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    Wig

    Foxfire 2: ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin's, wagon making and more affairs of plain living

    Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region.

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    Wig

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    LEV

    The tribal living book

    Levinson, David, 1947-

    Crafts and techniques for living in harmony with nature from over 100 traditional cultures.

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    Bon

    D.I.Y. girl : the real girl's guide to making everything from lip gloss to lamps

    Bonnell, Jennifer, 1975-

    A step-by-step guide to making clothes, beauty products, fashion accessories, and decorative items for the home using commonly available materials.

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    745.5
    Dav

    Handy dad : 25 awesome projects for dads and kids

    Davis, Todd, 1972-

    In this super fun book, Todd Davis, star of HGTV's "Design Star", offers up 25 awesome projects for dads to build with their kids. Skate ramps, zip lines, go-carts, and more!.

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    Sim

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    745.54
    Fia

    Papercrafts around the world

    Fiarotta, Phyllis.

    Provides background information and instructions for all kinds of paper craft projects from different countries.

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    Mil

    Indian arts and crafts

    Miller, Marjorie Ann.

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    Brushing Mom's hair

    Cheng, Andrea.

    A fourteen-year-old girl, whose mother's breast cancer diagnosis and treatment have affected every aspect of their lives, finds release in ballet and art classes.

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    HOW

    The girls' book : how to be the best at everything

    Foster, Juliana.

    A book of activities for girls that provides step-by-step instructions for everything from strumming a guitar, eating with chopsticks, and making a camp in the wilderness to coping when zombies attack and surviving an alien invasion.

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    296.4
    ADL

    The kids' catalog of Jewish holidays

    Presents stories, poems, songs, recipes, crafts, and other activities for special days that are significant to Jews.

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    641.3
    ELF

    Play with your pumpkins

    Elffers, Joost.

    Provides a photographic gallery of pumpkins which have been carved into faces that use the stem as a nose, and includes a selection of pumpkin recipes, information on the history of the gourds, and growing advice.

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    641.591
    MAT

    Recipe and craft guide to China

    Mattern, Joanne, 1963-

    Provides background information and instructions for recipes and crafts that introduce the food and culture of China.

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    STE

    Colonial American craftspeople

    Stevens, Bernardine S.

    Describes the training and work of such craftspeople as carpenters, masons, silversmiths, wigmakers, and leatherworkers living in the American colonies.

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    BIA

    Frontier home

    Bial, Raymond.

    Describes the challenges that American settlers faced when they left the farms and towns in the East in their Conestoga wagons and headed West.

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    736
    BOU

    Origami paper airplanes

    Boursin, Didier.

    Features twenty-six origami designs for airplanes, with illustrated instructions for making them.

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    NAK

    Easy origami

    Nakano, Dokuøotei.

    Provides illustrated step-by-step instructions for creating a variety of origami objects including a boat that floats, a wiggling snake, and tumbling acrobats.

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    736
    UNG

    Easy origami animals

    Ungert, Ruth.

    Provides step-by-step instructions on how to fold paper to make such animal figures as ducks, penguins, and elephants.

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    745
    TEM

    Traditional crafts from Africa

    Temko, Florence.

    A collection of eight crafts showing some of the different cultural traditions of Africa including Senufo, Asante Adinkra, Fon, Ndbele, Tutsi, Kigogo and Guro.

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    745.5
    ANG

    ART2-D2's guide to folding and doodling

    Angleberger, Tom.

    A collection of crafts and activities featuring Dwight and the other kids at Ralph McQuarrie Middle School and characters from "Star Wars."

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    745.5
    BEL

    The kids' guide to building cool stuff

    Bell-Rehwoldt, Sheri.

    Provides instructions for building a variety of fun, simple projects using "household materials."

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    745.5
    COO

    Kids' pumpkin projects

    Cook, Deanna F.

    Provides instruction for projects and activities involving pumpkins, including growing them, using them in recipes, and making things out of them. Not limited to Halloween.

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    745.5
    COR

    Asian crafts

    Corwin, Judith Hoffman.

    Step-by-step instructions for making both ancient and modern crafts, toys, and foods from various countries on the Asian continent and from Japan.

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    745.5
    COR

    Native American crafts of California, the Great Basin, and the Southwest

    Corwin, Judith Hoffman.

    Provides step-by-step instructions for craft projects based on traditional crafts of the Pomo, Zuni, Pueblo, Navajo, and other Native Americans of the Western and Southwestern United States.

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    745.5
    COR

    Native American crafts of the Northwest Coast, the Arctic, and the Subarctic

    Corwin, Judith Hoffman.

    Provides step-by-step instructions for craft projects based on traditional crafts of the Tlingit, Haida, Inuit, and other Native Americans of the Northwest Coast, Arctic, and Subarctic.

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    745.5
    KAN

    Fairy houses and beyond!

    Kane, Barry.

    Presents a series of fairy villages and houses made from natural materials.

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    745.5
    MER

    Hands-on Rocky Mountains : art activities about Anasazi, American Indians, settlers, trappers, and cowboys

    Merrill, Yvonne Young

    Includes photographs and complete instructions for twenty-eight paper projects inspired by historical relics of the Anasazi, American Indians, settlers, trappers, and cowboys of the Rocky Mountains.

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    745.5
    ROS

    Crafts for kids who are wild about dinosaurs

    Ross, Kathy (Katharine Reynolds), 1948-

    Provides instructions for twenty projects, including a triceratops ring-toss game, diplodocus body puppet, plesiosaur window decoration, necktie tree, and dinosaur feet.

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    745.5
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    745.5
    SCH

    Fairy fun : a child's fairyland of enchanting projects and magical games

    Schwartz, Marla Schram.

    Includes games, activities, and instructions for craft projects such as making fairy dust, cooking blossom berry soup, performing fairy magic tricks, and creating a miniature fairy garden.

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    745.5
    SIR

    My first painting book

    Sirett, Dawn.

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    745.5
    WRI

    Masks

    Wright, Lyndie.

    Provides step-by-step illustrated instructions for making a variety of masks, including painted masks, balloon masks, cardboard robot masks, and shadow masks.

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    745.54
    MAK

    Make believe : a book of costume and fantasy

    Presents more than 100 ideas for constructing costumes using materials found at home.

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    745.592
    MCG

    Make your own dinosaur out of chicken bones : foolproof instructions for budding paleontologists

    McGowan, Christopher.

    Provides detailed step-by-step instructions for creating a skeleton of an apatosaurus from chicken bones and includes information about the dinosaur, a list of fifty discussion questions, and recipes for the leftover chicken meat.

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    745.594
    ROS

    Crafts for Thanksgiving

    Ross, Kathy

    Presents twenty simple craft projects that young children can make from everyday materials.

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    745.594
    ROS

    All-new crafts for Valentine's day

    Ross, Kathy (Katharine Reynolds), 1948-

    Provides instructions for creating a variety of Valentine's Day crafts, including cards, bookmarks, bracelets, Valentine holders, magnets, and more.

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    745.594
    ROS

    Crafts for Christmas

    Ross, Kathy (Katharine Reynolds), 1948-

    Presents twenty simple Christmas crafts using inexpensive and readily available materials such as egg cartons, popcicle sticks, construction paper, yarn, and paper plates to make a variety of articles, including wreaths, Advent calendars, decorations, and gifts.

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    745.594
    ROS

    Crafts for Easter

    Ross, Kathy (Katharine Reynolds), 1948-

    Presents twenty simple craft projects for springtime and Easter that young children can make from everyday materials.

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    745.594
    ROS

    Crafts for Halloween

    Ross, Kathy (Katharine Reynolds), 1948-

    Presents twenty simple craft projects, from puppets to party favors, that young children can make from everyday materials.

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    745.594
    ROS

    Crafts for Hanukkah

    Ross, Kathy (Katharine Reynolds), 1948-

    Twenty simple projects that kids can make with everyday objects to celebrate the holiday season. Includes step-by-step instructions and lists of materials.

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    745.594
    ROS

    Crafts for Valentine's Day

    Ross, Kathy (Katharine Reynolds), 1948-

    Step-by-step instructions using inexpensive materials to make items for Valentine's Day.

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    745.594
    YAS

    Halloween crafts

    Yasuda, Anita.

    Provides instructions for creating crafts to celebrate Halloween.

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    746.4
    HAM

    Now I can sew : 20 hand-sewn projects to make

    Hamilton, Sian.

    Provides instructions for twenty hand-sewn projects using felt and other fabrics.

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    746.42
    GRY

    Friendship bracelets

    Gryski, Camilla.

    Provides step-by-step instructions for creating bracelets in a variety of patterns using embroidery thread.

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    793
    HOP

    Juba this and Juba that : 100 African-American games for children

    Hopson, Darlene Powell.

    A collection of 100 outdoor sporting games, arts and crafts projects, and exotic songs and dances celebrating the heritage of African-Americans for children of all ages.

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    910.45
    LIN

    The pirate's handbook

    Lincoln, Margarette.

    Presents pirate facts and lore, exploring the habits and styles of buccaneers all over the world. Highlights the careers of notorious men and women pirates, and also includes craft ideas for pirate gear such as flags, swords, and treasure maps.

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    932
    BAL

    Clothes and crafts in ancient Egypt

    Balkwill, Richard.

    Surveys the clothing and crafts of the ancient Egyptians and includes suggested activities for making similar items with modern materials.

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    932
    HAS

    Ancient Egypt

    Haslam, Andrew.

    Introduces the history, culture, daily life, and traditions of ancient Egypt. Includes instructions for craft projects and model making.

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    HAS

    Ancient Egypt

    Haslam, Andrew.

    Examines the lives and culture of the people of ancient Egypt, discussing the Egyptian landscape, clothing, society, homes, work, food and drink, games, inventions, travel, beliefs, and other topics; and includes instructions for a variety of related craft projects.

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    932.01
    PUR

    Ancient Egypt

    Purdy, Susan Gold, 1939-

    Briefly traces the development of ancient Egyptian civilization and gives instructions for making models of such Egyptian artifacts as pyramids, hieroglyphics, papyrus scrolls, frieze painting, board games, and jewelry.

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    940.1
    GRA

    The knight's handbook : how to become a champion in shining armor

    Gravett, Christopher, 1951-

    An introduction to knighthood, including armor, jousting, castle life, heraldry, and other customs and manners. Includes instructions for a variety of related activities and projects.

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    940.1
    HAR

    Knights & castles : 50 hands-on activities to experience the Middle Ages

    Hart, Avery.

    Introduces the Middle Ages, including activities and crafts that are representative of medieval life, for example creating an hour glass, a catapult, a coat of arms, and a code of honor.

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    970.004
    HAS

    North American Indians

    Haslam, Andrew.

    Introduces the lifestyles, traditions, and cultures of Native American peoples from 500 years ago to the present. Includes instructions for craft projects and model making.

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    MAH

    Ancient Aztec culture

    Mahoney, Emily, author. aut.

    The ancient Aztec people had a complex and fascinating culture with their own religious rituals, ceremonies, and art. Readers explore the details of Aztec culture through informative text designed to reflect social studies curriculum topics. Full-color photographs and historical images allow readers to immerse themselves in this unique culture. Carefully chosen primary sources are included to provide a direct link between past and present. Did the Aztec people really perform human sacrifices? Readers will find out when they explore the incredible world of ancient Aztec culture.

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    SHA

    Look what we've brought you from Mexico : crafts, games, recipes, stories, and other cultural activities from Mexican Americans

    Shalant, Phyllis.

    Introduces Mexican culture using crafts, recipes, games, and folktales.

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    TUR

    Mexico & Central America : a fiesta of culture, crafts, and activities for ages 8-12

    Turck, Mary.

    Presents an introduction to Mexico and the countries of Central America, with illustrated maps and notes on the Spanish language, and features forty projects and three plays based on the Mexican and Central American cultures.

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    973.2
    BOR

    Great colonial America projects you can build yourself!

    Bordessa, Kris.

    Presents step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and templates for forty hands-on projects that teach about colonial American life, covering such themes as homes, clothes, farms and gardens, work, and communication as well as Native American life, and features historical facts and anecdotes throughout.

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    PAR

    Arctic peoples

    Parsons, Alexandra.

    Describes arctic peoples and the ways they have adapted totheir inhospitable climate. Includes projects such as making a kayak and making Aleutian baskets.

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    STE

    The dove

    Stewart, Dianne.

    A visiting dove provides the answer to Grandmother Maloko's financial problems when floodwaters destroy her crops and she must rely on the sale of her homemade jewelry.

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