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Publisher, Date:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]
©2015
Copyright:
©2015
Description:
252 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 22 cm
Summary:
A fascinating account for teen readers that captures the history, science, and economic and cultural implications of the harvesting of cacao and creation of chocolate. Readers of Chew On This and The Omnivore's Dilemma will savor this rich exposé.
Audience Note:
Ages 12+
Grades 7 to 8.
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Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The world's most perfect food -- The cocoa woods: back to before -- Tree of myth and money -- Blood and chocolate -- Taming wild amazon chocolate -- Doing well by doing good: chocolate in the industrial age -- The dark side of chocolate -- Candy, food, or medicine? -- In search of wild chocolate: new science meets ancient trees -- The mother tree and the accidental chocolate makers -- White beans -- How to eat chocolate -- Chocolate timeline.
  
LCCN:
2014015885
ISBN:
0544175662 (hardback)
9780544175662 (hardback)
Other Number:
880672102
Control Number:
3299249
  
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