New Adult Non-fiction 500 & 600

June 13, 2011

June 13, 2011
Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram 
Art of the Chicken Coop: A Fun and Essential Guide to Housing Your Peeps
Gleason, Chris
Keeping chickens—even for city dwellers is a trend that just keeps on growing. With this book, today’s modern farmer will find plans and construction techniques for making seven different chicken coops.
 
The Beekeeper’s Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America
Nordhaus, Hannah
Recounts the experiences of John Miller, one of the foremost migratory beekeepers, who, despite mysterious epidemics that threaten American honey populations–and the nation’s agribusiness–forges on and moves ahead in a new natural world.
 
Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks
Eilperin, Juliet
A global investigation into the surprising ways in which people and cultures relate to and engage with sharks includes coverage of Papua New Guinea’s creation myths, the finning practices of mainland China and the counsel of a Miami shark-fishing guide to his celebrity clients.
 
Dr. Riley’s Box of Tricks: 80 Uncommon Solutions for Everyday Parenting Problems
Riley, Douglas
A licensed clinical psychologist presents this guide for exasperated parents offering creative solutions for persistent parenting problems from messy rooms to homework procrastination and from sibling combat to cell phone abuse.
 
High-Impact, Low-Carbon Gardening: 1001 Ways to Garden Sustainably
Bowe, Alice
A comprehensive, full-color guide explains how to make one’s garden completely environmentally friendly, in a book that looks at managing resources, choosing materials, design ideas, plant choices, growing one’s own food and more.
 
Special Cupcakes
Sweetser, Wendy
Providing baking and decorating tips and techniques, this delightfully decadent cookbook is filled with more than 50 recipes for beautiful cupcakes for holidays and special occasions, as well as not-so-guilty treats such as carrot, orange and cinnamon cupcakes.
 
Start Fresh: Your Child’s Jump Start to Lifelong Healthy Eating
Florence, Tyler / Lee, John (PHT)
A practical, charming little package from a caring dad and exceptional chef that thousands have come to trust , this book will give parents the tools they need to prepare nutritious food their babies will love to eat—for a truly fresh and healthy start.
 
West Coast Road Eats: The Best Road Food from San Diego to the Canadian Border
Roth, Anna
As a nation, we are beginning to understand the lesson behind that old maxim, “you are what you eat.” As “locavore” becomes part of our everyday vocabulary and food critics continue to give West Coast cuisine accolades for its freshness and sustainability, West Coast Road Eats will show how why we eat – and where we eat it – matters more than ever.
 
Compiled by Becky Buckingham
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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