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From the table of contents page that pictures a happy pineapple made with grapes for eyes and an apple slice for a mouth to the introduction of the My Pyramid site provided by the government this title encourages young readers to eat healthy. Photographs throughout the book show young readers making healthy choices: The cereal page shows a young reader adding fresh berries to his bowl of cereal. The mother shops in the market with her son showing him how to select fresh fruits for their meals. Children share a bowl of strawberries and young snackers are eating fresh melon outdoors not in front of the television. Gender stereotypes are addressed with mother and son shopping together and father and daughter cooking together. The text is simple and easy to read. A glossary index and helpful Internet pages are included. Other titles in the Healthy Eating with My Pyramid series cover fruits water grains snacks exercise vegetables and meat. This is an excellent introduction to healthy lifestyles for all early elementary school students. This would be a good choice for elementary science classrooms supporting the national science standards for nutrition and health. Publisher: Capstone Press Incorporated. Date: January 01 2006. Edition: Illustrated. Age: 4 - 8 Years. Grade: Kindergarten - 1. Language: English.