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The Guardian's 100 Greatest Nonfiction Reads

If you're looking for a great read — a really great read — and enjoy non-fiction titles, May We Suggest these books from the Guardian's The 100 greatest non-fiction books:

The shock of the new by Robert Hughes

The story of art by E.H. Gombrich

The lives of the most excellent painters, sculptors, and architects by Giorgio Vasari; translated by Gaston du C. de Vere; edited, with an introduction and notes, by Philip Jacks

The life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell; edited and abridged with an introduction and notes by Christopher Hibbert

Gabby and Gator by James Burks

Gator is an alligator a little boy flushed down the toilet. Gabby is a little girl who doesn't have any friends and refuses to speak because she is always picked on by the school bullies. Together they form a friendship that helps them both be comfortable with who they are. A quick, light read with many giggles. Enjoy Gabby and Gator by James Burks.

Cookbooks and More

Cookbooks for Kids

Banana split pizza and other snack recipes by Heather E. Schwartz

Batter Up Kids: sensational snacks by Barbara Beery; photography by Marty Snortum

Children's quick & easy cookbook by Angela Wilkes

Chillin' trix for cool chix: fab recipes, crafty fun, mystic magic, and super-cool quizzes by Leanne Warrick; illustrated by Debby Boon

Cooking for beginners by Roz Denny and Fiona Watt; designed by Mary Cartwright; illustrated by Kim Lane; photography by Howard Allman; food preparation by Ricky Turner and Lizzie Harris; cover illustration by Christyan Fox

Cookbooks for Teens

Eat fresh food: awesome recipes for teen chefs by Rozanne Gold and her all-star team; photographs by Phil Mansfield

Real food, real fast by Sam Stern and Susan Stern

Cake pops: tips, tricks, and recipes for more than 40 irresistible mini treats by Bakerella; by Angie Dudley

Cupcakes from the Primrose Bakery by Martha Swift & Lisa Thomas; photography by Yuki Sugiura

Hello, cupcake! by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson; text and photographs by Alan Richardson; recipes and food styling by Karen Tack

Connect Your Kitchen

Tender: a cook and his vegetable patch by Nigel Slater

Cooks' house: the art and soul of local, sustainable cuisine by Eric Patterson and Jennifer Blakeslee; photography by Thomas Kachadurian

The family dinner: great ways to connect with your kids, one meal at a time by Laurie David; with recipes by Kirstin Uhrenholdt; foreword by Harvey Karp; afterword by Jonathan Safran Foer; photographs by Maryellen Baker; illustrations by Sarah Coleman; additional photographs by Randt Baird

Brunetti's cookbook by recipes by Roberta Pianaro; culinary stories by Donna Leon; illustrated by Tatjana Hauptmann

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