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“Hero For The Hungry: The Life And Work Of Norman Borlaug”

Can a quiet Iowa farm boy grow up to change the world? Norman Ernest Borlaug did. Norman Borlaug was the Father of the Green Revolution, saved millions from starvation, and won the Nobel Prize.

How? Science, true American grit, and a passion for helping those in need.

Can pursuing science help you and your future generation? This book is sure to inspire young learners!

Sidebars include topics such as a deeper dive into the science Norm was using to produce new and better wheat varieties, agronomy, wheat genes, stem rust, nutrients and more. Back matter includes a timeline of events and discoveries and a call to action for readers to use science to solve problems and do small things to help with hunger and food waste.

Hero for the Hungry is excellent for a science class learning about genetics, an agriculture class studying agronomy, or a history or English class looking for a well-written biography on a hero scientist.

I LOVE Strawberries!

Jolie LOVES strawberries - and she’s on an unstoppable (and hilarious) mission to grow her own food from seedling to table in this colorful introduction to the joy of growing the popular perennial.

Through Jolie’s comical scrapbook-style journal entries, young readers will learn how she convinces the “old people” (aka her parents) to let her grow her own strawberries. Growing strawberries is a lot of work and responsibility, but Jolie is ready with the help of her faithful rabbit Munchy! Together they find out just how delicious, rewarding, and sometimes complicated it can be to grow your own food.

How To Grow A Monster (Makers Make It Work)

2022 Book of the Year Winner! Last year, Gabe’s mom grew way too many zucchinis. This year, Gabe and his sister have a plan to take control of the garden to stop the zucchini madness! The Makers Make It Work series explores problem-solving and hands-on activities through easy-to-read stories.

Barn At Night

An after-dark journey out to the barn, even on the coldest winter evening, can be a warm and welcoming scene. Who is awake, who is asleep, and who is just making their first appearance in the barn? Michelle Houts' lyrical poetry paired with Jen's glowing watercolors create a warm and wonderful bedtime story - best shared together.

2021 Food And Farm Facts Pencils

Mixed-color pencils feature popular facts from the Food and Farm Facts. A great give away at fairs, events and for classroom use!

The Very Oldest Pear Tree

In the 1630s in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, a Puritan settler planted a pear tree?the first pear tree in America. More than a century later, the tree still bore fruit, impressing a famous poet and one of the first US presidents. The pear tree survived hurricanes, fire, and vandalism, and today, more than 350 years after it was first planted, it's alive and strong, and clones of it grow all around the U.S.

The Hundred-Year Barn

In this joyful celebration generations of family and their tender connection to the barn, Newbery Medal - winning author Patricia MacLachlan and award-winning artist Kenard Pak spin a tender and timeless story about the simple moments that make up a lifetime.

 

This beautiful picture book is perfect for young children who are curious about history and farm life.

The Bug Girl

Real-life 7-year-old Sophia Spencer was bullied for loving bugs until hundreds of women scientists rallied around her. Now Sophie tells her inspiring story in this picture book that celebrates women in science, bugs of all kinds, and the importance of staying true to yourself.

Popcorn Country: The Story Of America’s Favorite Snack

Kids love food--and they especially love to eat popcorn!  Get a step-by-step examination of the history and science behind America's favorite snack. Best for K-3 readers. Hardcover.

PB&J Hooray

  • From peanut, grape, and wheat seeds to sandwich, PB & J Hooray! is all about how peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are made. The story begins with the kitchen and works backward to the shopping, delivery, production, harvesting, farming, and planting processes! In fun, rhythmic language, readers discover how peanuts become peanut butter, grapes are made into jelly, and wheat turns into bread.
  • Targeted audience age 4-8 (Pre K-3rd grade).

My American Farm Coloring Book & Game Guide

  • This coloring book and game guide demonstrates the new games and resources available at www.myamericanfarm.org
  • Contains activity pages and agricultural facts on each page.

Middle School Unit Bundle

  • This Middle School Unit book bundle is comprised of the three books that go with the Feeding Minds Cultivating Growth Educator's Guide (available free for download under "Free Resources").
  • Books included: “The Beef Princess of Practical County,” “Little Joe,” and “Heart of a Shepherd.”
  • This middle school unit reinforces an accurate image of agriculture while inviting students to explore important concepts related to personal growth such as: building healthy relationships to avoid bullying, knowing one’s personal values and discovering the value of learning from others.
  • Materials address national standards in English Language Arts and Health Science and they allow students to jump into the life of a young rancher by reading a short novel.

Lincoln Clears A Path

President Lincoln cleared a path to better farming, improved transportation, accessible education, and most importantly, freedom. Author Peggy Thomas uncovers Abraham Lincoln's passion for agriculture and his country while illustrator Stacy Innerst cleverly provides a clear look as President Lincoln strives for positive change.

How To Grow An Apple Pie

It’s easy to make an apple pie, but what does it take to make the apples? Sophie is about to find out! First, the apple trees need to be about six years old? just like Sophie. Next, they need to be pruned, and the bees have to pollinate their blossoms! After that, the tiny apples grow through the summer until they’re ready to pick in the fall. Finally, it’s time for Sophie to make the perfect pie.

Honeybee

Award-winning author Candace Fleming describes the life cycle of the honeybee in accessible, beautiful language.

Extra Cheese, Please!

Cris Peterson's first book tells the story of her own farm and the journey of milk from cow to mozzarella cheese on a pizza. It begins with the birth of a calf and acknowledgement that a cow must have a calf before she can give milk. The book details cattle feed (silage and grain), shows the herd being milked in a pipeline system, milk pick up and sampling, the cheese making process, and concludes with a recipe for cheese pizza. The book includes a glossary and list of books for further reading.

Chuck’s Ice Cream Wish Bundle

Get one copy of the book Chuck's Ice Cream Wish (Tales Of The Dairy Godmother), one copy of the educator guide and one set of 30 Dairy Ag Mags in this bundle.

Agriculture Fast Match

Agriculture Fast Match is a card game consisting of 57 cards, each decorated with 8 agriculture images. There are 57 different agriculture images in total. One—and only one—matching image exists between any two cards. Get ready to Fast Match! This card game is fun for the whole family.

Full Of Beans: Henry Ford Grows A Car Bundle

Henry Ford made cars. Millions of cars. But this story isn't about cars. Well...maybe just one. It's about one car and a lot of beans. "Full of Beans" inspires readers of all ages to think innovatively- even to build a car completely made of soybeans. This bundle includes:

 

1 copy of the Full of Beans book

1 copy of the Full of Beans educator’s guide

1 classroom pack of the Soybean Ag mag

MAF Activity Booklets

Create and play with the interactive 15 page My American Farm Activity Book! Learning about food has never been so fun, discover facts and 11 activities to complete. Includes Ag Across America Origami, Harvest This Pictogram Puzzlers, Farmer’s Market Challenge Riddles and many more!

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