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Sekules, Kate

Summary: "A guide to the art, history, and politics of visible mending--at once a practical instruction guide for techniques, a statement on the beauty of repairing and reimagining clothes, and a manifesto against fast fashion. Part manifesto, part how-to, this book persuasively calls for a new way of thinking and handling clothes, flying in the face of the supposedly life-changing magic of throwing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646 SEK

McMahon, Serah-Marie

Summary: Looks at the harmful history of fashion, including profiles of garments, accessories, and fabrics that have injured or killed their wearers; accounts of modern factory accidents; and issues of workplace safety in the textile and garment industries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Qwlkids Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.009 MCM

Lee, Kit

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hardie Grant Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.4 LEE

Macri, Thomas.

Summary: After Spider-Man receives a new, powerful costume, the hero begins to wonder where its power comes from and whether it is good or evil.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marvel 2014

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAC

Essa, Huda

Summary: When young Adam is separated from his parents in a bustling market, he finds many diverse people in similar clothing who kindly help him search for them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ESS

Summary: Vibrant illustrations and clear text help children discover two languages by learning words for different articles of clothing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milet 2014

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH CLO

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: While her parents are out to dinner, a bored Yasmin decides to try on some of her mother's clothes, including her new shalwar kameez, which gets ripped--but with the help of Nana, Nani, and a glue-gun, the garment gets fixed, and Yasmin puts on an impromptu fashion show when her parents get home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

McGill, Erin

Summary: Thanks to Mom, everything about Maria matches--her clothes, her socks, her underwear, her backpack, and her lunchbox. Maria even matches the dog, the duvet, and the doilies. But Maria doesn't want to be so matchy matchy. She wants to mix it up! Feathers and fringe! Pom-poms and plaid! Spikes and spots! Leopard and lace! Tie-dye and tutus! One day she does just that and asserts her very own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cameron Kids, an imprint of Cameron + Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCG

Rusu, Meredith

Summary: A retelling of the classic story emphasizing the role of honesty in exposing the fraud of the two thieves and their invisible clothes. With questions and guidelines for parents and educators.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 RUS

Song, Sok

Summary: "Ten original fashion origami garments -- including everyday items such as jeans, shorts, and tops -- complete with written instructions and illustrated diagrams."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.55 SON

Godwin, Jane

Summary: "With three older brothers to pass along hand-me-downs, Sadie doesn't have much say in choosing her clothes. Her outfits always look interesting, though (even if some kids at school might not think so). But Sadie is allowed to pick her shoes, so one day she buys the most beautiful shoes ever -- shoes that sparkle in the sun, shoes she wears everywhere. That is, until Sadie and her brothers hop...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Godwin, Jane

Summary: "With three older brothers to pass along hand-me-downs, Sadie doesn't have much say in choosing her clothes. Her outfits always look interesting, though (even if some kids at school might not think so). But Sadie is allowed to pick her shoes, so one day she buys the most beautiful shoes ever -- shoes that sparkle in the sun, shoes she wears everywhere. That is, until Sadie and her brothers hop...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GOD

Summary: Elmo gets dressed, and you can, too! Come along and learn all about jackets, hats and shoes with Elmo. Getting dressed and learning are fun in Elmo's world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Wonder 2003

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV ELM

Song, Sok

Summary: "Ten original fashion origami models, including a variety of dresses, with written instructions and illustrated diagrams."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.55 SON

Hill, Eric

Summary: This fun mix-and-match book offers an array of mismatched outfits perfect for everyone's favorite puppy. Die-cut sections allow little hands to flip through the pages and create several silly combinations. So who does Spot want to be today? A cowboy? A pirate? Now he can be both, and more!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers Group 2017

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Boynton, Sandra.

Summary: Humorous animal characters introduce the basic colors and familiar items of clothing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster libros para ni~nos 2003

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: BOARD SPANISH BOY

Fulop, Lily

Summary: "Reclaim your clothes and reduce fashion waste with illustrated instructions for mending and more Replacing buttons, darning socks, and other mending skills have largely been lost to the decades. Yet, as the eco-conscious are ditching fast fashion, thesetechniques are being rediscovered as easy methods to revamp closets with personal flair-hello, visible mending-and sustainability. In Wear,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Countryman Press, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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Murguia, Bethanie Deeney.

Summary: Zoe wonders what kind of day she will have as she prepares to get dressed on Saturday-- the only day of the week on which she can decide for herself what to wear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E MUR

Teckentrup, Britta

Summary: How exciting! Mr. Lion has been invited to a party. But, uh-oh, what will he wear? Join Mr. Lion and his friend Monkey in deciding just what outfit suits him best.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twirl, an imprint of Bayard Éditions 2020

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Kelly, Clinton.

Summary: Teaches women how not to dress by pointing out hundreds of commonly made fashion mistakes and describing how to fix them, in a humorous and stylish guide to looking right.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.3 KEL

Croll, Jennifer

Summary: "Explores the lives of ten famous women who have used clothing to make a statement, change perceptions, break rules, attract power, or express their individuality. Included are Cleopatra, Marie Antoinette, Coco Chanel, Frida Kahlo, Marlene Dietrich, DianaVreeland, Madonna, Rei Kawakubo, Kathleen Hanna and Lady Gaga. Sidebar subjects include: Elizabeth I, Marilyn Monroe, Rihanna, and Vivienne...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2016

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: J 920 CRO

Havelin, Kate

Summary: Looks at the different modes of dress in America in the colonial period, from the garments and accessories worn by different Native American groups to the fashions at the time of the American Revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.00973 HAV

Krohn, Katherine E.

Summary: Looks at the different modes of dress in the American West from the 1840s to the 1890s, examining the clothing and accessories of Native Americans, early pioneers, and the men and women of different social classes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-first Century Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.00973 KRO

Havelin, Kate

Summary: Looks at the different modes of dress in America during the Civil War, from the garments and accessories worn by slaves, soldiers, and common people to the fashion of the upper classes and the beginnings of high fashion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 391.00973 HAV

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