The Vegetarian Factfinder

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"Mom, I think I want to become a vegetarian. But will that really help save the rain forest? More and more children are asking such questions. The Vegetarian Factfinder defines vegetarianism and discusses why people choose such a lifestyle. The author describes the history of the vegetarian movement and the different types of vegetarian diets. Children discuss their decision not to eat meat and offer guidelines for getting along with parents and for living in a meat-eating culture. Up-to-date information on nutrition is included, as well as
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Overview

"Mom, I think I want to become a vegetarian. But will that really help save the rain forest? More and more children are asking such questions. The Vegetarian Factfinder defines vegetarianism and discusses why people choose such a lifestyle. The author describes the history of the vegetarian movement and the different types of vegetarian diets. Children discuss their decision not to eat meat and offer guidelines for getting along with parents and for living in a meat-eating culture. Up-to-date information on nutrition is included, as well as photos, full-color illustrations, a timeline, a map, and a chart. Teachers and librarians will find The Vegetarian Factfinder explores many topics that are part of elementary and middle school curricula.

Discusses historical, religious, environmental and cultural issues of vegetarianism as well as why people become vegetarians and choices involved in the lifestyle.

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diet for small people on a small planet Ellen Klavan's Vegetarian Factfinder, illus. by Adrienne Hartman, explores such issues as why some people become vegetarians and how vegetarians stay healthy. Short biographies of famous vegetarians, including Pythagoras, Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein and John Harvey Kellogg (the inventor of cornflakes) fit vegetarianism into the history of ideas.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780964126213
  • Publisher: New York Review Books
  • Publication date: 6/28/1996
  • Series: Factfinder Series
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Pages: 48
  • Product dimensions: 8.02 (w) x 9.03 (h) x 0.43 (d)

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