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How to Build a Greenhouse

How to (nonfiction) 1,491 words, Level U (Grade 4), Lexile 1090L.
Greenhouses have been built since ancient Rome. As people began exploring and trading goods from all over the world, an increased need developed or existed to keep new and unique plants alive throughout the cold winter months. This book walks students through the process of making their own shoebox greenhouse, complete with helpful tips for ensuring a successful growth cycle. Photographs and diagrams support the text.

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