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Title:Pick Me! Pick Me!
Alt. Title:Fun Facts About Fruits and Vegetables
Pub. date: 2010
Edition: 1st
Includes: Brochure
Audience: Children, Elementary School
Language: English
Description:“Kids will go bananas over this brochure that lets fruits and vegetables speak for themselves about their numerous health benefits. Simple nutrition facts in a fun Q&A format introduce young people to an array of fruits and veggies and encourages them to include these healthy food choices in every meal and snack.”
Funding Source: self-funded by Journeyworks Publishing
Details
Developer: Nancy Calhoun, Eva Bernstein, Icy Young
Organization: Journeyworks Publishing
Length: 1 tri-fold brochure
Pilot Testing: No formal pilot studies used, however brochure was reviewed and evaluated by intended audience before publishing. Readability of material was evaluated using the Fry readability formula. Based on evaluation, this brochure has a 3rd grade reading level.
Use Restrictions: May not copy.
Reviewers Comments: Pick Me! Pick Me! Fun Facts About Fruits and Vegetables is a colorful brochure that includes a Question and Answer activity designed to familiarize children to fruits and vegetables. There are 11 different cartoon-like fruit or vegetable illustrations, each brought to life with a face and, in some cases, arms. Each fruit or vegetable has a ‘fun fact’ beside it, written as though the vegetable were speaking about itself. All fun facts end with with a blank following them so the user can guess the fruit or vegetable. Answers to the 11 questions can be found on the back of the brochure. Also on the back of the brochure are three actionable tips/facts about fruits and vegetables geared towards children. While most of the language is easy to read, there are a few words that children might be unfamiliar with; for example, potassium and phytonutrients.

This brochure targets increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables which generally corresponds to recommendations from MyPlate and the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and could be included in education targeting increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children.

It should be noted that most of the fruit and vegetable fun facts include a health benefit that consumption of the particular item could bring. While these facts could help target behavior change in children, educators might want to further elaborate on these facts to make sure they are understood. For example, the blueberry fun fact states “We’ll help keep you from getting sick”. While it is true that certain nutrients and phytonutrients in blueberries can help fight sickness, children should understand that there are many different factors involved in getting sick and that blueberry consumption can’t provide total protection.

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Web page with link to view inside of brochure: http://www.journeyworks.com/Pick-Me-Pick-Me-Fun-Facts-About-Fruits-and-Vegetables/productinfo/5646/
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Journeyworks Publishing
    Mail: 763 Chestnut Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Phone: 800-755-1998
    E-mail: jcarey@journeyworks.com
    Order URL:Web Address
    Cost: 50.00 per 20 Brochures ($0.40 ea)
    Avail. in Qty: Yes
    Bulkrate:100-199, $0.38 each; 200-499, $0.36 each; 500-2499, $0.27 each; 5000-9999, $0.25 each; 10,000-14999, $0.23 each
    ISBN:978-1-56885-688-1

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Title:Pick Me! Pick Me!
Alt. Title:Fun Facts About Fruits and Vegetables
Pub. date: 2010
Edition: 1st
Includes: Brochure
Audience: Children, Elementary School
Language: English
Description:“Kids will go bananas over this brochure that lets fruits and vegetables speak for themselves about their numerous health benefits. Simple nutrition facts in a fun Q&A format introduce young people to an array of fruits and veggies and encourages them to include these healthy food choices in every meal and snack.”
Funding Source: self-funded by Journeyworks Publishing
Details
Developer: Nancy Calhoun, Eva Bernstein, Icy Young
Organization: Journeyworks Publishing
Length: 1 tri-fold brochure
Pilot Testing: No formal pilot studies used, however brochure was reviewed and evaluated by intended audience before publishing. Readability of material was evaluated using the Fry readability formula. Based on evaluation, this brochure has a 3rd grade reading level.
Use Restrictions: May not copy.
Reviewers Comments: Pick Me! Pick Me! Fun Facts About Fruits and Vegetables is a colorful brochure that includes a Question and Answer activity designed to familiarize children to fruits and vegetables. There are 11 different cartoon-like fruit or vegetable illustrations, each brought to life with a face and, in some cases, arms. Each fruit or vegetable has a ‘fun fact’ beside it, written as though the vegetable were speaking about itself. All fun facts end with with a blank following them so the user can guess the fruit or vegetable. Answers to the 11 questions can be found on the back of the brochure. Also on the back of the brochure are three actionable tips/facts about fruits and vegetables geared towards children. While most of the language is easy to read, there are a few words that children might be unfamiliar with; for example, potassium and phytonutrients.

This brochure targets increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables which generally corresponds to recommendations from MyPlate and the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and could be included in education targeting increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children.

It should be noted that most of the fruit and vegetable fun facts include a health benefit that consumption of the particular item could bring. While these facts could help target behavior change in children, educators might want to further elaborate on these facts to make sure they are understood. For example, the blueberry fun fact states “We’ll help keep you from getting sick”. While it is true that certain nutrients and phytonutrients in blueberries can help fight sickness, children should understand that there are many different factors involved in getting sick and that blueberry consumption can’t provide total protection.

Availability
View/download files: 
Web page with video to view online: http://www.cosmeo.com/videoTitle.cfm?guidAssetId=9b739a5d-daff-473c-ab0a-22a1309968de
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Journeyworks Publishing
    Mail: 763 Chestnut Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Phone: 800-755-1998
    E-mail: jcarey@journeyworks.com
    Order URL:Web Address
    Cost: 50.00 per 20 Brochures ($0.40 ea)
    Avail. in Qty: Yes
    Bulkrate:100-199, $0.38 each; 200-499, $0.36 each; 500-2499, $0.27 each; 5000-9999, $0.25 each; 10,000-14999, $0.23 each
    ISBN:978-1-56885-688-1
Share your comments:
Comments on this resource are encouraged within the bounds of respectful civil discourse. Questionable language, personal attacks, off-topic comments, and gratuitous links will either be edited or deleted. Comments are moderated and will not appear on the Resource Finder Database until they have been approved.

Name: (Optional)

Comments:

May we use your comments on our website?:
     Yes: No:

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