Saturday, October 12, 2013

New Additions to Youth Nonfiction and Biography Today

Young Chefs: Cooking Skills and Recipes for Kids by Christina Dymock

Hey kids! It's time to take charge in the kitchen. Become a young chef as you make your favorite foods and explore new recipes with everything from Game Day Hot Dogs to Lemon Shark Bars. Each recipe tells your parents when help is needed and also includes stories, jokes, and history about the recipes. You'll be whipping up masterpieces in no time. Let's get cookin'!

Invincible Louisa: the Story of the Author of Little Women by Cornelia Meigs

Biography tracing the fascinating life of Louisa May Alcott from her happy childhood in Pennsylvania and Boston to her success as a writer of such classics as Little women.

Christmas Cookies! a Holiday Cookbook by Susan Devins

What could be a homier holiday tradition than making Christmas cookies? Find everything you need in this inviting, illustrated cookbook.

Here is a charming holiday cookbook that is sure to turn an aromatic pastime into a favorite family ritual. Clearly presented and cheerfully illustrated, these seventeen recipes — from shortbread to snickerdoodles to stained-glass Christmas trees — are accented with useful tips and intriguing bits of Christmas lore (like the notion that candy canes represent the staffs held by shepherds at the Nativity). 

Young bakers will be eager to roll up their sleeves and start in!