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  • Flowers

    Gallimard Jeunesse

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Aug. 15, 2018)
    Looks at the physical features of flowers and some common flowers found in the garden, at the seashore, in the mountains, in the meadow, and in the forest.
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  • Jalani and the Lock

    Lorenzo Pace

    Hardcover (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.
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  • Valentine's Day Sweets and Treats

    Ruth Owen

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Aug. 10, 2012)
    ValentineÂ’s Day is a holiday renowned for gifts of chocolate and other sweet treats. Readers go beyond heart shaped cards and find the sweet side of this infamous sweetheart holiday. Informative photos and easy-to-follow instructions assist readers express their affection through delicious ValentineÂ’s dishes.
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  • Drawing Awesome Insects

    Damien Toll

    Paperback (Windmill Books, Jan. 1, 2015)
    Wasps can lay their eggs inside other insects. Cicadas can live for 17 years underground. Some butterflies can taste with their feet. These are just some of the fascinating facts readers discover about insects as they learn to draw these colorful creatures. Science content is presented alongside step-by-step drawing instructions to make learning about both nature and art fun! Aspiring artists explore the tools and techniques used to create both lifelike and cartoon insects, and colorful illustrations give them an example of what the finished products could look like.
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  • I Can Make Decorations

    Emily Reid

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Aug. 7, 2015)
    Decorations are popular things put together in makerspaces, and readers are able to replicate that feeling of crafting with friends as they turn each page. By following simple, clear steps, readers can make a variety of beautiful decorations, including a sun catcher, a mobile, and a pillow. The steps for each project are laid out in an eye-catching manner thatÂ’s easy for readers to comprehend. Detailed photographs of each step are also included to aid readers as they have fun making their own decorations.
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  • The Mark of Zorro

    Pauline Francis, Johnston McCulley D.

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Jan. 1, 2009)
    Introduces Zorro, a mysterious masked hero who champions the oppressed in Old California with the help of his masterful sword skills, and who hides his heroic identity under the guise of the foppish and vain Don Diego Vega.
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  • Mystery at Chilkoot Pass

    Barbara Steiner

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Aug. 1, 2009)
    At the start of the Klondike gold rush of 1897, while traveling through Canada with her father, uncle and friends, twelve-year-old aspiring author Hetty tries to determine the identity of a thief.
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  • How to Become a Perfect Princess in Five Days

    Pierrette Dube, Luc Melanson

    Paperback (Windmill Books, July 1, 2009)
    Princess Stringbean isnt your average princess. She isnt prim and proper and would rather go for a run than sit inside and stay unsoiled and pretty. The Queen sends Princess Stringbean to a school to turn her into a perfect princess. Hilarity ensues as Princess Stringbean tries to fit in and be the flawless princess that her mother wants, until she realizes shes pretty perfectjust as she is.
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  • Duck-billed Dinosaurs

    David West

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Jan. 15, 2016)
    Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of duck-billed dinosaurs, including Maiasaura, Saurolophus, and Corythosaurus.
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  • Moose

    Ruth Owen

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Jan. 1, 2014)
    After birth, moose grow quickly into enormous animals. Did you know that at just one week old, a moose calf can run faster than an adult human? Learn this and many other cool facts as Dr. Bob and Hank explore the natural habitats of these powerful animals.
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  • The Strange Case of Baby H

    Kathryn Reiss

    Library Binding (Windmill Books, Aug. 1, 2009)
    The earthquake of 196 in San Francisco is the setting for this page-turning mystery. Clara's dealing with the turmoil of her city in ruins when she finds a wriggling bundle on her doorstep. Readers follow along as Clara solves the strange case of baby H.
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  • Broadway Star

    MS Lisa Regan

    Paperback (Windmill Books, Aug. 15, 2012)
    Many aspire to be great actors from childhood. Readers will get into character for the stage with tips found in this exciting and engaging volume. The basics of Broadway performance are covered with informative text and colorful photographs.
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