Books: New at CADL

New at CADL

New Kids Non-Fiction

These kids non-fiction books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

A heartwarming collection of true stories explores themes of canine playfulness, friendship, heroism and loyalty and is complemented by uplifting National Geographic photography.
Presents a history of piracy throughout the world, and discusses characteristics of buccaneers, privateers, and corsairs, including descriptions of weapons and daily life.
Profiles the life of the primatologist who was the first scientist to study wild chimpanzees in their natural environment.
"Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this Who Was...? biography, children will learn of Gates' childhood passion for computer technology, which led him to revolutioniz…
Introduces the sport of motocross, including its history, dirt bike parts, safety gear, and different types of motocross racing.
"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the mountain gorilla. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the mountain gorilla's life, comparing the gorilla to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--Provided by publisher.
"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the grizzly bear. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the grizzly bear's life, comparing the bear to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--Provided by publisher.
"Gray wolves are known as howling pack mammals. But how are they similar to and different from other mammals, ranging from coyotes to manatees? Readers will compare and contrast key traits of gray wolves to traits of other mammals."--Provided by publisher…
"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the Siberian tiger. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the Siberian tiger's life, comparing the tiger to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--Provided by publisher.
"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the humpback whale. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the humpback whale's life, comparing the whale to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--Provided by publisher.
"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the vampire bat. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the vampire bat's life, comparing the bat to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--Provided by publisher.
"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the platypus. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the platypus's life, comparing the platypus to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal."--Provided by publisher.
"A picture book look at many of the men and women who revolutionized life for African Americans throughout history"--Provided by publisher.
Examines the sport of football, including how to play organized tackle football, tips for offensive and defensive schemes, statistics, players, how to set up a fantasy football league, and more. Includes activities.
"Simple text and full-color photographs describe the life of George W. Bush"--Provided by publisher.
"Discusses how to choose and care for a rabbit, including diet, behaviors, housing, grooming, exercise, popular breeds, and vet care"--Provided by publisher.
Follow all kinds of busy trucks as they transport their loads.
Explores the different natural habitats-- forests, rain forests, grasslands, deserts, cold regions, oceans, and rivers-- and the plant and animal life that exists in each. Includes related activities and word lists.
Retells the tale of the beautiful princess whose lips were red as blood, skin was white as snow, and hair was black as ebony
Why don't we fall off the spinning Earth? How do fireflies glow? Why is the sky blue? Fact-filled and whimsically illustrated throughout, this volume answers more than 175 questions about the world we live in.
Describes the unique characteristics of creatures that live in the deep ocean, including the giant squid, lanternfish, tube worms, and jellyfish. Swim with the ocean's most secret creatures! What mysteries lurk at the bottom of the ocean? Discover some o…
"A playful, illustrated tale that will teach you how to program in Ruby by taking you on a fantastical journey. As you follow the adventures of young heroes Ruben and Scarlet, you'll learn real programming skills"--Page 4 of cover.
"Why did Columbus want to reach the New World, and was he the first to cross the Atlantic Ocean? What was life like on one of his ships? What did America look like before Columbus arrived? How did Columbus treat the native people? The engaging story of Co…
Offers advice to children on how to deal with their weight, and addresses common worries and questions surrounding being overweight, fitness, and a healthy diet.
"...Nate's always at the top of the charts. The hits just keep on coming in Big Nate's greatest hits!" -- Back cover.
"In her latest gorgeously photo-illustrated nonfiction picture book, celebrated author April Pulley Sayre sheds new light on the wonders of rain, from the beauty of a raindrop balanced on a leaf to the amazing, never-ending water cycle that keeps our plan…
In the center of Australia lies a strange desert wilderness called the Dead Heart. It is difficult to imagine that anything can exist in such a harsh place. But the Dead Heart has a secret: it holds amazing stories of adaptation and survival. Follow in th…
Let Ms. Frizzle introduce you to some of the most amazing animals on Earth. You'll learn all about Arctic and Antarctica habitats, and discover how the animals there have adapted to their icy homes.
Fact-filled story of red kangaroos in the wilds of Australia.
Most animals have many features in common with one another--eyes, noses, ears, mouths--so it's amazing that there are so many different-looking faces in the world! 'Animal faces' is a completely original way to look at all the animal groups on earth.
Describes what are meteorites, and where do they come from?
Ten true stories of real-life survivors of attacks by some of the animal kindgom's scariest predators!
"This entry in the You Can't... series explores the science, physiology, symptoms, treatments, and main causes of common ailments. Colds, bellyaches, diarrhea, earaches, flu, skin conditions, allergies, germs, viruses are featured. Humorous poems appear t…
Offers advice to children on the main characteristics of autism, and addresses common worries and questions on what to expect from an autistic classmate and how to interact with people with the condition.
Offers advice to children on how to deal with feelings of shyness, and addresses common worries and questions surrounding ways to gain self-confidence and interact with other people.
Introduces facts about insects, including the life cycle of butterflies, how crickets communicate, and how ants work together in a community.
Provides fascinating facts about some of the planet's most destructive natural forces
Presents information about cyclones, earthquakes, tsunamis, tornadoes, and other deadly natural disasters, and provides examples of some of the deadliest of each type in history.
An introduction to lions covers where they live, what they eat, and how they communicate, and follows the animal's development from cub to adult.
Presents the life and career of Alexander Graham Bell, examining how he invented the telephone and his work with the deaf.
Buzz and Fly Guy learn all about insects : where they live, how they live, what they eat and why they're important to the Earth.
Invites readers to find the mathematical or conceptual associations between the photographs.
A history of comics from their early incarnations to their current form instructs artists through the techniques used by professional cartoonists and provides guidelines for creating a graphic novel or webcomic.
Profiles some of the creepiest animals that inhabit the deep, including deep-sea anglers, flashlight fish, gulper eels, and Japanese spider crabs.
Answers dozens of questions about color and light while outlining experiments involving such subjects as rainbows, colored shadows, and photosynthesis.
"Explore one of the most recognized figures in American history with this biography of Sacagawea. Kids will learn about her crucial role in the Lewis and Clark expedition and her influential legacy. The level 3 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, …
"Grown-Ups, the World, and Me! is a delightful and thought-provoking look at the big world by a small child. How are children affected by war, racism, and environmental issues? Grown-Ups, the World, and Me! offers a youthful perspective on these and other…
"This picture book biography of Chester Greenwood explores the invention of the earmuffs and the patenting process"--Provided by publisher.
Five times throughout a fierce firefight, Marine Scout Sniper Scott Montoya spots an injured comrade in the street. And five times Scott disregards his own safety and rushes out into the open, braving enemy fire to rescue each wounded Marine. Staff Sergea…
"The one and only Dr. Seuss dispenses invaluable advice about life in this collection of his most memorable quotes. Featuring over sixty pages of cherished Seuss art and quotes from such classics as The Cat in the Hat, Horton Hatches the Egg, Green Eggs a…
Describes the sport of snowboarding, from its origin and gear to the different styles and competitions.
Introduces the sport of go-kart racing, including its history, the parts of a go-kart, safety gear, racing classes, and different types of kart racing.
Introduces the sport of bicycle motocross, including its history, safety gear, BMX racing, and different types of BMX bikes and freestyle tricks.
Introduces the sport of skateboarding, including its history, the parts of a skateboard, safety gear, and different types of skateboarding, including street, downhill, and vert.
Introduces the sport of inline skating, including the parts of an inline skate, safety gear, and different types of inline skating.
Introduces komodo dragons, discussing their physical features, predatory behavior, habitat, and life cycle.
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of alligators.
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of snakes.
Introduces chameleons, discussing their physical features, behavior, habitat, and life cycle.
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of iguanas.
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and environment of turtles.
Introduces Norway, describing its history, geography, cities, plants and animals, resources, and culture.
Presents some of the stranger-looking members of the frog family, including the natterjack toad, red-eyed leaf frog, sticky frog, Vietnamese mossy frog, and tomato frog.
In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.
Traces the history of Independence Hall in Philadelphia and the documents brought there including the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.
Discusses the history of the composition and signing of the Declaration of Independence, as well as the document's importance in American history.
Traces the history of the Liberty Bell, including information about the use of bells in colonial America, statistics about this particular bell, legends surrounding it, and its importance as an American symbol.
Discusses the symbolic meaning and history of the various forms of the Confederate flag used during the Civil War, as well as controversies surrounding modern-day display and use of this emblem.
Traces the history of the United States' symbol of freedom and democracy, the flag, from its conception and design to the modern-day conflict over flag burning.
Provides information about the American Bald Eagle, including its use as a symbol both before and after it became part of the Great Seal of the United States.
Traces the history of the Star Spangled Banner, from a lawyer's poem written during the War of 1812, through its official recognition as the national anthem in 1931, to its ongoing inspiration today.
Describes "Uncle Sam" Wilson, the New York meat-packer who supplied the troops with meat during the War of 1812, and how he gave rise to the national symbol popular with illustrators.
Relates the history of how the Pledge of Allegiance came to be written and how it became an important part of American life.
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