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Cooking Around the Country with Kids -
USA Regional Recipes and Fun Activities
by Amy Houts
This American heritage cookbook is filled with over 250 pages of recipes, activities, and food history. Exploring the various regions of our country through food introduces children to new tastes and different cultures. From the East Coast to the West, this cookbook encourages children to engage with the history of the United States through the preparation and cooking of traditional regional foods. $19.95 Softcover
Cooking Around the Calendar with Kids -
Holiday and Seasonal Food and Fun
by Amy Houts
Cooking with children is fun and helps them learn so much more than how to prepare food. Help your child learn basic skills, prepare food they will enjoy, and celebrate the changing seasons with these food and fun activities. Missouri Writers’ Guild MAJOR BOOK AWARD WINNER. $24.95 Hardcover
Listening to the Mukies and Their Character Building Adventures
Resource for character building programs. The Mukies help children gain insight into character building and enhance reading and listening skills. Their encounters help bring out traits such as respect, trustworthiness, responsibility, fairness, caring, citizenship, and peaceful co-existence. Eight read-aloud stories with lots of interaction for grades 2-5. MOM’S CHOICE AWARD WINNER. $14.95, softcover
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The Littlest Christmas Kitten
Makes the Christmas story more alive and meaningful for children. In this re-telling of the birth of Christ, a mother cat searches frantically for her little lost kitten when two strangers enter the stable. The events of the Holy Night leave a lasting effect on all the animals, especially the cats. Colorful, bold wood cut illustrations reflect the importance of the event. FIRST PLACE AWARD winner from Midwest Independent Publishers Association (MIPA) Children’s Picture Book category. $16.00, hardcover
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Our Apple Tree
by Gorel Kristina Naslund
Follow the changes each season brings to an apple tree. Children will enjoy learning about the life of the tree and see the animals that visit – from the bugs and bees to deer and other animals that eat the fallen fruit. Illustrations are lovely and delicate. Even includes an apple crisp recipe. Schools and orchards love this little book as it tells the apple story and adds helpful material for field trips. $7.99, softcover.
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From the Apple Orchard – Recipes for Apple Lovers
This is the answer to the question “What will I do with all these apples“? You will find an abundance of recipes for autumn apple cakes, chunky apple bars, and 17 different apple pies. There are mouth watering salads, appetizers, and treats—even jams and jellies. Includes guide for knowing how many and what kind of apples to buy.
Cookbook collectors and gift buyers include this cookbook on their buying list for birthdays, showers, and other special events. It makes a wonderful addition to a fruit basket for the holidays. You can even add an apple design towel or potholder and voila! the perfect gift for any apple lover! First Place Winner in MIPA Cookbook awards. Has been heralded as “good to the core“. $14.95, softcover.
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Apples, Apples Everwhere – Favorite Recipes From America’s Orchards
Take a tour through beautiful apple country and “taste” their delectable apple dishes. Go on location to some of America’s finest regional orchards, cider mills, and apple houses.
Here is everything you would expect of a regional apple cookbook. It highlights the lives and work of hundreds of the country’s largest apple orchards, as well as small family entrepreneurs —many of the orchard traditions go back 4 and 5 generations. You will read about the struggles and triumphs of some of the great pioneers in the apple industry and the apple varieties that made them great. You can sample their choice recipes, some being written down here for the first time. $14.95, softcover with lay-flat binding feature. Mid America Publishers Association Award Winner.
by Roger Yepsen
This thick little volume is packed with useful and interesting apple information. The author explores the world of apples throughout history and in the present. He has chosen 90 varieties to portray, from the unusual to mainstay apples. The colored apple prints are almost breathtaking. $17.95, hardcover.
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Listening to Rural Midwestern Idioms/Folk Sayings
Entertaining guide to sayings and expressions from an almost lost early rural culture. You will laugh and have fun learning about the meaning and uses of more than 600 different popular Midwestern phrases, sayings, and expressions that bring color to our way of speaking. It helps explain some strange phraseology found in this part of the country. $9.95 softcover.
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