Debbie Drake’s Easy Way to a Perfect Figure and Glowing Health Drake 1961 I love these really old books and I was dying to find out all about Debbie Drake. A quick perusal through the interwebs told me she was
Mandrell Family Album Mandrell, Collins 1983 Submitter: We’ve just weeded this 1983 biography of the Mandrell sisters, The Mandrell Family Album, by Louise Mandrell and Ace Collins. We were disappointed that, apart from the sparkly 80’s cover, there were no
Grandpa and Me: We Learn About Death Alex 1983 Submitter: I was a librarian at a church library for a while, and weeding was particularly hilarious/disturbing given the religious perspective of the materials. Don’t get me wrong, these types of
Doctor: His Training and Practice: A Picture Story Engeman 1964 Submitter: I found this book lurking on my shelves AGAIN – I’ve worked at two middle schools in the past 5 years, and I’ve had to weed this same horrendous
Coping with Difficult Teachers Bergreen 1988 Can you imagine walking up in a school library to check this book out? Once again, I doubt if kids (or anyone for that matter) thinks “my teacher is pissing me off. I should
Why Cats Paint: a theory of feline aesthetics Busch and Silver 1994 Submitter: I found this while looking though my local library’s book sale. I picked it up out of interest and I started laughing. Holly: Who knew cats could
Clouds and Clocks: A story for children who soil Galvin 1989 Submitter: A book about a little boy who stops using the toilet. The story is bland and a little uncomfortable, and the illustrations are extremely dated and uninteresting by
Photography Basics: an introduction for young people Owens-Knudsen 1983 Submitter: I’m a school librarian at a K-6 elementary school. While weeding my 700’s this past year I found this book about photography: Photography Basics by Vick Owens-Knudsen published in 1983.