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The LEGO Build-It Book, Vol. 1: Amazing Vehicles

Nathanael Kuipers · No Starch Press, Inc.
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

BUILD 10 COOL MODELS!With just one collection of LEGO® bricks, you can build any of these 10 models - from the simple Go-Kart to the intricate Rescue Truck.Handy tips and advanced building techniques will inspire you to create your own amazing models for even more fun!Off-RoaderGo-KartMuscle...
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Bedroom Style, Perfectly Pieced: 5 Styles, 10 Patterns, 50 Quilts

April Rosenthal · Lucky Spool Media

Go undercover with Bedroom Style, Perfectly Pieced. Redesign your medroom just as youve dreamed it could be when you discover a master deisngers tricks of the trade, including how to Embellish pre-purchased linens for an expensive designer look Personalize pillowcases with names or initials...
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The Braid Book: 20 Fun and Easy Styles

Sarah Hiscox · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Ever lusted for a cool braid style, but just can't figure out how? Thanks to The Braid Book, now you can! Sarah Hiscox and Willa Burton, founders of London's hip The Braid Bar, show you how to style both simple and intricate braids in your own hair or a friend's, using clear, easy-to-follow...
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Paper Quilling: All the skills you need to make 20 beautiful projects

Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Quilling is currently on trend and gaining in popularity. Elizabeth Moad is well known in the papercrafting world, and has created a range of beautiful quilled designs that are suitable for all occasions and life stages, from new baby cards to wedding gifts to sympathy cards. One reason...
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Clay Lab for Kids: 52 Projects to Make, Model, and Mold With Air-Dry, Polymer, and Homemade Clay

Cassie Stephens · Quarry Books
Pages: 144
Format: Flexibound

Clay Lab for Kids, a new addition to Quarry's Lab series, focuses on kid-friendly clays--air-dry, homemade, and polymer--that are safe and easy to use at home or in the classroom; no kiln required.Nashville art teacher Cassie Stephens makes clay a focus of her classes with amazing results....
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Beading All-Stars: 20 Jewelry Projects from Your Favorite Designers

Lark Crafts · Lark Crafts
Format: Book

Profiles beaded jewelry designers, in a text with twenty projects with step-by-step instructions and photographs for necklaces, bracelets, cuffs, and earrings.
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The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction

Pat Shipman · Harvard University Press
Pages: 266
Format: Print book

With their large brains, sturdy physique, sophisticated tools, and hunting skills, Neanderthals are the closest known relatives to humans. Approximately 200,000 years ago, as modern humans began to radiate out from their evolutionary birthplace in Africa, Neanderthals were already thriving...
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Bring It!: Tried and True Recipes for Potlucks and Casual Entertaining

Ali Rosen · Running Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Bring It! is the ultimate source for potluck, picnic, or dinner party-worthy dishes that combine simple prep with big taste!The word "potluck" may inspire memories of church dinners and mystery covered dishes. But today's potlucks are essentially outsourced dinner parties, which...
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The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Northeast

Marie Iannotti · Timber Press
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

Growing vegetables requires regionally specific information -- what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are based on climate, weather, and first frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Northeast tackles this need head on, with regionally specific growing...
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The Devil's Mercedes: The Bizarre and Disturbing Adventures of Hitler's Limousine in America

Robert Klara · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

In 1938, Mercedes-Benz began production of the largest, most luxurious limousine in the world. A machine of frightening power and sinister beauty, the Grosser 770K Model 150 Offener Tourenwagen was 20 feet long, seven feet wide, and tipped the scales at 5 tons. Its supercharged, 230-horsepower...
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Take A Seat: 16 Beautiful Projects for Your Home

Jemima Schlee · GMC Publications
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Jemima Schlee's clever use of fabrics, textures, yarns and paint not only add personality and character to any interior, they are also an ideal way for thrifty types to create a new look on a budget. From homely armchairs and pouffes to eye-catching footstools and vintage-print seat...
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Abracadabra! Tricks for Rookie Magicians: 4D A Magical Augmented Reading Experience

NORM BARNHART · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Abracadabra! Beginning magicians will amaze their family and friends with their magical abilities! The easy step-by-step instructions in this book teach beginning magicians easy tricks like the Amazing Appearing Ball, Fast Rabbit and the Ace, and more -- while entertaining an audience...
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Contact Sport: A Story of Champions, Airwaves, and a One-Day Race around the World

J K George · Greenleaf Book Group Press
Pages: 266
Format: Print book

In the woods of Massachusetts, pairs of contestants huddle in tents filled with communications equipment. Their voices soar through the air, riding waves into the atmosphere, as they comb through static and noise for a response from the other side of the world. They're searching for loot--in...
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New England Getting Started Garden Guide: Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Charlie Nardozzi · Cool Springs Press
Format: Paperback

The only garden guide with a plant selection as diverse as New England weather. To say that the climate in the northeastern United States is diverse would be an understatement. We've seen football games played in blizzards, been caught in jungle-like rain showers, and shaded ourselves...
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