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North American Pelicans

From the Series Nature Watch

With short, stubby legs, long narrow wings, and large throat pouches, North American pelicans are unique and easily recognizable birds. Found throughout the northwest, pelicans can often be… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 598.4'3

Secret Holes

Sylvia and Miz Lula Maye are back! And Sylvia is in for a big surprise when Miz Lula Maye tells her about secret holes. Secret holes, Miz Lula Maye explains, were places where people used to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Germ Hunter: A Story about Louis Pasteur

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Growing up in the 1830s, Louis Pasteur saw the horrifying effects of diseases like rabies and tuberculosis. Filled with curiosity and imagination, Pasteur began a lifelong search for answers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 579'.092

Heirloom Cookbook: Recipes Handed Down by Jewish Mothers

Enjoy over 475 time-honored family recipes from traditional Passover dishes like "Best Matzo Balls," to creative casseroles, soups, desserts, and more. A section on Sephardic cooking is also included. Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5'676

Cooking the Chinese Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The oldest continuing civilization in the world, China is not much larger in area than the United States. However, its population is over four times as large. With only 13 percent of its land… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.5951

Cooking the English Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

English cuisine is often regared as unexciting, but with flavorful dishes such as tender roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, buttery scones, tasty fish and chips, and sweet triflees, it's… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 641.5942

Cooking the French Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Cooking is a fine art in France. With savory recipes and interesting background information on French regions, peoples, and traditions, readers are introduced to the sutleties of French culture. Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 641.5944

Cooking the German Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

With its appealing sausages and roasts, savory dumplings and spaetzle, and rich pastries and tortes, Germany has been known for its delicious cuisine. Focusing on the food and traditions… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 641.5943

Cooking the Hungarian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Completely landlocked, Hungary has endured many invasions by foreign powers and has lived under many kinds of government. Through it all, music and food have remained important parts of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 641.59439

Cooking the Korean Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Korea is a land where ancient and modern traditions coexist. Although split politically, North and South Korea continue to share a varied cuisine that is both healthy and delicious. Often… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 641.59519

Cooking the Lebanese Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Lebanon is a tiny country found in the very heart of the Middle East. Especially famous for a cuisine that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, and grains, Lebanese cooking is as delicious as it is… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.595692

Cooking the Russian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Once a part of the vast Soviet Union, life in Russia has seen many changes. One thing that has remained the same is the varied and interesting food found there. Rich, filling, and most of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.5947

Cooking the South American Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

With twelve independent countries, the Falkland Islands, and French Guiana, the many cultures of South America feature a variety of dishes. Focusing on recipes from countries like Argentina… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 641.598

Growing Up in the Great Depression 1929 to 1941

From the Series Our America

Confronted with starvation, lack of education, and homelessness, children of the Great Depression, like sixteen-year-old Clarence Lee, whose father asked him to leave home because he could no… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 973.91

Cooking the Caribbean Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

With abundant textures and tastes that differ from island to island, the food of the Caribbean is a delicious blend of traditions. Reflecting the cultures of a diverse population, Caribbean… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 641.59729

Cooking the Greek Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Greek cuisine is both exciting and rich in tradition. Influenced by both western European and Middle Eastern foods, contemporary Greek dishes reflect an interesting combination of old and new… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 641.59495

Cooking the Indian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

The contrasts of geography, climate, religious beliefs, and population in India result in its strong and distinct culture. These differences have greatly influenced Indian menus. However, one… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.5954

Cooking the Israeli Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Israeli food is a blend of many different cooking traditions. This tasty collection of recipes includes delicious dishes such as felafel, Passover popovers, and cheese blintzes. Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 641.595694

Cooking the Norwegian Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Norwegian cooking has been shaped by its climate, many natural resources, and landscape, with long coastline surrounding over two-thirds of the country and hundreds of fjords jutting inland… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 641.59481

Cooking the Polish Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Over the years, the hearty flavors and rich textures of Polish cooking have been influenced by a strong farming tradition, available food resources, and contact with other cultures. With… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: 641.59438

Cooking the Thai Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Most Thai consider food to be an art form, and the dishes they prepare are spicy and rich with a characteristic sweet/sour/salty taste that makes their cuisine unique. With flavors ranging… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 641.59593

Cooking the Vietnamese Way

From the Series Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks 2nd Edition

Vietnam's warm climate allows for an abundance of rice, fresh fruits, and vegetables that are the mainstays of Vietnamese meals. Its seas yield the fish that produce the fish sauce that is a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 641.59597

Firestorm

From the Series Adventures in Time

It's September 1, 1894, and 13-year-old Maggie Grant and her family are about to face a terror like none they've ever experienced. Having recently moved to the newly constructed town of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Sylvia & Miz Lula Maye

When 10-year-old Sylvia Freeman moves to Wakeview, South Carolina, she's sure that her summer is going to be plain ol' boring—that is until she meets her 99-year-old neighbor, Miz Lula Maye… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]