Monday, October 31, 2011

Children's Literature for Food & Nutrition Theme

General books for Food & Nutrition Theme

Corn is Maize by Aliki

Eating Pairs: Counting Fruits and Vegetables by Twos by Sarah Schuette

Eating the Alphabet - Lois Ehlert

Farm Alphabet Book by Jane Miller

Food Alphabet by David Drew

Growing Vegetable Soup - Lois Ehlert

How Are You Peeling? Foods with Moods by Saxton Freyman

Our Community Garden by Barbara Pollak

To Market, To Market

Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Yoko by Rosemary Wells  (sushi, International Food Day)

Books about underground vegetables:

Carrot Soup by John Segal

Carrots, Carrots, Carrots! by Kristin Marder

Eating the Alphabet - Lois Ehlert

From Eye to Potato (Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: How Things Grow)

Growing Vegetable Soup - Lois Ehlert

One Potato: A Counting Book of Potato Prints

Rabbit Food by Susanna Gretz

The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss

The Giant Carrot by Jan Peck

The Life Cycle of a Carrot by Linda Tagliaferro

Tops & Bottoms by Jane Stevens

Vegetables in the Garden - A First Discovery Book.


Books about Fruit:  

A Fruit is a Suitcase for Seeds by Jean Richards

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

Each Orange Had 8 Slices by Paul Giganti

Eating the Alphabet  by Lois Ehlert

Fruit  - A First Discovery Book.

Fruit by Sara Anderson

Fruit Shapes by Susan Banta

I Like Fruit by Lorena Siminovich (board book)

I Want my Banana by Mary Risk

Oliver’s Fruit Salad by Vivian French


Books about Bread:

Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban

Bread Comes to Life by George Levenson

Bread, Bread, Bread by Ann Morris

Everybody Bakes Bread by Norah Dooley

Little Red Hen - by Paul Galdone

Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza - by Philemon Sturges

Sun Bread by Elisa Kleven

What Was It Before It Was Bread? By Jane Belk Moncure


Books about Cows & Dairy Products:

Click, Clack, Moo by Doreen Cronin

How to Speak Moo!  By Deborah Fajeman

Kiss the Cow! By Phyllis Root

Milk - From Cow to Carton by Aliki

Milk to Ice Cream (Welcome Books: How Things are Made)

No Milk! by Jennifer Ericsson

Out and About at the Dairy Farm by Andy Murphy

The Milk Makers - by Gail Gibbons

Books about Beans & Protein: (Still working on this section!)

Growing Beans  by Peter  & Sheryl Sloan (uses egg shells)

Books about Soup & Friendship Stew:

Alvie Eats Soup by Ross Collins

Brave Potatoes by Toby Speed

Growing Vegetable Soup - Lois Ehlert

Little Red Hen Makes Soup - by Rozanne Lanczak Williams

Stone Soup- by Jess Stockham

Tumbleweed Stew (Green Light Readers Level 2) by Susan Stevens Crumme

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