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Jeanette Winter

4.01 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by Jeanette Winter
Kali's Song (2012)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I am an adult who loved this picture book and its underlying theme of becoming yourself even when others want you to be something else. The time period of this title is very unique, the time of caves and mastodons. The time was well depicted in the illustrations and how lovely t...
Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia (2010)
3.94 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Biblioburro is a a great non fiction book based on Luis Soriana takes all sorts of books to children in faraway villages that would not normally have access to them. The language it is written in is interesting for children and easy to understand. It talks about how supportive hi...
Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa (2008)
4.25 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: With the theme of nurturing nature, this book deserves 5 stars. A short true African story focusing on determination and spreading the love. Jeanette Winter takes us into Africa where deforestation is threatening to tear all of nature away from Africa. Readers will encounter ...
Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan (2009)
4.06 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Jeanette Winter has yet again succeeded in creating a visually stunning and deeply meaningful picture book that looks at current issues so that children can begin to understand them. Much like her earlier books, “The Librarian of Basra” and “Wangari’s Trees of Peace,” Winter’s “...
Henri's Scissors: with audio recording (2013)
3.91 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: The quotes from Matisse himself describing his "second life" cutting paper shapes after illness has restricted his ability to paint are a highlight of the text. The spreads where he is drawing on his ceiling with chalk and cutting his largest shapes are well-done and these illust...
Wangari y los arboles de la paz / Wangari's Trees of Peace (Una Historia Verdadera) (Spanish Edition) (2008)
4.25 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Excellent read-aloud for four-year-olds and older. Even the young ones can understand the importance of planting trees. And are able to articulate this concept! Great illustrations. I thought the drops of blood from when they government agents used force to get her to stop pl...
La Escuela Secreta de Nasreen, Una Historia Verdadera de Afganistn: Nasreen's Secret School (2010)
4.06 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Powerful story about a young girl who lost both her father and mother in Afghanistan. It tells the story from her grandmother's point of view and how her grandmother finds a secret school behind a green door to help Nasreen cope with her feelings of loss through the power of lear...
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