Feeding Minds Push Shares Achievements of Norman Borlaug with Future Technology

A new technology of learners can be freshly inspired by Norman Borlaug, the “Father of the Environmentally friendly Revolution,” thanks to the most recent title from Feeding Minds Press, the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s publishing venture.

“Hero for the Hungry” tells the tale of Borlaug, who devoted his life’s perform to ending planet hunger. Written by Peggy Thomas and illustrated by Sam Kalda, this is the very first chapter e book from Feeding Minds Push, excellent for middle college readers.

“We’re excited to introduce today’s youth to Norman Borlaug,” said Daniel Meloy, govt director of the Foundation. “With ‘Hero for the Hungry,’ we hope Norman Borlaug’s tale of science and genuine American grit evokes youthful readers to discover how they as well can assist address starvation difficulties.”

This tale follows Borlaug from his humble beginnings on a tiny farm in Iowa to his groundbreaking innovation that helped feed tens of millions in a time of famine by improving the efficiency of wheat, earning him a Nobel Peace Prize.

“Hero for the Hungry” can be made use of in a range of classrooms—from a science class studying genetics or an agriculture course masking agronomy to a biographical research in a historical past or English course.

The reserve also consists of a timeline of gatherings, a simply call to motion, and sidebars with explanations of the science Borlaug made use of to develop enhanced wheat types. Accompanying no cost lesson plans are also offered for educators, volunteers and parents.  “Hero for the Hungry” is offered for purchase directly from Feeding Minds Push as effectively as by using Barnes & Noble or Amazon.

About Feeding Minds Push:

Feeding Minds Push is a job of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. The mission of the Basis is to construct awareness and knowing of agriculture by means of instruction. The aim of Feeding Minds Push is to publish precise and engaging textbooks about agriculture that connect readers to exactly where their foods comes from and to who grows it.

If you have an interesting and accurate story to explain to young children about agriculture, you should take into account publishing a proposal to Feeding Minds Press listed here:


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Mike Tomko
Director, Communications
(202) 406-3642
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Bailey Corwine
Media Relations Specialist
(202) 406-3643
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