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How To Be A World Explorer (Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents) by (2012)
Reviewed by darcy on July 12, 2013 tagged nonfiction
Real Simple 869 New Uses For Old Things: An Encyclopedia of Innovative Ideas For Everyday Items by (2010)
Reviewed by darcy on May 9, 2014 tagged nonfiction
An encyclopedia of ingenious ways to reuse old items.
I Heart My Little A-Holes A bunch of holy-crap moments nobody ever told you about parenting by Karen Alpert (2014)
Reviewed by darcy on January 16, 2015 tagged essays • nonfiction
Monsters of the Deep A 3-D Look at Ocean Creatures (Pop-Up Nature) by Claire Bampton (2008)
Reviewed by darcy on March 29, 2013 tagged picture book • science
Eye-popping, real creatures from the bottom of the ocean pop-up out of this book.
Wise Young Fool by Sean Beaudoin (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on February 14, 2014 tagged coming of age
In juvie, Richie writes the story of his band, his dead sister, his messed-up family, and his arrest.
Improv Sewing A Freeform Approach To Creative Techniques: 101 Fast, Fun and Fearless Projects by Nicole Blum, Debra Immergut (2012)
Reviewed by darcy on January 11, 2013 tagged nonfiction
The Dinosaur Tooth Fairy by Martha Brockenbrough, Israel Sanchez (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on January 31, 2014 tagged picture book
Inside the museum of truly old things, the last Dinosaur Tooth Fairy polishes her fangs.
The Boys in the Boat Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on February 14, 2014 tagged history • nonfiction
How a rowing crew of working-class boys from the University of Washington took gold in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
The Doll Collection: Seventeen Brand-New Tales of Dolls by Ellen Datlow (2015)
Reviewed by darcy on October 28, 2016 tagged anthology • horror • short stories
Cheese Belongs To You! by Alexis Deacon, Viviane Schwarz (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on June 27, 2014 tagged picture book
According to the law, if there’s cheese it belongs to the rat who finds it. But there are exceptions.
The Fellowship for Alien Detection by Kevin Emerson (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on March 15, 2013 tagged science fiction
Haley researches a sixteen minute time loss. Dodger hears a radio station in his head. Both are sure aliens exist.
The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison (2012)
Reviewed by darcy on October 3, 2014 tagged literary
Benjamin becomes a caretaker for a boy named Trevor and takes him on a cross country trip to see Trevor’s father.
My Mother's Wars by Lillian Faderman (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on November 22, 2013 tagged biography • history
Lillian’s mother dreamed of becoming a dancer. But after she's kicked out of her home, her life took a bad turn.
Jumped In by Patrick Flores-Scott (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of age • poetry
Two slackers in an Des Moines, Washington, high school are paired together for a poetry slam.
The Lost Dogs Michael Vick's Dogs And Their Tale Of Rescue and Redemption by Jim Gorant (2010)
Reviewed by darcy on November 2, 2012 tagged nonfiction
The Headmaster's Wife by Thomas Christopher Greene (2014)
Reviewed by darcy on December 26, 2014 tagged mystery
Arthur Winthrop, headmaster of an esteemed boarding school, confesses to murdering a student after their affair.
Change Your Underwear Twice a Week Lessons from the Golden Age of Classroom Filmstrips by Danny Gregory (2004)
Reviewed by darcy on April 24, 2015 tagged coffee table book • history • nonfiction
Toys in Space by Mini Grey (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on February 7, 2014 tagged picture book • science fiction
The star in the sky that is brighter than the rest is a spaceship looking for abandoned toys.
Blood, Bones & Butter The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton (2011)
Reviewed by darcy on October 12, 2012 tagged biography
The World's Strongest Librarian: A Book Lover's Adventures by Josh Hanagarne (2014)
Reviewed by darcy on January 15, 2016 tagged biography
OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of age • romance
Bea meets Beck at an OCD support group and starts to fall in love even though she’s stalking someone else.
The Hypocrisy of Disco a Memoir by Clane Hayward (2007)
Reviewed by darcy on November 29, 2013 tagged biography • coming of age
Clane Hayward's memoir about growing up in hippie communes, which were strange and often primitive.
The Book of Jezebel An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Lady Things by Anna Holmes, Kate Harding, Amanda Hess (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on April 25, 2014 tagged reference
An illustrated encyclopedia that covers all facets of feminism and womanhood.
Coaltown Jesus by Ron Koertge (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on July 25, 2014 tagged coming of age • poetry
After Walker prays to God to help his mother, he finds an irreverent and sarcastic Jesus in his room.
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