Entries Tagged as 'Trash'

From Trash to Treasure

January 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN In the same vein as the Grow It Yourself! series, the six titles in the Trash to Treasure lineup make arts and crafts an easy, green practice for early elementary students and also challenge their reading skills. Books are broken up into their respective reuse material: cardboard, jars and pots, buttons […]

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Magic Trash

August 26th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Pairing rhythmic, sometimes-rhyming prose with expressive illustration, the forthcoming book Magic Trash: A Story of Tyree Guyton and His Art tells the uplifting story of the Detroit native who saved his neighborhood by creating art out of trash. Beginning by recounting that Guyton made toys for himself and his siblings out of trash […]

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Max Goes to the Recycling Center

December 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN A “Red Level” book in Picture Window Books’ Read-it! Readers series, Max Goes to the Recycling Center places its audience alongside Max’s diverse group of friends as they tour the local recycling hub. Together, we learn how items are separated and repurposed (bottles into shirts; paper into cereal boxes), and […]

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