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The omnivore's dilemma : the secrets behind what you eat / Michael Pollan ; adapted by Richie Chevat.

Chevat, Richie. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780803734159
  • ISBN: 0803734158
  • ISBN: 9780803735002 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0803735006 (pbk.)
  • Description: 298, [46] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Young readers ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Dial Books, c2009.
  • Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection

Available copies

  • 18 of 19 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 19 total copies.

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Beverly Farms Young Adult Nonfiction Young Adult HD 9000.5 .C506 2009 (Text to Phone) Available -
Beverly Main Children's Nonfiction Child HD 9000.5 .C506 2009 (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Children's Nonfiction j 338.1/Chevat (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Parent/Teacher Collection Parent/Teacher/j 338.1/Chevat (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Teen Nonficton TEEN 338.10973/Chevat (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynn YA Collection YA/338.1/Chevat (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynnfield Young Adult Nonfiction Young Adult / HD 9000.5 .C506 2009 (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Storage (Teen) (Ask at Ref Desk) Y 394.12 POLLAN 2009 (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Teen Nonfiction Y 394.12 POLLAN 2009 (Text to Phone) Available -
Melrose Children's Nonfiction J 338.1 Pollan (Text to Phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: I. THE 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 -- II. THE INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC MEAL. Big organic -- More big organic -- III. THE LOCAL SUSTAINABLE MEAL: FOOD FROM GRASS. Polyface farm -- Grass -- The animals -- The slaughterhouse -- The market -- My grass-fed meal -- IV. THE 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.
Study Program Information Note: Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 6.8 11
Pollan, Michael. Omnivore's dilemma. (Added Author).

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