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Author Charman, Andy.

Title I wonder why trees have leaves, and other questions about plants / Andrew Charman.

Publication Info. Boston, MA : Kingfisher, 2003.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Geneseo PL Juvenile Collection - GPLG-7  J 580 CH    AVAILABLE
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series I wonder why
I wonder why (New York, N.Y.)
Note Includes index.
Summary Questions and answers explore the world of plants, covering such aspects as leaves, roots, stems, seeds, and fruit.
Contents What is a plant? -- Where do plants grow? -- Are plants really alive? -- Why do trees have leaves? -- Why do some trees lose their leaves in the fall? -- Why do leaves change color in the fall? -- Why do roots grow so long? -- Why are stems so straight? -- Which plants grow in water? -- Which are the smallest plants? -- Which forests grow in the sea? -- Which plant...traps a treat? -- ...fools a fly? -- ...snares a snack? -- Why do plants have flowers? -- Which flower fools a bee? -- Which is the smelliest flower? -- Why is fruit so sweet and juicy? -- Which plant shoots from the hip? -- Which seeds sail away? -- Which fruit gets forgotten? -- When does a seed begin to grow? -- Do all plants grow from seeds? -- Which plant grows the fastest? -- Are fungi plants? -- What puffs out of a puffball? -- Which are the oldest plants? -- Why do trees have thorns? -- Why do stinging nettles sting? -- Which plants look like pebbles? -- Which plants get a lift to the light? -- Which plant has a private pool? -- Which plants strangle and squeeze? -- Can plants grow in a desert? -- Can you pick fruit in the desert? -- Can you find flowers in the desert? -- Which are the tastiest plants? -- Why do carrot plants grow carrots? -- Do people ever eat grass? -- What are 300-million-year-old plants good for? -- What are plants good for today?
Audience 890 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.8 1.0 75926.
Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.8 3 Quiz: 31953 Guided reading level: O.
Subject Plants -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Plants -- Miscellanea.
Questions and answers.
ISBN 075345663X

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