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  • Leo the Late Bloomer

    Robert Kraus, Jose Aruego

    Hardcover (Windmill Books, Jan. 1, 1971)
    This heartwarming story of how a little tiger named Leo bloomed is told by bestselling author Robert Kraus and is accompanied by the wonderfully bold illustrations of Jose Aruego. It's an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.“Captivating and rollicking.” —The Horn BookLeo isn't reading, or writing, or drawing, or even speaking, and his father is concerned. But Leo's mother isn't. She knows her son will do all those things, and more, when he's ready.With its message of patience and humor, Leo the Late Bloomer is more timely than ever. As Children's Books and Their Creators commented: "Leo's reassuring 'I made it!' at the end delights young listeners who may have been scrutinized for early blooming by well-intentioned moms and dads. Deserves space on any parenting shelf."
  • Prehistoric Sea Reptiles

    David West

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Feb. 11, 2016)
    Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of prehistoric sea reptiles, including Tylosaurus, Dakosaurus, and Archelon.
  • I Can Draw People

    Toby Reynolds, Grace Sanford

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Jan. 15, 2019)
    Even the most practiced artists often have difficulty capturing other people on paper. Drawing humans can be hard, but it doesn't have to be. With the help of this enlightening book, aspiring artists of all ages can learn simple and effective techniques for drawing people. Vibrant illustrations correlate closely with the simple, easy-to-follow instructions, making it easy for readers to follow along and create their own unique masterpieces. Readers and artists of many skill levels are sure to love this innovative guide.
  • Educated: The Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling memoir

    Tara Westover, Tara; Westover, Tara; Westover

    Paperback (Windmill Books, March 15, 2018)
    Please Read Notes: Brand New, International Softcover Edition, Printed in black and white pages, minor self wear on the cover or pages, Sale restriction may be printed on the book, but Book name, contents, and author are exactly same as Hardcover Edition. Fast delivery through DHL/FedEx express.
  • Jalani and the Lock

    Lorenzo Pace

    Paperback (Windmill Books, Jan. 15, 2015)
    Sculptor Lorenzo Pace won the commission to create the African Burial Ground Memorial sculpture in New York City, which has at its base a replica of the lock that imprisoned his great-grandfather as a slave, passed down through the generations. Paces beautiful story about the fictional Jalanis chained arrival in the United States tells an uplifting story for children about his ultimate freedom.About the Author/IllustratorLorenzo Pace is the former director of the Montclair State University Art Galleries in Upper Montclair, New Jersey. He is the sculptor commissioned to create Triumph of the Human Spirit for the African Burial Ground Memorial in Foley Square Park in New York City. He is currently a Professor of Art at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
  • A Gentleman in Moscow

    Amor Towles

    Paperback (Windmill, March 15, 2017)
    In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery.
  • Pipe Cleaner Projects

    Jane Yates

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Jan. 1, 2017)
    Presents step-by-step instructions for creating art projects that use pipe cleaners, including a tiara, a rainbow vase, a mini monster, and fuzzy bugs.
  • Everyone Can Draw People

    Peter Gray

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Aug. 10, 2012)
    Introduces basic techniques for drawing humans in both realistic and cartoon styles; provides step-by-step instructions for drawing figures, poses, faces, clothing, movement, and hands; and suggests ways to draw related subjects.
  • Senegal

    Anna Obiols, Subi

    Paperback (Windmill Books, Oct. 15, 2018)
    Aminata's mornings are very busy! She takes a taxi brousse (colorful bus) from her village all the way to school, and there are lots of stops along the way. Readers of this captivating book will follow Aminata as she travels across Senegal's breathtaking landscape. They'll pass by vibrant villages, nature reserves, and bustling markets. They'll also learn about the food, music, games, clothing, language, religion, and history of Senegal along the way. Gorgeous illustrations transport readers to this vivid, awe-inspiring country. A beautiful exploration of Senegalese culture, this delightful story is sure to captivate even reluctant readers.
  • The Haunted Hotel: Solve Its Mysteries!

    Lisa Regan

    Paperback (Windmill Books, Aug. 15, 2018)
    What better place for an adventure than a spooky hotel? Readers of this innovative book will go on a puzzle-solving journey through an old, haunted hotel. Along the way, they'll meet some very interesting characters and hone their problem-solving skills. Delightful illustrations are featured throughout the book and encourage readers to pay attention and find clues that will help them solve the different puzzles. This exciting volume is a must-have for lovers of Halloween, ghosts, and all sorts of spooky creatures.
  • Christmas Crafts

    Annalees Lim

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Jan. 15, 2016)
    Christmas is one holiday that calls for crafting! In this high-interest text, readers learn how to make simple holiday crafts in 10 minutes or less. Step-by-step instructions guide readers as they create felt stockings, Christmas cards, Advent calendars, wreaths, and more using materials readily available at home or school. Detailed color photographs accompany each step, and age-appropriate text makes the process accessible for young readers. Readers are encouraged to personalize their crafts, and will delight in this fun, hands-on way to celebrate the season!
  • Giraffes

    Ruth Owen

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Jan. 15, 2012)
    Giraffes eat up to 75 pounds of food a day, and have multiple methods of communicating with one another such as whistling, hissing, and mooing. The preeminent cartoon scientist Dr. Bob and his helpful pooch Hank explore the wonderful world of these tall creatures in this engaging volume. Readers will learn about the family life of giraffes and their friendly nature. An extensive glossary will help readers along as they learn the long and short of these leggy mammals.