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The Power of Style

How Fashion and Beauty Are Being Used to Reclaim Cultures

by Christian Allaire
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: fashion, aboriginal & indigenous, customs, traditions, anthropology

Style is not just the clothes on our backs—it is self-expression, representation, and transformation.

As a fashion-obsessed Ojibwe teen, Christian Allaire rarely saw anyone that looked like him in the magazines or movies he sought out for inspiration. Now the Fashion and Style Writer for Vogue, he is working to change that—because clothes are ne …


Drawing Fantastic Dragons

Create Amazing Full-Color Dragon Art, including Eastern, Western and Classic Beasts

by Sandra Staple
edition: Paperback
tagged: drawing, techniques, folklore & mythology

Create and Customize the Dragon of Your Dreams!

If you can dream it, this book will show you how to bring it to life in distinct and dramatic color. With easy-to-follow, step- by-step instructions, Drawing Fantastic Dragons teaches the tricks and techniques to create your own amazing art.

Start with a sketch of the dragon’s body form. Then add the …


Can Your Outfit Change the World?

by Erinne Paisley
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: recycling & green living, fashion, social activism & volunteering

What you choose to wear becomes part of your identity, but it doesn't affect just you.

Your clothing sends a message to the world, whether you want it to or not! And often we don't know what that message really is. Can Your Outfit Change the World? looks at how and where clothes are made, how the people who make the clothes are treated and how the …

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