Fall 2018

Diet for a Changing Climate

Food for Thought

  • Interest Level: Grade 8 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 8

The United Nations supports a compelling solution to world hunger: eat insects! Explore the vast world of unexpected foods that may help solve the global hunger crisis. Weeds, wild plants, invasive and feral species, and bugs are all food for thought. Learn about the nutritional value of various plant and animal species; visit a cricket farm; try a recipe for dandelion pancakes, kudzu salsa, or pickled purslane; and discover more about climate change, sustainability, green agriculture, indigenous foods, farm-to-table restaurants, and how to be an eco-friendly producer, consumer, and chef. Meet average folks and experts in the field who will help you stretch your culinary imagination!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
$37.32 $27.99
$55.99 $41.99
Interest Level Grade 8 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS YAN050080, YAN024020, YAN014000
Genre Nonfiction, Young Adult
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books
Language English
Number of Pages 128
Publication Date 2018-08-01
ISBN 9781512481211, 9781541524774
Title Format Library Bound Hardcover, Multi-user ebook
Dewey 613.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 9
Lexile 1080
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Maps, Recipes, Reviewed, and Source notes

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

“An optimistic introduction for those who want to ‘take a bite out of climate change.’”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Christy Mihaly

Christy Mihaly writes nonfiction books for kids, about topics including moose, redwoods, fashion, and math. She also writes articles, stories, and poetry, and blogs about children's literature. She writes in Vermont, under the supervision of her dog and cat.

Author: Sue Heavenrich

Sue Heavenrich writes about science and environmental issues and is passionate about insects. She has followed ants in the Arizona desert, tagged bumblebees in the Rocky Mountains, and tallied insects on Cocos Island, Costa Rica. When not writing, she collects data for researchers as a citizen scientist. Heavenrich lives in Upstate New York with her family and an organic garden full of edible weeds and bugs.