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  • Drawing Awesome Cars

    Damien Toll

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Jan. 1, 2015)
    Young readers have probably seen sports cars, trucks, and motorcycles on the highway. Now, they can try drawing these and many other vehicles, while learning cool facts at the same time. From the historic Model T to a futuristic land speed car, a variety of vehicles is introduced to readers, along with step-by-step instructions for drawing them. Colorful illustrations aid in the drawing process and give young artists a sense of what their creations might look like when they’re finished.
  • The Treasure Hunt: Find the Fortune!

    Lisa Regan

    Paperback (Windmill Books, Aug. 15, 2018)
    A treasure hunt is a classic example of a hands-on game that requires completing tasks and solving puzzles to figure something out. Readers of this delightful book will follow along on a treasure-hunt adventure, solving puzzles on their own along the way. Each puzzle is accompanied by colorful illustrations and accessible text, including hints and clues to help the reader complete the task at hand. These unique puzzles encourage readers to efficiently find solutions to problems, an important part of the Common Core standards. This exciting volume is sure to be a hit with readers of many ages and levels.
  • Family Is the Best Medicine

    Cathy McAleese

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Jan. 15, 2019)
    Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and often the best helpers are our family members. Readers of this delightful book will see how families can make hard times easier to handle, and how they can help us through tough situations in life. They'll also learn the importance of working as a team and helping each other out, especially when it comes to family. Colorful illustrations supplement easy-to-digest textual content, helping to tell a story of love and support.
  • Sugar Barons

    Matthew Parker

    Paperback (Windmill, Feb. 1, 2012)
    Book Description Power, money and corruption in the British Empire: the English families for whom the sugar trade brought wealth beyond their wildest dreams Product Description The familiar image of the West Indies as paradise islands conceals a turbulent past. For 200 years after 1650 they were the most fought over colonies in the world, as Europeans made and lost immense fortunes growing and trading in sugar - a commodity so lucrative that it was known as white gold. Young men, beset by death and disease, an ocean away from the moral anchors of life in Britain created immense dynastic wealth but produced a society poisoned by war, sickness, cruelty and corruption. The Sugar Barons explores the lives and experiences of those whose fortunes rose and fell with the West Indian empire. From the ambitious and brilliant entrepreneurs, to the grandees wielding power across the Atlantic, to the inheritors often consumed by decadence, disgrace and madness, this is a compelling story of how a few small islands and a handful of families decisively shaped the British Empire. About the Author Born in Central America, Matthew Parker spent part of his childhood in the West Indies, acquiring a life-long fascination with the history of the region. Since graduating from Oxford, he has worked as an editorial consultant on a number of works of history, and written three bestselling books. He now lives with his family in east London.
  • 10-Minute Seasonal Crafts for Spring

    Annalees Lim

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Aug. 1, 2014)
    Presents craft projects for spring, including cotton ball sheep, a daffodil made from an egg carton, and popsicle stick flowers.
  • Drawing Godzilla

    Greg Roza

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, July 1, 2010)
    Presents a guide to drawing the popular movie monster Godzilla in diverse poses, as represented in numerous films beginning with its first appearance in 1954.
  • Emmy's Eczema

    Jack Hughes

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Aug. 1, 2014)
    "Emmy has eczema. She knows she shouldn't scratch. But sometimes she just can't help it. One day, she scratches so much she makes her skin really sore. Find out how her friends make her feel better"--
  • Frederick Douglass and the North Star

    Lorenzo Pace

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Jan. 15, 2015)
    Artist Lorenzo Pace uses his fascination with Douglasss abolitionist newspaper, The North Star, to create an age-appropriate, sensitive narrative. His nonfiction text and primary-source material, along with his artwork, tells the story of Douglass and the fight to end slavery.
  • Shape Puzzles

    Paul Virr, Lisa Regan, Amanda Enright

    Paperback (Windmill Books, July 15, 2019)
    From rectangular windows to circular plates, shapes are all around us. It's important to be able to spot and identify different shapes in the world. Readers of this thought-provoking volume learn to do just that. Solving puzzles is a great way to reinforce and refine important math and geometry skills. The colorful puzzles feature vibrant illustrations and simple instructions that help guide young readers in completing each activity. Readers are encouraged to identify, describe, and name shapes, which are key aspects of early elementary mathematics curricula.
  • Piggles' Guide to Gliders

    Kirsty Holmes

    Paperback (Windmill Books, Jan. 15, 2019)
    What could pigs possibly know about flying? Well, it turns out one pig knows quite a bit. Readers of this engaging volume follow along with a friendly pig named Piggles as they learn all about gliders. Colorful, easy-to-understand diagrams and images accompany accessible, age-appropriate text, allowing for a deeper understanding of these amazing gliding machines. Readers who are fascinated by airplanes and helicopters will love learning about this unique aircraft. High-interest content and an innovative design make for a captivating book that is sure to be popular with readers of many ages and levels.
  • Counting Puzzles

    Paul Virr, Lisa Regan, Amanda Enright

    Paperback (Windmill Books, July 15, 2019)
    A visual representation can be a helpful tool when it comes to learning to count. Colorful and engaging illustrations guide readers of this unique volume in gaining important skills related to counting. Each puzzle provokes careful thought and fosters a comprehension of this key math concept. Readers feel a sense of accomplishment upon completing each exciting activity. This innovative book supports a strong understanding and knowledge of counting, an important part of early elementary math curricula.
  • Number Puzzles

    Paul Virr, Lisa Regan, Amanda Enright

    Paperback (Windmill Books, July 15, 2019)
    From counting money to telling the time on a clock, numbers are used in so many parts of life. With this engaging volume, readers gain important skills related to using numbers. Puzzles are an excellent way to get young people interested in reading, problem solving, and math. They help with the understanding of important concepts while also offering a fun activity to take part in. Each of these eye-catching brainteasers features colorful illustrations and simple text to help guide readers in solving the puzzle.