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Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work
3.75
liked it
In a word: meh.

This is "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenace" with no zen, and a denial of art, really. A very apt summary of the things that are
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Jul 14, 2009
Jun 06, 2009
 
17
Having Faith: An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood
4.30
really liked it
Ignore the incredibly cheesey cover. Clear-eyed and hard-nosed, Steingraber is a scientist first. She asks scary and difficult questions and follows t ...more
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May 11, 2007
 
9
The First Days Of School: How To Be An Effective Teacher
3.95
it was amazing
Simply one of the most useful books I've ever read. I got it out at the beginning of every school year and I recommend it to everybody in the classroo ...more
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Aug 25, 2007
 
10
"Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity
4.14
really liked it
So, I didn't have any black kids that year in my ESL classroom, but this book helped me prevent the problem of balkanization in my diverse classes wit ...more
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Aug 25, 2007
 
6
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding
4.24
really liked it
Great, encouraging, and helpful. One star off for not being mostly anecdotes and not quite as practical and searchable as I would've liked.
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Aug 25, 2007
 
11
Stitch 'N Bitch: The Knitter's Handbook: Instructions, Patterns, and Advice for a New Generation of Knitters
4.04
it was amazing
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Apr 01, 2008
 
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Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region
4.40
it was amazing
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May 11, 2007
 
7
The Homiletical Plot: The Sermon as Narrative Art Form
4.08
liked it
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Aug 25, 2007
 
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The Elements of Style
4.20
liked it
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Aug 25, 2007
 
3
Texas Organic Vegetable Gardening: The Total Guide to Growing Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, and Other Edible Plants the Natural Way
4.26
really liked it
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May 11, 2007
 
4
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
4.04
it was ok
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Jan 11, 2008
May 11, 2007
 
16
Requiem for a Lawnmower: Gardening in a Warmer, Drier World
4.14
liked it
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Aug 25, 2007
 
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Eat, Pray, Love
3.52
liked it
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Jan 25, 2008
 
1
The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook: Stories and Recipes for Southerners and Would-be Southerners
4.01
it was amazing
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May 11, 2007
 
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Stitch 'n Bitch Nation
3.78
really liked it
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Apr 01, 2008
 
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Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why
3.93
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Apr 15, 2008
 
13
Noah's Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Backyards
4.20
liked it
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May 09, 2008
 
14
Cowgirl Cuisine: Rustic Recipes and Cowgirl Adventures from a Texas Ranch
3.76
it was amazing
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Dec 07, 2008
Sep 22, 2008
 
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Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year
4.19
really liked it
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May 11, 2007
 
22
Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant : Confessions of Cooking for One and Dining Alone
3.75
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Jul 26, 2009
 
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What Would Macgyver Do?: True Stories of Improvised Genius in Everyday Life
2.59
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Sep 21, 2010
 
18
Getting the Love You Want : A Guide for Couples
4.07
really liked it
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Sep 29, 2011
 
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Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion
4.35
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Mar 15, 2012
 
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Just Food: Where Locavores Get It Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly
3.64
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Apr 13, 2012
 
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Asian Tofu: Discover the Best, Make Your Own, and Cook It at Home
4.05
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May 28, 2012
 
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Positive Discipline A-Z: 1001 Solutions to Everyday Parenting Problems
3.90
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Dec 04, 2012
Jun 30, 2012
 
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Claudia and Mean Janine (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels #4)
4.39
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Jun 04, 2014
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