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Product Details

  • Age Range: 5 - 8 years
  • Grade Level: Kindergarten - 3
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Cooper Square Publishing Llc; Reprint edition (March 1, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 155971980X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1559719803
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 0.2 x 11.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #247,621 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Kindergarten-Grade 3–Unseen and unheralded, roots lead a secret life under the soil, anchoring and nourishing the leafy, spiny, flowery, fruiting bodies that soothe our eyes and shade our backyards. Palm, pine or maple,/it always is true–/half of the tree/will be hidden from you. Kudlinski's brief rhyming text describes them, from the tiniest root hairs to the strongest taproots, sucking up the water that makes its way up the trunk, out through branches and twigs, and into the leaves and beyond. Or, in the case of some vegetables, the roots themselves become edible, such as carrots and beets. Unfortunately, the mineral nutrients carried in that water are not mentioned, nor is photosynthesis, and potatoes are tubers (which are not exactly roots). The simple text is accompanied by abundantly green oil-and-acrylic spreads that keep perfect step. While Franklyn M. Branley's golden oldie Roots Are Food Finders (HarperCollins, 1975) is far more informative, this is an appealing purchase.–Patricia Manning, formerly at Eastchester Public Library, NY
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By CC from Ct. on February 7, 2009
Format: Paperback
I bought this book for my inquisitive 3-1/2 year old. I love books that teach her about nature and the world around us. The rhyming text can be a little awkward at times, but the illustrations are very nice. Sometimes we just look at the pictures in the book and talk about what we see and how plants grow.
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By Vernice Taylor on July 26, 2013
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This book will be used in conjunction with Stems and Roots so that the children will understand the importance of roots and where they are located. This is a great book to use when introducing plants to children.

I especially like the fact that BrookeBook Company were so ready to accommodate me when I did not receive the book. I not only received the second shipment, but I received the first ship as well. I have forwarded a check to them. There were no questions asked when I said I could not respond when I had not received the book. Wow, what service and such a great spirit. Thank you again.
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It is very simple book, but it blow my mind. Very creative and very pretty illustrations. My child love it and gote to realize how important roots are in plants life. It is a very nice book I do recommend it for you to buy. Worth the money. I keep looking for this kind of books it is like treasure to me. You will use them all the time and never get tired of them.
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By Allison on August 8, 2011
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I absolutely love this book!! I am in school right now with Biology and Environmental Science being my majors! My two boys absolutely love this book, and it's educational as well. I hope to find more like this one!!
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By misskris on February 28, 2014
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I bought this to teach lower grades about the purpose of roots in the life of a plant. Illustrations are lovely as well.
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Kathleen Kudlinski was born in Philadelphia PA in 1950. She studied art and Biology at the University of Maine and became a science teacher, sharing her love of science with kids.
Since then she has written more than 40 books for kids, including science, biography and historical fiction. Kathleen's series starter BOY, WERE WE WRONG ABOUT DINOSAURS! won an Oppenheim Gold Award. Others earned NSTA and NTSS awards as well as appearing in many book clubs and being translated into 5 languages.
Bird watching, painting animals, nature "walking" on her red hot ATV, teaching writing, and Skyping with classrooms world-wide keeps her busy.
Kathleen writes by a window overlooking a pond at the home in Guilford, CT she shares with her husband, Hank. Sometimes she writes in the log cabin they built together in Weathersfield, VT. In either place, nature is all around, a macaw clings to her shoulder and a pit bull warms her feet.

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