Saturday at the Food Pantry
By Diane O'Neill
While not a classic book about agriculture, this story focuses on a very important topic in food and food security. A few of our educator guides have lessons that include the topic of food security. This could be an exellent way to introduce what can be seen as a sensitive topic to young readers.
A sensitive story about food insecurity.
Molly and her mom don't always have enough food, so one Saturday they visit their local food pantry. Molly's happy to get food to eat until she sees her classmate Caitlin, who's embarrassed to be at the food pantry. Can Molly help Caitlin realize that everyone needs help sometimes?