Urban Gardening

From the Series Growing Green

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

School and community gardens are popping up around the United States, providing fresh produce even in the most crowded spaces in the country. So what exactly is a community or school garden, and why might it be a good idea? What does it take to start a garden, and how can you get involved?

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-4677-9390-2
$34.65 $25.99
978-1-4677-9709-2
$51.99 $38.99
Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2016-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 10.6
BISACS JNF022000, JNF065000, JNF031000
Dewey 635.09173'2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 9
Lexile 1120
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, and eSource

Reviews

VOYA

“[A] good series to have on hand to balance textbooks with more conventional approaches. . . . Libraries and schools considering starting gardening or healthy cafeteria food projects will find this series particularly inspiring.”—VOYA

Author: Carol Hand

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Growing Green

Organic foods, sustainable agriculture, free-range farming, eating local—what do these terms mean? And how are these concepts influencing the way people farm, shop, cook, and eat? Readers will evaluate four “green” agricultural food movements, learn how the movements started… View available downloads →