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).

Introduces a selection of Disney princesses, describing their personalities, background, and how they interact with the other Disney characters in their stories.
Residents along the Mississippi Gulf Coast thought Walter Anderson was odd, rowing across twelve miles of open water in a leaky skiff to reach Horn, an uninhabited island without running water or electricity. But this solitary artist didn't much care what…
The Slug is a look at the land slug. It covers such topics as the slug's two pairs of tentacles, one pair for seeing, one pair for smelling (it can see you're a kid and smell like broccoli), its breathing hole (on the side of its head!), and its pretty gr…
Views fire fighters fighting fires in the city, in the country, in the forest, and on the waterfront.
"Approaches the topic of the Vietnam War from the perspective of soldiers fighting in it"--Provided by publisher.
"Approaches the topic of the Gulf War from the perspective of U.S. and coalition forces fighting in it"--Provided by publisher.
"Approaches the topic of World War II from the perspective of those fighting in it"--Provided by publisher.
"Approaches the topic of World War I the perspective of soldiers fighting in it"--Provided by publisher.
Provides answers to a range of questions about dog characteristics and care, and includes a do-it-yourself activity, sing-along song, and quiz.
Provides simple information about tigers, from their anatomy and habitat to their diet and conservation efforts.
Describes big cats, covering their physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat.
Describes various types of stems, and explains how they help keep plants nourished and hydrated.
Features different science projects, including turning a penny green, making salt disappear and reappear, and making butter.
Presents simple experiments, with step-by-step, illustrated instructions, for studying the science of light, including how rainbows are made and how light can change directions.
Features sound-related science projects, including using a spring to show how sound waves work, measuring how fast sound moves, and making a paper cup phone call.
Presents simple experiments, with step-by-step, illustrated instructions, for studying how things change shape and grow, including how seeds become plants, the effect of temperature on expansion and contraction, and growing crystals.
Details the experiences of a dolphin who was rescued five years after the tailless dolphin, Winter, was rehabilitated by the same group, describing the efforts made by the Clearwater Marine team to save the injured animal they named Hope.
Explores what it means to be a friend, from enjoying such good experiences as laughing, sharing, and playing together to accepting the bad times, and explains how to rebalance and fix friendships through communication and friendship skills.
"You might know that Columbus discovered America, Lewis and Clark headed west with Sacajawea, and Sally Ride blasted into space. But what do you really know about these bold explorers? What were they like as kids? What pets or bad habits did they have? An…
"Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow u…
Tells the story of Moses the baby elephant, who came to live at the Jumbo Foundation, an orphanage for large animals, and describes his friendships with Shumba the cat, Barney the dog, and Mr. Bo Jangles the donkey.
"A regiment of African American soldiers from Harlem journeys across the Atlantic to fight alongside the French in World War I, inspiring a continent with their brand of jazz music"--Provided by publisher.
Explains how flags have been used throughout history to represent cultures, including the colonial era, the Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812.
"Booker T. Washington had an incredible passion for learning. Born a slave, he taught himself to read. When the Civil War ended, Booker finally fulfilled his dream of attending school. After graduation, he was invited to teach in Tuskegee, Alabama. Findin…
"Barbara Reid reimagines everyone's favorite Christmas poem in her own extraordinary style, featuring a lively cast of young creatures anticipating the most exciting night of the year! The classic poem is brought to life by her signature Plasticine illust…
"The Boxcar Children have long been known for being creative and resourceful. This hardcover book is filled with fun how-to guides for everyday adventures. It includes tips and tricks for mystery solving (how to make invisible ink and create secret codes)…
Describes the journey a sandwich has made before it is eaten, from planting, farming, and harvesting to production, delivery, and shopping.
Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.
"As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his…
Discusses how the American artist Joseph Cornell created his shadow boxes, art works filled with random objects that he found on his walks throughout New York City.
"I Am Malala. This is my story. Malala Yousafzai was only ten years old when the Taliban took control of her region. They said music was a crime. They said women weren't allowed to go to the market. They said girls couldn't go to school. Raised in a once…
A biography of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian political and spiritual leader who led his country to freedom from British rule through his policy of nonviolent resistance.
"A book of fun facts about all sorts of vehicles and transportation"--Provided by publisher.
Describes, in text and photographs, the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of various types of sharks.
Photographs and text explain the causes and effects of volcanoes and earthquakes and examine specific occurrences throughout history.
"The five exciting lists inside this book answer some of the burning questions about technology. Each spread uses facts-based rankings to reveal the top ten record breakers and history makers in each category--and to offer the inside scoop on those at the…
Offers different treasure hunting activities for young readers, including geocaching, panning for gold, and searching for arrowheads.
Describes a selection of summer jobs that involve adventure, from working at a camp to helping out on a farm, and explains how to find a job and prepare for an interview.
Presents step-by-step instructions for drawing Disney characters, including Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Nemo, and Lightning McQueen.
Explains how to stay protected from germs, guard against getting sick, and avoid passing germs to others.
Discusses the health benefits of exercising and suggests various forms of physical activity, including jumping rope, playing a sport, and riding a bike.
Discusses how body odors form and how to keep various parts of the body clean, including the skin, hands, nails, ears, feet, hair, and teeth.
Explains why eating a variety of foods from all of the food groups is good for the body and brain, and shares tips for eating healthy and staying fit.
Features a collection of concrete poems inspired by such objects as a football, clock, and fork.
"A stray dog named Rags befriends a U.S. soldier in Paris, France, during WWI. Rags traveled with the troops carrying messages from the front line to the back. His loyalty kept him by his owner's side until Sergeant Donovan died at the base hospital in Ch…
Details the band's meteoric rise to fame, including their top-selling albums and blockbuster international tour, and includes facts about each member, their merchandise, and select tour venues.
It's late at night, and you're on a tour of a so-called haunted house. You see something out of the corner of your eye and quickly snap a photo. Your hands tremble as you lower the camera. Your eyes widen as you stare at the image you've just captured. A …
Offers math information, including the number of cubes in a Rubik's cube, the number of zeros in a googol, and what the biggest number ever to be named is.
During a field trip children learn about the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, describing how it was made in England and installed, how it got its name, and when it cracked and rang for the last time.
Explains how people use their senses to see light and hear sound, and discusses how light and sound can be perceived without the use of the eyes and the ears.
Presents a collection of poems about the different animals who come to a water hole on the African grasslands, including giraffes, impalas, lions, vultures, and elephants.
Describes the work done by scientists to identify the Pd fungi involved in the deaths of large numbers of little brown bats in the United States and their effort to control and eradicate the disease in the future.
Presents the various types of defenses mechanisms used by animals, including the bone spikes of the African hairy frog, the deadly poison of the blue-spotted N. taracua termite, and the hammer-like punch of the peacock mantis shrimp.
"Did you know that hundreds of years ago, the sun orbited Earth? Actually, this isn't true, but people thought it was! Discover other missteps and odd theories in physics and astronomy."--Provided by publisher.
Profiles the life and career of Sheamus, the first Irish-born WWE Champion who won the title only six months after his WWE debut.
Profiles the life and career of Dwayne Johnson, the eight-time WWE Champion also known for his humor and acting roles.
Describes how to plan and host a sleepover party, presenting advice on how to create a guest list, foods to serve, decorations, activities, party etiquette, themes, and music.
"How do you plan an outdoor party that will make this summer one to remember? Find out all the details in this book!"--Provided by publisher.
Describes how to plan and host a birthday party, presenting advice on how to create a guest list, foods to serve, decorations, activities, party etiquette, themes, and music.
Describes how to plan and host a holiday party, presenting advice on how to create a guest list, foods and drinks to serve, decorations, activities, party etiquette, themes, and music.
"What if someone told you that your liver pumped blood through your body? You'd think that person was crazy! Discover how thought about the human body has changed over the centuries."--Provided by publisher.
"What kind of robots can help humans to deal with disasters? Helper robots! These robots can go where humans can't safely travel. Learn all about them in this book."--Provided by publisher.
Introduces nuclear energy by explaining how it is produced and used as an energy source, describes the processes that happen inside a nuclear reactor, and examines power plant safety and environmental impacts.
Examines the development of professional football in the United States through changes in equipment, stadiums, salaries, player positions, coaching, game strategies, the draft, the ways that fans experience the game, and other elements.
"Young readers will learn how colors are made in this accessible, photo-filled book. Simple text explains why people see different colors and how materials reflect light to make the colors. Vibrant photos give life to basic science concepts and encourage …
Explains where light comes from as well as how people see it and why they need it.
"Young readers will learn how shadows are made with light in this accessible, picture-filled text"--Provided by publisher.
Explains what sound is and how vibrations make sound.
"Combining simple text with gorgeous photos, the latest addition to the Jane Brocket's Clever Concepts series presents the four seasons"--Provided by publisher.
Profiles some of the largest vehicles in the world, from the Airbus A380 and Saturn V rocket to the Caterpillar 797F dump truck and Maersk Triple E container ship.
Traces the story of the burning of the White House by the British during the War of 1812 from the perspectives of its witnesses, including First Lady Dolley Madison, a British officer, and a nine-year-old slave.
Celebrates the rat, sharing humorous scientific facts about everything from its powerful tail to its disease-carrying nature.
"Young readers will learn how we send and receive messages using light and sound in this accessible, photo-filled book. Simple text explains different methods of sending messages and shows how light and sound make sending these messages possible. Vibrant …
A lighthearted chronicle of the history of money covers topics ranging from currency forms and the relationship between money and writing to the way taxes work and the practices of modern banking systems.
Presents a biography of the former South African president best known for his political activism and fight to end apartheid.
Describes the life and achievements of Barack Obama, from his childhood and early career in politics to his life as President of the United States.
Explores some of the most famous photographs in history, including Stephen Dalton's "Ladybird Take-off," Charles C. Ebbets' "Lunchtime atop a Skyscraper," and Neil Leifer's "Muhammad Ali versus Sonny Liston."
Provides five thousand facts about everything from water parks and hair to manners and fossils.
Provides background information and instructions for fifty science projects involving plants, insects, microbes, human behavior, animals, water, physics, machinery, and other topics, and suggests further ideas to pursue.
"Born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two soon …
"This blend of authoritative historic overview and human interest stories recounts one of the most important eras in American history. This educational activity book introduces young readers to the Industrial Revolution through the people, places, and inv…
Provides instructions for creating sixty rubber band loom projects, including a flower garland, hexafish, tiara, and aloha necklace.
Profiles of five famous elephants introduce young nature enthusiasts to the stories of thriving wild elephant Echo, solitary zoo elephant Lucy, sanctuary elephant Tarra, tragic entertainment elephant Tusko, and rehabilitated elephant Thandora.
"An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the world. This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, human…
"Chill out with the fascinating history behind ice cream, the first in a fact-tastic Level 3 Ready-to-Read nonfiction series about the history of fun stuff! Did you know that immigrants to Ellis Island were served ice cream as part of their first meal in…
Introduces young readers to the history of pizza and how it gained popularity the world over.
Presents an illustrated collection of poems, personal letters, and selections from literature on the value of friendship.
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