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The omnivore's dilemma : the secrets behind what you eat

Author: Richie Chevat; Michael Pollan
Publisher: New York : Dial Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : Young readers edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richie Chevat; Michael Pollan
ISBN: 9780803734159 0803734158 9780803735002 0803735006
OCLC Number: 311783558
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Young Adult; 930
Description: 298, [46] pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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.
Other Titles: Secrets behind what you eat
Responsibility: Michael Pollan ; adapted by Richie Chevat.

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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.

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A great book!

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-04-21) Excellent Permalink

Michael Pollan 's bestselling adult book has been adapted for a younger audience by Richie Chevat.  This book deals with nutrition, enviormental issues and food production, organic food, and sustaniabillity of food production.  All those are covered in an easily read, engaging style, with...
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