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Cooking and Eating: Comparing Past and Present
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Cooking and Eating: Comparing Past and Present

Read Cooking and Eating to learn how food preparation has changed over time! Photographs and clear text compare and contrast modern and historical cooking methods in a child-friendly format, making this a great tool for discussing how life has changed over the years.

Reading LevelGrades PreK-1
Interest LevelGrades PreK-1
Lexile LevelAD450L
Text TypeInformational Text
Text SubtypeComparison
Page Count24
Capstone Interactive eBook
List Price: $53.32 School/Library Price

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Booklist - Daniel Kraus

"This quick entry in the Comparing Past and Present series uses historical and modern photographs to turn each two-page spread into a visual comparison of the bad ol’ days and the glimmering futuristic present. . . .the pictures alone are enough to surprise young readers about the relative privilege of modern conveniences. Sepia-toned shots of weary women cooking outdoors, using wood-burning ovens, pumping well water, and so forth are contrasted with bright shots of (mostly) women beaming within their efficient, cheery kitchens. An eye-opener, for sure." - Booklist

April 1, 2014

Rebecca Rissman

Rebecca Rissman

Rebecca Rissman is an award-winning children’s author and editor. Her writing has been praised by School Library Journal, Booklist, Creative Child Magazine, and Learning Magazine. She has written more than 200 books about history, culture, science, and art. She lives in Chicago, Illinois with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys yoga, reading, and cooking.

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