Food & Hunger
  • BALDICER.  John Knox Press.  A simulation on feeding the world's population in which each student plays the role of food coordinator for 150 million people; materials for 10 to 20 players; time 3-5 hours.
  • CREATIVE FOOD EXPERIENCES FOR CHILDREN.  by Mary T. Goodwin and Gerry Pollen.  Washington:  Center for Science and the Public Interest, 1974.  Copy 1.  A variety of food learning activities to encourage good nutrition for children.  Elementary.
  • ENDING HUNGER KIT.  by Jerald J. Cickot and Douglas Gwyn.  New York, NY.:  American Friends Service Committee, World Hunger/Global Development Project, 1979.  A world hunger/global development kit consisting of:  a simulation game and cases studies.  
  • FOOD AS A FORCE IN HISTORY.  Stanford:  Multi-Media Productions, 1974.  One filmstrip and cassette discuss food as a political, economic and social force.  American history in light of the search for food is followed by a consideration of world food problems. Intermediate.
  • FOOD FIRST CURRICULUM.  by Laurie Rubin, Institute for Food and Development, San Francisco, Ca., 1984.  An integrated curriculum to help Grade 6 students learn the origins of the food they eat, the roots of hunger at home and abroad, and how they can act abroad and locally on a global problem.
  • FOOD FIRST RESOURCE GUIDE.  San Francisco:  Institute for Food and Development Policy, 1979.  Documentation on the roots of world hunger and rural poverty.
  • FOOD FIRST.  by Frances Moore Lappe and Joseph Collins.  New York:  Ballantine Books, 1977.  Problems and possible solutions to solve the world's hunger problem.
  • FOOD FIRST.  San Francisco:  Institute for Food and Development Policy.  Two filmstrips and 2 cassettes explore the causes of hunger, problems of the concentration of control over food production and suggestions for action.  Junior-Senior High School.
  • FOOD FOR ALL: Teaching Against Hunger.  Intercom, 102, GPE*.  Six complete lessons and many more activities explore the meaning of hunger and the relationship between hunger and development issues
  • FOOD FOR BEGINNERS.  Susan George and Nigel Paige, Food First, Institute for Food and Development Policy, 1885 Mission St., San Francisco, Ca., 94103.  This irreverent primer traces the history of food and agriculture from primitive hunter-gatherer to present day agribusiness.  It tackles complex economic issues with insightful humor and careful analysis.
  • FOOD FOR THOUGHT.  A study-for-action pack containing slides, games, background papers, and recipes pertaining to world hunger and nutrition.
  • FOOD:  Where Nutrition, Politics, and culture Meet.  by Deborah Katz et al.  Washington:  Center for Science and the Public Interest, 1976.  A handbook of activities for teachers.
  • HOPE FOR THE HUNGRY:  World Hunger Crisis Kit.  New York:  World Without War Council. This resource guide includes data on world hunger and discussion for and against a commitment to tackle this crisis.  High School.  Adult.
  • KIDS ENDING HUNGER:  What Can We Do?  A Get-Into Action Book for Kids and Their Parents and Teachers.  By Tracy Apple Howard and Sage Alexandra Howard.  Andrews and McMeel. 1992.  Worldwide, 40,000 children die each day from hunger.  This appealing book on a grim subject (co-written by mom Tracy with her pre-teen daughter, Sage, at Sage's instigation) uses stories, drawings, maps, and straightforward narrative to inform, inspire, and move young readers away from guilt and indifference toward positive ways to attack a very serious problem.  Giving 50 practical ways to fight hunger, the book includes lists of resources and audiovisual materials, a bibliography, and a glossary.  Grades 4-9. 
  • NOURISH:  The Nutrition Card Game.  by Camille Pfeifer and Marcy Smith, Fun with Food.  Designed to create an interest and awareness of the nutritional value of food.  Variety of games.  Four to adult.
  • TEACHING ABOUT FOOD AND HUNGER:  33 Activities.  CTIR*, 1976.  A wide assortment of methods and topics are used in this collection of activities relating to food and food issues.
  • THE GRAIN DRAIN.  by Brian Wren, Oxfam Christian Aid and CAFOD.  This game for 5-9 players is designed to reach some of the basic truths about trading and commercial relationships of the rich and poor countries of the world.
  • UNICEF NUTRITION SLIDE SET.  by the United States Committee for UNICEF.  Contents:  20 "Nutrition" slides and 1 guide to accompany the slides.
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING TO AMERICA'S FOOD BASKET.  1975.  Teaching Resources Film.  Filmstrip and cassette on food distribution.
  • WHO NEEDS ENEMIES.  J Games Company, Barnstable, Ma., 1982.  A simulation game on global issues where teams represent factions in developing countries and the developed world.  Players work toward ending world hunger by the year 2000 by making various policy moves.  Grades 9-adult.
  • WOMEN IN A HUNGRY WORLD.  prepared by Lucy Richardson, Jerald Ciekot, and Judith Sherk.  AFSC-World Hunger/Global Development Project, 1979.  Contents include:  instructions, "What's Happening to Women?" "Population," "Solutions and Action Suggestions."  Junior High.  Adult.
  • WORLD FOOD SUPPLY:  A Global Development Case Study.  by J. Carlisle Spivey.  New York:  Management Institute for National Development.  "What is Hunger," "Why is There Hunger," "World Food Supply:  Past, Present, and Future Programs," are three components of this guide.  Suggested readings and other resources are also provided.  High School.  Adult.
  • WORLD HUNGER:  Awareness, Affinity, Action.  By Karen Hlynsky, Arleen Catamero, William Piacentini, and Beverly Prestage.  Washington, DC:  Congressional Hunger Center, December 1993.  World Hunger:  Awareness, Affinity, Action, a curriculum guide, introduces junior high school age students to hunger and its effects.  The guide presents lesson plans on three topics specifically:  Hunger and Famine, Hunger and Poverty, and Hunger and Malnutrition.  Each topic contains lessons on hunger from a multi- disciplinary perceptive, covering academic subjects such as social studies, English, math and science.  The final section features a glossary of hunger-related terms, a bibliography of useful audiovisual and literary materials and a listing of important contacts for joining in the fight against hunger.  43 pp.  
  • WORLD HUNGER:  Ten Myths.  by Frances Moore Lappe and Joseph Collins, Institute for Food and Development Policy, 1983.  Presents ten pervasive myths that prevent us from grasping how hunger is generated and how people throughout the world are trying to achieve food self-reliance.
  • WORLD HUNGER; TWELVE MYTHS by Frances Moore Lappe and Joseph Collins. Brove Press Inc., 1986. This book contains many surprising findings concerning the issues of world hunger.