Posts Tagged ‘nonfiction’

Nonfiction: All about the Skills

December 15, 2010

Worried your brain will be totally bored with the upcoming winter break? Well, with a little help from the new YA collection at the Eastern Branch Library, you can brush up on the latest air-guitar technique and other skills so your friends will be wickedly impressed come January:

book cover image for The Girls' Guide to Rocking: How to Start a Band, Book Gigs, and Get Rolling to Rock Stardom book cover image for Show Off: How to Do Absolutely Everything. One Step at a cover image for The Boy Magician: 156 Amazing Tricks & Sleights of Hand .book cover image for The Girl Mechanic: Classic Crafts, Games & Toys to Buildbook cover image for Super Simple Paper Airplanes: Step-By-Step Instructions to Make Planes That Really Fly From a Tri-Plane to a Jet Fighterbook cover image for The Big Book of Pop Culture: A How-to Guide for Young cover image for Seize the Story

Nonfiction: Panickin’ Skywalker

March 2, 2010

I have been known to be a bit of a panicked, stressed-out spaz (which is why someone recently called me Panickin’ Skywalker…) so sometimes I need a little help with balancing myself out. Here are three titles in the YA Nonfiction area that are full of ideas on how to manage your time, prioritize your activities, make spa treatments, help you decide if you need to see a doctor, learn to meditate, eat healthy, and more (click on the cover for more information on the book!):