals. but it might surprise you to know that some of the food you eat comes from bees or from seawater. Where does you favorite food come from? Find out in the fun, colorful, easy to read book!

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Achoo! Why Pollen Counts

Shennen Bersani

Spring has arrived and pollen is in the air. Baby Bear does not like the pollen-it sticks to his fur and makes him itchy and sneezy. He’s allergic! Achoo! He just wishes the pollen were gone. When his friends gather to tell him why they need pollen, Baby Bear learns that pollen is good for the forest and provides food for many animals, including him! Pollen might be something we all love to hate, but can we really live without it? This story explains why we need it. This book needs to be returned. 

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What’s in the Garden?

Marianne Berkes

Good food doesn’t begin on a store shelf with a box. It comes from a garden bursting with life, color, sounds, smells, sunshine, moisture, birds, and bees! Healthy food becomes much more interesting when children know where they come from. So what’s in the garden? Kids will find a variety fruits and vegetables, and a tasty, kid-friendly recipe for each one to start a lifetime of good eating. A food for thought section presents interesting facts about each fruit and vegetable, and a how does your garden grow? section explains facts about gardening and the parts of plants.

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An Earthworm’s Life

John Himmelman

Have you ever wondered how many nature’s smallest creatures spend their days? Here’s your chance to take a scientifically accurate peek at the world from their point of view. This book will need to be returned.

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Simple text and photographs describe how apples grow on trees. This book needs to be returned. 

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Apples of Your Eye

Allan Fowler

This book gives you a taste of how farmers manage apple orchards. From soil-type to grafting new trees to harvesting the apples, you’ll see apples up-close and personal. This book needs to be returned. 

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Watch step by step as berries are turned into jelly! With clear photos you could make your own jelly. Vocabulary words in this book include: berries, boil, jelly, lids, stirred, strained, sugar, and sweet. This book will need to be returned.

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Busy, Buzzy Bees

Allan Fowler

Learn interesting facts about bees — including the different jobs they do, how they make honey, and how they help flowers grow. This book will need to be returned.

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Simple text and photographs describe how carrots grow underground. This book needs to be returned. 

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Compost Stew

Mary McKenna Siddals

Kids everywhere can help the environment! Not only is composting becoming more common in households and residential gardens, but many school gardens feature compost piles, too. But how do you start a compost pile? What’s safe to include? Perfect for an Earth Day focus or year-round reference, this inviting book provides all the answers for kids and families looking for simple, child-friendly ways to help the planet. This book needs to be returned. 

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