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The Tortilla Factory

 
 
 
 
The Tortilla Factory
Author: Gary Paulsen
ISBN 13: 9780152016982
ISBN 10: 152016988
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: FBAPowerSetup
Publication Date: 1998
Format: Paperback
Pages: 32
List Price: N/A
 
 

In clear and eloquent language, Gary Paulsen pays tribute to a cycle of life—from seed to plant to tortilla. Workers till the black soil, operate the clanking machinery of the factory, and drive the trucks that deliver the tortillas back into the hands that will plant the yellow seeds. With Ruth Wright Paulsen’s expressive paintings, The Tortilla Factory brings forth the poetry and beauty of a simple way of life. “This title is beautiful to look at, and will also fit nicely into units on food, regional culture, art, and many other topics.”—School Library Journal

Publishers Weekly

This simple prose poem describes, in broad strokes, how corn is harvested and made into tortillas while rough, warm-toned paintings set the scenes. All ages. (Apr.)