The biography of rubber / Carrie Gleason.
by Gleason, Carrie.Series: How did that get here?. Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2006Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 0778724867 (rlb); 9780778724865 (rlb); 0778725227 (pbk.); 9780778725220 (pbk.).Subject(s): Rubber -- Juvenile literature | Caoutchouc -- Ouvrages pour la jeunesse | RubberDDC classification: 678/.2 Online resources: Table of contents
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Sap of a tree -- What is rubber? -- Science of rubber -- Plantation and laboratory -- Rubber barons -- Botanists, colonists, and thieves -- Filling a need -- Tappers and plantations -- From latex to rubber -- Recycling and reusing -- Rubber today.
Discusses the history of rubber, where it's found, how it's cultivated, and what it's used for today.