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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).

The Kratt Brothers use their creature powers to swim with sharks, whales, and other wild sea creatures, in a book that identifies the characteristics of sperm whales, tiger sharks, blowfish, and dolphins.
Explore our unique, incredible planet with Ms. Frizzle's class! Packed with incredible photographs, amazing facts, and everything you ever wanted to know about fossils, rocks, minerals, volcanoes, stalagmites, stalactites, and much more!
Uses breathtaking photographs and simple text to bring readers up close to a great number of birds, some of which they might not otherwise get to see.
A collection of one-liners, knock-knock jokes, and tongue twisters.
The works of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and others are introduced to children through the magical beings from legends and classic tales-- including gnomes, fairies, witches, goblins, elves, and wizards-- that inspired the composers. An original way for y…
A visual introduction to more than one hundred different bird species profiles the physical characteristics, behaviors, and habitats of each.
Provides character profiles and strategies for mastering the Skylanders game.
On another special field trip on the magic school bus, Ms. Frizzle's class learns about the ocean and the different creatures that live there.
Engrossing true stories of the pioneers of epidemiology who risked their lives to find the source of deadly diseases. Throughout history, more people have died in disease epidemics than in wars or other disasters. The courageous, trail-blazing defenders a…
A millennia-long history of animal keeping shares facts about what zookeeping has taught humanity and how individual lives have been profoundly shaped by the wild creatures found in zoos all over the world.
A portrait of the engineer who invented the Ferris wheel describes the ambitious ideas that inspired him to build the largest wheel in the world for the Chicago World's Fair in 1893.
Describes dangerous and destructive weather conditions around the world, such as thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, lightning, hail, and drought, with photographs, historical background, and legends.
Profiles of Arctic and Antarctic animals cover subjects ranging from polar bears and emperor penguins to blue whales and Arctic terns.
A definitive guide to anatomy and physiology covers basic principles, providing in-depth tours of various body systems while offering photo-realistic and three-dimensional images of body organs and processes.
An introduction to ancient Egypt features photos, timelines, and graphics that share insights into pharaohs, mummies, and pyramids while inviting readers to decode hieroglyphics and consider the actual cause of King Tut's death.
Provides a concise history of World War II including information about the Holocaust, the code-breaking Enigma, and the deadly V2 rocket.
Describes the unique physical characteristics, food habits, and parenting behavior of snow leopards.
Explains how Emperor penguins manage to live, eat, and raise their young in an extremely cold environment.
Describes the variety of frogs that exist all around the world, how they grow from eggs to tadpoles to frogs, what they eat, and how they avoid being eaten by other animals.
Describes the characteristics of butterflies, including their colors, how they ward off predators, their food habits, and how caterpillars become butterflies.
A treasury of bizarre-but-true stories from history includes accounts of such uncanny events as the Great Molasses Flood of 1919 in Boston and the world record set by an armless archer.
Describes the land, history, and civilization of ancient Greece.
Highlights the seven wonders of the ancient world and explains the feats of engineering behind constructing each wonder.
Text and photographs present the anatomy, behavior, habitats, and other aspects of wild and domestic cats.
Text and photographs highlight the evolutionary history of dogs, their domestication, anatomy, behavior, and breeds, and offer guidance on dog care and training.
Provides an introduction to the biggest creatures found in the ocean, including the lion's mane jellyfish, the great white shark, the sperm whale, and the giant squid.
Alter Wiener, a teenage survivor of five Nazi prison camps during World War II, describes how an unexpected person demonstrated moral courage in repeated acts of kindness toward him.
Help children develop the attitudes and skills of courage and assertiveness in order to make wise choices and work through challenges. Children learn to do what they think is right and be brave, even if it’s hard. They learn to distinguish between e…
A biography that "includes 1000 photos, maps, and illustrations that bring the War in the Pacific to life through a young pilot's eyes"--Cover page [4].
A brief biography of the WWE professional wrestler known as CM Punk.
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