Sweet Science & Dark Secrets of the World's Favorite Treat
HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780544175662, 256pp.
Publication Date: April 7, 2015
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Praise For Chocolate: Sweet Science & Dark Secrets of the World's Favorite Treat…
"Frydenborg offers a wealth of information that will likely encourage students to think critically about the ecological and human cost of their favorite candies and maybe even prompt them to choose sustainable alternatives...a great choice for school projects or chocolate fans curious about their beloved treat."
* "This fascinating book presents a deep, multifaceted glimpse at a delectable dessert: chocolate. Engaging—even witty in places—and enlightening."
—School Library Journal, starred review
"Primarily a chronological history of the tropical plant and its deliciously addictive by-products, the fascinating, fast-moving narrative also delves into the socioeconomic, scientific, and culinary importance of the cacao bean."