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Fashion Forward

Striving for Sustainable Style

by Raina Delisle
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: recycling & green living, environmental conservation & protection, clothing & dress, fashion

Fashion can be fun, but it can also hurt people, animals and the planet.

Fashion Forward: Striving for Sustainable Style goes behind the glitz and glamour to explore the social and environmental issues within the fashion industry. It looks at the history of fashion, from why humans started wearing clothes to the birth of consumerism to the explosion …

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Clothing

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Inhabit Education, illustrated by Amiel Sandland
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: sense & sensation, polar regions, native canadian, clothing & dress

What do duffle socks feel like?

This sensory book allows children to feel the texture of different types of clothing worn in the Arctic, such as a sweater, duffle socks, and kamiik.

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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
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
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

French Edition

by Nadia Mike
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • 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 Edition

by Nadia Mike
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • 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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Arctic Clothing

Inuktitut

by Inhabit Media
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: polar regions, clothing & dress

This board book introduces infants to the names of various items of Arctic clothing. Text appears in Inuktitut syllabics, and Roman orthography. Arctic Clothing features full-colour photographs of a variety of Arctic clothes.

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