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Learn to Speak Fashion

A Guide to Creating, Showcasing, and Promoting Your Style

by Laura DeCarufel, illustrated by Jeff Kulak
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: fashion, clothing & dress

Fashion surrounds us…and some might even say overwhelms us. Whether it’s shopping for clothes or getting dressed in the morning, it’s easy to feel at odds with a world that seems to be all about appearances. But not only can fashion be fun, silly, impulsive, and even inexpensive – it can also be a really rewarding avenue of self-expression …

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Ready for Spring

by Marthe Jocelyn
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: non-classifiable, clothing & dress, vocabulary & spelling

What am I going to wear? The question that diverts us all is first presented in the toddler years when the mastery of getting dressed is a triumph and opinions about clothing are emphatic.

These four board books illustrated by collage-artist Marthe Jocelyn are a unique tribute to the colors, textures, and patterns that make clothes a child’s favo …

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Ready for Autumn

by Marthe Jocelyn
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: non-classifiable, clothing & dress, vocabulary & spelling

What am I going to wear? The question that diverts us all is first presented in the toddler years when the mastery of getting dressed is a triumph and opinions about clothing are emphatic.

These four board books illustrated by collage-artist Marthe Jocelyn are a unique tribute to the colors, textures, and patterns that make clothes a child’s favo …

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Ready for Summer

by Marthe Jocelyn
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: non-classifiable, clothing & dress, vocabulary & spelling

What am I going to wear? The question that diverts us all is first presented in the toddler years when the mastery of getting dressed is a triumph and opinions about clothing are emphatic.

These four board books illustrated by collage-artist Marthe Jocelyn are a unique tribute to the colors, textures, and patterns that make clothes a child’s favo …

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Passion for Fashion

Careers in Style

by Jeanne Beker, illustrated by Nathalie Dion
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: clothing & dress, careers, city & town life

The dynamic author-illustrator team of Jeanne Beker and Nathalie Dion again work their magic in this comprehensive career guide, with a detailed resource section at the back, for those who dream of working in fashion. The famous Coco Chanel said that fashion “is something in the air … you feel it coming,” and this book captures the excitemen …

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The Biography of Wool

by Carrie Gleason
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 5
tagged: exploration & discovery, clothing & dress

This intriguing new book tells the story of one of the world’s first fibers, shorn from sheep, carded into wool, and spun into cloth since as early as 1500 B.C. Young readers will also learn about the introduction of mass manufactured clothing during the Industrial Revolution and how wool and textile are produced today.

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The Biography of Cotton

by Carrie Gleason
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10
  • Grade: 5
tagged: exploration & discovery, clothing & dress

From plant to T-shirt, this intriguing new book follows the history of this natural fiber from its earliest beginnings in Pakistan and Peru to its world-wide use today. Color photos and maps describe the plant itself as well as where and how it is produced. Historic black and white images help tell the real story of the early cotton trade highlight …

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From Head to Toe

Bound Feet, Bathing Suits, and Other Bizarre and Beautiful Things

by Janice Weaver, illustrated by Francis Blake
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: clothing & dress, fashion

Shortlisted for the Rocky Mountain Book Award
Included on VOYA’s ninth annual Nonfiction Honor List

Named Notable Book by the International Reading Association’s Children’s Book Award in the intermediate nonfiction category

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