Nurture budding botanists with a new NSTA Kids book

invites elementary-age children to experience the fun of
studying how plants sprout, grow, and reproduce. From
Flower to Fruit
uses an engaging story and beautiful artwork to
cultivate kids’ interest in nature. Six kid-friendly activities and
background information for parents and teachers complement the text.

The book sparks curiosity about the parts of a flower and the vital
roles of bees and seeds in reproduction. It also encourages readers to
ask questions such as: How does a seed change as it sprouts into a
plant? Why do scientists call a tomato a fruit?

The authors of From Flower to Fruit are Richard and Kathleen
Konicek-Moran, husband-and-wife naturalists. Richard is the author of
the popular NSTA series Everyday
Science Mysteries
and co-author of the
bestselling book Teaching
for Conceptual Understanding in Science
. Kathleen has been
published in the journal The Botanical Artist. Both
believe in advancing the importance of botany in children’s science

Browse sample
of this title for free at the NSTA Science Store website.

For additional information or to purchase From Flower to Fruit
and other books from NSTA Kids and NSTA Press, visit the NSTA
Science Store
. To order by phone, call 800-277-5300 between 9 a.m.
and 5 p.m. ET weekdays. The 36-page book is priced at $11.95 and
discount-priced for NSTA members at $9.56. (Stock # PB416X, ISBN

About NSTA

The Arlington, VA-based National
Science Teachers Association
is the largest professional
organization in the world promoting excellence in science teaching and
learning, preschool through college. NSTA’s membership includes
approximately 55,000 science teachers, science supervisors,
administrators, scientists, business representatives, and others
involved in science education.

produces 25 to 30 new books and e-books each year.
Focused on the preK–college market and specifically aimed at teachers of
science, NSTA Press titles offer a unique blend of accurate scientific
content and sound teaching strategies. Follow NSTA Press on Facebook
for the latest information and new book releases.


Kate Falk, 703-312-9211