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The omnivore's dilemma : the secrets behind what you eat / Michael Pollan ; adapted by Richie Chevat.

Pollan, Michael (author.). Chevat, Richie (adapter.).

Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 5 of 5 copies available at Forsyth County Public Library.

Current holds

2 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lewisville Branch YA338.109 P (Text) 0112520813429 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Reynolda Manor Branch YA338.109 P (Text) 0112520812359 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Rural Hall Branch YA338.109 P (Text) 0112521130628 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Southside Branch YA338.109 P (Text) 0112520401463 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Walkertown Branch YA338.109 P (Text) 0112521411664 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1101993839
  • ISBN: 9781101993835
  • ISBN: 1101993820
  • ISBN: 9781101993828
  • Physical Description: 377 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Young readers edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Books (USA) LLC, [2015].

Content descriptions

General Note: Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 6.8 11 132724.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-377) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: The industrial meal : food from corn. How corn took over America ; The farm ; From farm to factory ; The grain elevator ; The feedlot : turning corn into meat ; Processed food ; Fat from corn ; The omnivore's dilemma ; My fast-food meal -- Part II: The industrial organic meal. Big organic ; More big organic -- Part III: The local sustainable meal : food from grass. Polyface farm ; Grass ; The animals ; The slaughterhouse ; The market ; My grass-fed meal -- Part IV: The do-it-yourself meal : hunted, gathered, and gardened food. The forest ; Eating animals ; Hunting ; Gathering ; The perfect meal -- Afterword: Vote with your fork -- The omnivore's solution : some tips for eating -- Q & A with Michael Pollan.
Summary, etc.: An adaptation of the famous book offers insight into food consumption in the twenty-first century, explaining how an abundance of unlimited food varieties reveals the responsibilities of consumers to protect their health and the environment.
Target Audience Note:
930L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 6.8 11 132724.
Subject: Food preferences
Food habits
Genre: Young adult literature.
Young adult literature.
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