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Author Aloian, Molly.
Title Different kinds of soil / Molly Aloian.
Pub Info St. Catharines, Ont. ; New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2009.
book jacket
 Bourne-Children's Room  J 631.4 ALO     AVAILABLE
 Edgartown-Children Coll.  J GARDENING 631.4 ALO     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Series Everybody digs soil
Everybody digs soil.
Audience IG870L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.6 1 1 136043
Includes index.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents What is soil? -- Layers of soil -- Soil chemistry -- Humus -- Textures and types -- Sandy soil -- Silty soil -- Clay soil -- Ages of soil -- Soil and climate -- Soil and nature -- Soil and people -- Caring for soil.
Summary Different Kinds of Soil will help children understand the composition of soil, its layers, and what organic and inorganic matter is found in soil. Comparisons of soil particles help describe different types of soil, soils from different climates, how soil type effects plant and animal life, and the value of fertile soil.
Subject Soils -- Juvenile literature.
Soil chemistry -- Juvenile literature.
Soil chemistry.
ISBN 9780778754138 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778754138 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780778754008 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
0778754006 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
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