September is Food Literacy Month!
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Ten Titles for Feeding Food Literacy

Know Your Roots

In this title, Carlos learns a lesson about the importance of hard work.

The Sun Will Come Out...of Your Oven

In this title, a group of animals bakes a bread that brings brightness to a rainy day.

Ugly Vegetables

In this title, a community trades the fruits of their garden labors.

Something from Nothing

In this multicultural retelling of a classic folktale, a community makes a lot from very little.

Don't Be a Hater

In this title, Martha learns that eating green beans isn't all that bad after all.

Veggies Make You Smarter

In this title, a group of Super Spinach leaves change Nick's mind about vegetables.

Never Too Many Tomatoes

In this title, Nate and his grandparents find creative ways to share the abundance of their tomato garden.

Try One-Bite Salsa

In this lesson, students try "just one bite" of salsa from the garden. They make inferences as they read "Chicks and Salsa" and then write salsa recipes that include their favorite ingredients.

Please Pass the (Fresh) Peas

In this lesson, students use their five senses to explore peas three ways. They read, "Night of the Veggie Monster," and think about their food feelings. They discuss their favorite dinner vegetable and draw themselves feeling good while eating it.

I Will Never, Not Ever, Eat a Tomato

In this lesson, students are invited to try new foods. First, they watch a video that prepares them to taste three different kinds of tomatoes. After tasting, they listen to the story "I Will Never, Not Ever, Eat a Tomato" and talk about the foods the characters ate. After the story, children use their imaginations to write fantasy food tricks that invite someone to try new foods.

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