Ten Books to Celebrate Julia Child's 100th Birthday (SLIDESHOW)

08/09/2012 12:23 pm ET | Updated Oct 09, 2012
  • Rocco Staino Contributing Editor for School Library Journal is also the Director of the Empire State Center for the Book andis the host of StoryMakers on KidLit.TV

Gourmets and gourmands are pulling their ten Julia Child's cookbooks off the shelves to help celebrate the culinary icon's 100 birthday on August 15th. But foodies, lovers of pop culture and kids will also find a book to help celebrate Julia's birthday.

In 1961, Child introduced America to French cooking with her Mastering the Art of French Cooking and went on to become pop celebrity when her PBS series The French Chef. The following books will give you an insight into the woman, cook and wife.

10 Books to Celebrate Julia Child's 100th Birthday

You also may enjoy these Julia Child video clips on the Huffington Post.