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The Biography of Sugar - PB
The Biography of Sugar - PB
The Biography of Sugar - PB
9780778725213 | Back Ordered
What was the world like before sugar? Find out how the human desire for sweets made a tropical grass into a valuable commodity around the world. With the use of colorful images and maps, The Biography of sugar details how sugar grows, which countries produce it, and the sour history of slavery and exploitation that surrounded its early production. Other topics include
• What is a commodity?
• sources of sugar and where they are grown
• the history of sugar and the sugar trade, from the ancient world, to medieval Europe, to the Caribbean
• slavery and sugar plantations
• the production and manufacture of sugar.
• environmental concerns of modern sugar cultivation
• uses of sugar, from sweetening, to food preservation, to medicine
• the development of sugar substitutes 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: 7.5
Dewey: 633.6
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2006

The Biography of Sugar

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