Yum! is a description of distinctive, Canadian regional foods, such as fiddleheads and wild rice. The book closes with a delicious procedural text – a recipe for pancakes with maple syrup and Saskatoon berries. Fact boxes titled “Fact bite” provide additional information. The style is conversational and informative.
Mostly simple sentences are used, some with descriptive phrases. A Contents lists the four sections in the book. The text is supported directly by headings and labelled photographs. Boldface and italic type are used to enhance clarity.
Interest words include regions, scroll, medicine, waffles, yoghurt, marshlands, stalks, and sap. The verbs grown, developed, crushed, taste, bend, shake, and boiled are used. The adjectives delicious, tasty, healthy, golden, curled, yummy, colourful, and thick are used.
This title is from the Celebrate CANADA series. Inspire readers to learn about the cultural, social, scientific, and Indigenous stories of Canada in these engaging, appropriately levelled informational texts.
Invoice Title: Celebrate Canada 2: Yum!