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The Biography of Bananas - PB
The Biography of Bananas - PB
The Biography of Bananas - PB
9780778725190 | Back Ordered
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 Teacher’s guide available.

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

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

ATOS: 7.3
Dewey: 634.722
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2006

The Biography of Bananas

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