Food Chains and You

Bobbie Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427198136

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Description

Through many photographs and illustrations, Food Chains and You conveys how the transfer of energy takes place from the sun to various plants and animals, including people. It shows children how they, too, are part of food chains. The book also gives children tips on how to grow their own food-chain-friendly vegetable garden.

Reading Level
Lexile
800L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
5.1
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Health & Nutrition Picture Books
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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