Salt

From the Set 21st Century Skills Library

You eat salt everyday, but did you know that only 20% of the world's salt is consumed as food? Read this book to learn more about how salt is harvested, its other uses, and why wars have been fought over this common, yet important, mineral.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Dewey 553.6'32--dc22
Lexile
ATOS Reading Level 6.1
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781602791206), PDF (9781602793521), ePub (9781631379475), Hosted ebook (9781602793521H), Kindle (9781631372360)
Copyright 2008
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Graphics

Author: Nancy Robinson Masters

Nancy Robinson Masters has been wearing jeans all of her life. Nancy grew up on a cotton farm in West Texas where she learned to drive a tractor before she learned to drive a car. She is an award-winning author of 18 books and hundreds of stories and articles. “That old tractor started me on journeys that have taken me around the world. Everywhere I‘ve been, including Antarctica as a guest of the National Science foundation, I‘ve met people wearing jeans!”

  • There's More to Salt Than Meets the Fries
  • Please Pass the Salt!
  • Har vesting the Salt of the Earth
  • Roadblocks to Salt
  • Salt in Your Future
  • Map
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author