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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 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.
"Follow one newborn elephant calf from her birth on the African savannah to her first days with the herd, feeding, playing in the waterholes, and meeting other young elephants. Young readers get to see the young elephant developing and growing until she i…
Recounts Rosa Parks' daring effort to stand up for herself and other African Americans by helping to end segregation on public transportation.
"Providing answers to more than 100 mysteries, Simpson and Hesse explore the beautiful game as never before, shedding new light on legends such as Pele, Maradona, Messi, Beckham, Ronaldo, and Rooney, and uncovering lost histories of international clubs li…
"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of C{227}ote d'Ivoire"--Provided by publisher.
Explores the history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure and government, and culture of the Philippines. It also includes a detailed fact file, maps and charts, and a traceable flag.
Provides an introduction to Lithuania, with information on the country's geography, history, culture, landmarks, wildlife, the people who have shaped its past and present, its current environmental issues, and its cuisine, festivals, and traditions, and i…
This book briefly examines the history, people, and environment of the country of Libya.
"This book is filled with tons of cool facts about weather and the environment, plus colorful, humorous illustrations!"--Provided by publisher.
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.
A children’s instructional book on how to use readily available materials to turn the house into a science lab. Physics teacher Bobby Mercer provides readers with more than 50 great hands-on experiments that can be performed for just pennies, or les…
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.
Profiles current robotics technologies while outlining near-future innovations, explaining the components that make up a robot, six primary robot types, and the ways in which robots are helping our world.
Provides facts, trivia, and movie stills in a companion to the adventure-filled animated film in which famous air racer Dusty Crophopper joins an air attack team to help fight a massive wildfire in Piston Peak National Park.
Highlights the achievements of history-making star athletes--from LeBron James and Babe Ruth to Michael Jordan and Sidney Crosby--through photographs, facts, and statistics.
Introduces a variety of animals, providing interesting facts about each one, and includes interactive questions.
A basic introduction to astronomy introduces readers to the sky above them and describes the characteristics of the moon, the sun, and the stars.
Follows an underwater wildlife photographer on four real-life adventures as he photographs leatherback sea turtles, harp seals, a whale named Wilma, and some gray reef sharks.
Discusses Vikings and their history, including where they came from, the gods they worshipped, and how they lived.
A revised and updated edition features new photography and added words that comprise core vocabulary while placing relevant terms in visual contexts and sections that reinforce grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Explains many facts about spiders, including their physical characteristics, how they catch and kill their prey, how they spin webs, and how they produce their young.
Provides pictures and information about many of the major Disney characters ranging from Abu to Zurg, often with trivia questions or quotations.
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