New Adult Non-Fiction 500 and 600

September 14, 2010

September 13, 2010
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The Backyard Bird Lover’s Ultimate How-To Guide: More Than 200 Easy Ideas and Projects for Attracting and Feeding Your Favorite Birds
Roth, Sally
A comprehensive guide to creating a bird-friendly backyard counsels aficionados on everything from choosing worthwhile bird houses and offering specific birdseed mixes to preparing home-made suet blocks and creating shelters for habitat-threatened species.
 
Do It Gorgeously: How to Make Less Toxic, Less Expensive, and More Beautiful Products
Uliano, Sophie / Seabrook, Alexis (ILT)
The best-selling author of Gorgeously Green explains how to be green, smart and thrifty by reusing old household items and using low-cost materials to make nearly all the things you would otherwise buy, including common condiments and foods, beauty products, home-repair items, pet products and much more.
 
Farm to Fork: Cooking Local, Cooking Fresh
Lagasse, Emeril / Freeman, Steven (PHT)
Lagasse offers recipes that will inspire cooks to utilize organic and locally-grown seasonal produce. The recipes are organized by growing season, and include helpful tips on canning and choosing naturally-raised meats and seafood.
 
Kids’ Cakes from the Whimsical Bakehouse: And Other Treats for Colorful Celebrations
Hansen, Liv / Hansen, Kaye / Fink, Ben (PHT)
The mother-daughter team of Christmas Cookies from the Whimsical Bakehouse presents an imaginative assortment of fairy-tale-inspired party cakes, cookies and cupcake recipes that includes decorating options for child participation.
 
Last Dog on the Hill: The Extraordinary Life of Lou
Duno, Steve
Traces the author’s rescue of a Rottweiler mix from a marijuana farm, the endearing canine’s training as a rehabilitation animal, and their role in changing the lives of hundreds of people, including gang members, war veterans, and hearing-impaired children.
 
The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes from a Climate-Changed Planet
Cullen, Heidi
A leading expert on climate change examines what the planet could look like in 2050 if carbon emissions are not reduced, highlighting different areas of the globe and how new weather patterns will affect them.
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