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Seed to Plant

Kids see plants, flowers, and trees around them every day. In this lively and educational reader, they'll learn how those plants grow. Kids will take this magical journey from seed pollination to plant growth, learning about what plants need to thrive and grow. Grades PK-3

What's Great About This State

Arcadia Kids is a new series of fun, colorful, easy-to-read books featuring attention-grabbing cover art, inviting conversational style content, and vivid full-color images of landmarks and geography. Grades 3-6 

Ethanol and Other New Fuels

Many people love the taste of sweet corn. But did you know that corn can also power cars and trucks? Corn, sugarcane, and other plants are used to make a type of fuel called ethanol. Learn how ethanol and other fuels may help keep us on the go in the future. Grades 2-5

Corn Aplenty

Two children watch a local farmer grow a crop of corn, and as the corn develops—from seed to harvest time—so does the friendship between the children and the farmer. Grades PK-2     

Where is the Mississippi River

The most famous river in America runs like a spine between the eastern and western parts of the country, flowing through ten states before it empties into the Gulf of Mexico. The mighty Miss also flows through the history of America, giving rise to great stories. Grades 3-7

Keeping Caption

The main character, Carly, loves her horse, Captain. She raised him and trained him to be a talented barrel racer. But trouble is on the horizon when Carly and her family must sell their farm and move to the city to help care for her grandpa. Grades 3-7

Pumpkin Jack

The first pumpkin Tim ever carved was fierce and funny, and he named it Jack. When Halloween was over and the pumpkin was beginning to rot, Tim set it out in the garden and throughout the weeks he watched it change. Grades PK-3

Corn is Maize

Popcorn, corn on the cob, cornbread, tacos, tamales, and tortillas—all of these and many other good things come from one amazing plant. Grades K-4

Stems & Roots

Children can't resist "diving" into this brightly colored book which features outstanding photographs by renowned nature photographer Dwight Kuhn. Grades 1-3