{"id":456227201,"title":"Eat Your U.S. History Homework: Recipes for Revolutionary Minds","handle":"eat-your-u-s-history-homework","description":"\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca title=\"Author Ann McCallum\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/ann-mccallum\"\u003eAnn McCallum\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca title=\"Illustrator Leeza Hernandez\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/leeza-hernandez\"\u003eLeeza Hernandez\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eWhenever charting a course for history, pack a snack.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWhen inviting your study buddies over for a session about U.S. history, it is good manners to serve some nourishment. Why not make it a part of the learning? If you’re discussing how the Pilgrims celebrated surviving their first year in the new world, dish up some succotash. It was most likely on the table at that first Thanksgiving. Or, if you're learning about the Revolutionary War, you will encourage an energized and lively debate with Revolutionary Honey-Jumble Cookies. 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She is currently a high school teacher in Maryland, though she started her teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in northern Canada. She also taught English composition in the United Arab Emirates for five years.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca title=\"Author Ann McCallum\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/ann-mccallum\"\u003eRead more \u003c\/a\u003eabout Ann.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLeeza Hernandez, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLeeza Hernandez is the illustrator of several books for children, including \u003ci\u003eEat Your Math Homework\u003c\/i\u003e, \u003ci\u003eEat Your Science Homework\u003c\/i\u003e, and \u003ci\u003eNever Play Music Right Next to the Zoo\u003c\/i\u003e (Simon \u0026amp; Schuster). She's also written and illustrated books, including \u003ci\u003eCatnapped\u003c\/i\u003e (G.P. 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She is currently a high school teacher in Maryland, though she started her teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in northern Canada. She also taught English composition in the United Arab Emirates for five years.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca title=\"Author Ann McCallum\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/ann-mccallum\"\u003eRead more \u003c\/a\u003eabout Ann.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLeeza Hernandez, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eLeeza Hernandez is the illustrator of several books for children, including \u003ci\u003eEat Your Math Homework\u003c\/i\u003e, \u003ci\u003eEat Your Science Homework\u003c\/i\u003e, and \u003ci\u003eNever Play Music Right Next to the Zoo\u003c\/i\u003e (Simon \u0026amp; Schuster). She's also written and illustrated books, including \u003ci\u003eCatnapped\u003c\/i\u003e (G.P. 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Each period is summarized in a single page of general background. The recipe follows on a double-page spread, and then a further double-page spread gives more (and more specific) information. An introduction includes a timeline of the entire period and some cooking tips (\"Please ask an adult to assist you, especially when things are sharp or hot\"), which include pointing out that the recipes have been modernized. The book ends with a brief review of each period, glossary, and index. The cutesy cartoon artwork visually represents some aspect(s) of the learning and goes nicely with some of the corny puns the author adds in. The recipes themselves include pretty basic ingredients, and the steps are easy to follow…provided readers know what to do when it says to \"beat,\" \"whip,\" etc.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSocial studies teachers aren't likely to assign these for homework, but some could easily be made in class to finish off Colonial studies.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBooklist\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSimilar to McCallum and Hernandez's \u003ci\u003eEat Your Math Homework\u003c\/i\u003e (2011), this colorful book offers recipes for six dishes related to American history and uses them as focal points for information on particular topics: succotash (the Pilgrims' Thanksgiving); cherry-berry grunt (the 13 original American colonies); lost bread, or \u003ci\u003epain perdu\u003c\/i\u003e (the Revolutionary War and George Washington). Sidebars bring up related topics and ask readers to consider questions such as which foods in the reader's refrigerator \"would not have been available to the Pilgrims.\" As in the earlier books, Hernandez contributes upbeat illustrations with dressed-rabbit characters. Modernizing the Thanksgiving Succotash with chunks of hot dogs seems counterproductive, and most kids young enough to enjoy the illustrations will need adult help to prepare the dishes, as McCallum advises in the \"Kitchen Tips\" section. Still, for parents, teachers, and students looking for hands-on experiences, here are some tasty ways for kids to connect with the history curriculum.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DOWNLOADABLES BELOW - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDownloadables\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/eat-your-us-history-homework-cvr.jpg?9151378434498088339\" style=\"display: block; float: none; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"btn-wrapper\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/eat-your-us-history-homework-hires.zip?9151378434498088339\" class=\"product-btn\"\u003eDownload the Cover\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"btn-wrapper\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/eat-your-us-history-homework-teacher-guide.pdf?299372396005552244\" class=\"product-btn\"\u003eDownload the Teacher's Guide\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DETAILS BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDetails\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eHardcover\u003c\/b\u003e \u003cbr\u003eISBN: 978-1-57091-923-7\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eE-book\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eISBN: 978-1-60734-901-3 EPUB\u003cbr\u003e ISBN: 978-1-60734-902-0 PDF\u003cbr\u003e For information about purchasing E-books, \u003ca title=\"E-books\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/e-books\"\u003eclick here\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAges: 7-10\u003cbr\u003ePage count: 48\u003cbr\u003e8 x 10\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eCorrelated to Common Core State Standards:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eEnglish Language Arts-Literacy. 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Eat Your U.S. History Homework: Recipes for Revolutionary Minds

By: Ann McCallum / Illustrated by: Leeza Hernandez

Whenever charting a course for history, pack a snack.

When inviting your study buddies over for a session about U.S. history, it is good manners to serve some nourishment. Why not make it a part of the learning? If you’re discussing how the Pilgrims celebrated surviving their first year in the new world, dish up some succotash. It was most likely on the table at that first Thanksgiving. Or, if you're learning about the Revolutionary War, you will encourage an energized and lively debate with Revolutionary Honey-Jumble Cookies. While the colonists didn’t all agree on freedom from English tyranny, they would certainly agree these cookies are delicious.

From the earliest settlers and the Native American tribes, to the American Revolution and beyond, history buffs will find a lot to appreciate in these stories of our nation’s past and recipes inspired by the foods that sustained our forefathers.

Leeza Hernandez’s delightful illustrations make your dusty old history book seem outdated with their energy and zest for the events that built our nation.

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Ann McCallum is the author of several books for children, including Eat Your Math Homework; Eat Your Science Homework; Rabbits, Rabbits Everywhere; and Beanstalk: The Measure of a Giant. She is currently a high school teacher in Maryland, though she started her teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in northern Canada. She also taught English composition in the United Arab Emirates for five years.

Read more about Ann.


Leeza Hernandez, illustrator

Leeza Hernandez is the illustrator of several books for children, including Eat Your Math Homework, Eat Your Science Homework, and Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo (Simon & Schuster). She's also written and illustrated books, including Catnapped (G.P. Putnam's Sons). She is the recipient of the Tomie dePaola Portfolio award from the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators.

Read more about Leeza.

  • A Junior Library Guild Selection

Kirkus Reviews

After encouraging kids to eat their math and science homework (2011 and 2014), McCallum and Hernandez this time pair six recipes to the history of America from 1620 to 1789.

The historical highlights include the Mayflower, the Pilgrims, Plymouth, and the first Thanksgiving (Thanksgiving Succotash); life in the original 13 Colonies (Colonial Cherry-Berry Grunt); the French and Indian War (Lost Bread); slavery (Southern Plantation Hoe Cakes); the Boston Tea Party and the increasing enmity toward England (Revolutionary Honey-Jumble Cookies); and the Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War (Independence Ice Cream). Each period is summarized in a single page of general background. The recipe follows on a double-page spread, and then a further double-page spread gives more (and more specific) information. An introduction includes a timeline of the entire period and some cooking tips ("Please ask an adult to assist you, especially when things are sharp or hot"), which include pointing out that the recipes have been modernized. The book ends with a brief review of each period, glossary, and index. The cutesy cartoon artwork visually represents some aspect(s) of the learning and goes nicely with some of the corny puns the author adds in. The recipes themselves include pretty basic ingredients, and the steps are easy to follow…provided readers know what to do when it says to "beat," "whip," etc.

Social studies teachers aren't likely to assign these for homework, but some could easily be made in class to finish off Colonial studies.

Booklist

Similar to McCallum and Hernandez's Eat Your Math Homework (2011), this colorful book offers recipes for six dishes related to American history and uses them as focal points for information on particular topics: succotash (the Pilgrims' Thanksgiving); cherry-berry grunt (the 13 original American colonies); lost bread, or pain perdu (the Revolutionary War and George Washington). Sidebars bring up related topics and ask readers to consider questions such as which foods in the reader's refrigerator "would not have been available to the Pilgrims." As in the earlier books, Hernandez contributes upbeat illustrations with dressed-rabbit characters. Modernizing the Thanksgiving Succotash with chunks of hot dogs seems counterproductive, and most kids young enough to enjoy the illustrations will need adult help to prepare the dishes, as McCallum advises in the "Kitchen Tips" section. Still, for parents, teachers, and students looking for hands-on experiences, here are some tasty ways for kids to connect with the history curriculum.

Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-57091-923-7

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ISBN: 978-1-60734-901-3 EPUB
ISBN: 978-1-60734-902-0 PDF
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Ages: 7-10
Page count: 48
8 x 10

Correlated to Common Core State Standards:
English Language Arts-Literacy. Reading Informational. Grade 3. Standards 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10
English Language Arts-Literacy. Reading Informational. Grade 4. Standards 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 10