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Multcolib School Corps Picks Food and Nutrition Nonfiction Grades K - 2

Delicious Dairy
Delicious Dairy By Burstein, John (Book - 2010 ) j 641.37 B972d 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Children will learn about why dairy products are so important for healthy bones and teeth, how milk is brought to market, the difference between whole milk and fat-free milk, how cheese and yogurt is made, what kinds of animals produce milk, different dairy products used around the world, and how much dairy a person needs to consume each day.

Fabulous Fruits
Fabulous Fruits By Burstein, John (Book - 2010 ) j 641.34 B972f 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Children will learn about the amazing amount of water in fruit, how fruit blossoms, why the tomato is considered a piece of fruit, the wide variety of products made with fruit, groves and orchards around the world, how worms get into apples, and how many fruits a person needs to eat each day.

Glorious Grains
Glorious Grains By Burstein, John (Book - 2010 ) j 641.331 B972g 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Children will learn about the long history of grain cultivation, where grains are grown today, what types of food products are made from grains (ie. pasta, rice, bread, etc.), the importance of eating whole grains, different grains grown around the world, and how much grain a person needs each day to keep healthy.

Marvelous Meats and More
Marvelous Meats and More By Burstein, John (Book - 2010 ) j 613.2 B9729m 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Children will learn that this group is made up of more than meat. It includes poultry, fish, dry beans, eggs and nuts. They will also discover why tofu is part of this group, how this group helps build strong muscles, what different kinds of meats, poultry, fish, etc. are eaten around the world, and how much a person needs to eat each day from this group.

Vital Vegetables
Vital Vegetables By Burstein, John (Book - 2010 ) j 613.2 B9729v 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Children will learn about the incredible variety of vegetables and vegetable products, the history of vegetables in the human diet, what is special about dark green and leafy vegetables, what changes occur when vegetables are cooked, vegetables grown around the world, and how many vegetables a person needs each day.

Healthy Eating
Healthy Eating By Chancellor, Deborah (Book - 2010 ) j 613.2 C4547h 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Reading about the different food groups and the benefits of vitamins and proteins will have children thinking about the food they eat and the effect it has on their well-being.

Apples, Cherries, Red Raspberries
Apples, Cherries, Red Raspberries What Is in the Fruits Group? By Cleary, Brian P. (Book - 2011 ) j 641.34 C6234a 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Brian Cleary's zany rhyming text introduces young readers to foods in the fruits group, including bananas, plums, grapefruits, and kiwis. Cleary also introduces the health benefits of these foods and provides information on how many servings of fruits the USDA recommends.

Black Beans and Lamb, Poached Eggs and Ham
Black Beans and Lamb, Poached Eggs and Ham What Is in the Meat and Beans Group? By Cleary, Brian P. (Book - 2011 ) j 641.306 C6234b 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Terms of use Rhyming verse explains the different foods that make up the meat and bean group of the food pyramid.

Green Beans, Potatoes, and Even Tomatoes
Green Beans, Potatoes, and Even Tomatoes What Is in the Vegetables Group? By Cleary, Brian P. (Book - 2011 ) j 641.35 C6234g 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Brian Cleary's zany rhyming text introduces young readers to foods in the vegetables group, including sweet pototoes, cauliflower, and spinach. Cleary also introduces the health benefits of these foods and provides information on how many servings of vegetables the USDA recommends.

Macaroni and Rice and Bread by the Slice
Macaroni and Rice and Bread by the Slice What Is in the Grains Group? By Cleary, Brian P. (Book - 2011 ) j 641.331 C6234m 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Rhyming verse explains the different foods that make up the grains group of the food pyramid.

Oils (just A Bit) to Keep your Body Fit
Oils (just A Bit) to Keep your Body Fit What Are Oils? By Cleary, Brian P. (Book - 2011 ) j 664.3 C6234o 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Rhyming verse explains the different type of oils that help to make your body healthy.

Yogurt and Cheeses and Ice Cream That Pleases
Yogurt and Cheeses and Ice Cream That Pleases What Is in the Milk Group? By Cleary, Brian P. (Book - 2011 ) j 641.371 C6234y 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Rhyming verse explains the different foods that make up the milk group of the food pyramid.

La salud
La salud By Durrie, Karen (Book - 2012 Spanish ) SPANISH j 613 DURRIE 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn about the importance of salad and what foods are in this group.

Healthy Foods From A to Z
Healthy Foods From A to Z Comida Sana De La A A La Z (Book - 2012 ) SPANISH j 641.302 HEALTHY Available in some locations

Annotation:Nutritious foods are presented in an alphabetical order and illustrated by photographs of faces made from healthy foods. The names of fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy, and soy products as well as activities for children and a nutritional glossary for parents are included in both English and Spanish.

I Eat A Rainbow
I Eat A Rainbow By Kalman, Bobbie (Book - 2010 ) j 613.2 K147i 2010 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:By introducing young readers to the colors of foods, the children also learn about healthy eating. Eating fruits and vegetables in as many colors of the rainbow as possible every day, helps us get all the important vitamins and nutrients we need to stay healthy.

Me como un arco iris
Me como un arco iris By Kalman, Bobbie (Book - 2011 Spanish ) SPANISH j 613.2 KALMAN 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:By introducing young readers to the colors of foods also teaches about healthy eating, as eating fruits and vegetables in as many colors of the rainbow as possible every day helps people get all the important vitamins. Describes how people eat foods that are all of the colors of the rainbow, including red cherries, yellow bananas, and blue blueberries.

The Monster Health Book
The Monster Health Book A Guide to Eating Healthy, Being Active & Feeling Great for Monsters & Kids! By Miller, Edward (Book - 2006 ) j 613.2 M647m 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Fun facts about different foods are included throughout to keep the reading upbeat and clear distinctions are made between healthy and not-so-healthy meal choices. Readers will learn about nutrients, how to read foods labels and what it means to count calories.

They Ate What?!
They Ate What?! The Weird History of Food By Platt, Richard (Book - 2006 ) j 641.3 P719t 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes humans' food choices, preparations, and mealtime etiquette over the course of history.

Oh, the Things You Can Do That Are Good for You!
Oh, the Things You Can Do That Are Good for You! By Rabe, Tish (Book - 2001 ) j 613 R114o 2001 Beginning Facts All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:The Cat in the Hat explains the basics of healthy living, from eating right and getting enough exercise and sleep, to having a positive body image, to the distance and speed of a typical sneeze!

Comer bien
Comer bien By Rice, Dona (Book - 2012 Spanish ) SPANISH j 613.2 RICE 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Read this book to learn about how healthy foods make your body strong and help it last for years and years. "El comer bien ayuda a tu cuerpo a crecer fuerte y vivir por muchos años. Lee este libro para aprender como escoger comidas saludables.

Yummy!
Yummy! Good Food Makes Me Strong! By Rotner, Shelley (Book - 2013 ) j 612.3 R848y 2013 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Getting young children involved in making healthy choices sets them on the right track for life. This book helps inspire kids and families to have fun growing, preparing, and eating fresh and wholesome meals and snacks.

El grupo de la leche
El grupo de la leche The milk group / by Mari C. Schuh ; translation, Martín Luis Guzmán Ferrer By Schuh, Mari C. (Book - 2007 Spanish ) SPANISH j 641.371 SCHUH 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn about the importance of the milk group, the foods in this group and how to eat healthy.

El grupo de las carnes y los frijoles
El grupo de las carnes y los frijoles The meat and beans group / by Mari C. Schuh ; traducción, Martín Luis Guzmán Ferrer By Schuh, Mari C. (Book - 2007 Spanish ) SPANISH j 641.36 SCHUH 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn about the importance of the meats and beans group, the foods in this group and how to eat healthy.

El grupo de las frutas
El grupo de las frutas The fruit group / by Mari C. Schuh ; translation, Martín Luis Guzmán Ferrer By Schuh, Mari C. (Book - 2007 Spanish ) SPANISH j 641.34 SCHUH 2007 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Learn about the importance of the fruit group, the foods in this group and how to eat healthy.

El grupo de las verduras
El grupo de las verduras The vegetable group / by Mari C. Schuh ; translation, Martín Luis Guzmán Ferrer By Schuh, Mari C. (Book - 2007 Spanish ) SPANISH j 641.35 SCHUH 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn about the importance of the vegetable group, the foods in this group, and how to eat healthy.

El Grupo de los cereales
El Grupo de los cereales The Grain group / by Mari C. Schuh ; translation, Martín Luis Guzmán Ferrer By Schuh, Mari C. (Book - 2007 Spanish ) SPANISH j 641.331 SCHUH 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn about the importance of the grain group, the foods in this group and how to eat healthy.

The Digestive System
The Digestive System By Taylor-Butler, Christine (Book - 2008 ) j 612.3 T238d 2008 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:What happens when we eat something and how does our body digest it?

From Wheat to Bread
From Wheat to Bread By Taus-Bolstad, Stacy (Book - 2013 ) j 664.722 T228f 2013 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:How does wheat turn into bread? Follow each step in the food production cycle--from planting wheat seeds to eating toast with jelly--in this fascinating book!

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Nonfiction titles about food and nutrition for grades K-2. The library has already-prepared Buckets of Books on this topic that you can check out. The Buckets contain books similar to those on the list (though not every title is exactly the same) plus a teacher's guide. To see the list of Buckets, go to: http://web.multcolib.org/educators/school-corps/bucket-books .


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