The Chicken Whisperer’s Guide to Keeping Chickens
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A simply told informative look at the basic general information the chicken keeper might want to know with beautiful photos. From selecting and housing a flock to raising chicks and using artistic techniques to decorate excess eggs this book is a fun read about this interesting trend. The authors’ backgrounds include radio shows, magazine articles and interviews with both academic and common sense 4H hand-on training and experience.
Beekeeping
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A cursory look into apiculture and the fascinating life of the honeybee. This book includes information on the many benefits and uses for everything that bees produce and collect in their hives, from wax to pollen to honey.
Deceptively Delicious
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Jessica Seinfeld mixes pureed vegetables into everything from pancakes to chicken strips to cupcakes in order to sneak more nutrition into her family’s diet. Some personal favorites of mine include her Greek dip with chickpeas and artichoke hearts and blueberry cupcakes with spinach
Nothing Daunted
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A story of two young women who follow their sense of adventure traveling by train and horses to the remote settlement of Elkhead, Colorado in 1916 to teach school. The travel reflects just a portion of the transitions then moving from the civilized East into the wild West.
CLAM Mokona’s Okimono Kimono
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A good Non-Fiction look at the art and artistry of wearing kimonos. Written by an author and illustrator of manga added photos of accessories and interview with the owner of an antique and used kimono store makes this an interesting glimpse into an age old fashion in Japan moving into contemporary designs.
The Secret Art Of Dr. Seuss
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Did you grow up on Dr. Seuss? Raise your kids with him? See a whole new side of Theodor Geisel in this collection of his personal artwork. Discover Seuss as a serious (but not too serious) artist whose wry, playful humor is still abundantly apparent in every sketch, canvas, and sculpture.
Scorecasting
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If you loved Moneyball, you might like this book. If you loved Freakonomics, you might like this book. If you loved Moneyball and Freakonomics, you will love this book!
The Invisible Wall
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Two sides of a single street in a Lancashire England mill town, one side Jewish the other Christian. This memoir written by a 96 year old man tells of the people who made this a community and their differences. It is a love story and a touching view into a time just before World War I.
A Man Without A Country
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Written shortly before his death, Vonnegut's non-fiction critique of society today is in turns both hilarious and extremely poignant. Well worth reading whether you've been a fan for years or never taken a second glance in his direction before.
Sugar Nation
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Jeff O' Connell has a problem. His tall and lean physique is hiding a breeding ground for the sinister and ubiquitous disease of diabetes. This book chronicles his struggles to understand both the state of diabetic research and the mounting evidence against refined carbohydrates.

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