Free-Range Farming

From the Series Growing Green

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Have you seen eggs labeled “free-range”? Maybe your family only buys meat from local farmers because you know and trust their practices when raising animals for food. So what exactly does “free-range” mean, and why are so many people buying free-range eggs and meat?

Format Your Price
Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Nonfiction
Category Science
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2016-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 9.2
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF033000, JNF037020, JNF065000
Dewey 630
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 9
Lexile 1030
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Trina Mickelson

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