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The Story of Seeds - by Nancy Castaldo (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 144

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Science & Nature

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

Age Range: Teen

Book theme: Environmental Conservation & Protection

Author: Nancy Castaldo

Language: English

Street Date: February 23, 2016
TCIN: 50505839
UPC: 9780544320239
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-6864
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description

National Science Teachers Association 2017 Top Science Trade Books for K-12 Students
Nerdy Book Club Nerdies 2016 Longform Nonfiction
Nonfiction Detectives: Best of 2016
Northland College Young Adult Notable Book
Green Earth Book Award - YA Nonfiction 2017
Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Notable book

* "A terrific, engrossing resource."
--Booklist, STARRED review

"This eye-opening book on the science and politics of agriculture serves as a wake-up call to readers about the fragility of something many of us take for granted: our plant-based food supply. Castaldo clearly lays out a case for the importance of plant diversity ("Seeds equal life"), presenting engaging scientific and historical information..."
--Horn Book Magazine

"An impassioned call to action..."
--School Library Journal

"Castaldo delivers a sobering global status report--and a call to action...Well-crafted and inspiring."
--Kirkus

"Castaldo breaks down threats like climate change and disease, while providing a greater sense of interconnectivity in nature and within world communities."
--Publishers Weekly

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