Seeds and Plants
Seeds and Plants is aligned to the Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts, addressing Literacy.RI.K.7 and Literacy.L.K.1. Narrative nonfiction text accompanies vivid photographs of plants and seeds, explaining the basic cycle of plant growth. Apples and peanuts are displayed alongside more exotic seed-bearing fruits, like kiwis. A close-up of a coconut, the largest seed in the world, is placed opposite a scenic beach with balmy coconut trees, showing readers how interesting the life cycle of plants can be. This book should be paired with “Sara's Seeds” (9781448887132) from the Rosen Common Core Readers Program to provide the alternative point of view on the same topic.