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Sarah T. is Drunk (Friday Fiction)

Sarah T.
Portrait of a Teen-Age Alcoholic

I actually remember this title from my teen years and the accompanying after school special. Linda Blair, best known for the Exorcist, (which still gives me nightmares) she was the go-to actress for all roles featuring teens in trouble ranging from unplanned pregnancy, alcoholism, hanging out with Satanic demons. You know, normal teen stuff.

Checking catalog now for a retrospective featuring Roller Boogie,


More from the 70s:

How to be pretty in 1974

Disco never dies

The craft that haunts every library… Macrame

Roller Boogie

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How to be a more interesting woman

How to be a more interesting woman

Ladies, here is your chance to shed your boring personality.  Learn to speak “properly” with a variety of conversation topics. Don’t be too aggressive and attempt to share your personal opinions. (Men don’t really like that.) I am really going to work on my lady skills with this nice book. I’m already halfway there since an interesting woman evidently hangs out in the library.



More Lady Stuff:

A Woman’s World (as told by a man)

Obey Your Man

How to be attractive



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See the world of microbiology!

Wonders Under a Microscope

Hey you budding scientists! Here is your introduction to microscopy. Lots of cool stuff to see in the world of microbiology. An okay book for the early 60s (I’m grading on a curve), but it wouldn’t fly for kids today. Aside from the technology changes in the micro world, there is little to offer a modern kid interested in science. At least there is a picture of a girl using a microscope.


More Science for the Kids:

Blinding me with SCIENCE

Little Corpuscle

Fly me to the moon!

Whitey and Whiskers

Evolving Cover Art

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