The Story Of Seeds: From Mendel's Garden To Your Plate, And How There's More Of Less To Eat Around The World

ISBN-10: 0358120179
ISBN-13: 9780358120179
Author: Castaldo, Nancy
Interest Level: 7-12
Publisher: Harper Collins

Publication Date: January 2020

Copyright: 2016

Page Count: 144

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Interest Level

Grades 7-12

Reading Level

Lexile: 1110L
Accelerated Reader Level: 7.6
Accelerated Reader Points: 4.0

BISAC Subjects


YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Recycling & Green Living *

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Botany *

Something as small as a seed can have a world-wide impact.From Iraq to India to an impenetrable seed vault in a Norwegian mountainside, this book speaks to the current ways we think about our food , the more thoughtful and philosophical questions about regulating which crops farmers are allowed to grow, and what consumers are able to eat. Readers will discover just how important seeds are to the functioning of our global economy--and how much power we as a world-wide community have to keep seeds around, because once a seed disappears, it's gone forever. Nonfiction for ages10 to 14.
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