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Bial, Raymond. Corn Belt Harvest. Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
Text and photos illustrate the cycle of corn production from field to factory.

Cooper, Jason. Corn: Farm to Market. Rourke, 1997.
Examines the importance of corn and explains how it is grown, processed, and shipped to the grocery store.

Hakim, Joy. An Age of Extremes. (History of the United States series, Book 8). Oxford University Press, 1999.
Covers important events in U.S. history from the 1880s to World War I.

Landau, Elaine. Corn (True Books-Food & Nutrition). Children's Press, 2000.
Describes the history, cultivation, and uses of corn.

Leuzzi, Linda. Transportation. Chelsea House, 1995.
Describes the early years of various forms of transportation, showing how people traveled during the last half of the 19th century and into the early 20th century.


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