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).

"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…
An official reference to Minecraft combat explains what players need to defend against hostile monsters and enemy players, covering subjects ranging from fort building and armor crafting to weapons and setting mob traps.
"Venture into the exciting world of LEGO Legends of Chima and discover everything there is to know about all the tribes and their vehicles, weapons, enemies, and allies. Meet all the new characters and discover which side they stand on in the ongoing figh…
"Provides a first introduction to desert animals, plants, people, and climate"--Back cover.
Explore the diversity of reptiles and amphibians from around the world with this compact and easy-to-use guide. Packed with more than 430 species.
Full-color photographs and easy-to-follow text describe the seasonal journeys of butterflies, such as the Monarch butterflies' winter migration from southern Canada to central Mexico.
Discusses how different animals use their senses to find food, attract a mate, detect danger, and bond with their young.
"This handbook features every Pokémon ever--it's truly the ultimate guide for every Pokémon fan!"--Cover back.
Provides biographical information about actress Audrey Hepburn, from her youth in Nazi-occupied Europe, through her rise to stardom in some of the era's most popular films, to her dedication to UNICEF.
Travel the galaxy far, far away and experience Star Wars® Rebels firsthand with the companion to the new Star Wars animated series, Star Wars® Rebels. Featuring key scenes and iconic moments, you'll learn the ins and outs of the rebel legion. With…
Provides information about the Earth's water, including rivers, lakes, oceans, the water cycle, climate, water pollution, and conservation.
Presents the life of the legendary boxer who began his career as Cassius Clay, discussing his prowess in the ring, his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, and his life after boxing.
What's so great about California? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Golden State! Explore California's beaches, mountains, film studios, and colorful history. The California by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places cove…
What's so great about North Dakota? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Sioux State! Explore North Dakota's breathtaking prairies, American Indian heritage, and exciting history. The North Dakota by Map feature shows where you'll find…
What's so great about Arkansas? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Natural State! Explore Arkansas's mountains, forests, big cities, and rich history. The Arkansas by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the …
What's so great about Alabama? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Yellowhammer State! Explore Alabama's warm ocean coast, museums, and rich history. The Alabama by Map feature shows where you'll find all the places covered in the boo…
Many stories are told about Saint Nicholas -- stories about his generosity and his miracles, stories about the concern he showed for those in poverty. This warm, inviting books tells many of these stories, both familiar and lesser-known. It recounts how h…
An illustrated alphabetical examination of the history of piracy uses poetry and expository text to cover topics including legendary ships, fabled hideouts, notorious villains like Edward Teach, also known as Blackbeard, and much more.
Describes the transatlantic journey taken by the pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, detailing their hardships until they reached their destination in the New World.
Rhyming text introduces young readers to the five classes of vertebrates, describing the characteristics of reptiles, fish, mammals, birds, and amphibians.
Compares large, complicated numerical concepts with smaller-scale facsimiles to examine such statistics as the size of the Milky Way, the history of human population, and the history of Earth.
Explains what a drone is and how these vehicles are operated and offers facts about the size, speed, and uses of a wide range of military and civilian drones.
Describes the life of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain from 1837 to 1901, and the social and political conditions in Great Britain during her lifetime.
Provides an introduction to snakes from around the world and includes information about their growth process, diet, behaviors, habitats, and physical characteristics, along with facts about other reptiles.
"Illus. in full color. Difficult dinosaur names are simplified with phonics"--Provided by publisher.
Discusses the ins and outs of weather forecasting, and explains how weather forecasters do their jobs.
Collects three stories about animals causing chaos, including Mariska, the horse escape artist, Milkshake, the charging cow, and Pony, the runaway goat.
Profiles a range of dinosaur and prehistoric animal species from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Eras, featuring such animals as allosaurus, diplodocus, and mosasaurus.
Discusses key concepts in biology, physics, chemistry, and other scientific fields, and includes fast fact boxes, images and diagrams, and information about key scientists and their work.
Presents the stories of three amazing animals, including Einstein the genius parrot, Otis the skydiving dog, and Mudslinger a performing pig.
Provides twenty-five rubber band loom projects for creating such small toy creations as a superhero, robot, duck, Medusa, and crab.
Demonstrates how various insects blend into their surroundings through camouflage, including walking leaves, cicadas, and treehoppers.
Provides an introduction to physics, explaining how skateboarders use force and motion to perform tricks, how gravity determines the path of a baseball throw, and how electricity is used to power toasters and put on rock shows.
Describes the concept of time, explaining the different divisions of the day, week, month, and calendar year.
"Is it rainy? Cloudy? Stormy? Readers will learn the ins and outs of observing weather conditions in this book"--Provided by publisher.
A comprehensive guide to the fifty U.S. states includes fun facts about each state, including their mottos, state birds, flags, and state flowers.
Introduces ancient Greek, Norse, Egyptian, and Roman mythologies, including Zeus, father of the Greek gods, Norse Freyja, goddess of love, beauty, war, and death, and Egyptian Bastet, goddess of cats.
Describes the struggles and accomplishments in building the Panama Canal and its current status.
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