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The omnivore's dilemma [electronic resource] : The Secrets Behind What You Eat. Michael Pollan.

Pollan, Michael. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101148761 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Edition: Young Readers.
  • Date Published: 2009.

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Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 6
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
930 Lexile.
6.8 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Dial Books, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 12015 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Nonfiction.
Cooking & Food.
Health & Fitness.
Genre: Electronic books.

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