Healthy Children - November 2012


Reading Suggestions for Quiet Times

Look for these children’s books at your local library.

Growing Food

Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert
This Year’s Garden by Cynthia Rylert
Pumpkin Pumpkin by Jeanne Titherington
Roots, Shoots, Buckets and Boots by Sharon Lovejoy
Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban
How a Seed Grows by Helene J. Jordan
Native American Gardening by Michael J Caduto and Joseph Bruchac
Oliver’s Vegetables by Vivian French
Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
One Child, One Seed by Kathryn Care
Dinner from Dirt by Emily Scott
Shaina’s Garden by Denise Patrick


This Is the Bread I Baked for Ned by Crescent Dragonwagon
Bread, Bread, Bread by Ann Morris
Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie dePaola
My First Kitchen Gadget (series of six) by Joanne Barkan
Feast for 10 by Cathryn Falwell
Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall
The Popcorn Book by Tomie dePaola
Chop, Simmer, Season by Alexa Brandenburg

Food Folklore and Cultural Stories
Corn is Maize: The Gift of the Indians by Aliki
Johnny Appleseed by Steven Kellogg
Stone Soup by John W. Stewig
Fiesta U.S.A. by George Ancona
Let’s Eat: What Children Eat Around the World by Beatrice Hollyer
Thanksgiving Day by Anne Rockwell
Big Cheese for the White House by Candace Fleming
Love as Strong as Ginger by Lenore Look
Mama Provi and the Pot of Rice by Sylvia Rosa-Casanova
Stega Nona by Tomie dePaola
The Runaway Tortilla by Eric Kimmel
The Runaway Rice Cake by Ying Chang Compestine
Carlos and the Squash Plant by Jan Romero Stevens
Carolina Shout! by Alen Schroeder
Brave Potatoes by Toby Speed