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  • The World Is Not a Rectangle by Jeanette Winter
    The World Is Not a Rectangle (English, Hardback) Jeanette Winter

    Get to know Zaha Hadid in this nonfiction picture book about the famed architect's life and her triumph over adversity from celebrated author-illustrator Jeanette Winter.

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  • Wangari's Trees of Peace by Jeanette Winter
    Wangari's Trees of Peace (English, Paperback) Jeanette Winter

    A paperback picture book based on the true story of Wangari Maathai, an environmental and political activist in Kenya and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004.

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  • The Watcher by Jeanette Winter
    The Watcher (English, Hardback) Jeanette Winter

    Describes the life of Jane Goodall, from her childhood in London watching a robin on the windowsill to her time in the African forests of Gombe, Tanzania, studying chimpanzees.

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  • Biblioburro by Jeanette Winter
    Biblioburro (English, Hardback) Jeanette Winter

    A man, his burros, and his books bring joy to the children of remote Colombian villages in this moving and inspiring book based on a true story.

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  • Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan by Jeanette Winter
    Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan (English, Hardback) Jeanette Winter

    Meet two heroes of Pakistan who stood up for the rights to freedom and education in these inspirational nonfiction tales Jeanette Winter.

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  • The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter
    The Librarian of Basra (English, Hardback) Jeanette Winter

    Presents the true story of how Alia Baker, the librarian of the Basra library, and her friends managed to save the books of the library before the library was burned to the ground during the 2003 Iraq War.

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  • Biblioburro by Jeanette Winter
    Biblioburro (Multiple languages, Hardback) Jeanette Winter

    Recounts the true story of a devoted man and his steadfast burro team, Alfa and Beto, who traveled into the remote villages of rural Colombia to bring treasured library books to eager young readers.

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  • La Bibliotecaria de Basora by Jeanette Winter
    La Bibliotecaria de Basora (Multiple languages, Hardback) Jeanette Winter

    Alia Muhammad Baker is a librarian in Basra, Iraq. For fourteen years, her library has been a meeting place for those who love books. Until now. Now war has come, and Alia fears that the library--along with the thirty thousand books within it--will be des troyed forever. In a war-stricken country where civilians--especially women--have little power, this true story about a librarian's struggle to...

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  • Eight Hands Round by Ann Whitford Paul
    Eight Hands Round (English, Paperback) Ann Whitford Paul, Jeanette Winter

    "Paul provides information about pioneer life through speculation about the origins of 26 quilt patterns, one for each letter of the alphabet. The variety of colors and designs makes the quilts themselves the real stars of the book [and] will [encourage] students to develop their own creations in cloth or on paper." ?SLJ.Outstanding Books of 1991 (NYT)...

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  • Twinkle Twinkle Little Star by Jeanette Winter
    Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (English, Board book) Jeanette Winter

    This nursery rhyme has enchanted children for generations. Now Winter's evocative illustrations make this classic as delightful to look at as it is to share with little ones. Full color.

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  • Day of the Dead by Tony Johnston
    Day of the Dead (English, Paperback) Tony Johnston, Jeanette Winter

    Describes a Mexican family preparing for and celebrating the Day of the Dead.

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  • My Name Is Georgia by Jeanette Winter
    My Name Is Georgia (English, Paperback) Jeanette Winter

    The story of a girl who had the courage to follow her heart.

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  • Wangari's Trees of Peace by Jeanette Winter
    Wangari's Trees of Peace (English, Hardback) Jeanette Winter

    As a young girl growing up in Kenya, Wangari was surrounded by trees. But years later when she returns home, she is shocked to see whole forests being cut down, and she knows that soon all the trees will be destroyed. So Wangari decides to do something - and starts by planting nine seedlings in her own backyard. And as they grow, so do her plans.

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  • Diego by Jeanette Winter
    Diego (Multiple languages, Board book) Jeanette Winter

    This story of Diego Rivera, the greatest muralist of Mexico--and of the world--is told in Spanish and English. Vibrant miniature paintings convey the sense of adventure and magic that marked Rivera's early years. And the story shows how his passion for painting and love for his country combined to make a powerful art celebrating the Mexican people...

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  • Nanuk the Ice Bear by Jeanette Winter
    Nanuk the Ice Bear (English, Hardback) Jeanette Winter

    Experience Arctic chills and warm hugs in this nonfiction picture book about a loving polar bear family.

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  • Nasreen's Secret School by Jeanette Winter
    Nasreen's Secret School (English, Hardback) Jeanette Winter

    So distraught after her parents are taken away by the Taliban from her village in Afghanistan that she suddenly ceases to speak, Nasreen's grandmother enrolls her in a secret school for girls where compassionate classmates and devoted teachers give her the support she needs to regain her voice.

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  • Calavera Abecedario by Jeanette Winter
    Calavera Abecedario (English, Paperback) Jeanette Winter

    An alphabet fiesta like no other.

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  • The Secret Project by Jonah Winter
    The Secret Project (English, Hardback) Jonah Winter, Jeanette Winter

    Mother-son team Jonah and Jeanette Winter bring to life one of the most secretive scientific projects in history?the creation of the atomic bomb?in this powerful and moving picture book....

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  • Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes by Jeanette Winter
    Mr. Cornell's Dream Boxes (English, Hardback) Jeanette Winter

    Discusses how the American artist Joseph Cornell created his shadow boxes, art works filled with random objects that he found on his walks throughout New York City.

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