Sensible Salts, Sugars, and Fats

From the Set 21st Century Basic Skills Library: Level 3

Fat, salt, and sugar are a flavor food, not a food group. Learn how much of these flavor foods you should eat to stay healthy and maintain a healthy diet. Content encourages balance and making healthy choices. This level 3 guided reader is based on the U.S. government's diet recommendations. Readers will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about food and where it comes from. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and word list for home and school connection.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Dewey 612.3
Lexile 520L
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level L
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781534168671), Paperback (9781534170353), PDF (9781534172197), ePub (9781534177710), Hosted ebook (9781534174030), Kindle (9781534175877)
Copyright 2021
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions 8.25 x 8.25
Graphics Full-color photographs

School Library Journal - Sensible Salts, Sugars, and Fats

Photos of healthy foods and diverse families selecting, preparing, and eating meals fill the pages of this series. Each page features an image to accompany the text, with no more than three or four sentences per page. Examples of foods from the different food groups and their nutritional importance are detailed, as well as suggestions for how many servings to eat per day. The MyPlate graphic is included in each title and illustrates the role of each food group in a balanced diet. Text boxes offer additional facts or ask questions for readers to consider. Glossary terms appear in color for easy identification. Back matter lists a suggested title and the MyPlate website. VERDICT A solid series for those updating their nutrition section.

Author: Katie Marsico

Katie Marsico is the author of more than 200 nonfiction books for children and young adults. She lives with her husband and seven children near Chicago, Illinois.

  • A Limited Part of Your Plate
  • The Facts About Fat
  • Too Salty?
  • Switch Sweets!
  • Being Balanced
  • Glossary
  • Home and School Connection
  • Find Out More
  • Index
Author/Illustrator biography
Fast Facts
Glossary of key words
Photo Captions
Table of contents
Full-color photographs