December is a month of celebratory feasts with traditional family recipes, of boisterous meals with relatives and friends. This is a good time to line your bookcase tops with cookbooks and books about cultural, fictional, and folktale foods. Here are some you’ll want to share with your students. These delicious titles may get their tummies growling—perhaps you can serve popcorn during your booktalk or storytime!
- Plan Ahead
Get the full list of themes for 2015-2016 (Volume 13)
- Curriculum Connections
Popcorn! cross-curricular exploration guide, Yummy or Yucky? discussion prompts, and more book suggestions
- Celebrating Traditions and Healthy Choices
Food Log and Recipe Card template
- Keep ‘Em Reading
More Food for Thought resources
- Library Lessons – FICTION
Visuals and worksheets and extension activities for How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World, Lucky Beans, and Granny Torrelli Makes Soup
- Library Lessons – NONFCITION
Visuals, and worksheets and extension activities for Old Manhattan Has Some Farms: E-I-E-I Grow!
- Tips from the Trenches
Recipe for a Good Book template