Corn Is Maize

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Harper Collins, Jan 10, 1986 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
4 Reviews

What's so great about corn?

Popcorn, corn on the cob, cornbread, tacos, tamales, and tortillas. All of these and many other good things come from one amazing plant. Aliki tells the story of corn: How Native American farmers thousands of years ago found and nourished a wild grass plant and made it an important part of their lives. They learned the best ways to grow and store and use its fat yellow kernels. And then they shared this knowledge with the new settlers of America.

  

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Review: Corn Is Maize: The Gift of the Indians

User Review  - CFAITC - Goodreads

The story of how ancient Indian farmers discover a wild grass plant, use it in their lives, and eventually share it with the new settlers of America. Read full review

Review: Corn Is Maize: The Gift of the Indians

User Review  - Kelley Mcalhany - Goodreads

Good book for younger students as an introduction to Native Americans and how they use to live and how they live now. It relates how Native American's affected us because they showed the settlers how to store corn. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
12
Section 3
13
Section 4
32
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About the author (1986)

Aliki has written and illustrated many books, both fiction and nonfiction, loved by readers throughout the world. The books were inspired by a word, an experience, or the desire to find out. Aliki says, "I'm not so great at pushing buttons, but I know things happen when you do." Aliki lives in London, England.

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