Book of the Month

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Sponsored by Ag in the Classroom and the SC Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Committee, Book of the Month is a literacy outreach program for anyone looking for a valid ag-related resource to utilize in a classroom. Every month, a new book will be available for purchase with accompanying activities that are aligned with SC State Standards. Target age groups will vary, however, many of the activities can be adapted for age appropriateness. 

Books are available for $5 each, while supplies last. Want to guarantee the receipt of a book each month? Subscribe for the year at only $60! Not interested in purchasing the book? Download the activity sheet for FREE!

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Book of the Month

This picture book for older readers focuses on George Washington as farmer, inventor, and scientist. Infused with excerpts from George's letters and diaries, the narrative makes a convincing case for Washington's place as the nation's First Farmer. He invented a combination plow-tiller-harrow, tested different fertilizers, and bred donkeys and horses to create strong mules. His goal to make Mount Vernon self-sufficient carried over to his goal to make the new country independent. Layne Johnson's richly colored oil paint

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