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The Ultimate Student Cookbook

The Ultimate Student Cookbook by Tiffany Goodall

(Teen Nonfiction) - Written by a chef who lived away from home on a limited budget while she was a culinary arts student, The Ultimate Student Cookbook enables college and university students to enjoy fresh and healthy food every day.
The Babysitter's Survival Guide

The Babysitter's Survival Guide by Jill D.Chassé

(Teen Nonfiction) - This handbook is the ultimate babysitter's helper, a go-to guide with smart advice on everything from finding clients and snagging the job to entertaining, feeding, bathing, and lulling children to sleep. There are kid-friendly recipes to tempt the picky eater, cool activities for all age ranges, suggestions for handling tears, tantrums, and emergencies, and enough practical information to make even new sitters feel confident about their skills. With its chapter tabs, make your own business cards, handy pockets, and perforated emergency information cards, this beautiful package is a must-have for all babysitters.
The Big Book of Hacks for Minecrafters

The Big Book of Hacks for Minecrafters by Megan Miller

(Teen Nonfiction) - With more than 100 million registered Minecraft accounts and rights picked up by Warner Brothers for a The Lego Movie style, action-adventure film, Minecraft is on its way to becoming the next big children's brand. While there are several successful game guides on the market already, this book will be the first unofficial hacker's super-guide dedicated to fighting mobs, building, and much more that is especially geared toward seven- to twelve-year-old Minecrafters. With The Big Book of Hacks for Minecrafters, kids will learn how to build awesome structures, defense strategies for fending off hostile mobs, and great tips on mining, farming, and more! Other tips will help gamers: know which animals to domesticate and how to do itproperly use potions and enchantmentsbuild and customize a survival homeselect appropriate weaponryand much more! Packed with expert tips, cheats, and hacks on building, fighting, farming, enchanting, mining, and more, The Big Book of Hacks for Minecrafters shows exactly how the experts bring their amazing structures to life (like a Japanese pagoda or underwater dome) and fight every single type of mob (from Blazes to Zombie Pigmen and everything in between). Illustrated guides will let every kid follow along with each tip step-by-step to master the Minecrafting world.
Field & Stream's Guide to Outdoor Survival

Field & Stream's Guide to Outdoor Survival by T. Edward Nickens

(Teen Nonfiction) - Inspired by TV shows and movies, many people wonder how long they could survive in the wild. If they have this entertaining and practical guide with them, they'll be ready to tackle many kinds of challenges. These 95 survival skills will not only get the reader out of trouble, but also teach them to avoid dangerous situations in the wilderness. Map-reading skills, animal attacks, leech removal, and lightning strikes are just some of the varied topics expertly explained in the text and depicted in the illustrations and photographs. High-interest content will attract all levels of readers and outdoors enthusiasts.
Fitness for Geeks

Fitness for Geeks by Bruce W. Perry

(Teen Nonfiction) - If you're interested in how things work, this guide will help you experiment with one crucial system you usually ignore-your body and its health. Long hours focusing on code or circuits tends to stifle notions of nutrition, but with this educational and highly useful book you can approach fitness through science, whether it's investigating your ancestral health or using the latest self-tracking apps and gear.
Go Teen Writers

Go Teen Writers by Stephanie Morrill

(Teen Nonfiction) - The question we hear most from new writers is, "How do I get published?" And the answer is: Respect your dream Every writer's journey is different, yet as we've reflected on our experiences and those of the writers around us, we've seen time and time again that those who are successful are the ones who had the patience and endurance to stick with this writing thing. They didn't look for shortcuts (at least, not for long), nor did they quit after five, ten, or one hundred rejections. We can't make the process easy for you, but it's our hope that this book will be a tool you can turn to time and time again when you're thinking, "Okay & what's next?"