New Adult Non-Fiction 500 to 699

April 8, 2011

April 8, 2011
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Ancient Grains for Modern Meals: Mediterranean Whole Grain Recipes for Barley, Farro, Kamut, Polenta, Wheat Berries & More
Speck, Maria
A volume of 100 whole-grain recipes inspired by the cuisines of Greece, Southern France, Italy and Turkey includes such options as Creamy Breakfast Farro with Honey-Roasted Grapes, Quinoa Cakes with Smoked Trout and Ricotta Millet Pudding with Blood Orange Syrup.
 
Bears of the Last Frontier: The Adventure of a Lifetime Among Alaska’s Black, Grizzly, and Polar Bears
Morgan, Chris
Follow the epic journey of wildlife conservationist and bear biologist Chris Morgan as he travels by motorcycle across Alaska while filming the PBS Nature documentary Bears of the Last Frontier.  He also uncovers the mystery and beauty of these awe-inspiring animals and gets to know the native people who live in the same landscape. 
 
Dog Days, Raven Nights
Marzluff, John M. / Marzluff, Colleen / Zerbetz, Evon (ILT) / Heinrich, Bernd
Twenty years ago, the Marzluffs left Arizona for the mountains of western Maine to conduct the first-ever extensive study of the winter ecology of the Common Raven. Drawing on field notes and personal diaries, they chronicle their three-year endeavor.
 
Food Lovers’ Guide to Seattle: Best Local Specialties, Markets, Recipes, Restaurants, and Events
Brown, Keren
The ultimate guide to Seattle’s food scene provides the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate local culinary offerings. Written for residents and visitors alike to find producers and purveyors of tasty local specialties.
 
The Giant Panda
Min, Fang / Daggers, Ben (TRN)
Giant pandas, beloved for their beauty and rarity, are found only in China, and have come to be regarded as a national treasure. Having worked with pandas for most of her life, renowned environmental literature writer Fang Min draws on years of experience to bring the giant panda to life in stunning detail.
 
Good Fish: Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the Pacific Coast
Selengut, Becky
This is a Pacific Coast sustainable seafood cookbook with 75 recipes that range in complexity from simple (think weeknight suppers) to more ambitious (think experienced home cooks who want to impress their friends at a dinner party).
 
Homesteading in the 21st Century: How One Family Created a More Sustainable, Self-sufficient, and Satisfying Life
Nash, George / Waterman, Jane
A pair of accomplished homesteaders explains how to create a more self-sufficient home in either a rural or urban setting–from keeping chickens to growing a garden to brewing beer–in a book with 180 full-color photos and 50 drawings.
 
The Quarter-Acre Farm: How I Kept the Patio, Lost the Lawn, and Fed My Family for a Year
Warren, Spring / Pruet, Jesse (ILT)
When Spring Warren told her husband and two teenage boys that she wanted to grow 75 percent of all the food they consumed for one year—and that she wanted to do it in their yard—they told her she was crazy.  She did it anyway.  Full of tips and recipes to help anyone interested in growing and preparing at least a small part of their diet at home.
 
Science Fair Season: Twelve Kids, a Robot Named Scorch. .and What It Takes to Win
Dutton, Judy
Follows the participation of 12 exceptional teens in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair, revealing their groundbreaking achievements as part of an effort to win millions of dollars in prizes and scholarships as well as a visit to the White House.
 
Signature Styles: 20 Stitchers Craft Their Look
Doh, Jenny
Twenty top stitchers take readers on a tour of their homes and studios-graciously offering their signature techniques-and complete with stunning images of them surrounded by the style components that define their work and art. The profilees include such best-selling authors such as Betz White, Kayte Terry, Megan Nicolay, and Kathy Cano Murillo as well as popular bloggers such as Heather Bailey.
 
Vertical Gardening: Grow Up, Not Out, for More Vegetables and Flowers in Much Less Space
Fell, Derek
Outlines an accessible growing system that emphasizes space-economizing support systems for vegetables, flowers and fruits, sharing specific advice on everything from string supports and trellises to raised beds and skyscraper gardens.
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