Bodart, Joni Richards. The World’s Best Thin Books. What to read when your book report is due tomorrow. YA/ 028.1/ BOD
Lists books less than two hundred pages in length, including information on main characters and plot, and recommends book talk and book review themes for each.
Ehrlich, Carl S. Judaism. YA/ 296/ HER
Discusses the beliefs and practices of Judaism, which has 14 million followers worldwide.
Gordon, Matthew S. Islam. YA/ 297/ GOR
An overview of the beliefs and customs of Islam, including an introduction to sacred texts, a history of the religion, important holidays, and worship practices around the world.
Stalder, Erika. In the driver’s seat: A girl’s guide to her first car. YA/ 629.283/ STA
Provides useful information for driving and owning an automobile, including how to buy and insure a car, solutions to minor problems, learning what's under the hood, how to choose a mechanic, and surviving emergency situations.
Flynn, Nancy. Jeaneology. Crafty ways to reinvent your old blues. YA/ 646.11/ FLY
Presents step-by-step instructions and patterns ranging in difficulty for turning old blue jeans into new items, from adding color and fabric and making new jeans to creating skirts, ties, and accessories out of the old fabric.
Bergamotto, Lori. Skin: the Bare Facts. YA/ 646.72/ BER
Presents an overview on skin types, methods for treating common problems, and tips for skin care and makeup application.
Jaynes, Ela and Darren Greenblatt. Planet Yumthing Do it Yourself. YA/ 7450.5/ JAY
These cool, easy, and hip fashion accessory and home decor projects give readers the chance to show off their individuality, and no sewing machine is necessary! Easy-to-follow steps guide readers through each project, and sweet and sassy illustrations make the process extra fun. Whether it's fashion, beauty, decor, or food and friends, this book will give you tons of original projects that are not only easy (really!) to do, but well within your budget.