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Look Up! Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard

Written and Illustrated by Annette LeBlanc Cate Candlewick Press, 2013 ISBN: 978-0-7636-4561-8 Grades 3-8 Book Review “Some people think that nature is something experienced by other people – people who live out in the country. But no matter where you live, you are a part of the natural world, just as the birds and other […]

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Written by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer, Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon Published by Dial, 2012 ISBN# 978-0803735118 Book Review By day, fourteen-year old William Kamkwamba toils in the drought-stricken fields of his impoverished Malawian village. At night, however, his mind is filled with wonder about how things work: If […]