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Culture in the Kitchen
What better way to learn about cultures than by tasting some of the world’s most delicious foods? The cuisine of each of the cultures featured in this collection reflects much about each area’s geography, natural resources, and customs. Students and novice chefs will be introduced to some unusual fo...

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Foods of China
Spring rolls, kung pao chicken, tofu, rice . . . Chinese food has something delicious for everyone. China’s cuisine offers more than appetizing meals. It offers a taste of a remarkable country. While there’s much to learn about China’s contributions to the American palate, this book also delves into...

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Foods of India
Spices once drew explorers to India’s shores, and now they draw hungry people—the globe over—to Indian restaurants everywhere! From region to region, the cuisine of India can be quite different. Readers are invited to explore India through its food, including delicious flat breads such as naan and s...

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Foods of Italy
Tomatoes, noodles, Parmesan cheese . . . it’s time to take a ravenous bite out of Italy! In this book, mouthwatering photos of Italy’s most beloved foods accompany the reader on their journey through the country’s diverse regions. Italy’s history, natural resources, and culture are highlighted throu...

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Foods of Mexico
Tacos, enchiladas, tortillas, and even huevos rancheros are not unusual items in many American restaurants. Mexican food is loved all over the world, but Mexico’s kitchens hold much more than these dishes. Some surprising ingredients and fascinating cultural facts are in store for readers and fledgl...

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Foods of the Middle East
Powerful, far-reaching civilizations have risen out of the Middle East. Contribution in multiple disciplines includes that in the world of cuisine. The Middle Eastern palate has created foods that have been treasured for thousands of years. Some cuisine is shared across borders, while other foods ar...

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Foods of West Africa
Perhaps there’s no better—or more fun—way to learn about a place than to read about its cuisine while tasting it as well! West Africa is home to 20 countries and borders on both the Sahara Desert and the Atlantic Ocean. In modern times, Africans use the ingredients available to them for one-pot meal...

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Apache History and Culture
The story of the Apaches is a fascinating tale of courage, tradition, and adaptation. Readers discover the rich history of these people including journeys through harsh climates, battles for land, and modern economic difficulties, between areas such as the Great Plains and the deserts of the Southwe...

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Blackfoot History and Culture
The Blackfoot people make up an international confederation of tribes from both the United States and Canada. Readers discover the deep history and rich traditions of the four tribes of the Blackfoot Confederacy in this engaging volume. They see the journey these people once took across North Americ...

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Cherokee History and Culture
The Cherokee Nation is the largest Native American nation in the United States. Inside this compelling account, the history of the Cherokees is presented in detail, including their devastating journey along the Trail of Tears. Despite the struggles they have had to overcome, the Cherokees are a prou...

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Cheyenne History and Culture
The Cheyenne Nation has overcome many challenges since their time as a powerful Great Plains tribe in the nineteenth century. They have endured through relocation, battles for land, and economic struggles. Readers discover the strength and pride of the Cheyennes through important historical facts an...

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Creek History and Culture
The Creek Nation has undergone numerous changes since its ancestors began thriving along the Mississippi River around AD 800. Today, the Creeks are commonly referred to by their ancestral name, the Muscogees, and they continue to work hard to keep their rich traditions alive. In this book, readers d...

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Hopi History and Culture
The rich history of the Hopis is still being celebrated today throughout the Arizona lands they call home. In this book, readers explore the events that shaped the Hopis as a people—from their battles with the Spanish in the 1600s to their present-day struggles balancing tradition with economic grow...

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Inuit History and Culture
There is far more to the world of the Inuits than cold temperatures and snow. In this book, readers discover the incredible ways these people have learned to thrive in their harsh climate. Readers explore Inuit history from the first Arctic dwellers to the present. The cultural struggle faced by the...

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Mohawk History and Culture
Readers explore the rich history and culture of the Mohawk Nation, including details of the struggles and the successes in both the Mohawk past and the present. The traditions, culture, and language of the Mohawks are being preserved throughout northern New York and Canada, and readers discover the ...

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Native American Library
This engaging series brings readers into the worlds of some of the oldest cultures to exist in North America. Informative text presents a comprehensive look at the lives of Native Americans—from the time before the arrival of Europeans to the present. Readers explore the rich traditions of native pe...

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Navajo History and Culture
The proud people of the Navajo Nation continue to keep their history alive, and readers learn about that rich history in this book. As the largest reservation-based nation in North America, the Navajo Nation is connected by a shared past and a collective hope for a brighter future. Readers explore h...

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Nez Perce History and Culture
The Nez Perces have always been a powerful Native American nation. Readers explore their history, including their interactions with the explorers Lewis and Clark as well as their fierce battles with American troops. Readers also discover the rich culture of these people including folklore and import...

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Shoshone History and Culture
The Shoshones are an incredibly diverse group of Native Americans with a complex history. In this valuable resources, readers discover the events in both the past and present that have had a major impact on the Shoshone Nation—from battles against the Mormons to protests against nuclear testing on t...

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Sioux History and Culture
Readers take a detailed look at past and present of the Sioux Nation, one of the largest Native American nations. Readers learn about the famous battles between Sioux warriors and American troops, including the Battle of the Little Bighorn. They also explore the various ways a sense of tradition is ...

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