ERIC Number: ED338530
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
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Rice: The Little Grain That Feeds the World. Young Discovery Library No. 30.
Part of an international series of amply illustrated, colorful, small-sized books for children ages 5 to 10, this volume is designed to enhance learning and serve as an educational resource. The historical and modern cultivation of rice around the world and its importance as food and for other uses are explored. Answers to such questions as why is rice grown in flooded fields, and is rice good only for eating, are given. Illustrations appear throughout this book. (DB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agriculture, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Food, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, Global Approach, Grains (Food), Harvesting, Social Studies, Travel, Young Children
Young Discovery Library, 217 Main Street, Ossining, NY 10562 ($4.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
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Note: For related documents, see SO 021 636-638 and ED 320 823-835. Translated, by Vicki Bogard from "Le riz, ce grain si petit qui nourrit le monde."