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JUVENILE PICTURE BOOKS

JPB Applebaum

Applebaum, Diana Karter. COCOA ICE. A girl in Santo Domingo tells how cocoa is harvested during the late 1800s while at the same time her counterpart in Maine tells about the harvesting of ice. c1997.

JPB Artis

Artis, Vicki Kimmel. PAJAMA WALKING. When Bessie stays overnight at Clara's house, their fun includes a bedroom picnic and chocolate toothpaste. c1981.

 

JPB Axelrod

Axelrod, Amy. PIGS WILL BE PIGS. The hungry Pig family learns about money and buying power as they turn the house upside down looking for enough money to buy dinner at the local restaurant. c1994.

 

JPB Barrett

Barrett, Judi. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS. Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse. 1978.

 

JPB Baumgartner

Baumgartner, Barbara. THE GINGERBREAD MAN. A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of animals until he meets a clever fox. c1998.

 

JPB Baylor

Baylor, Byrd. THE BEST TOWN IN THE WORLD. A nostalgic view of the best town in the world, where dogs were smarter, chickens laid prettier brown eggs, wildflowers grew taller and thicker, and the people knew how to make the best chocolate cakes and toys in the world. c1983.

 

JPB Boujon

Boujon, Claude. BON APPETIT! Not fond of carrots, a rabbit investigates the diet of other animals, only to find out that carrots are quite good after all. c1987

 

JPB Brandenberg

Brandenberg, Alexa. CHOP, SIMMER, SEASON. The chefs at the Top Notch Restaurant prepare dinner. c1997.

 

JPB Brett

Brett, Jan. GINGERBREAD BABY. A young boy and his mother bake a gingerbread baby that escapes from their oven and leads a crowd on a chase similar to the one in the familiar tale about a not-so-clever gingerbread man. c1999.

 

JPB Brimner

Brimner, Larry Dane. COUNTRY BEAR'S GOOD NEIGHBOR. Country Bear borrows all the ingredients for a cake from his neighbor and then gives her the cake as a present. Includes a recipe for apple cake. c1988.

 

JPB Brink

Brink, Carol Ryrie. GOODY O'GRUMPITY. Children come from far and near to taste Goody O'Grumpity's wonderful spice cake. c1994.

 

JPB Brown

Brown, Marcia. STONE SOUP, AN OLD TALE. When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and the whole town enjoys a feast. [1947]

 

JPB Buckley

Buckley, Richard. THE GREEDY PYTHON. A greedy python eats to excess, finally eating himself. c1985.

 

JPB Carle

Carle, Eric. PANCAKES, PANCAKES! By cutting and grinding the wheat for flour, Jack starts from scratch to help make his breakfast pancake. c1990.

 

JPB Carlson

Carlson, Nancy L. HARRIET'S HALLOWEEN CANDY. Harriet learns the hard way that sharing her Halloween candy makes her feel much better than eating it all herself. c1982.

 

JPB Christelow

Christelow, Eileen. DON'T WAKE UP MAMA: ANOTHER FIVE LITTLE MONKEYS STORY. Five little monkeys try to bake a cake for their mother's birthday without waking her up. c1992.

 

JPB Cohen

Cohen, Peter. OLSON'S MEAT PIES. Things are just not the same in Olsson's fabulous meat pie factory when a temporary lack of funds forces him to make substitutions for his usual quality ingredients.c1989.

 

JPB Compestine

Compestine, Ying Chang. THE RUNAWAY RICE CAKE. After chasing the special rice cake, Nian Gao, that their mother has made to celebrate the Chinese New Year, three poor brothers share it with an elderly woman and have their generosity richly rewarded. c2001.

 

JPB Coplans

Coplans, Peta. SPAGHETTI FOR SUZY. Although she eventually tries other foods, a young girl still likes spaghetti best. c1993.

 

JPB Cushman

Cushman, Doug. POSSUM STEW. Possum tricks Gator and Bear, but they get back at him when they tell him they are going to make possum stew. c1990.

 

JPB Degen

Degen, Bruce. JAMBERRY. Little boy walking in the forest meets a big lovable bear that takes him on a delicious berry-picking adventure in the magical world of Berryland. c1983.

 

JPB DeMarest

Demarest, Chris L. NO PEAS FOR NELLIE. Nellie gives a list of all the things she would rather eat than her peas, and while doing so she finishes them all. c1988.

 

JPB DePaola

De Paola, Tomie. PANCAKES FOR BREAKFAST. A little old lady's attempts to have pancakes for breakfast are hindered by a scarcity of supplies and the participation of her pets. c1978.

 

JPB Dooley

Dooley, Norah. EVERYBODY BAKES BREAD. A rainy-day errand introduces Carrie to many different kinds of bread, including chapatis, challah, and papusaa. Includes recipes. c1996.

 

JPB Doyle

Doyle, Malachy. JODY'S BEANS. From spring to fall with the help of her grandfather, Jody learns to plant, care for, harvest, prepare, and eat some runner beans. c1999.

 

JPB Dunbar

Dunbar, Joyce. I WANT A BLUE BANANA. A child asks for fruit in bizarre colors as his mother searches for her grocery list. c1991.

 

JPB Egan

Egan, Tim. CHESTNUT COVE. When King Milford offers his entire kingdom to the person who can grow the largest juiciest watermelon, the inhabitants of Chestnut Cove become selfish and stop helping each other. c1995.

 

JPB Egielski

Egielski, Richard. THE GINGERBREAD BOY. A freshly baked gingerbread boy escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes his pursuers until he meets a clever fox. c1997.

 

JPB Ehlert

Ehlert, Lois. GROWING VEGETABLE SOUP. A father and child grow vegetables and then make them into a soup. c1987.

 

JPB Emberley

Emberley, Michael. RUBY. While taking cheese pies to her Granny, Ruby, a small but tough-minded little mouse, forgets her mother's advice not to talk to cats. c1990.

 

JPB Fleming

Fleming, Denise. LUNCH. A very hungry mouse eats a large lunch comprised of colorful foods. c1992.

 

JPB Freymann

Freymann, Saxton. ONE LONELY SEAHORSE. One lonely sea horse learns that she has a lot of friends--friends she can really "count" on. c2000.

 

JPB Gabler

Gabler, Mirko. THE ALPHABET SOUP. When he follows the witch twins Gurgla and Blog home from school, Zack almost becomes the final ingredient in their alphabet soup. c1992.

 

JPB Galdone

Galdone, Paul. THE MAGIC PORRIDGE POT. The porridge pot always produces food for the little girl, but it runs amuck when her mother tries to use it without knowing the magic words to stop it. c1976.

 

JPB Geisel

Geisel, Theodor Suess. GREEN EGGS AND HAM. [c1960].

 

JPB Haus

Haus, Felice. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, COOKIE MONSTER! Unable to help himself, Cookie Monster eats the cake he'd baked to serve at his birthday party, but his friends come through with appropriate presents so all the guests can be fed. c1986.

 

JPB Henkes

Henkes, Kevin. SHEILA RAE'S PEPPERMINT STICK. Louise wants a taste of her sister's peppermint stick, but Sheila Rae will not make it easy for her. c2001.

 

JPB Hines

Hines, Anna Grossnickle. DADDY MAKES THE BEST SPAGHETTI. Not only does Corey's father make the best spaghetti, but he also dresses up as Bathman and acts like a barking dog. c1986.

 

JPB Hirsh

Hirsh, Marilyn. POTATO PANCAKES ALL AROUND: A HANUKKAH TALE. A wandering peddler teaches the villagers how to make potato pancakes from a crust of bread. c1982,

 

JPB Hoban

Hoban, Russell. BREAD AND JAM FOR FRANCES. Frances decides she likes to eat only bread and jam at every meal--until to her surprise--her parents grant her wish. [1993], c1964.

 

JPB Hogrogian

Hogrogian, Nonny. APPLES. The apple peddler replenishes his cart from the trees that grow from the discarded cores of the apples he sells. [1972]

 

JPB Hutchins

Hutchins, Pat. DON'T FORGET THE BACON . A little boy goes grocery shopping for his mother and tries hard to remember her instructions. c1976.

 

JPB Jahn-Clough

Jahn-Clough, Lisa. ABC YUMMY. An alphabetical tour of good things to eat, from Alicia's appetizing asparagus to Zoe's zesty zucchini.c1997.

 

JPB Khalsa

Khalsa, Dayal Kaur. HOW PIZZA CAME TO QUEENS . An Italian visitor to Queens bemoans the unavailability of pizza until some thoughtful girls enable her to make some. c1989.

 

JPB Komoda

Komoda, Beverly. SIMON'S SOUP. Numerous interruptions delay the dinner Simon the cat is preparing for his monkey friends. c1978.

 

JPB Kraus

Kraus, Robert. LEO THE LATE BLOOMER BAKES A CAKE. c1981.

 

JPB Kunnas

Kunnas, Mauri. RICKY, ROCKY, AND RINGO COUNT ON PIZZA. Ricky the Rhino plans a pizza party for nine cousins and tries to add something for everyone. c1986.

 

JPB Lent

Lent, Blair. MOLASSES FLOOD. One warm January day a molasses tank in front of Charley's house explodes and the molasses carries his house from the Boston waterfront through the town. c1992.

 

JPB Lowell

Lowell, Susan. LITTLE RED COWBOY HAT. A Southwestern version of "Little Red Riding Hood" in which Little Red rides her pony Buck to Grandma's ranch with a jar of cactus jelly in the saddlebag. c1997.

 

JPB Marshall

Marshall, James. YUMMERS! Emily Pig accepts Eugene Turtle's advice to walk as a way of losing weight but runs into too many tempting edible diversions. c1972.

 

JPB McCloskey

McCloskey, Robert. BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL. Little Sal and Little Bear both lose their mothers while eating blueberries and almost end up with the other's mother. c1948.

 

JPB McMillan

McMillan, Bruce. EATING FRACTIONS. Food is cut into halves, quarters, and thirds to illustrate how parts make a whole. Simple recipes included. c1991.

 

JPB McMillan

McMillan, Bruce. GROWING COLORS. Photographs of green peas, yellow corn, red potatoes, purple beans, and other fruits and vegetables illustrate the many colors of nature. c1988.

 

JPB Meddaugh

Meddaugh, Susan. MARTHA SPEAKS. Problems arise when Martha, the family dog, learns to speak after eating alphabet soup. c1992.

 

JPB Moncure

Moncure, Jane Belk. MAGIC MONSTERS LEARN ABOUT HEALTH. Magic Monsters demonstrate the results of following a few basic health rules. c1980.

 

JPB Napoli

Napoli, Donna Jo. HOW HUNGRY ARE YOU? An ever-increasing group of animals go on a picnic, finding a way to divide the food that they all have contributed. c2001.

 

JPB Nixon

Nixon, Joan Lowery. BEATS ME, CLAUDE. Exciting escapades follow Shirley's attempts to make an apple pie for Claude until one day an orphan boy makes a pie that wins him Claude's favor. c1986.

 

JPB Palatini

Palatini, Margie. PIGGIE PIE. Gritch the witch flies to Old MacDonald's farm for some pigs to make a piggie pie, but when she arrives she can't find a single porker. c1995.

 

JPB Parish

Parish, Peggy. GRANNY AND THE DESPERADOES. Granny catches two desperadoes with an apple pie. [1970]

 

JPB Pinkwater

Pinkwater, Daniel Manus. ICE CREAM LARRY. After he eats an eighth of a ton of ice cream at Cohen's Cones, Larry the polar bear happily becomes the spokes bear for the Iceberg Ice-Cream Company under the slogan, "I do not feel sick." c1999.

 

JPB Polacco

Polacco, Patricia. THUNDER CAKE. Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms. c1990.

 

JPB Quackenbush

Quackenbush, Robert M. TOO MANY LOLLIPOPS. No matter what his ailment, the doctor always gives Henry the duck the same tasty advice. , [1975]

 

JPB Rey

Rey, Margret.. CURIOUS GEORGE AND THE PIZZA. Curious George creates havoc in a pizza shop but redeems himself by making an unusual delivery. c1985.

 

JPB Saunders

Saunders, Susan. FISH FRY. A young girl has a wonderful time at the fish fry in her Texas town during the early twentieth century. c1982.

 

JPB Schumaker

Schumaker, Ward. IN MY GARDEN: A COUNTING BOOK. In this garden the reader learns to count from one watering can to ten snails, from twenty weepy onions to fifty cherry pies and even to 233 peas. c2000.

 

JPB Seidler

Seidler, Rosalie. PANDA CAKE. Willy doesn't get any of Mama's special panda cake for which he carefully helped gather ingredients. c1978.

 

JPB Smith

Heller, Nicholas. OGRES! OGRES! OGRES!: A FEASTING FRENZY FROM A TO Z . The letters of the alphabet are represented by an assortment of ogres devouring all sorts of foods. c1999.

 

JPB Smith

Smith, Barry. TOM AND ANNIE GO SHOPPING. Tom and Annie shop for a variety of items, from chocolate cake to a birthday card. The reader is asked to locate each item in the illustrated shelves of the stores. 1989, c1988.

 

JPB Stobbs

Jacobs, Joseph. JOHNNY-CAKE. A Johnny-cake escapes the oven and outruns man and beast but meets his match in the wily fox. [1973, c1972]

 

JPB Sun

Sun, Chyng-Feng. ON A WHITE PEBBLE HILL. A young girl takes an imaginary journey through the various foods on her family's dinner table, where noodle soup becomes a warm lake with snakes and a roast chicken becomes a golden mountain. c1994.

 

JPB Turk

Turk, Hanne. CHOCOLATE MAX. Stories without words. [1985]

 

JPB Van Rynbach

Van Rynbach, Iris. THE SOUP STONE. When a family claims it has no food to feed him, a hungry soldier proceeds to make a soup with a stone and water. c1988.

 

JPB Voake

Voake, Charlotte. PIZZA KITTENS. Kittens Lucy, Joe, and Bert prefer pizza to peas. c2002.

 

JPB Wallace

Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth. APPLES, APPLES, APPLES. Members of the Rabbit family visit an apple orchard, where they have fun picking apples and discovering their many uses. Includes a recipe for applesauce, directions for a craft activity, and sayings about apples. c2000.

 

JPB Walton

Walton, Rick. WHY THE BANANA SPLIT The people and objects of a town panic and flee when they see a Tyrannosaurus rex approaching, but they discover that only the bananas have anything to fear from this fruit-eating dinosaur. c1998.

 

JPB Watanabe

Watanabe, Shigeo. WHAT A GOOD LUNCH!: EATING. Despite difficulties, a young bear eats his lunch all by himself. c1980.

 

JPB Watson

Watson, Clyde. TOM FOX AND THE APPLE PIE. Tom Fox goes to the Fair to bring back an apple pie for his family. [1972]

 

JPB Wells

Wells, Rosemary. MAX'S CHOCOLATE CHICKEN. Max and his sister Ruby go on an egg hunt and vie with each other for the prize--a chocolate chicken. c1989.

 

JPB Westcott

Westcott, Nadine Bernard. PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY: A PLAY RHYME . Rhyming text and illustrations explain how to make a peanut butter jelly sandwich. Includes instructions for accompanying hand and foot motions at the end of the book. c1987.

 

JPB Weston

Weston, Martha. APPLE JUICE TEA . When Gran comes to visit, Polly wishes she would go home, until one night when Gran babysits. c1994.

 

JPB Wilson-Kelly

Wilson-Kelly, Becky. MOTHER GRUMPY'S DOG BISCUITS: A TRUE TAIL. Master dog-biscuit baker Mother Grumpy hates dealing with customers and is headed for disaster until friendly Ernest tries to help. , c1990.

 

JPB Wisniewski

Wisniewski, David. TOUGH COOKIE. When his friend Chips is snatched and chewed, Tough Cookie sets out to stop Fingers. c1999.

 

JPB Wolcott

Wolcott, Patty. EEEEEEK! A lynx captures a fox, a hare, and a woodpecker to make a stew, but then he falls asleep. c1981.

 

JPB Wolcott

Wolcott, Patty. TUNAFISH SANDWICHES. Pictures and brief text introduce the concept of a food chain from showing how tiny phytoplankton play a part in providing tuna for two children's tunafish sandwiches. [1975]

 

JPB Yacowitz

Yacowitz, Caryn. PUMPKIN FIESTA. Hoping to win a prize for the best pumpkin at the fiesta, Foolish Fernando tries to copy Old Juana's successful gardening techniques, but without really watching to see how much effort and love she puts into her work. Includes a recipe for pumpkin soup. c1998.

 

JPB Yolen

Yolen, Jane. NO BATH TONIGHT. A small boy refuses to take a bath until his grandmother shows him how to make kid tea. c1978.

 

JPB Zamorano

Zamorano, Ana. LET'S EAT! Each day Antonio's Mama tries to get everyone to sit down together to eat, but someone is always busy elsewhere, until the family celebrates a new arrival. c1997.

 

JPB Ziefert

Ziefert, Harriet. SO HUNGRY! Finding themselves extremely hungry, young lions Lewis and Kate have fun making enormous sandwiches and eating them as fast as possible. c1987.

 

 


JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE NONFICTION

 

J 381 R684s

Rockwell, Anne F. THE SUPERMARKET. A mother and child go through the supermarket choosing their groceries. c1979.

 

J 381.1 K94su

Krull, Kathleen. SUPERMARKET. Explains modern supermarkets and how they work, discussing how they organize, display, and keep track of the items they sell. c2001.

 

J 394.12 M551ma

Menzel, Peter. MAN EATING BUGS: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF EATING INSECTS. c1998.

 

J 398.2 A756th

Arnold, Katya. THAT APPLE IS MINE! In this retelling of a Russian folk tale, Rabbit, Crow, and Hedgehog fight over ownership of an apple, until Bear persuades them to share. c2000.

 

J 398.2 P366gi

Peck, Jan. THE GIANT CARROT. Little Isabelle surprises her family with her unique way of helping a carrot seed grow and of getting the huge vegetable from the ground. Includes a recipe for carrot pudding. c1998.

 

J 398.2095 T742m

Towle, Faith M. THE MAGIC COOKING POT: A FOLKTALE OF INDIA. When the good man's magic, ever-full pot of rice is stolen, the powerful goddess Durga gives him a potful of demons as a means to solving the problem. c1975.

 

J 398.21 D278tu

De la Mare, Walter. THE TURNIP. A kind but poor farmer gains a fortune and his rich brother's envy when he grows an enormous turnip. c1992.

 

J 398.21 F716wo

Forest, Heather. THE WOMAN WHO FLUMMOXED THE FAIRIES: AN OLD TALE FROM SCOTLAND. Asked to make a cake for the fairies, a clever baker woman must figure out a way to prevent the fairies from wanting to keep her with them always to bake her delicious cakes. c1990.

 

J 398.21 G811wh

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar. WHAT HIS FATHER DID. A crafty beggar tricks an innkeeper into giving him a free dinner by threatening to do what the beggar's father did when he got no dinner. c1992.

 

J 398.21 K49gi

Kimmel, Eric A. THE GINGERBREAD MAN. A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of animals until he meets a clever fox. c1993.

 

J 398.2209 S529p

Shapiro, Irwin. PAUL BUNYAN TRICKS A DRAGON. Relates how Paul Bunyan saved his pancakes from a dragon. [1975]

 

J 398.2452 L778l

THE LITTLE RED HEN. The little red hen finds none of her lazy friends willing to help her plant, harvest, or grind wheat into flour, but all are eager to eat the cake she makes from it. [1973]

 

J 502.8 C653m

Cobb, Vicki. MORE SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS YOU CAN EAT. Experiments with food demonstrate various scientific principles and produce eatable results. Includes beef jerky, cottage cheese, synthetic cola, and pudding. c1979.

 

J 582 M186

Maestro, Betsy. HOW DO APPLES GROW? Describes the life cycle of an apple from its initial appearance as a spring bud to that point in time when it becomes a fully ripe fruit. c1992.

 

J 612.3 G248ea

Gaskin, John. EATING. Describes which types of foods make nutritious meals and how the food passes through the body's digestive system. c1984.

 

YP 613 S798

Editorial Research Reports. STAYING HEALTHY: NUTRITION, LIFESTYLE & MEDICINE: TIMELY REPORTS TO KEEP JOURNALISTS, SCHOLARS, AND THE PUBLIC ABREAST OF DEVELOPING ISSUES, EVENTS, AND TRENDS. c1984.

 

YP 613.2 D565

DIET INFORMATION FOR TEENS: HEALTH TIPS ABOUT DIET AND NUTRITION. Including facts about nutrients, dietary guidelines, breakfasts, school lunches, snacks, party food, weight control, eating disorders, and more. c2001.

 

J 613.2 F939da

Frost, Helen. THE DAIRY GROUP. Simple text and photographs present the foods that are part of the dairy group and their nutritional importance. c2000.

 

J 613.2 F939fa

Frost, Helen. FATS, OILS, AND SWEETS. Simple text and photographs show fats, oils, and sugary foods, and explain how you can make healthy food choices. c2000.

 

J 613.2 F939fr

Frost, Helen. THE FRUIT GROUP. Simple text and photographs present the foods that are part of the fruit group and their nutritional importance. c2000.

 

J 613.2 F939me

Frost, Helen. THE MEAT AND PROTEIN GROUP. Simple text and photographs present the foods that are part of the meat and protein group and their nutritional importance. c2000.

 

YP 613.2 L656fu

Levchuck, Leslie. FUEL UP!: A GIRL'S GUIDE TO EATING WELL. c1999.

 

J 613.2 R892ea

Royston, Angela. EAT WELL. Presents the food pyramid and discusses the roles of various types of nutrients, such as carbohydrates, sugars, and proteins, in maintaining good health. c2000.

 

YP 613.7 S398ri

Schwager, Tina. THE RIGHT MOVES: A GIRL'S GUIDE TO GETTING FIT AND FEELING GOOD. Explains how girls can achieve total fitness by focusing on three broad areas: developing a positive self-image, choosing nutritious foods, and exercising regularly. c1998.

 

J 613.2 S439ea

Sears, William, M.D. Eat healthy, feel great. Explains how eating healthy foods can be fun for the whole family. c2002.

 

J 616.852 K81wh

Kolodny, Nancy J. WHEN FOOD'S A FOE: HOW TO CONFRONT AND CONQUER EATING DISORDERS. Examines the causes and effects of bulimia and anorexia and discusses ways in which these disorders can be prevented. c1987.

 

YP 616.8526 T932fo

Turck, Mary. FOOD AND EMOTIONS. Explains how food physically and psychologically affects moods and discusses the effects of food on brain chemistry and blood sugar, the physical and emotional reasons for food cravings, the reasons for and the results of emotional eating, the types of eating disorders, and the importance of a balanced diet.c2000.

 

J 617.6 F594h

Fleege, Francis J. HOW TO EAT: CHEWING, TOOTH CARE, AND DIET. c1980.

 

J 633.645 L345s

Lasky, Kathryn. SUGARING TIME. Text and photographs show how a family taps the sap from maple trees and processes it into maple syrup. c1983.

 

J 634.11 G441ap

Gibbons, Gail. APPLES. Explains how apples were brought to America, how they grow, their traditional uses and cultural significance, and some of the varieties grown. c2000.

 

J 635 S677bo

Sobol, Harriet Langsam. A BOOK OF VEGETABLES. Introduces fourteen vegetables, including Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, onions, and zucchini, and describes the plants on which they grow. c1984.

 

J 637 G441mi

Gibbons, Gail. THE MILK MAKERS. Explains how cows produce milk and how it is processed before being delivered to stores. c1985.

 

J 637.4 J39ic

Jaspersohn, William. ICE CREAM. Takes the reader on a tour of Ben and Jerry's ice cream plant to explain where ice cream comes from and how it is made. c1988.

 

J 641 M471wh

Maynard, Christopher. WHY ARE PINEAPPLES PRICKLY?: QUESTIONS CHILDREN ASK ABOUT FOOD. Presents information about various kinds of foods by answering such questions as: "Why does ice cream melt," "Why is fruit good for me," and "Why do onions make me cry?" c1997.

J 641 W555

United States. Dept. of Agriculture. WHAT'S TO EAT?: AND OTHER QUESTIONS KIDS ASK ABOUT FOOD. Covers the history of food and eating, the production of food, smart shopping, nutritional aspects of food, food habits of people in other countries, and foods of the future. Includes activities and directions for starting a garden. [1979]

 

J 641.3 A542b

Ancona, George. BANANAS: FROM MANOLO TO MARGIE. Follows the journey of a banana from Honduras where it is grown to North America where it is eventually consumed. c1982.

 

J 641.3 H392f

Hawkes, Nigel. FOOD & FARMING. Explains food as a source of stored energy, and how it is grown, distributed, packaged, and sold. c1982.

 

J 641.5 C372p

Cauley, Lorinda Bryan. PEASE PORRIDGE HOT: A MOTHER GOOSE COOKBOOK. A collection of recipes for dishes mentioned in familiar fairy tales and nursery rhymes. c1977.

 

J 641.65 D419po

De Paola, Tomie. THE POPCORN BOOK. Presents a variety of facts about popcorn and includes two recipes. c1978.

 

J 641.8 Z93me

Zubrowski, Bernie. MESSING AROUND WITH BAKING CHEMISTRY. Presents experiments and projects to explore what happens when batter and dough turn into cake and bread. Emphasizes the properties of baking powder, baking soda, and yeast. c1981.

 

YP 641.5 D158ma

D'Amico, Joan. THE MATH CHEF: over 60 math activities and recipes for kids . Relates math and cookery by presenting math concepts and reinforcing them with recipes. Provides practicing in converting from English to metric system, multiplying quantities, measuring area, estimating, and more. c1997.

 

J 641.5 M147s

MacGregor, Carol. THE STORYBOOK COOKBOOK. 1979, c1967.

 

J 641.5 P419ki

Pentland, Peter. Kitchen science. Surveys some of the scientific principles related to foods and their preparation. c2003.

 

J 641.5 S326st

Scherie, Strom. STUFFIN' MUFFIN: MUFFIN PAN COOKING FOR KIDS. Recipes for meat, vegetable, salad, muffin, and dessert dishes, using healthful ingredients and made in muffin pans. c1981.

 

J 641.5123 D373fi

DeMauro, Lisa. THE FISHER-PRICE FUN WITH FOOD COOKBOOK. c1988.

 

J 641.53 Z97p

Zweifel, Frances W. PICKLE IN THE MIDDLE AND OTHER EASY SNACKS. Presents simple, no-cook snacks. c1979.

 

YP 641.5966 O84go

Osseo-Asare, Fran. A GOOD SOUP ATTRACTS CHAIRS: A FIRST AFRICAN COOKBOOK FOR AMERICAN KIDS. Presents over thirty-five easy-to-follow recipes from the kitchens of West Africa and Ghana and instructions on how to throw an African party. c1993.

 

J 664.8 R988ho

Ryan, Pam Munoz. How do you raise a raisin? Ryan delivers a funny and informative look at one of  America's favorite healthy treats. c2003.

 

YP 670 B589in

Biesty, Stephen. INCREDIBLE EVERYTHING. Cut-away illustrations and explanatory captions explain how such diverse objects as chocolate bars and cathedrals, false teeth and tanks are made. c1997.

 

J 745.5941 H363h

Hathaway, Nancy. HALLOWEEN CRAFTS AND COOKBOOK. Gives instructions for making costumes, masks, finger puppets, mobiles, and other Halloween crafts. Also includes recipes for such holiday-related food as Ghostly Jello, Gingerbread Jack O'-Lanterns, and Pumpkin Seed Snack. c1979.

 

J 808.81 A277

Agree, Rose H. HOW TO EAT A POEM & OTHER MORSELS: FOOD POEMS FOR CHILDREN, Selected poems, by fat and thin poets, relating to plate and palate. [1967]

 

J 811.54 A239ch

Adoff, Arnold. CHOCOLATE DREAMS: POEMS. Original poems on a favorite subject by a chocolate lover. c1989.

 

J 818.5402 K29al

Keller, Charles. ALEXANDER THE GRAPE FRUIT AND VEGETABLE JOKES. A collection of humorous riddles incorporating fruits and vegetables, such as, "What's a raisin? A worried grape." c1982.

 

 


JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE FICTION

 

J C789h

Corbett, Scott. THE HATEFUL PLATEFUL TRICK. As a result of an experiment with a chemistry set, three children smell very strongly of the food each detests the most--sauerkraut, corned beef and cabbage, and tomato soup--while the dog smells of apple pie. [1971]

 

J D131c

Dahl, Roald. CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way. 1973, c1964.

 

J D438lu

DeRubertis, Barbara. LULU'S LEMONADE. On a hot summer day, three children squabble over which ingredients and what quantities should go into their extra special lemonade. c2000.

 

J F492lu

Finch, Margo. THE LUNCH BUNCH. Three girls eat lunch together and become friends. c1998.

 

J H673no

Hiser, Constance. NO BEAN SPROUTS, PLEASE! Fourth-grader James is resigned to his mother's healthy but boring lunches until he gets a very unusual lunchbox for his birthday. c1989.

 

J L755le

Ling, Bettina. LEMONADE FOR SALE. With the help of her friends, Kate overcomes several obstacles and sells enough lemonade in the neighborhood park to buy her father a birthday present. c1998.

 

J P655gu

Pinkwater, Daniel Manus. GUYS FROM SPACE. A boy accompanies some guys from space on a visit to another planet, where they discover such incredibly amazing things as talking rocks and root beer with ice cream. c1989.

 

J R813th

Rosen, Michael. A THANKSGIVING WISH. When Amanda's grandmother dies and the extended family tries to recreate her famous Thanksgiving meal, friends and neighbors pitch in to help carry on Bubbe's traditions. c1999.

 

J S531h

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman. A HOT THIRSTY DAY. Three boys go into the lemonade business but have trouble selling their merchandise on a hot summer day. [1971]

 

J S677eb

Sobol, Donald J. ENCYCLOPEDIA BROWN TAKES THE CAKE!: A COOK AND CASE BOOK. The ten-year-old detective solves "The Case of the Missing Garlic Bread" and other food-related mysteries. Includes menus and recipes for a Fourth-of-July party, a birthday brunch, and other occasions. c1983.

 

J Z65ra

Ziefert, Harriet. RABBIT AND HARE DIVIDE AN APPLE. Because both Rabbit and Hare insist on having the larger piece of mushroom, they lose the whole thing to a sly skunk but learn an important lesson in the process. c1998.

 

 


PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

 

P.R. 370.193 G624n c.2

Goldsmith, Robert H. NUTRITION AND LEARNING. Fastback: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation. c1980.

 

P.R. 372.37 C313fo

Carratello, Patricia. FOOD AND NUTRITION. This book is about food and nutrition. Children need to be taught the importance of good food choices for proper nutrition. c1980.

 

P.R. 372.37 C526ea

heung, Lilian W. Y. EAT WELL & KEEP MOVING: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CURRICULUM FOR TEACHING UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. 1 computer laser optical disc. c2001

 

P.R. 372.37 I72mu

Irving, Jan. MUDLUSCIOUS: STORIES AND ACTIVITIES FEATURING FOOD FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN. c1986.

 

P.R. 372.37 N976

State of Connecticut Board of Education, NUTRITION. c1991.

 

P.R. 372.82 W244m

Wanamaker, Nancy. MORE THAN GRAHAM CRACKERS: NUTRITION EDUCATION & FOOD PREPARATION WITH YOUNG CHILDREN. c1979.

 

P.R. 507.2 W356s

Waxter, Julia B. THE SCIENCE COOKBOOK: EXPERIMENT-RECIPES THAT TEACH SCIENCE AND NUTRITION. c1981

 

P.R. 613.2 E93ho

Evers, Connie Liakos. HOW TO TEACH NUTRITION TO KIDS: AN INTEGRATED, CREATIVE APPROACH TO NUTRITION EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN AGES 6-10. c1995.

 

P.R. 613.2 P713

PLANET HEALTH: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CURRICULUM FOR TEACHING MIDDLE SCHOOL NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. 63 eready-to-use lesson plans, including 30 five-minute micro-units and plenty of reproducible work sheets. c2001.

 

P.R. 616.8526 K19he

Kater, Kathy J. HEALTHY BODY IMAGE: TEACHING KIDS TO EAT AND LOVE THEIR BODIES TOO!: A COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE MANUAL WITH INTRODUCTORY SCRIPTED-LESSONS FOR GRADES FOUR, FIVE OR SIX c1998.

 

YP 618.928526 B666fo

Bode, Janet. FOOD FIGHT: A GUIDE TO EATING DISORDERS FOR PRETEENS AND THEIR PARENTS. A comprehensive guide to eating disorders, discussing their causes, symptoms, and solutions. c1997.

 

P.R. 641.5 B422bo

Beierle, Marlene. BOOK COOKS: LITERATURE-BASED CLASSROOM COOKING: 35 RECIPES FOR FAVORITE BOOKS, GRADES 4-6. c1992.

 

P.R. 641.5 W567

WHERE ARE THE DINOSAURS? COOKBOOK: RECIPE STATIONS FOR INDEPENDENT COOKING. [1988?]

 

P.R. 641.5123 V429co

Veitch, Beverly. COOK AND LEARN: PICTORIAL SINGLE PORTION RECIPES: A CHILD'S COOK BOOK. c1981.

 

P.R. 641.563 L295t

Lansky, Vicki. THE TAMING OF THE C.A.N.D.Y. (CONTINUOUSLY ADVERTISED, NUTRITIONALLY DEFICIENT YUMMIES!) MONSTER : how to get your kids to eat less sugary, salty junk foods-- without sacrificing convenience or good taste : a cookbook. 1982, c1978.

 

 


MEDIA

 

AID 370.152 P857 GR3

POSTER ACTIVITIES PACKS. [picture] grade 3 Dale Seymour Publications, c1983. 4 posters + 16 blackline master worksheets. Posters establish a theme and present a problem to solve. Accompanying worksheets require students to solve problems related to the theme.

 

AID 372.37 N976

NUTRITION. [activity card] Instructo/McGraw-Hill, c.1979. 21 flannel board cutouts and teacher's guide, Presents the four basic food groups recommended by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Helps children learn about nutrition and its importance to good health.

 

AID 372.37 S394w

Schurr, Sandra. WHAT'S A BODY TO DO?: BASIC SKILLS ACTIVITY CARDS: READING, WRITING, NUTRITION & FITNESS. c1979.

 

AID 372.7 P695

PIZZA PARTY. [game] a versatile fraction game. Gives students practice in working with fractions by suggesting various activities involving the use of cardboard pizzas divided into different sizes. [198-?]

 

AID 418 B592fo

BIG PHOTO FOOD. [flash card] Teacher's Discovery, c1995. 28 flash cards (photo), 28 flash cards (word), 1 instruction sheet : Spanish language, French language, German language, & English language.

 

AID 634 F944

Fruit [model] [artificial fruit] Contains artificial fruit: 1 pear, 1 purple grapes, 1 peach, 1 plum, 1 pineapple, 1 banana, 1 tomato, 2 green grapes, 2 oranges, 2 large red apples, 2 small green apples, 2 strawberries, 2 lemons.

 

AID 613.2 N976

Miller, La Vonne. THE NUTRITION BOX. Educational Insights, c1982. 50 cards Information and activities relating to vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates, lipids, and other aspects of nutrition. c1982.

 

AID 635 V422

VEGETABLES. [model] [19-?] 5 models : Carrot -- cucumber -- corn -- pepper -- tomato.

 

AID 641.3 C545e

EXPLORING THE WORLD OF CHOCOLATE. CONTENTS Introduction: The Cocao Tree -- Section I: Chocolate through the years -- Section II: Chocolate growing around the world --Section II: From cocoa beans to chocolate and cocoa Section IV: Research and testing for superior chocolate -- Section V: Chocolate for energy and enjoyment. [1970?]

 

AID 641.3 C773

THE COOKING KIT. [kit] C.K. Enterprises, c1977. 1 cookbook, 3 aluminum measuring cups (1 cup, 1/2 cup/ 1/4 cup), 1 set aluminum measuring spoons (1 tablespoon, 1 teaspoon, teaspoon, 1/4 teaspoon) Designed as a teaching aid in special home economics classes and for individuals in their homes. Originally developed for handicapped person, is also especially appealing to normal children ages 6-11.

 

GAM 613.2 S959

SUPER SANDWICH: THE FUNNY FOOD GAME. [Game] A game for 2-4 players designed to explain the concepts of balanced diets and nutrition. c1973.

 

GAM 641.1 B615go

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study. GO AND GROW GAME: A BALANCED DIET PUZZLE. [Game] Hubbard, c1975.

 

GAM 641.35 M662v

VEGETABLES AND FRUITS POSTER CARDS. [Game] Milton Bradley, c1969. Contains 30 colored cards illustrating vegetables and fruit. They can be used to add interest in teaching reading, math, art and nutrition. A variety of games can be played with them.

 

SLIDE 612.3 N973 pt.1, 2

NUTRITION: FOOD AND HEALTH. [SLIDE] Center for Humanities, c1975, 1976. 160 + 2 sound cassettes + 2 teacher's guides + 2 program guides.

 

VCR A535

ANATOLE. [videorecording] (9 min.) Society for Visual Education, [1995?] Based on the book: Anatole by Eve Titus A story in animation which tells how the mouse Anatole brought honor to a cheese factory in Paris when he secretly graded the cheeses which he tasted.

 

VCR H249an

HANSEL AND GRETEL. [videorecording] (48 min.) Playhouse Video/CBS/FOX, [1987], c1986. Two children lost in the woods stop to snack on a gingerbread house and almost become dinner for the witch who resides within.

 

VCR M464

MAX'S CHOCOLATE CHICKEN AND OTHER STORIES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN. [videorecording] (36 min.) Animated versions of four children's stories.c1993.

 

VCR S879

STONE SOUP. [videorecording] (11 min) Weston Woods, [198-?] Three famished soldiers satisfy their hunger by tricking a group of gullible French peasants into supplying meat and vegetables for a pot of stone soup.

 

VCR 613 M941r

MR. KNOW-IT-OWL'S HEALTH TIPS. [videorecording] (48 min.) Apollo Educational Video, c1986.

 

VCR 613.28 P967

PROTEIN: HOW COWS AND CARROTS BECOME PEOPLE. [videorecording] (18 min) Leaning Seed, c2000. This video attempts to answer the questions: "What is the truth about protein?", "What is it, how much do you need, and what happens if you come up short?", Who needs extra protein?", How does protein relate to muscles and fitness?", Which foods contain the best and most protein?"

 

VCR 613.7 F144

FAD VERSUS FIT: YOUR LIFETIME FIGHT AGAINST FAT [videorecording] (30 min.) + 1 user's manual. Pits the long and short term damaging effects of fad diets against the benefits of a healthy diet with regular exercise. As a student does research for a weekly column in the school newspaper, she and her peer students learn effective eating c1992.

 

VCR 664.1 M297

Hinde, Robert E. Davis. THE MAPLE SUGAR FARMER. [videorecording] (30 min.) [198-]? Demonstrations of the traditional methods of tapping maple trees for their sap through boiling it down over an open fire are interspersed with reminiscences of farm life before World War I.

 

VCR W742

WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. [videorecording] (100 min.) Join Charlie Bucket, his grandfather, and four lucky contest winners on a tour through the factory of the mysterious candy mogul Willy Wonka. c1996.

 

 


Textbooks

 

C12 GLE K88fo 1994 SE

Kowtaluk, Helen. FOOD FOR TODAY. 1 student text, 1 teacher's wrap-around text, 1 student workbook, 1 teacher's annotated workbook, 10 teacher's classroom resources, color transparencies, testmasters. c1994.

 

 

 

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