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Author Buchanan, Andrea J.
Title The double-daring book for girls / Andrea J. Buchanan & Miriam Peskowitz ; illustrations by Alexis Seabrook.
Pub Info New York : Collins, c2009.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 031.02 BUC     AVAILABLE
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J 031.02 BUC     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 031.02 BUC     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript viii, 277 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 cm.
Contents Introduction -- Skygazing -- Constellations -- Notable women I : Astronomers -- Rock towers -- Lacrosse -- Hula-hoops -- The Greek alphabet -- How to conduct an orchestra -- A short history of the bicycle -- Picnic games -- Paper cup candles -- Tic-tac-toe around the world -- Collective nouns about animals -- Card games -- Scrabble words -- Fun things to do with paper -- Cowgirls -- How to dye your hair using kool-aid -- Make a decoupage bowl -- Dangerous volcanoes -- Tennis -- Make a lava lamp -- Labyrinths -- Turning your backyard into a farm -- Courage -- Sundials -- The Chinese New year -- Notable women II : Dancers -- Cricket -- Lightning -- How to waltz -- Furoshiki -- The double-daring girl's guide to getting out of trouble -- Japanese tea ceremony -- Friendship -- Football -- How to throw - and catch -- a football -- Car camping -- Tying a sarong -- Batik -- Sand castles -- Months and days -- How to catch fish -- Notable women III : Math and science -- Make a piñata from paper mâché -- Slumber party games -- The Nobel prize -- Pogo stickes -- How to run away and join the circus -- How to make a rope ladder -- Scoubidou -- The Underground Railroad -- Dreams and their meanings -- Dream journal -- Dream catchers -- Commonly confused words -- How to make a scarecrow
The moon and moon lore -- Make a snow globe -- Phrases and idioms and thier origins -- How to become president of the United States of America -- Quilling -- Playing the harmonica -- Horses -- Sailing phrases -- Worry dolls -- Measurements -- Electric buzzer game -- Being a private eye -- How to play croquet -- Surfing -- Notable women IV : Eleanor of Aquitaine -- Stepping stones -- How to say no / How to say yes -- Dancing the Cotton-eyed Joe -- Shooting pool -- Math tricks -- Words to impress -- How to paint a room -- Running a magazine -- How to build a raft -- April Fools' Day -- Dominoes -- How to practice anything -- Calamity Jane -- What to do when you're bored -- Charades -- Yo-yos -- Rhetoric -- Bocce, horseshoes, shuffleboard, lawn bowling, and quoits -- How to organize a tournament -- Notable women V : Arts and learning -- Whittling -- Putting on a show -- How to say hello, good-bye, and thank you around the world -- Swimming -- Practical life -- Calligraphy -- Making antique paper -- How to debate -- The long and short of it -- Windowsill garden -- Optical illusion -- How to start a Mother-Daughter book club -- Miscellanea -- Illustration credits -- Acknowledgments.
Summary "Guidebook of stories, activities, facts, and games for daring girls everywhere"--P. [4] of cover.
Subject Girls -- Life skills guides -- Juvenile literature.
Girls -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
Girls in literature -- Juvenile literature.
Girls -- Life skills guides.
Girls -- Conduct of life.
Girls in literature.
Genre Handbooks and manuals.
Add Author Peskowitz, Miriam, 1964-
Seabrook, Alexis.
ISBN 9780061748790
006174879X
Stndrd # 9780061748790
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