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How to Grow Squash: Planting and Growing Pumpkins, Zucchini, Summer and Winter Squash, Gourds, and Chayote, 2012

New Gardening Selection for 2013! Squash, pumpkins, zucchini, and gourds are some of the simplest vegetables to grow in the home garden. This book will guide you through preparing the site and the rich soil that squash need, selection of the best squash varieties for growing in containers and in the ground, and proper planting techniques. You will learn how to care for your plants by fertilizing and watering them properly, ensuring they stay ...


The Compleat Squash
Amy Goldman

Artisan, 2004

Part gardening book, part "encounters with remarkable vegetables," Amy Goldman's The Compleat Squash unearths the personalities—yes, personalities—of the pumpkin and the squash. They are members in good standing in the horticultural hall of fame, and Goldman lovingly ponders their case histories and culinary merits both with common and uncommon varieties. She gets glorious help from award-winning photographer Victor Schrager, who brings ...


Raising Big Smiling Squash Kids: The Complete Roadmap For Junior Squash
Richard Millman, Georgetta Morque

Mansion Grove House, 2006

Squash offers your kid unparalleled benefits - opportunities to travel the world, top colleges, a sport that can be enjoyed no matter what the weather, and a game where you don't always need a partner for practice. Plus: friendship, character building, and a lifetime of health and optimum fitness. Whether you know squash or not; whether your kid is 2 or 18 and just starting out, or has a few years of squash experience, this book offers a ...


Sophie's Squash
Pat Zietlow Miller

Schwartz & Wade, 2013

On a trip to the farmers' market with her parents, Sophie chooses a squash, but instead of letting her mom cook it, she names it Bernice. From then on, Sophie brings Bernice everywhere, despite her parents' gentle warnings that Bernice will begin to rot. As winter nears, Sophie does start to notice changes.... What's a girl to do when the squash she loves is in trouble? The recipient of four starred reviews, an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer ...


Pumpkins & Squashes Cookbook
Parragon Books, Love Food Editors

Parragon Books, 2013

There is no better season to curl up with a warm and hearty dish than the fall, and no more adaptable vegetable than the pumpkins or squash. Included are a variety of dishes, from appetizers and snacks, to main meals and gourmet delights that promise to transform a humble ingredient into a mouthwatering meal.


Squash: Steps to Success - 2nd Edition (Steps to Success Activity Series)
Philip Yarrow, Aidan Harrison

Human Kinetics, 2009

Learn the fundamentals and enjoy competing in this fast-paced tactical game. Whether you already play squash or are just starting out, Squash: Steps to Success will teach you the skills and strategies you need in order to play and win. With 13 progressive instructional steps, you'll learn all aspects of the game. Detailed descriptions, illustrations, and photo sequences demonstrate essential on-the-court movement, volleys, serves, returns, ...


Squash: Skills Techniques Tactics (Crowood Sports Guides)
Peter A. Hirst

Crowood Press, 2011

"Crowood Sports Guides" provide sound, practical advice that will make you a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport.


The Squash Workshop: A Complete Game Guide
Ian McKenzie

Crowood Press, 1993

This is a comprehensive, practical manual for players, teachers, coaches, and officials at every level of the game. With step-by-step instruction, illustrated by sequence photographs and detailed color diagrams, the book includes techniques for each shot in the game, with solo and pairs practices; color photographs of the top players; details on rules and equipment; tactics, fitness, and mental approach; and aspects of coaching, refereeing, and ...


Shot and a Ghost: a year in the brutal world of professional squash, 2012

James Willstrop is one of the world’s leading squash players and one of the sport’s most complex and cerebral characters. Brought up in Pontefract, UK, he is anything but the archetypal Yorkshireman - a poetry-loving vegetarian with a love of musicals, Morrissey, Oscar Wilde and Philip Larkin. Fiercely competitive yet renowned for his sportsmanship, he became the world number one in January 2012 despite being accused by many of being ...


Squash: A History of the Game
James Zug

Scribner, 2003

The first comprehensive history of squash in the United States, Squash incorporates every aspect of this increasingly popular sport: men's and women's play, juniors and intercollegiates, singles and doubles, hardball and softball, amateurs and professionals. Invented by English schoolboys in the 1850s, squash first came to the United States in 1884 when St. Paul's School in New Hampshire built four open-air courts. The game took hold in ...


A Squash and a Squeeze
Julia Donaldson

Macmillan Children's Books, 2004

'Wise old man, won't you help me, please? My house is a squash and squeeze'. What can you do if your house is too small? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, scratchy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals. When you push them all out again, you'll be amazed at how big your house feels! This brilliantly funny story is the first ever picture book written and illustrated by the award-winning team of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, authors of ...


Smitten with Squash
Amanda Paa

Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2014

The expansive squash family includes a host of versatile gourds just waiting for a creative cook’s touch. Summer varieties fill gardens and overflow market tables; hardy late-season types nourish us through the winter. The burning question: what to do with all this squash? Smitten with Squash celebrates this underappreciated vegetable, whose long-lasting season ranges from the June-August staples of zucchini and summer squash through ...


Mr. Bear Squash-You-All-Flat
Morrell Gipson

Purple House Press, 2000

Fifty years ago children were first delighted by the story of Mr. Bear, the Neighborhood Nuisance who roams the forest squashing the houses of other animals - and finally gets his own hilarious, smashing comeuppance. Here is Mr. Bear's story, back again in a facsimile Anniversary Edition, with the same wonderful pictures by Angela. Included is new foreword by one of Mr. Bear's longtime admirers, the Far Side's Gary Larson, who adds it's "... ...


Squash: The First Steps To Success

Alessandro Valerani, 2013

You can receive the e-book for free @ The Definitive Introduction to Squash. This is a simple and straightforward e-book that will teach you all the basics you need to master in order to become a great squash player. For every topic there are some links to videos to further enhance your learning. For every topic some exercises are explained in order to actually learn the skills. The book ...


Improve Your Squash Game: 101 Drills, Coaching Tips and Resources
Pippa Sales

Ixia Pubns, 1996

This book provides the reader with various drills, professional coaching tips and resources to improve their squash game. Includes: 11 black-and-white illustrations; bibliography, glossary, resource list and appendix.


Kiki Lowenstein and Too Much Squash- A Kiki Lowenstein Short Story

SPot On Publishing, 2013

When critters destroy Kiki Lowenstein's garden, the pregnant protagonist finds herself in a blue funk. Then a nosy customer uncovers Kiki's Cravings - and scrapbookers come to the rescue. Includes three recipes ("Got Your Goat" Zucchini Casserole, Rusty's Squash Casserole, and Many Can Live by Zucchini Bread Alone) plus craft tutorial for making "inchies." Bonus: The first chapter of "Tear Down and Die," the first book in a new series featuring ...


Mrs. McNosh and the Great Big Squash
Sarah Weeks

Scholastic Inc., 2001

Mrs. McNosh and the Great Big Squash


Squash For Beginners: Squash Basics

MAA, 2012

"Squash is a popular racquet sport, which is played in an indoor court. This sport has evolved in isolation from its counterparts, which share some inherent similarities to sports like racquetball. The primary objective of this sport, both in the singles and the doubles form of the game, is to strike the ball, with a racquet, off the walled court. The shot must be played in such a way that the ball bounces off the floor exactly twice before it ...


Baseball, Snakes, and Summer Squash: Poems About Growing Up
Donald Graves

Wordsong, 1996

This unsentimental and ambitious collection of poems by Donald Graves chronicles the American childhood of a boy as he moves with his family to a house in the country, and the changes the boy experiences in that year. From formidable lessons learned from a bully, and facing parents after breaking curfew with his brother, to math woes and misadventures with his independent Scottish terrier, Rags, the poet's convincing voice gives the reader a ...


Carlos and the Squash Plant / Carlos y la planta de calabaza (Multilingual Edition)
Jan Romero Stevens

Cooper Square Publishing Llc, 1995

Set in northern New Mexico, young Carlos refuses to take a bath after his farm work each day, until a plant sprouts in his ear.



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