Berries, Nuts and Seeds
Berries, Nuts and Seeds
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Series: Take-Along Guide   

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Annotation: Describes a variety of berries, nuts, and seeds that might be found on a nature walk and includes identification information.
Genre: Biology
Catalog Number: #5800476
Format: Paperback
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Publisher: NorthWord Press
Copyright Date: 1996
Edition Date: 1996
Illustrator: McGee, John F.,
Pages: 47 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-559-71573-1
ISBN 13: 978-1-559-71573-7
Dewey: 575.6
Dimensions: 22 cm.
Language: English
Reviews:
ALA Booklist
for use with an adult. The reader will find this attractive book useful for reports or, as the Take Along Guide series title implies, as a nature guide. Each page is devoted to one plant and its fruit. After a brief introduction to berries, nuts, and seeds as the fruit of a plant, Burns looks at specific fruit, one to a page, including raspberries, acorns, pecans, juniper berries, cattails, and thistle blossoms. The format is crisp, and the writing clear; each page features lovely watercolor pictures of the fruit and the plant or tree it comes from and information about what it looks like, where to find it, and who eats it. Interesting activities such as planting a seed garden and making berry watercolors round out a very nice treatment. (Reviewed February 15, 1997)
Horn Book
Berries, Nuts, and Seeds highlights eight to ten examples of each, and Wildflowers includes twenty-eight examples, such as white trillium and chicory. The brief texts explain what the plant looks like, where to find it, and what eats it. In addition to the accurate illustrations, a map of each plant's geographic range would have been helpful. Related activities are included. Bib., ind.
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Word Count: 5,105
Reading Level: 4.2
Interest Level: 4-7
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 4.2 / points: 1.0 / quiz: 4241 / grade: Lower Grades

This fascinating series turns ordinary walks into adventures. Children learn to identify a variety of different plant, animal and insect species. -- Helps children identify different species. -- Includes scrapbook pages, for notes or drawings. -- Features detailed true-to-life illustrations.


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