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Corn Is Maize : The Gift of the Indians
by 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.  Read more...


 
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Overview

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


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780064450263
  • ISBN-10: 0064450260
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publish Date: January 1986
  • Page Count: 33
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Dimensions: 7.8 x 8.5 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds

Series: Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2 (Paperback)

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