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By Bobbe Needham. 1998
Step-by-step directions for more than fifty projects using natural and recycled materials: a birch-bark basket, gourd birdhouse, log-cabin planter, recycling… bin, and license-plate bird feeder, as well as special-prints gift wrap, sand candles, corn-husk angels, and beach-glass jewelry. Also presents background information on ecological and environmental issues. Grades 4-7. 1998.
By Deanna F Cook. 1997
Collection of five hundred creative activities for parents to share with their children. Offers ideas on setting up an area… for crafts and suggests supplies, including recyclables and inexpensive materials, to keep on hand. Sample projects include spooky spiders, pencil toppers, finger puppets, splatter shirts, and holiday gifts. 1997. Uniform title: Familyfun (New York, N.Y.)
By Judith Peacock. 2000
Introductory overview of different types of diabetes, covering symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, control, and complications of the disease. Assesses some of… the serious effects of the body's inability to use glucose properly because of a lack of insulin. Grades 5-8. 2000.
A Canadian resource of practical tips and products that helps you do your part for the environment. Information on what… not to buy and why, services such as computer recyclers and hazardous waste disposal, and tips on sustainable food choices and how to reduce energy use. Includes a city-by-city guide. 2007.
By Robert Tattersall. 2009
Tattersall, a leading authority on diabetes, describes the story of the disease from the ancient writings of Galen and Avicenna… to the recognition of sugar in the urine of diabetics in the 18th century and the identification of pancreatic diabetes in 1889. With the discovery of insulin in the early 20th century, optimism ensued, which eventually waned due to the increasing complexity of the disease, and the increasing number of young patients. c2009.
By Dorothy Wood. 2004
Takes crafting to a new level with the innovative use of natural materials such as seeds, sea shells, small stones,… dried and pressed flowers, egg shells, wood, and pine cones. Furthermore, many of the projects can be completed in an evening, and no project takes longer than a weekend to create. Over 25 projects. 2004.
By James S Hirsch. 2006
Former New York Times reporter with type 1 diabetes describes the social, economic, and scientific effects of the disease. Traces… the history of medical treatment, the limitations of insulin therapy, and stem-cell research. Discusses how the medical and insurance establishments can impede the search for a cure. 2006.
By Marjorie Hollands, Margaret Howard. 2004
A collection of recipes, following the Canadian Diabetes Association guidelines, of easy-to-prepare meals using every day foods in your kitchen.… Includes nutrition information for each recipe, menu planning for balanced meals, recipes for different meals, and a Special Occasions chapter with a variety of recipes for any social event. 2004.
By Jinks McGrath. 1993
Many people might regard jewelry-making as being too complex, but McGrath shows how even the most complicated pieces can be… made at home. Covers essential tools to buy, large equipment, suggestions for workshop design, materials to use, and all the techniques needed to produce original pieces. 1993.
A craft book that also includes a brief history of trash that shows how the invention of disposable products and… packaging has created increasing waste. Organized into sections based on recyclable materials (paper, plastic, metal, fabric), the easy-to-follow projects include a "Fancy Foil Fish" aluminum mobile, paper jewellery, and milk-carton castles. Also includes tips for "living lightly" (or, producing less garbage) on Earth. Grades 3-6. 2004.
By Eric Booth. 2009
Filled with practical advice on the critical issues facing the music teaching artist - from the economic and time-management issues… of being a musician and teacher to communicating effectively with students. Includes advice on becoming a mentor, succeeding in school environments, partnering with other teaching artists, advocating for music and arts education, and private lessons. 2009.
By Cathy Cassidy. 2015
Cherry, Summer, Skye, Coco and Honey may be very different but they all love crafting and creating! From hosting a… chocolate-themed sleepover to designing a flower headband and concocting a cupcake-sensation, each Chocolate Box sister shares her secrets in this collection. With ideas for every season, which will you make first? Grades 5-8. 2015.
By Vanessa Grant. 1997
A step-by-step guide on writing and selling a romance manuscript. From plotting, developing believable characters, writing romantic scenes, and editing,… to working with an agent and finding a publisher. Includes examples from published romance novels, and a resource guide for both new and experienced writers. 1997. (Self-Counsel writing series)
By Dianna Daniels Booher. 1983
By Richard Freudenberger. 1994
By Korey K Hood. 2010
A guide for teens on managing Type 1 diabetes offers strategies and tips on making diabetes a high priority, fighting… diabetes burnout, getting help from others, and coping with school and relationships. Some descriptions of sex. For senior high readers. 2010.
By Barbara Hodgson. 2007
Hodgson's diary of her journeys through the flea markets of Europe, North Africa and North America guides readers down back… alleys and into musty shops. We flank Hodgson as she gently fingers trinkets and seashells, sifts through distressed maps, stacks and unstacks slides and expired passports, all the while conversationally remarking on what this detritus represents - or could represent, given the right context and a bit of back story. c2007.
By John Fairfax, John Moat. 1981
By Fiona Danks. 2012
The stick is a universal toy. This book offers many suggestions for things to do with a stick, in the… way of adventures, creative and imaginative play, games, woodcraft and conservation, music and more! Grades 3-6. c2012.