The Story of Seeds: Our food is in crisis. What will you do to protect it? (Paperback)

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The Story of Seeds: Our food is in crisis. What will you do to protect it? (Paperback)

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Something as small as a seed can have a world-wide impact. As the world becomes more aware of the threats climate change, genetic modification, and deforestation have on the longevity of our natural resources, young readers must rally to preserve our food and world. Readers of Michael Pollan will thoroughly enjoy the depth and fascinatingly intricate social economy of seeds. 

 

Nancy Castaldo has been writing about the planet for decades. She’s contributed to the Sierra Club Waste Paper, NRDC’s Personal Action column, and others. She is the author of many STEM books including, Sniffer Dogs: How Dogs (and Their Noses) Save the World, Back from The Brink: Saving Animals From Extinction, and Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel. She lives in New York’s Hudson Valley.

Website: nancycastaldo.com
Twitter: @NCastaldoAuthor
Instagram: @naturespeak

Product Details ISBN: 9780358120179
ISBN-10: 0358120179
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: January 14th, 2020
Pages: 144
Language: English

National Science Teachers Association 2017 Top Science Trade Books for K-12 Students  Nerdy Book Club Nerdies 2016 Longform Nonfiction  Nonfiction Detectives: Best of 2016  Northland College Young Adult Notable Book  Green Earth Book Award – YA Nonfiction 2017  Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Notable book   * "A terrific, engrossing resource." —Booklist, STARRED review   "This eye-opening book on the science and politics of agriculture serves as a wake-up call to readers about the fragility of something many of us take for granted: our plant-based food supply. Castaldo clearly lays out a case for the importance of plant diversity (“Seeds equal life”), presenting engaging scientific and historical information..." —Horn Book Magazine   "An impassioned call to action..." —School Library Journal   "Castaldo delivers a sobering global status report—and a call to action...Well-crafted and inspiring." —Kirkus   "Castaldo breaks down threats like climate change and disease, while providing a greater sense of interconnectivity in nature and within world communities." —Publishers Weekly