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Fruits
This title covers these subjects: Food., Fruit., Nutrition.
Fruits
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Fruits

Make a place for fruits in your diet. Once readers find out how nutritional fruit is, in addition to being delicious, they'll make a point to have it regularly.  Read this book to learn about how to eat well and use MyPlate.

 
Dewey613.2
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades PreK-1
Interest LevelGrades PreK-1
GRLI
Lexile Level320L
  
Text TypeInformational Text
  
ISBN978-1-4329-6973-8
PublisherHeinemann-Raintree
BrandAcorn
Copyright2012
  
Page Dimensions8" x 6 3/4"
Page Count24
LanguagesEnglish
BindingReinforced Library Binding
Hardcover
List Price: $23.32 School/Library Price
$17.49
 


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Science Books & Films - Peter I-Kung Wu, Stanford University School of Medicine, Standford, CA

"Fruits is a short, easy-to-read book from the Healthy Eating With MyPlate Series that introduces to young readers what fruits are, what they look like, and how eating them promotes health. The book also suggests how to incorporate fruits into a well-balanced diet. A simple picture glossary and quiz with answers are also included. A website on healthy eating, whose content may be above the reading level of early readers, is promoted. Notes at the end for parents and teachers suggest explanations to share with young listeners plus interactive learning activities to help children learn about fruits. Discussion in early sections of the book may jump to topics in another section without a clear transition. Some statements can be reordered to improve logical flow; some pictures can be matched to a different statement to more appropriately illustrate the idea; and some statements can be reworded to improve coherence of the discussion. More consistent labeling of fruits shown in pictures plus having a picture table of various fruits in the glossary would enhance the educational content in the book. Pictures of fruits are colorful and sharp. Pictures showing children of diverse backgrounds enjoying eating various fruits, participating in different activities, and acting in assorted settings not only portray and promote a healthy message, but are also engaging to young readers. This is a very readable book with a positive message enhanced by beautiful pictures for young children to learn about fruits and healthy eating." - Science Books & Films

July 1, 2012

Nancy Dickmann

Nancy Dickmann

Nancy Dickmann has written more than 150 nonfiction books for children, specializing in science and history. Before becoming an author, she worked for many years as an editor and publisher of children’s books.

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