In Vegetables, early fluent readers learn how to plant and care for a vegetable garden. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how to grow their own fresh vegetables. An infographic illustrates the features of a raised garden bed, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about vegetable gardening using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Vegetables also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Vegetables is part of Jump!'s Way to Grow! Gardening series.
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All plants need sun, water, air, and food to grow. Plants are anchored to the ground by their roots, which take in nutrients from the soil. Stems and stalks hold up plants and give them shape, and also hold the plumbing system of the plant. Leaves are the place where food is made for the plant. Many plants make crops for us to eat.
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