Chosen by Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano as a gift to every first grader in the state, this story describes the beauty of the Sonoran Desert and a family whose lives are intertwined with the environment and the home they make from adobe.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/30/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Explore the North Pole in this storybook based on the Rise of the Guardians movie. Includes a sheet of stickers.The North Pole is the perfect place for the Guardians to meet when they have important business to discuss, and this 8x8 paperback allows for an in-depth exploration of Santa Claus’s home base. Learn how the Yetis test toys and guard North’s reindeer. See how the toys are made, hear the elves tell their stories, and find out how everything gets finished just in time for Christmas. This book also comes with a sheet of stickers showing all the Guardians, plus elves and Yetis galore! Kids will love this “sneak peek at what goes on at North’s workshop.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/2/2012Pages: 16
The complete home-study program to help children practice the essential math skills they learn in school. Matches the math curriculum so your children will reach their full potential in school -- and on important standardized tests! The successful way to improve your child's math. These workbooks have been compiled and tested by a team of math experts to increase your child's confidence, enjoyment, and success at school. Kindergarten: Focused on the number and shape objectives needed to prepare children for the formal study of math.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/2001Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
The complete home-study program to help children practice the essential math skills they learn in school. Matches the math curriculum so your children will reach their full potential in school -- and on important standardized tests! The successful way to improve your child's math. These workbooks have been compiled and tested by a team of math experts to increase your child's confidence, enjoyment, and success at school. First Grade: Provides practice at all the major topics for Grade 1 with emphasis on addition and subtraction concepts. Includes a review of Kindergarten topics and a preview of topics in Grade 2.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/2001Pages: 200Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
A well seasoned steak, eggs, dark chocolate, and apples can really hit the spot. But sometimes, we could really go for Chili Pie, Benedict Deviled Eggs, Thin Mint Cookies, and Apple Pie. Even the most disciplined and willful among us can become bored and wayward on a routine of bland, repetitive meals. Humans naturally crave delicious food, interesting cuisine and variety. Primal Cravings sets out to provide the best of both worlds -- the food to satiate our deep seated, visceral urges made with ingredients that satisfy our ancient, genetic needs for good health. This cookbook contains 125 Primal/Paleo recipes, and also includes bonus features that detail the authors' thoughts of the tenets of a Primal/Paleo diet and the mentality of a flexible, healthy eating lifestyle to show you how vibrant health can be found without sacrificing great taste. Based in South Carolina, authors Brandon and Megan Keatley created Primal Cravings on the momentum of their popular Health-Bent.com website -- a treasure trove of Primal/Paleo recipes, workout tips and motivational messages. These kitchen whizzes and expert-level fitness coaches present Primal Cravings after several years of research, experimentation and perfecting recipes in their home kitchen. Primal Cravings presents the recipes in a simple, clear, easy-to-navigate format, and offers a detailed macronutrient analysis of each preparation. Knowing time is the most valuable resource, they also provide primers on ingredients, tools, and stocking your kitchen, and offer menu suggestions for a variety of occasions and considerations (quick, budget, feeding a crowd).Format: HardcoverPages: 280
Although eating a paleo diet (no gluten, grains, dairy, or legumes) has proven to be highly effective in shedding unwanted weight and improving overall health, many find preparing and cooking real-food meals on a daily basis difficult to manage. Let's face it, prepping and cooking meals, as well as cleaning multiple pots and pans, can take a lot of time from your already hectic schedule. Not to mention the difficulties in making healthy food taste delicious. Enter the slow cooker, an easy-to-use devise that allows you to enjoy a wonderful, home-cooked meal without slaving for hours in the kitchen. In Paleo Slow Cooking, Chrissy Gower shows you that cooking real food using a variety of vegetables, clean cuts of meat, and healthy fats does not have to be a complicated, boring, or time-consuming endeavor. In this real-food-made-easy guide, Gower teaches you how to prepare full-course paleo/primal entrees, soups, stews, breakfast dishes, and desserts. To make every meal more enjoyable, Gower also includes several quick and easy side dishes to go with your slow cooker meals. Paleo Slow Cooking is sure to win the hearts of every time-crunched individual or family that yearns to eat a healthier diet. Eating paleo has never been so easy or tasted so good!Format: PaperbackPages: 240 pages
The secret to the best barbecue from the man who barbecues the best: Keep it simple! In the world of competitive barbecue, nobody's won more prize money, more trophies, or more adulation than Myron Mixon. And he comes by it honestly: From the time he was old enough to stoke a pit, Mixon learned the art of barbecue at his father's side. He grew up to expand his parent's sauce business, Jack's Old South, and in the process became the leader of the winningest team in competitive barbecue. It's Mixon's combination of killer instinct and killer recipes that has led him to three world championships and more than 180 grand championships and made him the breakout star of TLC's BBQ Pitmasters. Now, for the first time, Mixon's stepping out from behind his rig to teach you how he does it. Rule number one: People always try to overthink barbecue and make it complicated. Don't do it! Mixon will show you how you can apply his "keep it simple" mantra in your own backyard. He'll take you to the front lines of barbecue and teach you how to turn out 'cue like a seasoned pro. You'll learn to cook like Mixon does when he's on the road competing and when he's at home, with great tips on - the basics, from choosing the right wood to getting the best smoker or grill- the formulas for the marinades, rubs, injections, and sauces you'll need- the perfect ways to cook up hog, ribs, brisket, and chicken, including Mixon's famous Cupcake Chicken Mixon shares more than 75 of his award-winning recipes—including one for the most sinful burger you’ll ever eat—and advice that will end any anxiety over cooking times and temps and change your backyard barbecues forever. He also fills you in on how he rose to the top of the competitive barbecue universe and his secrets for succulent success. Complete with mouth-watering photos, Smokin’ with Myron Mixon will fire you up for a tasty time. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable mso-style-name:"Table Normal";mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0;mso-tstyle-colband-size:0;mso-style-noshow:yes;mso-style-priority:99;mso-style-parent:"";mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;mso-para-margin-top:0in;mso-para-margin-right:0in;mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt;mso-para-margin-left:0in;line-height:115%;mso-pagination:widow-orphan;font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri;mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; Book Details: Format: PaperbackPages: 192
Perfect for creating gifts for baby showers, naming ceremonies, or first birthdays, Made for Baby contains over 50 projects to make by hand, ranging from simple gift tags to gorgeous heirloom quilts.Covering the most popular handmade crafts, including sewing, knitting, embroidery, scrapbooking, and paper crafts, every project is explained step-by-step, with beautiful photographs of key steps and the finished project. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/20/2014Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 18+ and Up
Random House Handmade HomeFor many of us, our home is the center of our life. It is the place where our families meet and mingle, where we share our meals and share our dreams. So much more than just a space to live, our homes offer us a place of comfort, nourishment, and love for us and for our children.In Handmade Home, Amanda Blake Soule, author of The Creative Family and the blog SouleMama.com, offers simple sewing and craft projects for the home that reflect the needs, activities, and personalities of today's families. As Amanda writes in the introduction, "As a crafter, I'm always looking for the next thing I want to make. As a mama, I'm always looking for the next thing we need-to do, to have, to use-as a family. The coming together of these parts is where the heart of Handmade Home lies."Filled with thirty-three projects made by reusing and repurposing materials, all of the items here offer a practical use in the home. From picnic blankets made out of repurposed bed sheets to curtains made out of vintage handkerchiefs, these projects express the sense of making something new out of something old as a way to live a more financially pared-down and simple life; lessen our impact on the earth; connect to the past and preserve a more traditional way of life; and place value on the work of the hands. Also included are projects that children can help with, allowing them to make their own special contribution to the family home.
Breastfeeding Made Simple Breastfeeding may be natural, but it may also be more challenging than you expect. Some mothers encounter doubts and difficulties, from struggling with the first few feedings to finding a gentle and loving way to comfortably wean from the breast. This second edition of Breastfeeding Made Simple is an essential guide to breastfeeding that every new and expectant mom should own-a comprehensive resource that takes the mystery out of basic breastfeeding dynamics. Understanding the seven natural laws of breastfeeding will help you avoid and overcome challenges such as low milk production, breast refusal, weaning difficulties, and every other obstacle that can keep you from enjoying breastfeeding your baby. Breastfeeding Made Simple will help you to:Find comfortable, relaxing breastfeeding positionsEstablish ample milk production and a satisfying breastfeeding rhythm with your babyOvercome discomfort and mastitisUse a breast pump to expre
What are little boys made of? Moons and stars and rockets to Mars Wings and tails and dragons with scales Little boys are . . . as adventuresome and bold and heroic as they imagine they can be! Celebrate the exuberance of little boys in this playful spin on a classic nursery rhyme. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/27/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Who made this book? (We all did!) Author-Artist (Illustrator) Editor Publisher Designer Copyeditor-Proofreader Production Director Color Separator Printer Publicity and Promotion Director Salesperson Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/15/1988Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Little Blessings question books help young children understand basic truths about the Christian life. Perfect for ages 3-6, Who Made the World? addresses questions such as: How long did it take? and What did you make first? Scriptures that support each answer are provided in the back of the book. Parents can use this book as a fun tool to answer questions their little ones may have about God's world.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/28/2009Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
In paperback for the 2012 election, this sophisticated and playful look at U.S. presidents includes a new portrait of President Obama.See America’s presidents as never before—made of objects! Using everything from blue jeans to boxing gloves, Hanoch Piven “builds the characters of eighteen of our nation’s leaders. Revealing anecdotes accompany the creative collages and lend insight to the charismatic personalities of prominent presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama, resulting in an irresistible resource that transcends party lines.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/24/2012Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
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