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Tortilla Factory, The (1998)

Author: Gary Paulsen Illustrator: Ruth Wright Paulsen
Publisher: Voyager Books
Number of pages: 32 pages

In this cyclical concept book, Paulson takes us on a colorful journey of the life cycle as corn seeds eventually become tortillas. "In the spring the black earth is worked by brown hands that plant yellow seeds, which become green plants rustling in the soft wind," and so on, until "tortillas wrap juicy beans that give strength to brown hands that work the black earth to plant yellow seeds."

ISBN 13: 9780152016982
Reading Level (grade): 2.7