From Cotton to T-Shirt

From Cotton to T-Shirt

by Robin Nelson

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Overview

How does cotton turn into a soft T-shirt? Follow each step in the production cycle—from growing cotton to wearing a comfy shirt—in this fascinating book!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761385721
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: Start to Finish, Second Series: Everyday Products Series
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 291,810
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 480L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Robin Nelson's careers have always kept her surrounded by books—as an elementary teacher, working at a publishing company, and now working as a school library media specialist. But her favorite job is writing books for kids. She has written many nonfiction books for children. She lives with her family in Minneapolis.

Table of Contents

A farmer grows cotton4
Machines pick the cotton6
The cotton is cleaned8
A machine spins the cotton10
The thread is made into cloth12
The cloth is dyed14
The cloth is cut16
A worker sews the cloth18
The T-shirts are sent to stores20
I wear my T-shirt22
Glossary24
Index24

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