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High School Vigilantes – Friday Fiction

The Emerson High Vigiantes
Miklowitz
1988

Paul Ross, nice guy editor of the Emerson High School paper is recruited for the Knights of Honor Society. They are all about justice and want to “clean up” the high school from all the bad elements. In other words, they want to be bad asses, but for a good cause. Of course things get out of hand. Now it’s hard to tell the “good” guys from the “bad” guys. Mom and Dad just don’t understand. Lots of teen drama for everyone

Mary

More Teen Angst:

Teen Furries

Fear Street

This Town is on Fire!

Dad’s not Drunk

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Creamy Goodness for the Tummy

The Bland Diet Cookbook
Schulz
1978

Back in the olden days before they discovered what the real story of ulcers was all about, bland diets were the go to treatment for just about anything that qualified as “stomach trouble”. I remember that spicy food was usually considered the culprit in many stomach ailments back in the day and a bland diet was the cure.

I am sure browsing the recipes in this book will just entice you to cook cream of “something” soup. Dairy sensitive people need not apply.

Mary

More Healthy Eating:

Counting Calories

Fabulous Fructose

Not Your Mama’s Lean Cuisine

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Zap it!

Microwave cooking for kids
Better Homes and Gardens
1984

Submitter: This one busts my buttons. This book was on the new book shelf at my local library. A microwave cook book from 1984! I hope they did not pay for it, and that it was a gift. Not as though that makes it okay. There has to be something newer and more current than this. Love the very 80’s photos.

Holly: Even if it were “new to them,” it makes no sense to put this on a shelf that highlights new books. In fact, it makes no sense to even accept it as a donation. Cute kid on the cover, with the sloppy joe as big as her head, but this is way outdated.

More Kids Cooking:

Kids Cook Too

Bug-a-licious

A Magical Microwave

Boys in the Kitchen

 

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