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New Call Numbers, New Books: Making Stuff

on January 29, 2014

Our children’s collection reorganization continues apace!

To give you an idea of what is in each new collection category, the next several posts here will feature new books from each new category.

Books in this collection primarily provide instructions for creation of physical works or developing skills for a hobby.  Possible topics include, but are not limited to: arts and crafts, drawing, painting, sculpting, clay modeling, photography, paper making, paper folding, sewing, cooking, model airplanes, quilting, gardening, kite making, and papier-mâché.

Today, here are a few new books from our Making Stuff area.

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Cool fabric projects: creative ways to upcycle your trash into treasure by Pam ScheunemannCool fabric projects : creative ways to upcycle your trash into treasure

Presents six projects that teach readers how to upcycle trash into treasure, including a headband, coiled baskets, and a scarf.

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Crafts for Revamping Your Room by Susannah BlakeCRAFTS for Revamping Your Room

Provides a guide to creating crafts out of new and recycled items to redecorate a child’s bedroom.

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The Girl’s Book of Adventure by Michele LecreuxThe girl's book of adventure : the little guidebook for smart and resourceful girls

A selection of activities for outdoor-savvy girls shares practical guidelines for honing such skills as identifying seasonal produce, weaving baskets, and gearing up for hiking and camping trips.


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