I'm a Vegetarian
Amazing Facts and Ideas for Healthy Vegetarians
Publication Date: March 2002
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Whether it’s for health, humane, or taste reasons, many young people are vegetarians. This is the perfect book to help them be healthy ones. It provides a history of vegetarianism, advice on balancing one’s diet, yummy food ideas, and, best of all, ways to cope with sticky situations. How do you handle the inevitable trips to the local burger joint? How do you resist Grandma’s attempts to get you to try just a bit of her famous roast turkey? How do you respond to dire predictions that it’s meat that makes you strong? For young people who are vegetarians, or for those who are thinking about making the switch, this is an invaluable resource.
Ellen Schwartz lives with her family in Burnaby, British Columbia. She is the author of "I'm a Vegetarian," a non-fiction book for teens, and numerous works of fiction. She is best known for her award-winning Starshine series.
Zaman was trained in the U.K. and worked as an illustrator in London and Geneva.
“Teens will find much encouragement in this guide to navigating the vegetarian lifestyle…A friendly, rational volume…”
–School Library Journal
“As more and more teenagers explore the possibility of becoming vegetarian, their curiosity about this choice is fueled by a need for information and reassurance. Schwartz provides both in this easygoing yet thorough overview…highly recommended…”
“What the book does best is supply young vegetarians with information and tools to make their lives easier; there are menus, Web sites and hints about dealing with family meals…”
–The Globe and Mail
“It’s an invaluable resource full of advice on how to eat properly, tips for navigation in a meat-eating world, food lore and history and even some good, basic recipes.”
“Ellen Schwartz has created a volume chock full of information for young people…an invaluable resource many individuals will appreciate.”