Corn Is Maize
The Gift of the Indians
By (author) Aliki
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Corn Is Maize by Aliki
Book DescriptionPopcorn, corn on the cob, cornbread, tacos, tamales, and tortillas. All of these and many other good things come from one amazing plant. Aliki tells the story of corn: How Native American farmers thousands of years ago found and nourished a wild grass plant and made it an important part of thier lives. They learned the best ways to grow and store and use its fat yellow kernels. And then they shared this knowledge with the new settlers of America.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780808529842
(209mm x 221mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Turtleback Books
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publish Date: 10-Jan-1986
Country of Publication: United States
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