You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Vegetables!

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Vegetables!


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You might think you'd be happier in a world without vegetables, but you'd be wrong! Vegetables provides us with essential vitamins and minerals that make our bodies healthier and stop us from getting sick. Read about how vegetables are grown, and learn about the innovations that have been made with such humble vegetable as the potato and the carrot.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531224403
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Series: You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Series
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 542,138
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

What Is a Vegetable? 6

How Did we Grow Vegetables in the Past? 8

Do Vegetable Make Us Healthy? 10

What Are the Origins of the Onion? 12

Why Are we Passionate About Potatoes? 14

When Die We Get Crazy About Carrots? 16

What's the Low-down on lettuce? 18

Why Are We Captivated by Cabbage? 20

Are Vegetables Just for Eating? 22

How Are Vegetables grown and Preserved? 24

Do Vegetables Affect the Environment? 26

What Happens to Vegetables? 28

Glossary 30

Index 32

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