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You wouldn't want to live without vegetables

Author: Alex Woolf; David Antram
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., [2016]
Series: You wouldn't want to live without.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When someone mentions spinach, broccoli or kale, do you think YUCK? Why do we need these foods and what would the world be like without them? Much better, right? Wrong! Vegetables provide us with essential vitamins and minerals that make our bodies healthier and stop us from getting sick. They're also used to make things like dyes, lotions and adhesives. Learn how vegetables are grown and cultivated, and the often  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Woolf; David Antram
ISBN: 9780531214909 0531214907 9780531224403 0531224406
OCLC Number: 1020778817
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: 1020
Description: 32 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is a vegetable? --
How did we grow vegetables in the past? --
Do vegetables make us healthy? --
What are the origins of the onion? --
Why are we passionate about potatoes? --
When did we get crazy about carrots? --
What's the low-down on lettuce? --
Why are we captivated by cabbage? --
Are vegetables just for eating? --
How are vegetables grown and preserved? --
Do vegetables affect the environment? --
What happens to vegetables?
Series Title: You wouldn't want to live without.
Other Titles: Vegetables.
You would not want to live without vegetables.
Responsibility: written by Alex Woolf ; illustrated by David Antram.

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When someone mentions spinach, broccoli or kale, do you think YUCK? Why do we need these foods and what would the world be like without them? Much better, right? Wrong! Vegetables provide us with essential vitamins and minerals that make our bodies healthier and stop us from getting sick. They're also used to make things like dyes, lotions and adhesives. Learn how vegetables are grown and cultivated, and the often inspired innovations made with such humble foodstuffs as the potato and the carrot.

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