Try It!: How Frieda Caplan Changed the Way We Eat
Try It!: How Frieda Caplan Changed the Way We Eat
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Try It!: How Frieda Caplan Changed the Way We Eat

Written by Mara Rockliff & illustrated by Giselle Potter
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Jan 12, 2021
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Meet fearless Frieda Caplan–the produce pioneer who changed the way Americans eat by introducing exciting new fruits and vegetables, from baby carrots to blood oranges to kiwis–in this brightly illustrated nonfiction picture book! In 1956, Frieda Caplan started working at the Seventh Street Produce Market in Los Angeles. Instead of competing with the men in the business with their apples, potatoes, and tomatoes, Frieda thought, why not try something new? Staring with mushrooms, Frieda began introducing fresh and unusual foods to her customers–snap peas, seedless watermelon, mangos, and more! This groundbreaking woman brought a whole world of delicious foods to the United States, forever changing the way we eat. Frieda Caplan was always willing to try something new–are you?

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Americafarmsgirls and womencooking and foodhealth and daily livingnutrition

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781534460072
    Publication Date
    January 12, 2021
    Publisher
    Beach Lane Books
    Text Details
    The text for this book was set in Bernhard Gothic.
    Illustration Details
    The illustrations for this book were rendered in watercolor.
    Page Count
    32
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    3 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2020030453
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    1164825513

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