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Cool Western Cooking: Easy and Fun Regional Recipes

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Cook your way across the USA! This title teaches kids to cook local dishes from the Western states. Each book is specially formatted to engage kids while reinforcing Common Core Standards in math, reading comprehension, and science. Kid-tested recipes, from Idaho Red Bean Pita Salad to Arizona Cinnamon Apple Chimichangas, include easy step-by-step instructions and custom, how-to photos. Complete tool and ingredients lists are also provided. Get going on a cooking adventure!

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF014000, JNF038100, JNF015000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Arts, Crafts & Makerspace, Geography
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2013-09-01
ISBN 9781617838330, 9781624014284
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 641.5978
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Lexile 590
Guided Reading Level N
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Cool USA Cooking - Horn Book Guide

Each book opens with a U.S. map highlighting and describing each region’s states, then goes on to introduce basic safety rules, cooking terms, tools, and ingredients. Eight recipes, heavy on desserts and comfort foods, follow. Most recipes require some adult assistance, but appealing color photos may motivate kids to try some new foods.

Cool USA Cooking – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

All the titles begin with an introduction to the featured region, a spread addressing health and safety, another that defines and illustrates “cool cooking terms” and tools, and a section of necessary ingredients. The instructions for the eight recipes that follow are nicely arranged. . . . These are attractive, well-designed books with bright, clear photographs. . .

Author: Alex Kuskowski