In Fruits, early fluent readers learn how to plant and care for fruit-bearing trees, bushes, plants, and vines. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how to grow their own delicious fruit. An infographic illustrates the process of growing and harvesting from fruit trees, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about growing fruit using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Fruits also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Fruits is part of Jump!'s Way to Grow! Gardening series.
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