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American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

23 out of 25 people found this review helpful.

Odered this for the Nook Color. Very nicely done and informativ

Odered this for the Nook Color. Very nicely done and informative. Love that the proceeds are going to charity. Keep up the good work.

posted by SandraHP on May 29, 2012

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31 out of 36 people found this review helpful.

I just ordered my copy and I so far rate it "very good"

I just ordered my copy and I so far rate it "very good" because it is already an inspiration to so many people that need a garden but do not know yet how much they really do! I was born and raised on a small family farm and we grew and harvested our own food f...
I just ordered my copy and I so far rate it "very good" because it is already an inspiration to so many people that need a garden but do not know yet how much they really do! I was born and raised on a small family farm and we grew and harvested our own food for a family of 8. We provided the extra harvest to familys who did not garden and this was a simple and natural occurence that took no additional effort to produce. No matter what your politics are, surely you can allow your mind to imagine how a basic gardening incouragement can begin a food revolution that this country has to embrace! Thank you First Lady Michelle Obama for your insight and leadership. For the negative comments written here that have nothing to do with the book or it's intent, please remember that hate will inspire hate.

posted by Inspired2Read on May 29, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2012

    Buy it in hardcover!

    Yes, I have bought the book and am reading it. No, it is not particularly political, though it contains a message that everybody interested in nutrition and fresh foods should heed. As a long-time gardener, I am glad to add "American Grown" to my collection. But I also highly recommend it to potential gardeners. Buy it in hardcover to keep and enjoy for the photography.

    8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2012

    Font too difficult to see

    A beautiful book but i was unable to read the words.

    5 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2012

    Good info but bad Nook format.

    I really wanted to give this book five stars but I can't. Mrs Obama lives the life she wants others to be able to enjoy. This book, with it's stories of almost every past Presidential family and they concern for healthy food and family gardens, provides a wealth of information.

    However, this should have been listed as a Nook magazine, not a Nook book. Like all Nook magazines, the pictures are brilliant, but you can not choose your formatting styles, highlight or make notes. That is why I had to bump it down to 4. As a magazine, it is a 5. As a Nook book, very frustrating.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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