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Life in the Ocean The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle by Claire A. Nivola (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 14, 2012 tagged biography • science
How to Sharpen Pencils A practical and theoretical treatise on the artisanal craft of pencil sharpening, for writers, artists, contractors, flange turners, anglesmiths, and civil servants, with illustrations showing current practice by David Rees (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 12, 2012 tagged nonfiction
The Great American Cereal Book How Breakfast Got Its Crunch by Marty Gitlin, Topher Ellis (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 2, 2012 tagged nonfiction
Superman Versus the Ku Klux Klan The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate by Rick Bowers (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 18, 2013 tagged nonfiction • superhero
Teen Boat! The Angst of Being a Teen -- the Thrill of Being a Boat! by Dave Roman, John Green (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 25, 2013 tagged coming of age • graphic novel
Small and Tall Tales of Extinct Animals by Hélène Rajcak, Damien Laverdunt (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 1, 2013 tagged science
Cool, illustrated facts about extinct animals, each depicted in a funny, true, sometimes sad comic.
Barnum's Bones How Barnum Brown Discovered the Most Famous Dinosaur in the World by Tracey Fern, Boris Kulikov (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 8, 2013 tagged history • picture book
Young Barnum Brown collected fossils on his family’s farm. He became one of the best dinosaur hunters in the world.
Timeless Thomas How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives by Gene Barretta (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on April 19, 2013 tagged biography • picture book
Unusual Creatures A Mostly Accurate Account of Some of Earth's Strangest Animals by Michael Hearst, Arjen Noordeman, Christie Wright, Jelmer Noordeman (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 2, 2013 tagged science
Crochet with Color 25 Contemporary Projects for the Yarn Lover by Kazuko Ryokai (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 13, 2013 tagged nonfiction
Geek Chic Crochet 35 Retro-Inspired Projects That Are Off the Hook by Nicki Trench (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 1, 2013 tagged nonfiction
Vintage crochet meets trendy London looks.
Knits of Tomorrow Toys and Accessories for your Retro-Future Needs by Sue Culligan (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 8, 2013 tagged nonfiction
Yesteryear’s symbols of the future (think reel-to-reel tapes and rockets) decorate knits, scarves, hats, and more.
Pyg The Memoirs of Toby, The Learned Pig by Russell Potter (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 12, 2014 tagged historical fiction
In 1780s England, a pig named Toby avoids becoming dinner, joins a show, and learns to communicate with humans.
Robbers! True Stories of the World's Most Notorious Thieves (It Actually Happened) by Andreas Schroeder, Rémy Simard (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 28, 2015 tagged chapter book • history • nonfiction
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats by Kristen Iversen (2012)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by sarahhunt on June 3, 2016 tagged biography • history
Writing Movies for Fun and Profit How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too! by Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 21, 2011 tagged biography • nonfiction
Two script writers tell everything they learned while writing and rewriting scripts to make studios piles of money.
Bomboozled How the U.S. Government Misled Itself and Its People Into Believing They Could Survive a Nuclear Attack by Susan Roy (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 30, 2011 tagged history • science
The Empire of Death A Cultural History of Ossuaries and Charnel Houses by Paul Koudounaris (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 4, 2012 tagged coffee table book • history
Through No Fault of My Own A Girl's Diary of Life on Summit Avenue in the Jazz Age by Coco Irvine (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 2, 2011 tagged biography • history
Paletas Authentic Recipes for Mexican Ice Pops, Shaved Ice & Aguas Frescas by Fany Gerson, Ed Anderson, Paul O'Hanlon (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 11, 2012 tagged cookbook
The Gentle Art of Knitting 40 Projects Inspired by Everyday Beauty by Jane Brocket (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 5, 2012 tagged nonfiction
Mail-Order Mysteries Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads! by Kirk Demarais (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 16, 2012 tagged nonfiction
The Murder of the Century The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City and Sparked the Tabloid Wars by Paul Collins (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 17, 2012 tagged mystery • nonfiction
The Wilder Life My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie by Wendy McClure (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 6, 2012 tagged biography • romance
Wendy explores the reality of the Little House books via frontier chores, food, historic sites, and research.
Eating with Uncle Sam: Recipes and Historical Bites from the National Archives by Patty Reinert Mason (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 17, 2016 tagged cookbook • history
Wheels of Change How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) by Sue Macy (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 6, 2011 tagged history • nonfiction
Shiro Wit, Wisdom & Recipes from a Sushi Pioneer, a Memoir by Shiro Kashiba (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 6, 2014 tagged biography • cookbook
The life of Shiro Kashiba, one of the first sushi chefs in Seattle.