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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.

Vibrant Variety Online Learning Module

The My Little Ag Me book "The Vibrant Variety" explores the careers of ag journalist, produce buyer and plant scientist. We've created an online learning module to accompany the book and take learning further!

This free resource is best for 3rd through 5th grade learners and includes:

  • Vocabulary
  • Journal prompts for extended learning
  • Chapter read alouds
  • and much more!

The Regenerative Agriculture Journey Activity Book

Discover how science has shaped the way we farm in these fun activities. Explore regenerative agriculture, soil, animal welfare and more! This activity book was a special project brought to you by The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture (AFBFA) and made possible through generous support of sponsor, Danone North America.

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.

Fall Foods Ag Mag

In this Ag Mag, we look at the foods we grow in the fall. Explore how farmers grow and gather these foods and learn why the seasons are vital to the way we eat. Let’s get started!

2021 Food And Farm Facts Pocket Guides

Food and Farm Facts Pocket guides are bite-size versions of the Food and Farm Facts Book! Each guide features some of the most popular infographics from Food and Farm Facts. Come in packs of 100

2021 Food And Farm Facts Book & Map

The 2021 Food and Farm Facts series features interesting and educational facts about food in America - how and where it is grown, and who produces it. Color photographs and USA Today-style graphics illustrate the many fascinating facets of today’s agriculture. The series includes a 33-page book with map insert.

La Mejor Calabaza | Printable Book

This book is the Spaish language version of "The Prized Pumpkin" and it is part of the My Little Ag Me book series from My American Farm and Feeding Minds Press. The idea behind the stories is to create curiosity around the highlighted careers and thought processes professionals use to complete their work.  This book explores the careers of crop production.

The Prized Pumpkin | Printable Book

This booklet explores ag-related careers and is part of the My Little Ag Me book series from My American Farm and Feeding Minds Press. The idea behind the stories is to create curiosity around the highlighted careers and thought processes professionals use to complete their work.  This book explores the careers of crop production.

Soils Ag Mag

This Ag Mag answers the question “What is soil?” Learn the difference between sand, silt and clay, kinds of soil around the U.S. and globe, related careers and much more!

Water.Sources.Use.Conservation

Water: sources, use, conservation introduces 3rd to 5th grade students to the one resource we cannot live without, but take for granted. Water explains, in an engaging student friendly manner, the Hydrologic Cycle, showing how water moves from one physical state to another and how each of these states affects agriculture. It introduces students to watersheds, river basin, and wetlands; explains why irrigation is an important component of good water stewardship.

This book is no longer in print; once the stock is gone, it is gone.

The Vibrant Variety

This booklet explores ag-related careers and is part of the My Little Ag Me book series from My American Farm and Feeding Minds Press. The idea behind the stories is to create curiosity around the highlighted careers and thought processes professionals use to complete their work.  This book explores the careers of plant scientist and ag journalist. 

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 Fruit We Eat

Gail Gibbons combines a clear, simple text with her signature illustrations to present fruit facts galore: the parts of fruits, where and how they grow, harvesting, processing, where to buy them, and how to enjoy them as part of a healthy diet.

The Cow Conundrum

This booklet explores ag-related careers and is part of the My Little Ag Me book series from My American Farm and Feeding Minds Press. The idea behind the stories is to create curiosity around the highlighted careers and thought processes professionals use to complete their work.  This book explores the careers of dairy farmer and veterinarian. You can also download for free here: http://myamericanfarm.org/classroom/ecomics/books

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.

The Artistic Arrangement

This booklet explores ag-related careers and is part of the My Little Ag Me book series from My American Farm and Feeding Minds Press. The idea behind the stories is to create curiosity around the highlighted careers and thought processes professionals use to complete their work.  This book explores the careers of plant scientist and ag journalist. You can also download for free here: http://myamericanfarm.org/classroom/ecomics/books

The Apple Orchard Riddle

  • Mr. Tiffin and his students from the popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? book are back in this sequel. 
  • In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly classroom story, the students go on a school trip to an apple orchard. On their trip they learn all about apples and apple orchards—including how apples are harvested, how cider is made, and what the different varieties of apples are—while trying to solve a riddle. 
  • This book also celebrates the different learning styles of children.
  • Perfect for K-3rd grade students!

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