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Popcorn Country

Written by Cris Peterson & illustrated by David R. Lundquist
Published by Highlights
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How does a field of corn become a delicious bowl of popcorn? The story behind the fluffy snack the entire country loves is revealed in this photographic nonfiction picture book. Kids love food–and they especially love to eat popcorn! Author Cris Peterson offers an illuminating step-by-step examination of the history and science behind America’s favorite snack. With photographs illustrating every stage, readers get a behind-the-scenes view of how popcorn is planted, grown, harvested, processed, tested, and finally shipped to stores and movie theaters all over the world. Back matter delves into the history of popcorn and how it became so popular in the United States.

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Cris Peterson

Cris Peterson is the author of ten books for children, including <i>Seed, Soil, Sun: Earth’s Recipe for Food </i>and <i>Extra Cheese, Please! Mozzarella’s Journey from Cow to Pizza</i>. She earned a degree in history and education from the University of Minnesota and now lives and works on a dairy farm in Wisconsin.

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