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The Wilder Life My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie by Wendy McClure (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 6, 2012 tagged biography • romance
Wendy explores the reality of the Little House books via frontier chores, food, historic sites, and research.
Kakapo Rescue Saving the World's Strangest Parrot (Scientists in the Field) by Sy Montgomery, Nic Bishop (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 28, 2011 tagged science
The Letter Q Queer Writers' Notes To Their Younger Selves by Sarah Moon, James Lecesne (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 8, 2012 tagged anthology • coming of age • essays
Scoundrels in Law The Trials of Howe & Hummel, Lawyers to the Gangsters, Cops, Starlets, and Rakes Who Made the Gilded Age by Cait Murphy (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 18, 2012 tagged history
Breakthrough! How Three People Saved "Blue Babies" and Changed Medicine Forever by Jim Murphy (2015)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on July 15, 2016 tagged history
Manga Kamishibai the Art of Japanese Paper Theater by Eric P. Nash (2009)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 13, 2010 tagged art • coffee table book • nonfiction
Here There Be Monsters The Legendary Kraken and the Giant Squid by HP Newquist (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 13, 2011 tagged science
The Kraken was thought to be just a tall tale until evidence of its existence was found in the stomachs of whales.
Life in the Ocean The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle by Claire A. Nivola (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 14, 2012 tagged biography • science
To Be or Not To Be A Chooseable-Path Adventure by Ryan North, William Shakespeare, YOU (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 15, 2013 tagged classic • historical fiction • humor
Irritated by Hamlet? Intrigued by Ophelia? Make different choices than the Bard and see what happens.
Levitation Physics and Psychology in the Service of Deception by Jim Ottaviani, Janine Johnston (2007)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 27, 2012 tagged graphic novel • science
Pyg The Memoirs of Toby, The Learned Pig by Russell Potter (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 12, 2014 tagged historical fiction
In 1780s England, a pig named Toby avoids becoming dinner, joins a show, and learns to communicate with humans.
Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection by Catherine Price (2015)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 18, 2015 tagged science
Milwaukee Mayhem: Murder and Mystery in the Cream City's First Century by Matthew J. Prigge (2015)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 5, 2016 tagged essays • history • nonfiction
Small and Tall Tales of Extinct Animals by Hélène Rajcak, Damien Laverdunt (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 1, 2013 tagged science
Cool, illustrated facts about extinct animals, each depicted in a funny, true, sometimes sad comic.
How to Sharpen Pencils A practical and theoretical treatise on the artisanal craft of pencil sharpening, for writers, artists, contractors, flange turners, anglesmiths, and civil servants, with illustrations showing current practice by David Rees (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 12, 2012 tagged nonfiction
Teen Boat! The Angst of Being a Teen -- the Thrill of Being a Boat! by Dave Roman, John Green (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 25, 2013 tagged coming of age • graphic novel
Lost at Sea The Jon Ronson Mysteries by Jon Ronson (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on March 28, 2014 tagged essays
An investigative journalist interviews oddballs, insane “clowns,” and looks into a few mysteries.
Bomboozled How the U.S. Government Misled Itself and Its People Into Believing They Could Survive a Nuclear Attack by Susan Roy (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 30, 2011 tagged history • science
Crochet with Color 25 Contemporary Projects for the Yarn Lover by Kazuko Ryokai (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 13, 2013 tagged nonfiction