The omnivore's dilemma : the secrets behind what you eat by Chevat, Richie (#0929ZW6)

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

by Chevat, Richie
Paperback Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin books (USA) LLC, 2015

$9.99

Overview
From the Publisher
The New York Timesbestseller that's changing America's diet is now perfect for younger readersoWhat's for dinner'o seemed like a simple question-until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big organic to small farms and old-fashioned hunting and gathering, this young readers' adaptation of Pollan's famous food-chain exploration encourages kids to consider the personal and global health implications of their food choices. In a smart, compelling format with updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, as well as a new afterword and backmatter, The Omnivore's Dilemmaserves up a bold message to the generation that needs it most- It's time to take charge of our national eating habits-and it starts with you.
Reviews & Awards
  • Booklist starred, 10/15/09
  • Horn Book Guide, 04/01/16
  • Horn Book Magazine, 11/01/09
  • Kirkus Reviews, 09/01/09
  • Library Media Connection, 11/01/09
  • Library Media Connection starred, 02/01/16
  • Publishers Weekly, 09/07/09
  • School Library Journal, 10/01/09
  • Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA), 02/01/10
  • Wilson's Junior High School, 10/01/10
  • Wilson's Senior High School, 10/01/11
Product Details
  • Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin books (USA) LLC
  • Publication Date: August 4, 2015
  • Format: Paperback
  • Edition: Young readers edition with new preface.
  • Dewey: 394.1
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 377 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Tracings: Adaptation of: Pollan, Michael. Omnivore's dilemma.
  • ISBN-10: 1-10199-383-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-10199-383-5
  • Follett Number: 0929ZW6
  • Interest Level: 5-8
  • Reading Level: 6.8
  • ATOS Book Level: 6.8
  • AR Interest Level: MG+
  • AR Points: 11
  • AR Quiz: 132724EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 6.6
  • Reading Counts Points: 15
  • Lexile: 930L