School Library Journal - School Library JournalGr 1-3 A well-written book on basic facts about vitamins. Although it is in the easy-reader format, some complex sentence structures and advanced vocabulary may limit its appeal among beginning readers; however, able young readers and slightly older children will find the book invaluable. How each vitamin was discovered, how they can be made, and how they fit into individual diets are all clearly but briefly explained. The brief description of what each vitamin does will be useful to older readers also. A chart at the back of the book that lists individual vitamins and the foods in which they can be found will help young readers become more conscious of eating healthy foods. The illustrations are eye-catching and add much visual appeal. Vitamins is a better choice than Nutrition (Childrens, 1985) by Leslie Jean LeMaster because it is more simply written and discusses only vitamins. A good choice for all librarieshealthy eating should begin early, and this book will help young readers to understand why. Barbara A. Franklin, Bellevue Library, Nashville, Tenn.
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