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Hope was Here Teen Book Hope was Here

Bauer, Joan

When 16-year-old Hope, waitress extraordinaire, moves cross-country to Wisconsin with her aunt Addie to run the Welcome Stairways Diner, Hope isn't sure she'll fit in. But she quickly finds herself involved in the small town's mayoral race, as G. T., owner of the diner, surprises everyone with his entry into the race.

The crepe makers' bond Teen Book The crepe makers' bond

Crabtree, Julie.

Fourteen-year-old Ariel uses cooking to work through problems, but none of her recipes are likely to help when she and Nicki learn that M may be moving away from Alameda soon after they begin eighth grade. Includes recipes and cooking tips.

The light-years beneath my feet book The light-years beneath my feet

Foster, Alan Dean, 1946-

After being kidnapped by aliens and befriending a (cranially enhanced) talking dog named George in Lost and Found, former commodities trader Marcus Walker is now safe from his abductors, stranded on the distant planet Sessrimathe...and terrifically bored. Desperate for something useful to do, Marcus tackles the complex process of understanding Sessrimathian culinary technology and ingredients, never guessing that the cooking skills he develops could be his ticket back home to Earth at last.

Yakitate!! Japan.  1 Teen Book Yakitate!! Japan. 1

Hashiguchi, Takashi

Azuma Kazuma, an energetic and dense young man, was introduced to the art of bread making when he was six. He decides to take the path of bread-making and become a baker right after graduating from middle school. Through his travels, he encounters many rivals and found work at the branch store of the most famous bread maker brand, the Phantasia. Check our catalog for more books from this series!

Getting the girl :   a guide to private investigation, surveillance,and cookery Teen Book Getting the girl : a guide to private investigation, surveillance,and cookery

Juby, Susan, 1969-

At Harewood Technical High School, the random yet devastatingly complete shunning of unpopular girls has become a tradition. No one knows who decides which girls will be D-listed (also known as being "Defiled"), but freshman Sherman Mack aims to find out--and to bring the whole system crashing down. (Of course, winning the favor of his crush in the process would be a big bonus.) With a whiff of noir style and a veritable parade of entertaining, lifelike characters, this hilarious story will pull fans of quirky fiction in from the start...and hold their attention right up to the climactic dinner party--Sherman's final exam for cooking class--where all is revealed.

Relish : my life in the kitchen book Relish : my life in the kitchen

Knisley, Lucy, aut, art.

Lucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and lessons learned about food, cooking, and life. Each chapter is bookended with an illustrated recipe-- many of them treasured family dishes, and a few of them Lucy's original inventions.

The sweetest thing Teen Book The sweetest thing

Mandelski, Christina, 1970-

Fifteen-year-old Sheridan, a master cake-decorator like her mother, loves her small Michigan town so when her father announces they will move to New York City, where his dream of hosting a cooking show will come true, Sheridan fears for her budding romance and becomes desperate to contact her long-absent mother.

Sizzle : a novel Teen Book Sizzle : a novel

McClain, Lee.

When the aunt she lives with becomes ill, orphaned Linda Delgado must leave Arizona for Philadelphia, where she struggles to adapt to a huge foster family, eating canned food, and finding an outlet for her love of cooking.

The Teashop Girls Teen Book The Teashop Girls

Schaefer, Laura.

Fourteen-year-old Annie, along with her two best friends, tries desperately to save her grandmother's beloved, old-fashioned teashop in Madison, Wisconsin, while she also learns to accept the inevitability of change in life. Includes proverbs, quotations, and brief stories about tea, as well as recipes.

Hot, sour, salty, sweet Teen Book Hot, sour, salty, sweet

Smith, Sherri L.

Disaster strikes when Ana Shen is about to deliver the salutatorian speech at her junior high school graduation, but an even greater crisis looms when her best friend invites a crowd to Ana's house for dinner, and Ana's multicultural grandparents must find a way to share a kitchen.

Pizza, love, and other stuff that made me famous Teen Book Pizza, love, and other stuff that made me famous

Williams, Kathryn, 1981-

Although sixteen-year-old Sophie has grown up working in her family's Mediterranean restaurant in Washington, D.C., she is not prepared to compete on the new reality show, Teen Test Kitchen, when her best friend Alex convinces her to audition. Includes recipes.

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