Next up… Chicago!
All are welcome to join Barefoot CEO Nancy Traversy and authors Mia Wenjen (Food for the Future) and Shirin Shamsi (Zahra’s Blessing) for an evening meetup in Chicago on Saturday, June 24th!
If you’re in town (perhaps for the ALA Conference?) and would like to attend, please email carolyn.wilkins@barefootbooks.
Food for the Future is NOW AVAILABLE!
Perfect for displays at farmers’ markets, educator conferences, and book fairs!
Food for the Future: Sustainable Farms Around the World by Mia Wenjen, ilustrated by Robert Sae-Heng
Go on a tour of eco-friendly farms around the globe! From urban gardens to farms under the sea, discover the many different sustainable ways people have been growing food for centuries, and new innovations that are battling the effects of climate change on farming. Rhyming text and inset boxes with definitions for new vocabulary words make the topic accessible to young learners. End matter includes detailed information about each country’s farming practice, sustainable farming, and more.
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection
★ “An exciting overview of traditional and innovative farming techniques that will warrant repeated reading, for casual browsing or classroom use” – School Library Journal, starred review
“A dozen sustainable farms around the world offer intriguing possibilities for the future of agriculture” – Kirkus Reviews
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Food for the Future: Sustainable Farms Around the World
- Junior Library Guild Gold selection
- Selected as one of 100 Outstanding Picture Books of 2023 by dPICTUS and featured at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair
- Starred review from School Library Journal
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