Farmer Dan is an almond guy. He raises almonds and also grows wildflowers to feed the bees that pollinate his almonds. Text with photographs of Farmer Dan tells the story of how almonds are grown.
“Book 5 in a series of exceptionally well-written educational reads for second or third grade comprehension. Close-up and interesting photos and information help the reader to understand how almonds grow, how they are harvested and processed for the end user. Just enough information not to overwhelm a young reader yet keeping them engaged. Second grade vocabulary list at the end (underlined throughout the text) as well as resources for creating lesson plans, list of almond industry terms and additional website resources.”
“This is a definite “must have” series on agriculture to learn and enjoy not only for the classroom but for home as well.”