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The Secret Lives of Plants!

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Plants may look innocent, but they're sneaky, tricky, secretive little buggers. You could watch them all day and they would never move an inch. But hidden from your eyes, their roots, leaves, and blossoms are always working. From photosynthesis to reproduction, get ready to uncover the science of plants and the secrets that they keep.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published February 1st 2012 by Capstone Press (first published January 1st 2012)
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Richard Krell
Sep 04, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I found it very interesting and easy to follow.

The story was very educational. The print was a too small and made it a
Challenge to read. It was very easy to understand.
Kylee Vaske
Feb 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Graphic Novel #1:

Copyright Date: 2012

Target Audience: Primary Grades

Genre: The Secret Lives of Plants is an Informational Nonfiction book because it provides facts about roots and shoots, plant cells, what plants are used for, etc. Additionally, The Secret Lives of Plants is an Informational Nonfiction book because it includes a table of contents page, a glossary, and an index.

Text-to-Self Connection: The information I read in The Secret Lives of Plants reminded me of the information I learned i
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Nicola Mansfield
Reason for Reading: Received a review copy and I have always been happy with this publishers books in the past.

From this book and the previous one about asteroids, I'll have to say I am not impressed with the latest offering of science books for the Graphic Library series. I did really enjoy the illustrations in this book. They are 90% nature shots and yet still, even with the few illustrations of people, the artwork has a slight manga look to it while also reminding me of illustrated nature boo
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Bob
Dec 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Plants are incredibly complex; they contain many subsystems that work together to produce a functioning mechanism. This short book shows enough about these systems to develop an understanding of how a plant works. And builds a solid base for further study.
CFAITC
In this comic style book, learn about the life cycle of plants and how the roots, leaves, and blossoms are always working, even if you can't see them.
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