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Newest Children's Non-fiction Book:
One Plastic Bag : Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia by Miranda Paul
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One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia tells the inspiring story of five women who creatively dealt with their village's plastic trash problem.

Despite limited resources and ridicule, Isatou and her friends persevered for more than a decade, eventually realizing economic empowerment through their recycled plastic purse project. The book also includes bonus information such as a Wolof language glossary, timeline of actual events, and photos of the women of Njau.


More New Children's Non-Fiction:
Winnie : The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Sally Walker
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Who could care for a bear? When Harry Colebourn saw a baby bear for sale at the train station, he knew he could care for it. Harry was a veterinarian. But he was also a soldier in training for World War I.

Harry named the bear Winnie, short for Winnipeg, his company's home town, and he brought her along to the training camp in England. Winnie followed Harry everywhere and slept under his cot every night. Before long, she became the regiment's much-loved mascot.

But who could care for the bear when Harry had to go to the battleground in France? Harry found just the right place for Winnie while he was away: the London Zoo. There a little boy named Christopher Robin came along and played with Winnie. He could care for this bear too!

Sally Walker's heartwarming story, paired with Jonathan Voss's evocative illustrations, brings to life the story of the real bear who inspired Winnie the Pooh.

El Deafo by Cece Bell
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Going to school and making new friends can be tough. Going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers.

In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles her hearing loss at a young age and her subsequent experiences with the Phonic Ear, a very powerful (and very awkward) hearing aid.

The Phonic Ear gives Cece the ability to hear (sometimes things she shouldn't) but also isolates her from her classmates. She really just wants to fit in and find a true friend, someone who appreciates her as she is. After some trouble, she is finally able to harness the power of the Phonic Ear and become El Deafo, Listener for All. More importantly, she is finally able to declare a place for herself in the world and find the friend she has longed for.

Frozen Hairstyles by Theodora Mjoll Skuladottir Jack
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Do you love Anna and Elsa's beautiful hairstyles in Frozen? It's fun and easy to create your own looks, inspired by these two royal sisters.

Filled with colorful photographs and step-by-step instructions, this magical book shows you how to make the braids, updos, buns, and ponytails that you admire so much. Each of the 28 hairstyles is carefully photographed, showing exactly how it looks in real life on a real girl.


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