Multcolib My Librarian Alison: Mini, micro, tiny

The Big Tiny
The Big Tiny A Built-it-myself Memoir By Williams, Dee Book - 2014 640.92 W7225b 2014 Available in some locations Holds: 6 on 23 copies
Tiny Houses
Tiny Houses Designs for 43 Tiny Houses for Getting Away From It All By Walker, Les Book - 2013 728.37 W1818t 2013 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 4 on 10 copies

Annotation:An invitation to dream and, perhaps, to build any one of 43 charming tiny houses.

Little House on A Small Planet
Little House on A Small Planet Simple Homes, Cozy Retreats, and Energy Efficient Possibilities By Salomon, Shay Book - 2010 728.37 S174L 2010 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 3 copies

Annotation: Pockets of people all over America are realizing the benefits of scaling down. They are designing a new dream, one that reunites extended families, makes space for friends, and emphasizes home life over home maintenance.

The Little House
The Little House By Burton, Virginia Lee Book - 2009 jbb 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:A country house is unhappy when the city, with all its buildings and traffic, grows up around her.

Tumbleweed DIY Book of Backyard Sheds & Tiny Houses
Tumbleweed DIY Book of Backyard Sheds & Tiny Houses Build your Own Guest Cottage, Writing Studio, Home Office, Craft Workshop, or Personal Retreat By Shafer, Jay Book - 2012 690.8373 S5251t 2012 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 3 on 12 copies

Annotation:This book includes a brief history and philosophy of tiny dwellings, plans for several box bungalows and photos of tiny house interiors and exteriors.

The Borrowers
The Borrowers By Norton, Mary Book - 1998 j NORTON 1998 Available in some locations

Annotation:The tiny and ingenious people known as the "borrowers" are the original proponents of the tiny-dwelling, tiny-living movement!

Parnassus on Wheels
Parnassus on Wheels By Morley, Christopher Book - 2010 FICTION MORLEY 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Parnassus on Wheels is the story of an adventuresome man who travels through New England in 1915 on his bookwagon, hoping to enlighten numerous communities. He becomes involved in many roadside brawls and heroic escapes in the process.

Micro Green
Micro Green Tiny Houses in Nature By Zeiger, Mimi Book - 2011 728.37 Z46m 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:From treehouses to pre-fabs, this book presents sustainable, micro-green living at its best.

Tiny Homes
Tiny Homes Simple Shelter : Scaling Back in the 21st Century By Kahn, Lloyd Book - 2012 728.3 K127t 2012 Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 19 copies

Annotation:If your joy is to pour over numerous and detailed photographs of tiny homes, this is the book for you.

Nano House
Nano House Innovations for Small Dwellings By Richardson, Phyllis Book - 2011 728.37 R5245n 2011

Annotation:This book examines how architects and designers are addressing the challenge to produce small-scale habitats that are ecological, flexible and efficient, yet still adhere to modern standards of style and comfort.

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I'm fascinated by the unique ways people choose to house themselves; I especially love paging through books of DIY house projects designed to make the most of small spaces. Here are some of my favorite titles, with a few websites and some fiction (always some fiction!) thrown in for good measure.

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