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The World in Your Lunch Box
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Claire Eamer lives in Whitehorse, Yukon, and has written several books on science and history for kids. Sa Boothroyd is an illustrator who lives in Gibsons, British Columbia.

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It's . . . interesting just how many foods are found in a week's worth of food, and how much history can be learned, and how many cultures are represented. The book provides a veritable fridge-load of trivia that so delights young readers. Author Claire Eamer's delivery is friendly and witty, and Sa Boothroyd's spot-on, comical illustrations help make the text even more accessible.--Cynthia O'Brien"Quill and Quire" (03/01/2012) Everyday foods become interesting subject matter, which should promote lively classroom discussions.--Carolyn Cutt"Resource Links" (04/01/2012) As the introduction promises, this title includes a lot of exciting history, amazing science, and some very strange stories.--Heather Accero"School Library Journal" (07/01/2012) So you've got a growing gourmand in the house? Think you're raising the next Food Network superstar? Then make mealtime even better with The World in Your Lunch Box.--Terri Schlichenmeyer"Tri-State Defender (Memphis)" (06/14/2012) This quirky offering reads like a diary of school lunches. Punctuated by silly jokes and colorful artwork, the book presents information on the historical implications of certain foods and the science behind what we eat.... Elevating the mundane into the realm of fascinating science and pop history, this book also offers a successful formula for encouraging students to enjoy nonfiction texts and to think a bit every time they open their lunch boxes.--Erin Anderson"Booklist" (07/01/2012) This book would make an excellent resource for anyone studying food and nutrition from the primary grades right up to high school.--Sandra O'Brien"Canadian Children's Book News" (07/01/2012) School kids may never look at their lunches the same again.--Pamela J. Hines"Science Magazine" (12/07/2012) This is a delightful, fun, colorful, cleverly illustrated, and informative book about common foods and their global origins... The author covers the many variations and uses of ordinary foods, spices and herbs... She very effectively adds Q-and-A riddles, jokes, comical drawings, top ten favorite and unique facts... to enhance the enjoyment of the topic and text. Organized in the form of a daily Monday through Sunday lunch diary, the author provides extensive historical background along with stories... Very highly recommended for upper elementary through junior high; appropriate for multicultural curriculum and a wide range of classroom settings.--Ellen R. Paterson, State University of New York, C"Science Books and Film" (01/01/2013)

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