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I'm a Vegetarian: Amazing facts and ideas for healthy vegetarians

3.14 of 5 stars 3.14  ·  rating details  ·  14 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Whether it’s for health, humane, or taste reasons, many young people are vegetarians. This is the perfect book to help them be healthy ones. It provides a history of vegetarianism, advice on balancing one’s diet, yummy food ideas, and, best of all, ways to cope with sticky situations. How do you handle the inevitable trips to the local burger joint? How do you resist Grand ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published March 12th 2002 by Tundra Books
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3.5 stars --- This is an upbeat little book for tweens and young teens who are or are considering going vegetarian. Concise, magazine-style articles present information about vegetarianism in general as well as recipes and tips for eating a healthy, well-balanced vegetarian or vegan diet. Unfortunately, the presentation is entirely in black-and-white and is rather dull.

The authors answer questions and offer tips that are likely to be pressing issues for young vegetarians in particular, such as "
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This book provides encouragement to young adults who have decided to become vegetarians. It defines the different types of vegetarians and discusses the benefits of vegetarianism. Common myths about vegetarianism are dispelled; this is useful information that might aid teens in telling their parents about their decision to no longer eat meat. Common vegetarian foods are listed with descriptions of each one, including tempeh and miso. There are also sample menus and recipes. I feel there should h ...more
This book's target group seems to be mostly aimed at tweens (going off of how it's written) but it has a lot of interesting facts and helpful advice. It's a pretty good starter book for any new, young vegetarian (from elementary school to high school).
A little lame but very useful.
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Ellen Schwartz was born in Washington, DC, and now lives with her family in Burnaby, British Columbia. In addition to writing books, she has published dozens of magazine articles and adult short stories. Her stories for children have been published in children’s magazines and teaching anthologies.

In addition to her work as an author, Ms. Schwartz and her husband run a communications consulting co
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