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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.

Available copies

  • 15 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

1 current hold with 20 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
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 YA Nonficton YA 338.10973/Chevat (Text to phone) Checked out 09/12/2014
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 Teen Nonfiction Y 394.12 POLLAN 2009 (Text to phone) Checked out 09/21/2014
Melrose Children's Nonfiction J 338.1 Pollan (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Children's Nonfiction Child/HD 9000.5 .C506 2009 (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
Awards Note: A Junior Library Guild selection
Pollan, Michael. Omnivore's dilemma. (Added Author).

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