The Omnivore's Dilemma

The Omnivore's Dilemma

The Secrets Behind What You Eat

Book - 2009 | Young readers edition.
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The New York Times bestseller that's changing America's diet is now perfect for younger readers

'What 's for dinner?' 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 Dilemma serves 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.

Publisher: New York : Dial Books, [2009]
Edition: Young readers edition.
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780803734159
9780803735002
Branch Call Number: TEEN 394.12 POL
Characteristics: 298 pages, 46 unnumbered pages :,illustrations ;,23 cm
Additional Contributors: Pollan, Michael
Alternative Title: Secrets behind what you eat

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bbruegge Oct 24, 2014

Note that this is the Children's edition.

This book is always available in the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ Cupertino Library. - BB 100 P 2009

Jengi Jan 14, 2012

An interesting book to read that clarifies the meaning of "organic" and offers alternative lifestyle choices with regards to food.

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dsethlewis
Dec 10, 2009

See my review of this book on Slow Food USA's website.

http://www.slowfoodusa.org/index.php/slow_food/blog_post/a_young_omnivores_dilemma/

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white_dove_229 Jun 19, 2013

white_dove_229 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 50

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