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The Biography of Bananas - HC
The Biography of Bananas - HC
The Biography of Bananas - HC
9780778724834 | In Stock
US$26.60
US$19.95
 
The Biography of Bananas reveals the murky past and uncertain future of the tasty banana. Almost unknown in North America before the 1870s, bananas quickly became a popular fruit with a rocky history. Colorful photographs and maps help explain who grows your bananas, how they are harvested, and why the banana may soon become extinct. Other topics include
• What is a commodity?
• the spread of bananas through trade routes
• where and how bananas are grown
• the growth of the banana plantations and banana republics
• technical and genetic improvements to the banana, including new varieties
• environmental issues such as land use and pesticides
• why bananas are becoming extinct


Reading Level: Gr. 5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: Q
Binding: Hardcover
Series: How Did That Get Here?
Author(s): Rachel Eagen

Format
Size: 8 ½″× 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

GRL: Q
ATOS: Not available at this time.
Dewey: 634.722
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2006

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