Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Yum! Mmmm! Que Rico!

Yum! Mmmmm! Que Rico! America's Sproutings

Written by: Pat Mora
Illustrated by: Rafael Lopez

Elementary Grades

"This collection of haiku introduces 14 foods from the Americas. López's colorful double-page spreads, rendered in acrylic on wood panels, add to the imaginative presentation of such gastronomic favorites as chocolate, corn, prickly pear, pumpkin, and more. Each haiku is also accompanied by an informative paragraph about the food, including its history and probable origin.

Book Links, January 2009

Awards: Texas Bluebonnet Nominee, 2008-2009
Americas Award, 2007

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