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Corn Is Maize : The Gift of the Indians (Paperback) (Aliki)

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Popcorn, corn on the cob, cornbread, tacos, tamales, and tortillas—all of these and many other good things come from one amazing plant. With simple prose and beautiful illustrations, award-winning author-illustrator Aliki tells the story of how Native American farmers thousands of years ago found and nourished a wild grass plant and made corn an important part of their lives.

This is a Stage 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. Let's-Read-And-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards

What's so great about corn?

Popcorn, corn on the cob, cornbread, tacos, tamales, and tortillas. All of these and many other good things come from one amazing plant. Aliki tells the story of corn: How Native American farmers thousands of years ago found and nourished a wild grass plant and made it an important part of their lives. They learned the best ways to grow and store and use its fat yellow kernels. And then they shared this knowledge with the new settlers of America.

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: General
Series Title: Let's-read-and-find-out Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Aliki
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 1986
TCIN: 11476779
UPC: 9780064450263
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-4172
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