The Garage Girl s Guide to Everything You Need to Know about Your Car

The Garage Girl s Guide to Everything You Need to Know about Your Car

A guide to automobile ownership and maintenance discusses what kind of car to buy, safety, inspection, fuel efficiency, avoiding theft, emergency supplies, basic tools, important car parts, and how to deal with mechanics.

Author: Courtney Hansen

Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing

ISBN: 1581825196

Category: Transportation

Page: 284

View: 566

A guide to automobile ownership and maintenance discusses what kind of car to buy, safety, inspection, fuel efficiency, avoiding theft, emergency supplies, basic tools, important car parts, and how to deal with mechanics.
Categories: Transportation

Girls Garage

Girls Garage

Girls Garage is the only book you'll ever need for a lifetime of tools and building. Not sure which screws to buy? Need to fix a running toilet? With Girls Garage, you'll have the expertise to tackle these problems with your own hands.

Author: Emily Pilloton

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452166377

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 320

View: 432

Girls Garage is the only book you'll ever need for a lifetime of tools and building. Not sure which screws to buy? Need to fix a running toilet? With Girls Garage, you'll have the expertise to tackle these problems with your own hands. Or maybe you want to get creative and build something totally new. A birdhouse? A bookshelf? Girls Garage has you covered. Packed with illustrations that will build confidence for your next hardware store run, practical advice on everything from quick fixes to safety tips, and inspiring stories from real-world builder girls and women, this eye-catching volume makes the technical accessible. This is the guide every girl needs to take her life into her own hands. Girls, get in touch with your inner badass, and get building • Informative, inspiring, and designed for everyday use, this is the ultimate book of book of building and woodcraft for girls. • A true confidence builder for girls interested in STEM, woodworking, and home improvement. • Along with her design agency and Girl's Garage, Emily Pilloton has been featured on television shows and the documentary film If You Build It. Girls Garage will be both a trusted household resource and a wellspring of inspiration and encouragement in the vein of Women in Science and Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science and the World. • Nonfiction books for girls age 14 and up • Woodcraft, home repair, kids building projects • Inspiring Kids DIY for teens Emily Pilloton is a designer, builder, educator, and founder of the nonprofit design agency Project H Design and Girls Garage. Her ideas have made their way to the TED stage, the Colbert Report, and the full-length documentary If You Build It. She is currently a lecturer in the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction

Discovery Girls Guide to Friendship Hardship You Are Not Alone

Discovery Girls Guide to Friendship Hardship    You Are Not Alone

Play a quick game of handball up against the garage. Take the quizzes in Discovery Girls together on your homework break. Okay, so, maybe your personalities don't mesh well enough to be best friends or share your innermost ...

Author: Discovery Girls Inc.

Publisher: Discovery Girls Inc

ISBN: 9781934766095

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 218

Best friends keep secrets, give good advice, and always make their friends laugh! This kind of true friendship is a gift...but it can be hard to find. Every girl has problems with friends sometimes, whether she’s stuck in a fading friendship, caught in the middle of fighting friends, or dealing with mean girls. In Friendship Hardship: You Are Not Alone, the writers and editors of Discovery Girls magazine break down the solutions to tween friendship problems step by step. Girls will learn more about themselves and their friendships, develop the confidence and resilience to handle any friendship problem, and (best of all!), discover how to be the best friend ever. Soon, girls will be meeting new people and making friends who truly respect and understand them...because every girl deserves first-rate friendships!
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Girl s Guide to Winning a NASCAR R Driver

The Girl s Guide to Winning a NASCAR R  Driver

his is a little secret that I divulged in The Girl's Guide to NASCAR which became quite a conversation piece. ... in the garage area take the hard card vs. paper situation very seriously. Almost all girls start out with paper and are ...

Author: Liz Allison

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781599953397

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 300

View: 811

"How do you marry a NASCAR driver?" In a professional sport where over half its athletes are single men, no one but Liz Allison would, let alone could, dare to answer. Tongue-in-cheek but cunningly insightful, this satirical relationship guidebook with a NASCAR twist that will rev any female NASCAR fan's engine.
Categories: Family & Relationships

The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing

The Girls  Guide to Hunting and Fishing

He forced a laugh and said, “I didn't mean you had to start thinking about it right this minute.” Saturday morning, I felt the way I had as a child, waking up in the summer and sensing what I could expect that day in the suburbs: the ...

Author: Melissa Bank

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101199596

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 255

The New York Times bestselling classic of a young woman’s journey in work, love, and life “In this swinging, funny, and tender study of contemporary relationships, Bank refutes once and for all the popular notions of neurotic thirtysomething women.” —Entertainment Weekly “Truly poignant.” —Time Generous-hearted and wickedly insightful, The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing maps the progress of Jane Rosenal as she sets out on a personal and spirited expedition through the perilous terrain of sex, love, relationships, and the treacherous waters of the workplace. Soon Jane is swept off her feet by an older man and into a Fitzgeraldesque whirl of cocktail parties, country houses, and rules that were made to be broken, but comes to realize that it’s a world where the stakes are much too high for comfort. With an unforgettable comic touch, Bank skillfully teases out universal issues, puts a clever new spin on the mating dance, and captures in perfect pitch what it’s like to come of age as a young woman.
Categories: Fiction

The Quirky Girls Guide to Rest Stops and Road Trips

The Quirky Girls  Guide to Rest Stops and Road Trips

I just read about in the newspaper and is transmitted via chickens . Will just layer up in clothes and hide , I mean “ sleep . " under this blanket . Tuesday , December 16 7:15 a.m. Dear Junior : That was the most terrifying night of my ...

Author: Karen Rivers

Publisher: Global Professional Publishi

ISBN: 1551929074

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 289

View: 214

Haley Andromeda Harmony and her enemy-turned-friend, Izzy Archibaud, head off in Haley's new Volkswagen van on a road trip to California, where they learn about making their own decisions, growing up, and enjoying life.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Discovery Girls Guide to Sticky Situations and How to Get Through Them

Discovery Girls Guide to Sticky Situations   and How to Get Through Them

Discovery Girls Inc. It's Not Pajama Day Every December ... You have two choices: Either find a way to change ASAP, or embrace the fact that you're dressed for a sleepover. If you decide to change, ... I was at a garage sale with mymom.

Author: Discovery Girls Inc.

Publisher: Discovery Girls Inc

ISBN: 9781934766057

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 674

Anna got the courage to tell her crush she liked him...and found out he didn't like her back! Elise accidentally spilled her BFF’s secret. Everyone gets caught sometimes in life’s sticky situations. Luckily, the writers and editors of Discovery Girls magazine know exactly how to handle that crush and or angry BFF! In Sticky Situations…and How to Get Through Them, tween girls will learn how to get unstuck from these and many other sticky situations. Like when Christy made a total fool of herself onstage…or when Lisa’s parents didn’t like her new friend. Girls who read this book will learn how to handle being cornered by a mean dog, getting stranded at the mall, and much, much more! By the last page, they'll be ready to deal with anything!
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Clumsy Girl s Guide to Falling in Love Book 1 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series

Clumsy Girl s Guide to Falling in Love  Book 1 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series

That he could enjoy looking at something so twisted and perverted...and then he'd go in to Mom, exchange her love for something that was a mockery of her purity...” She shook her head wildly. “He had a steel barrel in the garage, ...

Author: Karen Wiesner

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781387829705

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The Girls Guide To Losing Your L Plates

The Girls  Guide To Losing Your L Plates

Some insurancecompanieswill only authorize repairs bya garage namedby them(approvedrepairers). Thiscan be convenientas it means you don't have totrail aroundfor quotes. However, ifyou feel a strong allegiance toyour own garage,thenyou ...

Author: Maria McCarthy

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781847394927

Category: Transportation

Page: 256

View: 633

Stylish and fun, THE GIRLS' GUIDE TO LOSING YOUR L-PLATES is a deeply practical aid for every girl learning to drive. The initial chapters will help you sift out a good instructor, budget for and get the most from your lessons. There are hints too for the hapless parent/boyfriend who is prepared to take you out practising, and suggestions for keeping your relationship from cracking under the strain. Driving instructors add off-the-record information about the easiest places to pass and the best ways to win over your examiner. Author Maria McCarthy guides you through exactly what to expect in both the theory and the practical test, giving sage advice about managing your nerves and staying calm. There is help with driving once you've passed too, including how to get the best car insurance, and dealing with driving alone or at night. An uplifting chapter is on hand just in case you don't, at first, succeed. THE GIRLS' GUIDE TO LOSING YOUR L-PLATES is essential reading for every wannabe on wheels.
Categories: Transportation

The Farm Girl s Guide to Preserving the Harvest

The Farm Girl s Guide to Preserving the Harvest

It is important to use only fresh, wellcleaned vegetables for fermenting. Jars, equipment, and hands should be washed thoroughly as well. if you don't have a root cellar or a garage,. 202 The Farm Girl's Guide to PRESERVING THE HARVEST.

Author: Ann Accetta-Scott

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493036653

Category: Cooking

Page: 264

View: 581

Preserving food can be one of the most intimidating aspects of homesteading and cooking. Luckily, no one makes it as easy and as much fun as farm-girl-in-the-making Ann Acetta-Scott. For a beginner new to the world of preserving, the ideal tool is a detailed reference guide, and in The Farm Girl’s Guide to Preserving the Harvest, Ann covers all the basics on canning, dehydrating, freezing, fermenting, curing, and smoking, including how to select and use the right tools for each method. This guide takes home preservers through the beginning, moderate, and advanced stages of preserving. Newcomers can start with a simple jam and jelly recipe using a hot water bath canner, while others may be advanced enough to have mastered the pressure canner and are ready to move onto curing and smoking meat and fish. With more than 30 delicious and healthy recipesand Ann's expertise and encouragement, the home preserver will build confidence in the most common methods of preserving.
Categories: Cooking

The Girls Car Handbook

The Girls  Car Handbook

It's always a good idea to take the plunge and have it done as soon as possible. ... And, as mentioned in Chapter 5, 'The Girls' Guide to Garages', if a garage is going to rip you off, this is an ideal opportunity for them to do it.

Author: Maria McCarthy

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781847399809

Category: Transportation

Page: 304

View: 364

There are 15 million women drivers in the UK, yet so often they can feel at a disadvantage when it comes to dealing with the male-dominated motor industry. The solution has generally been seen as to call upon a male partner or family member for help. However, many women don't have a car-savvy bloke easily to hand - and would prefer to be more independent anyway. This is where The Girls' Car Handbookcomes in. A vital reference book, it is packed with useful information designed to give women greater confidence when tackling every aspect of motoring from getting a good deal when buying a car, personal safety when driving, handling accidents and breakdowns, tips for greener motoring and much, much more.
Categories: Transportation

The Girls Guide to Building a Million Dollar Business

The Girls  Guide to Building a Million Dollar Business

Grit Your Teeth and Go for It Determination is another key element of success. You might be surprised to learn that many great businesses have folded simply because of a lack of determination, and a lot of not-so-great businesses have ...

Author: Susan Solovic

Publisher: AMACOM

ISBN: 081440975X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 461

We’ve all been told that nice girls don’t get the corner office. And they certainly don’t strike out on their own to start a million-dollar company. . . Fortunately, we all know better. As the head of the highly successful SBTV.com (Small Business Television), author Susan Solovic is an authority on making money and building a thriving business. Now inThe Girls’ Guide to Building a Million-Dollar Business, she shows women how to gain the confidence and knowledge they need to become successful entrepreneurs. Featuring interviews with daring, powerhouse women like Gayle Martz, President & CEO, Sherpa’s Pet Training Company, and Taryn Rose of Taryn Rose International, Solovic offers frank advice and hard-won lessons including:• Taking emotions out of the workplace. Make business decisions based on what is best for the company, not on your personal feelings.• Thinking big and bold. Believe that you can be successful and be willing to announce your intentions to the world.• Managing for growth. Hire the right people and discover the best ways to keep them.• Never being afraid to take a chance. Boost profits by taking financial risks.Inspiring and and unflinching, The Girls’ Guide to Building a Million-Dollar Businessshows women that not only do they have the power to earn more money and control their financial destinies—they deserve to.
Categories: Business & Economics

The Good Girl s Guide to Getting Kidnapped

The Good Girl s Guide to Getting Kidnapped

Having less confidence than a sea slug is so not cute! ... To my left, Lalo mixed drinks for a crew of girls at the bartender table. Standing next to them was ... And tell them to use that expensive wax I bought what's in the garage.

Author: Yxta Maya Murray

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101196540

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

View: 485

Kiki and Mish are best friends, but what Kiki doesn?t know is that Michelle Pena was born a gang princess. ?Princess P? grew up destined to inherit leadership of the Snakes: a future filled with crime and fear. Michelle, on the other hand, is a nationally ranked athlete and academic superstar. This is her new life, and she?s finally put her past?and her childhood love for Silver?to rest. Then Silver helps kidnap both girls, and Michelle has to figure out how to free them both?and reconnect with a future that might now be beyond her reach.
Categories: Young Adult Fiction

A Single Girl s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

A Single Girl s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

Q wheeled her bike into the garage and leaned against the cold bricks. She didn't even have his number. “That you, Quinny? How was work?” She launched a side-kick at the punching bag hanging from the rafters. The garage shook.

Author: JT Clay

Publisher: Momentum

ISBN: 9781760080518

Category: Fiction

Page: 298

View: 682

It's the old story. Girl meets boy. Girl loses boy. Zombies attack. Q, a trainee kindergarten teacher and martial arts expert, wants to woo beautiful vegan, Rabbit, but doesn't know how. Her luck turns during the zombie outbreak. She teaches Rabbit and his hippie friends how to make war, not love, and does her best to save him from the living dead. But can she defeat evil ex-girlfriend, Pious Kate? And can love survive the end of the world?
Categories: Fiction

The Girl s Guide

The Girl s Guide

hese are generous guidelines for the average American city—adjust as necessary (and note when traveling in other countries, the gratuity is a European custom only practiced introduction between two people. by ...

Author: Melissa Kirsch

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 9780761185109

Category: Reference

Page: 640

View: 508

A colossal cheat sheet for your post-college years, answering all the needs of the modern woman—from mastering money to placating overly anxious parents, from social media etiquette to the pleasure and pain of dating (and why it’s not a cliché to love yourself first). A perfect combination of tried-and-true advice and been-there tips, it’s a one-stop resource that includes how to clean up your digital reputation, info on finding an apartment you can afford and actually want to live in, and why you should exercise the delicate art of defriending. Plus the fundamentals, from health (mental and physical) to spirituality to ethics to fashion, all delivered in Melissa Kirsch’s fresh, personal, funny voice—as if your best friend were giving you the best and smartest advice in the world.
Categories: Reference

The Unofficial Girls Guide to New York

The Unofficial Girls Guide to New York

Inside the Cafes, Clubs, and Neighborhoods of HBO's Girls Judy Gelman, Peter Zheutlin. “periaugers” were available for hire. In 1817 the Richmond Turn- pike Company, chartered to build a highway across Staten Island and granted the ...

Author: Judy Gelman

Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.

ISBN: 9781939529350

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 288

View: 613

Visit Hannah, Marnie, Jessa, and Shoshanna's favorite haunts in The Unofficial Girls Guide to New York. More than just a travel guide, The Unofficial Girls Guide to New York delivers an in-depth look at Girls' physical and cultural landscape. Stop in at Café Grumpy and learn how to make a French press coffee the way Ray and Hannah would Go behind the scenes at Greenhouse, where Hannah and Elijah spend a night out, and meet “iPad DJs" AndrewAndrew Recreate Jessa and Thomas-John's Foundry wedding cake, with buttercream icing made from local NYC rooftop honey Tour the Salmagundi Club, site of Hannah's cringeworthy reading and one of the city's oldest and most prestigious art and literary associations Shop Girls-style in the West Village, Nolita, and beyond Plus a lot more, from Greenpoint to Greenwich Village, and Bushwick warehouse parties to the Lower East Side gallery scene It's the best way to visit Girls' New York without paying for a plane ticket—or the perfect complement to your next trip. Featuring 18 maps, 21 recipes, and more than 100 full-color photos
Categories: Performing Arts

A Girl s Guide To Keeping Her Pants On For the Most Part

A Girl s Guide To Keeping Her Pants On  For the Most Part

“Pastor's kid,” they said in unison. “That's a lot or pressure to be good,” I said, the implications sinking in. I thought it was tough to be the daughter of a retired Marine. “You don't know the half of it. Thanks for the lift, ...

Author: Stephen Robb

Publisher: stephen robb

ISBN: 9781311672315

Category: Fiction

Page: 246

View: 908

Sure, hangovers and throwing up in gutters sound glamorous, but Carol Martino has had it. Going into senior year, she’s going to straighten up. No more drinking, no more sex! The first step is to drop her handsome, but bad-influence boyfriend. The next step is to try to hook up with the school’s literary magazine editor, Gary McDevitt. He doesn’t smoke, he doesn’t drink, and judging by the literary magazine thing, it’s a good bet he’s a virgin. Carol wants Gary to help straighten her life out, but to her surprise, their relationship becomes much more.
Categories: Fiction

The Girl s Guide to Homelessness

The Girl s Guide to Homelessness

property; if anything, the most important thing to the girls is that they get some photos that he took on their last trip out. He took them to the lake and he rode his old Jet Skis. If you go by the house, could you look for the photos?

Author: Brianna Karp

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1459201671

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

View: 167

Brianna Karp entered the workforce at age ten, supporting her mother and sister throughout her teen years in Southern California. Although her young life was scarred by violence and abuse, Karp stayed focused on her dream of a steady job and a home of her own. By age twenty-two her dream became reality. Karp loved her job as an executive assistant and signed the lease on a tiny cottage near the beach. And then the Great Recession hit. Karp, like millions of others, lost her job. In the six months between the day she was laid off and the day she was forced out onto the street, Karp scrambled for temp work and filed hundreds of job applications, only to find all doors closed. When she inherited a thirty-foot travel trailer after her father's suicide, Karp parked it in a Walmart parking lot and began to blog about her search for work and a way back.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Modern Girl s Guide to One Night Stands

Modern Girl s Guide to One Night Stands

Megan's car was pulled in front of the main door, blocking the drive, as usual, so Simon pulled in behind her. There may have been room for six cars on the far side of the house, not to mention the empty garage, but Megan always left ...

Author: Gina Drayer

Publisher: Crimson Heart Publications

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 338

View: 318

One night of passion. After dumping her cheating fiancee, straight-laced Julia Hopkins decides to focus on herself for a change. A weekend getaway with a friend and one-night stand with a sexy stranger was exactly what she needed to kick off her new life. It was her chance to be someone else if only for a little while. But Julia's wild night comes back to haunt her when she discovers the identity of her sexy stranger. One night he'd remember. Simon Shelton never forgot the passionate wild cat he’d met by chance, despite not even knowing her last name. She'd made quite the impression. So he was surprised when the quiet college professor his sister tried to set him up with turned out to be his Julia. Because of their past and the way she'd left without a word, Simon thought it would be best for everyone involved to steer clear of his sister's friend. But keeping his hands off the irresistible redhead was easier said than done. One-Night Stands is the follow-up to the Modern Girl's Guide to Vacation Flings.
Categories: Fiction

The Girl s Guide to NASCAR

The Girl s Guide to NASCAR

By Darrell Waltrip When I first met Liz, she was a starry-eyed NASCAR fan hanging out by the back of her future husband's ... and three days later, she has asked me to write the foreword for her new book, The Girl's Guide to NASCAR.

Author: Liz Allison

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781455525423

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 300

View: 665

NASCAR's foremost female authority provides the first guide for women to America's fastest growing spectator sport. From shopping to scanners and pit stops to parties, this fun and informative guide gives you everything you need to enjoy a race, whether at the track or in your living room. Insider Liz Allison will tell you all the ins and outs of NASCAR, uncovering the hidden rules and official calls made on any given race day. She answers nagging questions like why race cars don't have speedometers or doors that open, what the real deal is on restrictor plates, and how top drivers get to be where they are. Liz also reveals driver superstitions, how to survive a race weekend with kids, the Gentlemen's Agreement, how to tell if a driver is serious with his girlfriend, tips on throwing the perfect NASCAR viewing party, and much more. With this race-savvy guide, you will quickly become a knowledgeable fan with an inside edge on the sport that most of your male counterparts will lack-and have a few laughs along the way.
Categories: Sports & Recreation