Suggested Reading List
Check your local libraries for availability.


Dairy and Protein Foods

Books About Growing Bodies:
How Kids Grow by Jean Marzollo
I'm Growing by Aliki
The Skeleton Inside of You by Philip Balestrino

Books About Our Bodies and Food:
The Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body by Joanna Cole
My First Book of the Body by Chuck Murphy
What Happens to a Hamburger by Paul Showers

Books to Read Until the Cows Come Home:
Let's Find Out About Ice Cream by Mary Ebeltoft Reid
Milk From Cow to Carton by Aliki
The Milk Makers by Gail Gibbons
Thanks to Cows by Allan Fowler
What's for Lunch? by Claire Llewellyn

All About Eggs:
Chickens Aren't the Only Ones by Ruth Heller
The Egg by Gallimard Jeunesse and Pascale de Bourgoing

Move Like Animals:
From Head to Toe by Eric Carle

Spring Fruits and Vegetables

Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert
Grandpa's Garden Lunch by Judith Caseley
Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert
Oliver's Vegetables by Vivian French
Over Under in the Garden by Pat Schories
The Pea Patch Jig by Thacher Hurd
Potluck by Anne Shelby

Breads and Grains

Bread*Bread*Bread  by Ann Morris
Everybody Bakes Bread  by Norah Dooley
Everybody Cooks Rice  by by Norah Dooley
Pancakes, Pancakes!  by Eric Carle
We're Making Breakfast for Mother  by Shirley Neitzel
Corn  by Pam Robson
From Wheat to Pasta  by Robert Egan
How Bread Is Made  by Neil Curtis and Peter Greenland
Rice  by Pam Robson
The Tortilla Factory  by Gary Paulsen

Fall Fruits & Vegetables

Pass the Peas, Please  by Dina Anastasio
Yoko  by Rosemary Wells
Let's Eat!  by Ana Zamorano
Bread and Jam for Frances  by Russell Hoban
Eating the Alphabet  by Lois Ehlert
Oliver's Vegetables  by Vivian French
How to Get Your Kid to Eat ...But Not Too Much  by Ellyn Satter

Dinosaurs

The Dinosaur Who Lived in My Backyard  by B.G. Hennessy
Dinosaur Dinosaurs  by Bryon Barton
Dinosaurs  by Grace Maccarone
Dinosaur Dinners  by Lee Davis

Butterflies

Oliver's Fruit Salad by Vivian French
Eating the Alphabet, Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z by Grace Maccarone
Fruits, First Science Discovery Book by Gallimard Jeunesse and Pascale de Bourgoing
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Farms

From Moo to You Storybooks
Milk From Cow to Carton by Aliki
The Milk Makers by Gail Gibbons
Thanks to Cows by Allan Fowler
Oliver's Milk Shake by Vivian French and Alison Barlett
What's for Lunch? Milk by Claire Llewellyn

Storybooks About Eggs
Chickens Aren't the Only Ones by Ruth Heller
The Egg, A First Discovery Book by Gallinmard Jeunesse and
Pascale de Bowgoing

Gingerbread

Storybooks on Baking Gingerbread Men:
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
The Gingerbread Man retold by Eric A. Kimmel
Maisy Makes Gingerbread by Lucy Cousins
Mr. Cookie Baker by Monica Wellington

Books for the Senses:
Busy Bunnies' Five Senses by Teddy Slater
Your Five Senses by Eric Carle

I am Growing

Storybooks to Grow On:
How Kids Grow by Jean Marzollo
I'm Growing by Aliki
Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus

Books About Our Bodies and Food:
What Happens to a Hamburger by Paul Showers
The Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body by Joanna Cole