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National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix


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Loreen Leedy

Jack & the Hungry Giant Eat Right with MyPlate

Yummy! Colorful images of fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy, and protein foods fill the pages of this picture book starring Jack of beanstalk fame. Fortunately, the friendly giant in this version of the story is happy to invite a guest for dinner. As they cook together, Jack learns about the food groups that are a part of a well-balanced meal. The book is an appetizing way to introduce children to the MyPlate nutrition program, written and illustrated by Loreen Leedy.

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Loreen Leedy
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