December 16, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Most Unusual Atlases, Animals Galore, & More Reference Titles

A collection of centuries-old maps, a country-by-country look at foods, a sumptuous look at the arts, and much more.

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Make Me! Arts & Activities | Series Nonfiction

Enter maker heaven with titles on Mindstorm, recipes straight from baseball stadiums, and books on how to draw fantasy galore—time to get your crafternoons ready.

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Truth & Beauty: Arts & Media | Series Nonfiction

Learning about visual and literary arts can be an immersive experience, especially for those just starting to dive into journalism or poetry. Whether readers are looking to write a novel or design a flow-chart, these titles offer the means to get started.

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Make It, Do It, and Read All About It: Arts and Activities | Series Made Simple Fall 2012

Crafts, activities, and performance. These are tried-and-true techniques for engaging kids in a topic while encouraging their creative juices to flow. But there’s nothing more frustrating than a cookbook with beautiful pictures and cryptic instructions, or a craft book in which the projects are so difficult that Martha Stewart and her whole staff would have trouble achieving successful results. Books like these have to be field tested before suggesting that kids try them out. Luckily for you, this […]