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A fine dessert: four centuries, four families, one delicious treat

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A New York Times Best Illustrated Book From highly acclaimed author Jenkins and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Blackall comes a fascinating picture book in which four families, in four different cities, over four centuries, make the same delicious dessert: blackberry fool. This richly detailed book ingeniously shows how food, technology, and even families have changed throughout American history. In 1710, a girl and her mother in Lyme, England, prepare a blackberry fool, picking wild blackberries and beating cream from their cow with a bundle of twigs. The same dessert is prepared by an enslaved girl and her mother in 1810 in Charleston, South Carolina; by a mother and daughter in 1910 in Boston; and finally by a boy and his father in present-day San Diego. Kids and parents alike will delight in discovering the differences in daily life over the course of four centuries. Includes a recipe for blackberry fool and notes from the author and illustrator about their research.
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Level 3.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 700L
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Full title fine dessert four centuries four families one delicious treat
Author jenkins emily
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-21 23:05:26PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-21 14:29:04PM

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subject_facet Blackberries -- Juvenile fiction, Cooking -- Juvenile fiction, Desserts -- Juvenile fiction
title_display A fine dessert : four centuries, four families, one delicious treat
title_full A Fine Dessert Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat, A fine dessert : four centuries, four families, one delicious treat / [Emily Jenkins & Sophie Blackall]
title_short A fine dessert :
title_sub four centuries, four families, one delicious treat
topic_facet Blackberries, Cooking, Desserts, Juvenile Fiction, Picture Book Fiction