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Chevat, Richie
The omnivore's dilemma : the secrets behind what you eat / Michael Pollan ; adapted by Richie Chevat
Alternate Title Secrets behind what you eat
Young readers ed
New York : Dial Books, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jS.Chev37F6 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Food supply -- Juvenile literature
Food chains (Ecology) -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 298, [46] p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Industrial meal: Food from corn: How corn took over America -- The farm -- From farm to factory -- The grain elevator -- The feedlot: turning corn into meat -- Processed food -- Fat from corn -- The omnivore's dilemma -- My fast-food meal -- Industrial organic meal: Big organic -- More big organic -- Local sustainable meal: Food from grass: Polyface farm -- Grass -- The animals -- The slaughterhouse -- The market -- My grass-fed meal -- Do-it-yourself meal: Hunted, gathered, and gardened food: The forest -- Eating animals -- Hunting -- Gathering -- The perfect meal -- Afterword: Vote with your fork -- The omnivore's solution: some tips for eating -- Q&A with Michael Pollan
Summary In a smart, compelling format with updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, this book encourages kids to consider the personal and global health implications of their food choices
Reading Program Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 6.8 11
Note A Junior Library Guild selection
Alternate Author Pollan, Michael. Omnivore's dilemma

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