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Corn

By Gail Gibbons

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Popcorn, corn on the cob, corn dogs, cornflakes--corn is used in many favorite foods. This book offers up the history of corn as well as the details concerning planting, cultivation, harvesting, and its many uses. A cornucopia of information about a popular farm product.

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Corn is Maize : the Gift of the Indians

By Aliki

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A simple description of how corn was discovered and used by the Indians and how it came to be an important food throughout the world. Suggested for ages 7-11.
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Doug-Dennis and the Flyaway Fib

By Darren Farrell

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Having fibbed about stealing his best friend's popcorn at the circus, Doug-Dennis the sheep finds himself carried away to a place filled with lies and liars of all sorts and must find a way to return. Suggested for preschool to grade 1.
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Popcorn

By Alex Moran

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Illustrations and rhythmic, rhyming text show what happens when popping popcorn gets out of hand. Suggested for ages 5-8.
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Popcorn

By Elaine Landau

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Provides a history of one of America's favorite snack foods, presenting its origins, nutritional information and recipes. Suggested for ages 6-12.
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Popcorn at the Palace

By Emily Arnold McCully

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In the mid-1800's Maisie Ferris and her father travel to England to introduce the American phenomenon of popcorn. Suggested for ages 5-8.
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Science Experiments You Can Eat

By Vicki Cobb

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Experiments with food demonstrate various scientific principles and produce an eatable result. Includes rock candy, grape jelly, cupcakes, and popcorn. Suggested for ages 8-12.
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The Huckabuck Family & how they raised popcorn in Nebraska & quit & came back

By Carl Sandburg, David Small

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After the popcorn the Huckabucks had raised explodes in a fire, the family decides it's time for a change. Suggested for kindergarten to grade 4.
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The Popcorn Dragon

By Jane Thayer

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Dexter loses his friends when he shows off, but wins them back by sharing with them his new found ability to pop corn. Suggested for preschool to grade 2.
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