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10 plants that shook the world /

by Richardson, Gillian; Rosen, Kim [ill.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Toronto ; New York : Annick Press, c2013Description: 129 p. ; col. ill., col. map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781554514458 (bound); 1554514452 (bound); 9781554514441 (pbk.); 1554514444 (pbk.).Other title: Ten plants that shook the world.Subject(s): Plants and history -- Juvenile literatureIssued also in an electronic format.
Contents:
Papyrus -- Pepper -- Tea -- sugarcane -- Cotton -- Cacao -- Cinchona -- Rubber -- Potato -- corn -- Conclusion -- Map of plant origins.
Summary: Not just for kids, this book bristles with intriguing facts about the history of papyrus, pepper, tea, sugarcane, cotton, cacao, cinchona, rubber, potato, and corn. (Miller Library Staff)Summary: Profiles ten plants that influenced human history, including cotton, sugar, rubber, and potatoes.
List(s) this item appears in: New to the Library: March 2014
Item type Location Call number Status Date due
Lending Books Children QK98.5.A1 R53 2013 (Browse shelf) Checked out 01/02/2015

Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-125) and index.

Papyrus -- Pepper -- Tea -- sugarcane -- Cotton -- Cacao -- Cinchona -- Rubber -- Potato -- corn -- Conclusion -- Map of plant origins.

Not just for kids, this book bristles with intriguing facts about the history of papyrus, pepper, tea, sugarcane, cotton, cacao, cinchona, rubber, potato, and corn. (Miller Library Staff)

Profiles ten plants that influenced human history, including cotton, sugar, rubber, and potatoes.

Issued also in an electronic format.

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