Galactic Aliens Frank 1979 Submitter: A student brought the following book to our attention for review and weeding…because he wanted it. Why is this book awful? Well, it is a book that claims to be the most important book since
Rolling Harvey Down the Hill Prelutsky 1980 Submitter: This is another children’s book that was initially pulled because of its condition. It has had a lot of circulation since it was acquired in 1989 but only 2 circulations in 20
Don’t Call Me Fatso Philips 1993 Submitter: This is a “sensitive” story about Rita who is overweight. Rita has to face being weighed in front of her entire class and being told she needs to go on a diet. She
Bridget of Cat’s Head Point Winters 1994 Submitter: I think the man on the cover (that look on his face!) and Bridget’s hair are what struck me at first. Apparently there really is a Cat’s Head Point in northern Michigan!
Housebuilding for Children: Six Different Houses that Children Can Build By Themselves Walker 1977 The six houses featured in this book are: The Post and Beam House The Tree House The Factory-built House The Junkyard House The Glass House The
Talking to Children About Nuclear War Van Ornum and Van Ornum 1984 Submitter: I found this while weeding the Parent/Teacher collection in my medium-sized public library. This was a topical acquisition about 35 years ago when it was first published,
Hip-Movers to Knit & Crochet Coats & Clark’s Studio Card No. 2 Coats & Clark’s Sales Corp 1970 Submitter: So groovy it’s amazing! I think [first image below] is my absolute fave!! Came in with large donation of women’s needlework,
Puppet-Making Schneebeli-Morrell 1994 Submitter: The puppets in this book are the stuff of nightmares. The one positive thing I can say is that the directions and illustrations are clear and easy to follow, but this book is well overdue for