From Garden to Pickle
From the Series Where Does It Come From?
In From Garden to Pickle, early fluent readers learn how a pickle is made, from a cucumber growing to it being cut, brined, and jarred. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about how this food gets to their tables.An infographic illustrates the cycle with real photos and descriptions. Children can learn more about pickles using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. From Garden to Pickle also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. From Garden to Pickle is part of Jump!’s Where Does It Come From? series.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Category||Beginning Readers, STEM|
|Subject||Machines, Science and Math|
|Number of Pages||24|
Where Does It Come From? - Reviewed by School Library Journal
A look at the steps needed to bring favorite foods from the farm to the table. Each title includes a sidebar of “Ideas for Parents and Teachers” on the copyright page, with prompts for engaging with readers before, during, and after reading. The accurate descriptions of the preparation and processing are streamlined to be accessible to the target audience, and they are repeated toward the end of the text to reinforce the sequence. Circular labels identify the items in the photographs. Many words are defined in the narrative, with more complex ones found in the glossary. Instructions for accessing online resources are included, as well as an index. VERDICT A first purchase for elementary libraries and classrooms.