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Killer Style

How Fashion Has Injured, Maimed, and Murdered Through History

by Alison Matthews-David & Serah-Marie McMahon, illustrated by Gillian Wilson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: clothing & dress, customs, traditions, anthropology, history of science, sociology

The clothes we wear every day keep us comfortable, protect us from the elements, and express our unique style—but could fashion also be fatal? As it turns out, history is full of fashions that have harmed or even killed people. From silhouette-cinching corsets and combustible combs to lethal hair dyes and flammable flannel, this nonfiction book …

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Bad Boys of Fashion

by Jennifer Croll & Aneta Pacholska
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: fashion, boys & men, clothing & dress

A fiercely fabulous look at men’s fashion rule-breakers and icons

Sashay away, ladies: it’s the boys’ turn for the fashion spotlight. From Louis XIV to Kanye West, Jennifer Croll takes us on a tour of daring and different men throughout history who have all used fashion to get what they want. Just as she did in her award-winning Bad Girls of F …

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Les vêtements traditionnels inuits

by Nadia Mike
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: beginner, clothing & dress, native canadian

Living in the North requires very special clothing to stay warm and move easily over the ice!
This book introduces children to items of clothing like the parka that they might be familiar with, and uniquely Northern objects like amautis.

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Traditional Inuit Clothing (English)

by Nadia Mike
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: beginner, clothing & dress, native canadian

Living in the North requires very special clothing to stay warm and move easily over the ice!
This book introduces children to items of clothing like the parka that they might be familiar with, and uniquely Northern objects like amautis.

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Traditional Inuit Clothing (Inuktitut)

Inuktitut Edition

by Nadia Mike
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: beginner, native canadian, clothing & dress

Living in the North requires very special clothing to stay warm and move easily over the ice!
This book introduces children to items of clothing like the parka that they might be familiar with, and uniquely Northern objects like amautis.

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Arctic Clothing (English/Inuktitut)

by Inhabit Media, illustrated by Astrid Arijanto & Ali Hinch
edition: Hardcover
tagged: polar regions, clothing & dress

This bilingual board book introduces infants to the names of various items of Arctic clothing. Text appears in English, Inuktitut syllabics, and Roman orthography, meaning that even non-Inuktitut speakers can sound out the Inuktitut words.
Arctic Clothing features full-colour photographs of a variety of Arctic clothes.

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Bad Girls of Fashion

Style Rebels from Cleopatra to Lady Gaga

by Jennifer Croll, illustrated by Ada Buchholc
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: fashion, women, clothing & dress

The title says it all: Bad Girls of Fashion explores the lives of ten famous women who have used clothing to make a statement, change perceptions, break rules, attract power, or express their individuality. Included are Cleopatra, Marie Antoinette, Coco Chanel, Marlene Dietrich, Madonna, and Lady Gaga. Sidebar subjects include: Elizabeth I, Marilyn …

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