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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.)
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 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 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 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.
Six million people in the UK, often unnoticed by the rest of us, provide unpaid care for disabled or elderly… relatives, friends or neighbours. Their job is long, lonely and hard, yet there is limited support and no formal training. As a result, carers suffer frequent damage to physical and mental health. This book is written for them - and also for the rest of us who don't know what being a carer is all about. The book airs such topics as sex, thoughts of murder, and dealing with the responses of friends and officials who fail to understand. 2006.
By Rosemary Verey. 1981
All too often a garden is only a show-piece for colour and shape: without that extra dimension of perfume it… loses its soul. In this book the author presents over a thousand plants which she finds best able to provide a framework for a fragrant garden, how to grow them and how to bring their flavours indoors. A bonus is the rediscovery of plants that have been grown and used in the past in Egypt and Rome, through the Middle Ages and Tudor England to the Victorians. 1981.
By Amby Burfoot. 2005
Everything you need to know to begin running for pleasure, for health - for life! From the first steps you… take (and the shoes you take them in) to building a sound training plan, boosting your endurance and learning to run with an ease and speed you could never have imagined possible. 2005.
By Mark Baxter. 1990
Considered the "bible" of rock singing, this is a thorough yet easy-to-understand presentation of the basic elements necessary to sing… with confidence. There are sections on vocal production, training, breathing, posture, diet, and even overcoming nervousness and dealing with emotions. Also exposes the true consequences of coffee, alcohol, and smoking. c1989, 1990.
By Sally Praskey, Helena Moncrieff. 1999
A guide to buying property, health, car, disability, life and travel insurance. Some of the most common questions about the… ins and outs of insurance policies are answered in a straight forward, easy-to-understand manner. 1999.