From migrant workers and custom cutters to gristmills and genetics, readers will learn much about this staple crop that covers more of the earth's surface than any other. Examine the beginnings of the cultivation of wheat; read about the Russian grain embargo, and the invasion of the grasshoppers. Meet Cyrus McCormick inventor of the reaper, Will Kellogg and C.W. Post and read about the advent of "puffing" wheat for breakfast cereals. Make a batch of old-fashioned wheat scones, try the wordfind, and test yourself with Ebenezer's Teaser.
Paperback 48 pgs. Black & White
Suggested for ages: 9-14
Product Code: COB8204