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Summary: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." These simple words go to the heart of food journalist Pollan's thesis. Humans used to know how to eat well, he argues, but the balanced dietary lessons that were once passed down through generations have been confused and distorted by food industry marketers, nutritional scientists, and journalists. As a result, we face today a complex culinary landscape...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV IN

Kim, Aram

Summary: "Yoomi hates stinky spicy kimchi--until Grandma makes kimchi pancakes for her!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE KIM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KIM

Schwarcz, Joe

Summary: "Eating has become a confusing experience. Should we follow a keto diet? Is sugar the next tobacco? Does fermented cabbage juice cure disease? Are lectins toxic? Is drinking poppy seed tea risky? What's with probiotics? Can packaging contaminate food? Should our nuts be activated? What is cockroach milk? We all have questions, and Dr. Joe Schwarcz has the answers, some of which will astonish...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ECW Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3002 SCH

Smith, Ian

Summary: A guide to clean eating outlines a diet and exercise program for minimizing unhealthy processed foods as part of a lifestyle practice for weight loss, disease prevention, and overall better health, citing the importance of not eliminating food groups and meeting nutritional needs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.3 SMI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.3 SMI

Webster, Christy

Summary: From the tallest cake ever made to the most peanut butter and jelly sandwiches eaten in a minute, these Guinness World Records will make you hungry for greatness!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE WEB

McGee, Joe

Summary: Unlike the other zombies in Quirkville, Reginald would rather eat a peanut butter and jelly sandwich than brains, but getting his hands on one--and keeping the other zombies' hands off the girl who is carrying the sandwich--will not be easy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MCG

LaRochelle, David.

Summary: A young girl must face her least favorite food when a mean gang of green beans kidnaps her parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LAR

Parkinson, Betsy

Summary: "Piper the piglet is a very picky eater, who will only eat food beginning with the letter "P"--and somehow her parents must break her of this strange quirk, and get her to eat other good foods."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PAR

Bruel, Nick

Summary: "Bad Kitty knows exactly what she wants. Candy! And nothing will stand in her way"-- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRU

Gunderson, Mary

Summary: "Discusses the everyday life, family roles, cooking methods, and common foods of pioneers who settled in the Midwest during the last 1800s and early 1900s. Includes recipes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 641.5 GUN

Kann, Victoria.

Summary: Pinkalicious: A little girl who is obsessed with the color pink eats so many pink cupcakes that she herself turns pink.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

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Summary: Women on Food unites the radical, diverging female voices of the food industry in this urgent, moving, and often humorous collection of essays, interviews, questionnaires, illustrations, quotes, and ephemera. Edited by Charlotte Druckman and featuring esteemed food journalists and thinkers, including Soleil Ho, Nigella Lawson, Diana Henry, Carla Hall, Samin Nosrat, Rachael Ray, and many others,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 WOM

Summary: Travel journalist Rudy Maxa and Washington, D.C. restaurateur Daisuke Utagawa present three episodes that highlight three distinct regions of Japan, focusing on the nation's food and food producers. From the ramen of the northern island of Hokkaido, to the sushi of Tokyo, to the Wagyu beef raised on the southern island of Kyushu, food is a window on the soul of Japan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.2 RUD

Arnosky, Jim.

Summary: Rhyming text invites the reader to imagine being a hungry raccoon, crocodile, shark, whale, or panda bear while learning what each creature enjoys eating.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Arnosky 2008

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE GOB

Goulding, Matt

Summary: Grape, Olive, Pig is a deeply personal exploration of Spain, a country where eating and living are inextricably linked. Crafted in the "refreshing" (Associated Press), "inspirational" (Publishers Weekly) and "impeccably observed" (Eater.com) style of the acclaimed Rice, Noodle, Fish, and written with the same evocative voice of the award-winning magazine Roads & Kingdoms, this magnificent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 GOU

Marshall, Jeannie.

Summary: "A lively story about food, family and identity that will make even the most inexperienced among us want to start chopping and cooking. When journalist Jeannie Marshall moved to Rome with her husband, she immersed herself in Italy's famous culinary traditions. But when the couple's son was born a few years later, Marshall began to see how Italy's great food culture was eroding, especially...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 MAR

Summary: An anthology of short poems inspired by food, from soup to dessert, and written by such poets as Lewis Carroll, Douglas Florian, A.A. Milne, and Edward Lear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811.54 HOT

Summary: "This collection of intimate, illustrated essays by some of America's most well-regarded literary writers explores how comfort food can help us cope with dark times--be it the loss of a parent, the loneliness of a move, or the pain of heartache"--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Balloon Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3 EAT

Summary: Contemporary food goes way beyond avocado and quinoa salads. Delicious Places presents the new wave of cafés, restaurants and entrepreneurs that are writing a fresh chapter on culinary culture. Food culture has come a long way. New restaurants, bars and cafés are born out of fresh ideas that, with a clever twist, lead to an Ưunprecedented culinary experience that Ưbalances location and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gestalten 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 647.95 DEL

Summary: Thousands of years ago, Hippocrates said that all disease begins in the gut. Scientific research has proven this idea to be true. In Healthy Gut, Healthy You, clinician and researcher Dr. Michael Ruscio shows how modern lifestyle changes and the widespread use of antibiotics have made our guts more vulnerable than ever before. Over two thousand years ago, Hippocrates said that all disease...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ruscio Institute 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.3 RUS

Summary: Follow chef Marcus Samuelsson as he immerses himself in diverse immigrant communities and cuisines in cities across the US. In each hour, Marcus will travel to a different city and dive into a new food culture. He'll discover the important immigrant histories - and delicious culinary traditions - that shape the way America eats today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Brokamp, Elizabeth.

Summary: Mama Witch tries to get her daughter to eat some Halloween soup before going out to trick-or-treat, but Picky Little Witch finds many reasons to refuse. Includes a recipe for soup.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pelican 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: E BRO

Evans, Dick.

Summary: While looking for treasure at the end of the rainbow, Annie Oxidant and her dog Phyto meet farmer Brock O'Lee and a boy named Rudy Baga. Farmer Brock shows them that by using the colors of the rainbow, kids can learn how to find and eat healthy foods.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bear Clause Publications 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 613.2 EVA

Kann, Victoria.

Summary: A little girl who is obsessed with the color pink eats so many pink cupcakes that she herself turns pink.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rayo 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: SPANISH 468 KAN

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