books about healthy cooking, exercise, and staying fit.

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Happy and Healthy (For Girls!)
Deborah Chancellor

HEALTH J646.7046 CHA

This guide for girls gives advice on how to keep healthy, including exercise and keeping fit, creative cooking, skin and hair care, healthy foods, and sports.


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I.Q. Gets Fit
Mary Ann Fraser

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During Fitness Month, I.Q., the class pet, discovers important lessons about staying healthy as he tries to win a gold ribbon in the School Fitness Challenge.


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Rotten Ralph Feels Rotten: A Rotten Ralph Rotten Reader
Jack Gantos

JE GANTOS

Rotten Ralph comes to appreciate Sarah’s healthy cat food after he gets sick from eating out of trash cans.


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Sacking Obesity: The Team Tiger Game Plan for Kids Who Want to Lose Weight, Feel Great, and Win on and off the Playing Field
Tiger Greene

HEALTH JNF GRE

The teen founder of a nonprofit foundation called Team Tiger, which helps kids fight childhood obesity, shares his own struggles with weight and his efforts to help families all over the world get healthy.


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Kids' Fun and Healthy Cookbook
Nicola Graimes

COOKING JNF GRA

A collection of over 100 simple recipes designed to be both tempting and healthy for young cooks.


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The Kids' Yoga Book of Feelings
Mary Humphrey

HEALTH EXERCISE JNF HUM

This book uses yoga to teach kids about feelings and gives instructions on how to do 18 simple yoga poses that will help children release their feelings in a fun, healthy way.


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Melonhead and the Vegalicious Disaster
Katy Kelly

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Can Adam “Melonhead” Melon, who lives in the Washington, D.C., neighborhood of Capitol Hill, survive his fearsome fifth-grade teacher and his mother’s resolution to cook healthy, nutritious meals?


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The Monster Health Book: A Guide to Eating Healthy, Being Active, & Feeling Great for Monsters & Kids!
Edward Miller

HEALTH JNF MIL

It’s alive! eat well, be well—The 5 food groups: Vegetables—Fruits—Meats & beans—Whole grains—Milk—The food pyramid: Oils: liquid fat—You are what you eat: nutrients in foods—In the kitchen: counting & labels—Break for breakfast: start the day off right—Lunchtime: time to refuel—Munch time: healthy snacks—Sweet tooth: sweets—Dinner is served!: sit-down dinners & fast food—The skinny on fat: illnesses, allergies & disorders—Sweat it out!: the importance of being active—You’re getting sleepy: the importance of sleep—Say no to bad health: smoking, alcohol & drugs—Mood food: self-esteem—Websites: check ‘em out.


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Sweet Tooth
Margie Palatini

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Stewart’s loud, obnoxious sweet tooth constantly gets him into trouble, until Stewart uses a healthy diet to take control of the situation.


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Why Do I Run?
Angela Royston

HEALTH EXERCISE J613.7172 ROY

Why do I run? What does exercise do? Which exercises improve your stamina? How does oxygen help the muscles in your body? Find the answers to these questions and much, much more in this picture-packed introduction to the human body. What are you waiting for? Don’t more a muscle – get reading. Close-ups and cutaway diagrams, fantastic photographs, clear text makes complex ideas easy to understand.


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Healthy Snacks
Mari Schuh

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Simple text and photographs present treats, examples of treats, and ways to enjoy treats in moderation.


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Miss Fox's Class Shapes Up
Eileen Spinelli

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When Miss Fox realizes that her students do not have healthy habits, she teaches them that healthful living is fun and rewarding, which they find to be true on Field Day.


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Get Moving with Grover
Abigail Tabby

HEALTH EXERCISE JNF TAB

Here’s one simple and imaginative way to get your kids – and the whole family! – moving on the road to fitness.


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Super Simple Walk & Run: Healthy & Fun Activities to Move Your Body (Super Simple Exercise)
Nancy Tuminelly

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This book explains why walking is such a great exercise and includes various ways to make it challenging with walking exercises designed just for kids.


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Rudy's Checkup
Stacy Raye Waibel

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Rudy the poodle talks about her yearly checkup at the veterinarian’s office and tells children that visiting the doctor is an important part of being healthy.


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Helping Hand Books: Healthy Food for Dylan
Sarah Duchess of York

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Dylan does not like to eat many kinds of food until Cousin Abby shows him how to make Mr. Cheesy for lunch. Includes ten hints for parents to help children eat healthy foods.


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Denise Austin's Fit Kids
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HEALTH EXERCISE DVD JNF FIT

Denise uses elements of dance, hip-hop, sports drills, yoga and stretching in a workout that is uniquely made for kids to keep moving, have fun and stay healthy.


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It's a Big, Big World: Be Healthy and Happy
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Balance
Wartz is upset that he can’t balance on the seesaw with the monkeys. But after practicing tai chi and learning more about amphibians, Wartz realizes he has his own type of balance!

Wartz’s Work Out
Wartz decides to quit hopping, but soon he isn’t feeling very well. Snook explains that exercise helps you feel good and the pair learns how other animals get their exercise. Sappy Monkey
When Winslow celebrates the first day of sap season by eating too much sap, Smooch and Snook teach him about the importance of a healthy diet.

A Good Heartbeat
Wartz and Bob feel their hearts beating fast and are afraid they have swallowed drums until Snook and Oko teach the pair about hearts and heartbeats. Roots Rock Wartz learns from the other animals how they all do their part to keep the World Tree healthy and then discovers that he is also an important keeper of the tree!


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Disney's Wild About Safety® with Timon and Pumbaa: Safety Smart® Healthy & Fit! Classroom Edition
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Timon and Pumbaa show students how to be healthy and fit with their germ-free philosophy. From the importance of hand-washing to making healthy food choices, Timon and Pumbaa’s Safety Smart® Checklist is brimming with valuable kid-friendly lessons on how to prevent the spread of germs and maintain overall well-being.


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