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).

In 1974, Hello Kitty stepped on the scene, and she's had the world wrapped around her little red bow ever since. Here, some of her biggest fans pay tribute in story and art to her 40 years!
From training techniques formations and strategies--this book has it all!
"Alice and Oliver know that Earth is just one planet in a very big solar system. In this engaging book, they will explore the mysteries of the earth and what lies beyond it. Starting with the Big Bang, the kids will take a guided tour through our planet's…
More traditional and modern-day stories of ghosts, witches, vampires, "jump" stories, and scary songs.
Explores the land, people, history, economy, and travel opportunities of Washington, D.C.
Explores the land, people, history, economy, and travel opportunities of the state of South Dakota.
Simple text and color photographs introduce readers to the traditions of Kwanzaa.
Describes the life and accomplishments of Jimmy Cater, from his early years as a farmer to his political career, his tenures as governor and president, and his charity work, and discusses his deep roots in his Baptist faith.
Explores the land, people, history, economy, and travel opportunities of the state of Utah.
Features twenty-five chilling tales of prophetic dreams, feral children raised by wild animals, swamp creatures, and other terrifying phenomena.
"From the author of the New York Times-bestselling I Survived series come five harrowing true stories of survival, featuring real kids in the midst of epic disasters. From a group of students surviving the 9.0 earthquake that set off a historic tsunami in…
Traces the life and work of the nineteenth-century celebrity photographer, detailing her privileged childhood, her presence in the bohemian salons of England, and her staging of sophisticated tableaux based on literature and myth.
Explains the important functions of bones in the body by comparing human skeletons to those of other vertebrates, with photographs of people and animals in motion overlaid by illustrations of bones to show these supporting frameworks.
"A biography of Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, who from a young age was determined to make difference in the world and eventually revolutionized global antipoverty efforts by developing the innovative economic concept of micro-lending. Includes …
Twenty-five short poems count down the days until Christmas, a busy time for Santa and the elves at the North Pole.
"It's time to learn about the role of carbon and fossil fuels on planet Earth! As much as our news is packed with articles about the importance of fossil fuels to the world economy and the global warming caused by increased carbon emissions, few people un…
A newly illustrated version of the traditional song.
Traces the life and accomplishments of the professional baseball player, from his heroics on the field to his humanitarian efforts and his untimely death.
"Jack and Annie show readers how to survive their many thrilling adventures"--Provided by publisher.
The Cat in the Hat embarks on a whirlwind tour of Pleistocene animals, introducing species ranging from mastodons and mammoths to woolly rhinos and saber-toothed cats.
A fact-filled companion to Jack and Annie's fifth adventure discusses what it was like to be a ninja or samurai in ancient Japan and whether or not such talented martial-arts masters actually possessed special abilities.
Gus, Nellie, and baby Jake visit their community garden before shopping at the farmer's market and grocery store to gather healthy ingredients that they help prepare for a picnic, in a story that explains the role of nutrition in health.
Puts the famous boxer in to historical context through the use of newspaper articles, interviews, opinion pieces, and photographs.
Offers readers an up-close, behind-the-scenes look at professional sports through photographs and trivia.
Collects the author's folk songs, including "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly," "Heel, Toe, and Away We Go," and "Sailing Over the Sea."
An illustrated collection of deep-sea adventures features an international selection of stories and poems including "The Fisherman and His Wife," "Whalesong," and "The Ballad of John Silver."
The Pied Piper pipes a village free of rats, and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service, he pipes away their children as well.
Profiles forty-five children around the world who are taking steps to help the environment through fund-raising, public demonstrations, and creating activist art, and includes suggestions on how readers can get involved.
Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the electric power that makes modern life possible.
Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe how antibiotics were developed and what methods were used to fight infections and disease before antibiotics were available.
Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the toilet and describes how people managed to dispose of their waste in the past.
Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without clean water and describes how people access water and the importance of making sure that water is not polluted or wasted.
Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe what it would be like to live without the cell phone and describes how people managed to communicate in the past.
Uses humor in both text and illustrations to describe the history of books and how important they have been to civilization.
Discusses the type of work and research zoologists perform as well as various branches of zoology, including wildlife and marine zoology, entomology, and ichthyology.
Chronicles the life and accomplishments of the young actress and singer, from her role on the Australian television series "Mortified" to starring in Disney Channel's "Teen Beach Movie" and the American television series "The Fosters."
Profiles the young singer, dancer, and actress whose career began on the television series "Shake It Up."
Chronicles the life and accomplishments of the young actress and singer, from her role on the television series "Victorious" to winning New Artist of the Year at the 2013 American Music Awards.
Chronicles the life and accomplishments of the young singer, describing how he got his start covering pop songs and posting them on the Internet.
Profiles the five young British singers who went from "X Factor" contestants to international superstars after forming a girl group.
Chronicles the life and career of the young actor and singer know for his role in the television series "Austin & Ally."
A group of children are visited by a bald eagle, and learn how images of the bald eagle have been used in money, symbols, and the great seal.
"A kindergarten-level introduction to butterflies, covering their growth process, behaviors, the warm areas they call home, and such defining physical features as their wings"--Provided by publisher.
Discusses the type of work and research astronomers perform as well as the nature of planetary astronomy and stellar astronomy.
Provides an inside look at such topics as the lives of an astronaut and a firefighter, Google headquarters, an Amazon rainforest, King Tut's tomb, and the Statue of Liberty, and invites readers to see more by lifting the transparent pages.
Examines how the invention of television came to be and describes careers in the television and broadcast industry.
Disney characters share their favorite Christmas recipes, including Belle's classic winter porridge for breakfast, Lightning McQueen's pot pie for dinner, and Pooh Bear's mini honey buns for dessert.
"Many girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don't always realize is that Wilder's books are autobiographical. This narrative biography describes more of the details of the young L…
"In this special illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, young readers will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers"--Pr…
"Jon Scieszka's Guys Read anthology series for tweens turns to nonfiction in its fifth volume, True Stories. The fifth installment in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading features ten stories that are 100% amazing, 100% adventurous, 100% unbelievable--a…
"A scientific look at brown bears, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their coat, behaviors, relationships with humans, and elusiveness of the apex predators in the world today"--Provided by publisher.
"A scientific look at wolverines, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their claws, behaviors, relationships with humans, and limited range of the hungry weasels in the world today"--Provided by publisher.
"A scientific look at wild horses, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their manes, behaviors, relationships with humans, and numbers of the swift equids in the world today"--Provided by publisher.
"A scientific look at beavers, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their gnawing teeth, behaviors, relationships with humans, and abundance of the rodents in the world today"--Provided by publisher.
"A scientific look at hawks, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their wings, behaviors, relationships with humans, and variety of the hunting raptors in the world today"--Provided by publisher.
"A scientific look at flamingos, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their coloration, behaviors, relationships with humans, and numbers of the tropical birds in the world today"--Provided by publisher.
"A scientific look at geckos, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their tuberculate skin, behaviors, relationships with humans, and variety of the vocalizing lizards in the world today"--Provided by publisher.
"A scientific look at sea turtles, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their shells, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protection of the swimming reptiles in the world today"--Provided by publisher.
"A kindergarten-level introduction to frogs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the watery places they call home, and such defining physical features as their tongues"--Provided by publisher.
"A kindergarten-level introduction to bees, covering their growth process, behaviors, the hives they call home, and such defining physical features as their stingers"--Provided by publisher.
"A kindergarten-level introduction to ladybugs, covering their growth process, behaviors, the places they call home, and such defining physical features as their spotted shells"--Provided by publisher.
Traces the history of rocket development from early Chinese fire arrows to modern-day space shuttles, discussing the science behind rocket flight while outlining projects that use the forces of thrust, gravity, lift, and drag.
"A picture book collection of poems centered on spontaneous acts of kindness, representing diverse voices and topical themes"--Provided by publisher.
"Step-by-step instructions teach readers how to create baked treats and no-bake desserts. Also includes instructions for decorating cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more"--Provided by publisher.
Discusses animal vomit and the many purposes it serves, including scaring and distracting predators, feeding family and neighbors, protecting animals from poisoning, and aiding with digestion.
Discusses how a former slave and an outspoken woman, who came from two different worlds, shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it.
The third series of America the Beautiful is back in a revised edition. The books in this series are bursting with fascinating facts, updated statistics, and brand-new full-color photographs. America the Beautiful’s dynamic design and editorial appr…
Describes the life of the Italian Renaissance artist and examines some of his paintings and sculptures.
"Introduces the reader to bats and explains the roles they play in the environment"--Provided by publisher.
Discusses how science careers can be full of adventure and excitement as readers learn about researchers who study the insides of active volcanoes, inventors who build new robots, and divers who swim alongside fearsome sharks.
Documents a year's worth of culinary exploration and cooking, sharing recipes suitable for each month of the year as well as advice for healthy eating, suggestions for food-themed activities, and advice on hosting special occasions.
A guide to the characters and settings of the game "Temple Run" features facts and trivia about ancient civilizations, from Cambodia and Turkey to prehistoric England, ancient Egypt and Greece, and Machu Picchu in Peru.
A portrait of the legendary country music star is told through lyrical free verse that conveys information about his impoverished childhood and the extraordinary talent that enabled his career and rise to success on the world stage.
A lyrical tribute to fifteen avian species for young birders examines the striking characteristics and behaviors of subjects ranging from the crow and the hummingbird to the horned owl and the bald eagle.
Showcases dozens of full-color animal specimens from around the world in a gallery format, complemented by indentification information and brief descriptions.
A one hundredth anniversary tribute introduces World War I's key events, major battles, and most prominent players, incorporating informative photography, maps, and an interactive glossary.
"In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J. K. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immediately writing the first book in the saga. Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riche…
"A biography of the Beatles, the world's most famous rock band"--Provided by publisher.
Highlights the life and work of the nineteenth-century French Impressionist painter.
Highlights the life and accomplishments of the children's author and illustrator Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
A biography of the famous magician who was also a movie star and a pioneer pilot.
Highlights the life and accomplishments of the famous cartoonist who created Mickey Mouse, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Bambi and was the owner of Walt Disney Studios and Disneyland.
A biography of the patriot of the Revolution who had many trades, among them silver work, manufacture of copper, casting of bells, engraving, and dentistry.
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