Let's Eat! Sustainable Food for a Hungry Planet

Kimberley Veness (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459809406

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All the food you eat, whether it's an apple or a steak or a chocolate-coated cricket, has a story. Let's Eat uncovers the secret lives of our groceries, exploring alternative and sometimes bizarre farm technology and touring gardens up high on corporate rooftops and down low in military-style bunkers beneath city streets. Packed with interesting and sometimes startling facts on agriculture around the world, Let's Eat reveals everything from the size of the biggest farm in the world to how many pesticides are in a single grape to which insect people prefer to eat.

Reading Level
Lexile
NC1210L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
9.1
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity Health & Nutrition Nature Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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