Did you know that broccoli is actually a flower bud? Explore other parts of plants and how we eat them. This book also explains how vegetables are grown and why they are healthy. Before reading, make a list of all the vegetables you can think of that are actually the fruit of the plant! (Hint: they all have seeds.)
Farms are busy places throughout the year. Animals are born; fields are plowed and planted, and crops are harvested. The winters are quiet, but there are always chores to be done . . . and soon spring will come again. Here Gail Gibbons describes the activities and special qualities of life on a family farm.