Alma Flor Ada, an authority on multicultural and bilingual education, is the recipient of the 2012 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award, and in 2014 she was honored by the Mexican government with the prestigious OHTLI Award. She is the author of numerous award-winning books for young readers, including Dancing Home with Gabriel Zubizarreta, My Name Is María Isabel, Under the Royal Palms (Pura Belpré Medal), Where the Flame Trees Bloom, and The Gold Coin (Christopher Award Medal). She lives in California, and you can visit her at AlmaFlorAda.com.
Gabriel M. Zubizarreta draws from his experiences of raising his three wonderful daughters in his writing. He hopes his books will encourage young people to author their own destinies. He coauthored Love, Amalia and Dancing Home with Alma Flor Ada. Gabriel lives in Northern California with his family and invites you to visit his website at GabrielMZubizarreta.com.
Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return.
Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit.
And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!
Lean beef can be a key part of a healthy diet. Calorie for calorie, it's one of nature's most nutrient-rich foods. Now, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association and the American Dietetic Association show today's health-conscious cooks exciting new ways to use lean beef in everything from quick and easy mid-week suppers to special occasion meals. This full-color healthy cookbook features more than 130 delicious, nutritious recipes that call for one of the 22 cuts of beef that meet government guidelines for lean labeling.
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association is a trade association of America's cattle farmers and ranchers, the largest segments of the nation's food and fiber industry. The Association, on behalf of the Cattlemen's Beef Board, educates consumers about the healthy characteristics of beef. The American Dietetic Association is the largest organization of food and nutrition professionals in the world, with nearly 70,000 members. Richard Chamberlain (Dallas, TX) is the owner and head chef of Chamberlain's Steak and Chop House in Dallas. He currently sits on the board of directors for the Dallas chapter of the American Heart Association. Betsy Hornick, MS, RD (Poplar Grove, IL), is an experienced writer, editor, and educator specializing in food, nutrition, and health-related topics.