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Green Earth Book Award Winner!

So happy to share the news that THE STORY OF SEEDS has been selected by The Nature Generation the Green Earth Book Award winner in the Young Adult Nonfiction category!  My thanks to HMH and all of the scientists, farmers, and activists who let me share their stories in this important book!          […]

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A Star from Booklist!

* The Story of Seeds: From Mendel’s Garden to Your Plate, and How There’s More of Less to Eat around the World.Description: Feb 2016. 144 p. HMH, hardcover, $17.99. (9780544320239Just like a seed, this deceptively small book is packed with potent life. While the requisite overview of seed biology is included, Castaldo’s discussion of how seeds—and […]

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The Story of Seeds : from Mendel’s garden to your plate and how there’s more of less to eat in the world

Something as small as a seed can have a worldwide impact. Did you know there are top-secret seed vaults hidden throughout the world? And once a seed disappears, that’s it—it’s gone forever? With the growth of genetically modified foods, the use of many seeds is dwindling—of 80,000 edible plants, only about 150 are being cultivated. […]

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What Shall I Put In The Hole That I Dig?

It’s funny how passions have a way of coming around full circle. Some start very early and find their way back into your life.   I’m pleased to announce that my THE STORY OF SEEDS, an investigative call to action that invites young readers to understand where their food comes from, why seeds are in […]

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