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The Biography of Tobacco - PB
The Biography of Tobacco - PB
The Biography of Tobacco - PB
9780778725251 | In Stock
US$8.95
US$8.95
 
The Biography of Tobacco takes a fascinating look at a product at the center of great controversy. The addictive drug nicotine found in cigarettes keeps smokers hooked causing a variety of health problems. Yet, tobacco is grown in more than 125 countries around the world and is a very valuable crop to some countries’ economies. Children will learn about the history of the tobacco plant, how it is grown and sold throughout the world, and how a battle is being waged for our health against large, powerful tobacco companies. Other topics include
• What is a commodity?
• tobacco as an early cure for toothaches and tapeworm
• from a "New World" crop to being grown all over the world
• one of the biggest cash crops in the United States, China, Brazil, and India
• how tobacco use has dropped in North America but is growing in other parts of the world


Reading Level: Gr. 5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: S
Binding: Paperback
Series: How Did That Get Here?
Authors(s): Carrie Gleason

Format
Size: 8½″× 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

GRL: S
ATOS: 7.5
Dewey: 633.71
Lexile: