The Omnivore's Dilemma

The Secrets Behind What You Eat

By Pollan, Michael

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ISBN
978-0-80373-415-9
Publisher
Dial


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2009

Gr 7-Up Based on Pollan's best-selling adult book of the same title, this (slightly) shortened version will appeal to thoughtful, socially responsible teens. The book is divided into four sections: "The Industrial Meal" (exemplified by the fact that only two companies, Cargill and ADM, buy nearly a third of all the corn grown in the U.S.); "The Industrial Organic Meal" (covering most of what's found in stores like Whole Foods); "Loca...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on November 1, 2009

Twinkies and McNuggets will never look the same after readers finish this accessible edition of the adult bestseller The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. Much of Pollan's extensive scientific and historical research from the original is abridged and/or simplified, making humans' dietary conundrum palatable to a new age group: "We can eat anything, but how do we know what to eat?" Pollan strives to solve the "o...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

This accessible adaptation of Pollan's adult bestseller <i>The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals</i> pr...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on January 1, 2010

An interesting, shocking, revealing, and inspirational...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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