From Cocoa Bean to Chocolate

From Cocoa Bean to Chocolate

by Robin Nelson


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How does a cocoa bean turn into tasty chocolate? Follow each step in the food production cycle—from planting cocoa trees to eating a sweet treat—in this fascinating book!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580139656
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Series: Start to Finish, Second Series: Food Series
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 628,517
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 470L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Robin Nelson's careers have always kept her surrounded by books—as an elementary teacher, working at a publishing company, and now working as a school library media specialist. But her favorite job is writing books for kids. She has written many nonfiction books for children. She lives with her family in Minneapolis.

Table of Contents

Cocoa beans grow. 4

Workers open the pods. 6

The sun dries the beans. 8

A train takes the beans to a factory. 10

The beans are roasted. 12

Machines mash the beans. 14

The chocolate is mixed. 16

The chocolate is poured. 18

The chocolate is wrapped. 20

I eat my favorite treat! 22

Glossary 24

Index 24

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