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Books

Some books below may be eBooks or audiobooks. Get help with downloadable books or ask a librarian or parent for help.



FICTION

Fiction Books

NON-FICTION

Nonfiction Books

Did You Know?

The world’s biggest pumpkin pie was made in 2010 at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest in New Bremen, Ohio. It was twenty feet across, and weighed 3,699 pounds – almost two tons!

Activities

Safety first! ALWAYS check with an adult before starting any cooking or baking project!

Chef Word Search

Cooking Up a Treat Coloring Page

Fizzy’s Food Truck from PBS Kids
A game for one player, about the real world of food trucks! Can you make a profit, or will wasted food eat away at your totals?

Koolickles
The strangest, easiest pickle recipe ever, made with Kool-Aid!

Magazines

Ingredient Magazine
Recipes and articles, all for kids, all about food! This magazine is available in the children’s room at both our libraries.

Movies

Kids Cooking for Kids. Season 1 [eVideo]
These twin boys love to cook! To check out, click on the "instantly available on hoopla" link and download with your library card.

Ratatouille [DVD or Blu-ray]
Young Remy the rat dreams of becoming a great chef, and when he finds himself living beneath a famous restaurant, he begins his studies!

Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost [DVD]
This state-of-the-art cooking resort isn't all steak and potatoes! After the gang finds out about the Red Ghost and the unsolved disappearance of Bobby Flay's great ancestor chef, the gang teams up with Bobby to dig in for clues and serve up justice.

Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death [DVD]
Wallace and his amazing dog, Gromit, go into the bakery business - and Gromit has to keep Wallace safe from the competition!

Curiosity Quest [eVideo]
A half-hour show that explores what kids are curious about. Each quest takes the audience on location for an unscripted, hands-on, educational exploration, with a bit of humor thrown in. Each episode is available separately from hoopla. To check out, click on the "instantly available on hoopla" link, choose your episode on the hoopla page that opens, and download with your library card. Check these out!
Episode 4 Bakery: Bread Making
Episode 10 Cakes
Episode 13 Cranberries
Episode 19 Goat Farming (includes cheese-making!)
Episode 30 Mrs. Fields’ Cookies
Episode 33 Pizza!

Web Links

Spatulatta
Recipes and all-important basic skills, like how to slice an onion, and learning about common kitchen measurements.

The Food Timeline
This timeline shows when different foods became common. Click on a food to learn more.

Fizzy’s Lunch Lab from PBS Kids
A feast of recipes, videos, music and more! Make your choice from the tabs at the top of the display.

Chew on This
Fun facts, videos, games, recipes, and more, from National Geographic Kids, publishers of the Weird Facts series.