Kids Non-fiction

These kids non-fiction books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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The sound of silence : growing up hearing with deaf parents / Myron Uhlberg.
"Myron Uhlberg was born the hearing son of deaf parents at a time when American Sign Language was not well established and deaf people were often dismissed as being unintelligent. In this young reader adaptation of his acclaimed memoir, Hands of My Father…
Carbon / Nancy Dickmann.
Discusses carbon and its properties and uses.
Go for the moon : a rocket, a boy, and the first moon landing / Chris Gall.
The Apollo 11 astronauts have prepared carefully for their attempt to be the first men to land on the moon. The young narrator of this book has prepared carefully, too: he explains the design of the spacecraft, the flight from the earth to the moon, and t…
Journalism ethics / Jill Keppeler.
Discusses ethics in journalism.
Union made : labor leader Samuel Gompers and his fight for workers' rights / Norman H. Finkelstein
"A biography of Samuel Gompers, leader of the American Federation of Labor"--Publisher's description
My best book of trains / Richard Balkwill.
Introduces all sorts of trains from around the world, covering different types of trains, how they are constructed, how they run, and who drives them.
Los Angeles Lakers / by Michael E. Goodman.
Jump into the NBA action with this high interest account of the Los Angeles Lakers pro basketball team, including league championships won and star players such as Kobe Bryant.
Detroit Pistons / by Jim Whiting.
"This high-interest title summarizes the history of the Detroit Pistons professional basketball team, highlighting memorable events and noteworthy players such as Isiah Thomas"--Provided by publisher.
The solar system : out of this world with science activities for kids / Delano Lopez ; illustrated by Jason Slater.
"Invites middle school kids on a journey of a lifetime to explore the comets, meteors, asteroids, sun, planets, and moons that make up the solar system. Kids learn about the history of space exploration and discovery, along with the tools of astronomy tha…
Hacks for Minecrafters. Command blocks : the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you / Megan Miller with Anthony Heddings.
This book is packed with full-color screenshots showing the newest, coolest ways to use one of Minecraft's coolest features. With Hacks for Minecrafters: Command Blocks, kids will learn everything they need to know about manipulating and programming comma…
Soccerverse : poems about soccer / Elizabeth Steinglass ; illustrated by Edson Ikê.
Presents twenty-two imaginative poems about soccer, including a coach who inspires players to fly like the wind and a shin guard that begs to be donned.
Liberty arrives! : how America's grandest statue found her home / by Robert Byrd.
"An informative, illustrated history of the Statue of Liberty and how it came to America"--Provided by publisher..
Moon! : Earth's best friend / by Moon (with Stacy McAnulty) ; illustrated by Moon (and Stevie Lewis).
"A light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the moon and its history in relation to earth--told from the perspective of the moon itself!"--Provided by publisher.
Ask a scientist / Robert Winston.
Answers science questions from children all over the globe about such topics as space, chemistry, and the human body.
Science you can eat / Stefan Gates.
Explores the science behind food and cooking, in a book that includes twenty experiments for young readers to further understand the science at home.
Nikola Tesla for kids : his life, ideas, and inventions, with 21 activities / Amy M. O'Quinn.
"Nikola Tesla was a physicist, scientist, electrical engineer, and world-renowned inventor whose accomplishments faded into oblivion after his death in 1943. He was omitted from most history books, while his colleagues and competitors (including Thomas Ed…
Hector : a boy, a protest, and the photograph that changed apartheid / Adrienne Wright.
On June 16, 1976, Hector Pieterson, an ordinary boy, lost his life after getting caught up in what was supposed to be a peaceful protest. Black South African students were marching against a new law requiring that they be taught half of their subjects in …
Groundbreaking guys : 40 men who became great by doing good / Stephanie True Peters ; illustrated by Shamel Washington.
"This illustrated survey book is a collection of forty diverse men who helped their communities"--Provided by publisher.
Beyoncé : shine your light / written by Sarah Warren and illustrated by Geneva Bowers.
Recounts the superstar's rise from shy young girl to iconic performer and shares the trials and triumphs she experienced along the way.
LEGO amazing vehicles / written by Rona Skene.
LEGO figures present information on such moving machines as a race car, a concrete mixer, a kayak, an ambulance, a steam train, and a jumbo jet.
It feels good to be yourself : a book about gender identity / written by Theresa Thorn ; illustrated by Noah Grigni.
Provides a sensitive vocabulary for initiating discussions and exploration of gender identity.
My corner of the ring : a memoir from a champ / Jesselyn Silva, as told to Brin Stevens.
"The Middle Grade Memoir of a Girl Boxer and Future Olympian. In this Lean-In style inspirational memoir, twelve-year-old Jesselyn Silva offers a ringside seat to girl power and what it takes to win in the ring and in life: punch by punch. Girl Boxer sho…
Henry : avalanche rescue dog / text by Stephanie Peters.
Recounts the true adventures of Henry, a border collie, who works with his human partner, Ian, to rescue people trapped from avalanches in the dangerous British Columbia mountains.
Space exploration / designed and created by Basher ; text written by Dan Green.
Uses cartoon-style characters to introduce readers to topics related to space exploration and the spacecraft that have been used for it.
Who was P.T. Barnum? / by Kirsten Anderson ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.
Recounts the life of P.T. Barnum, the legendary showman who transformed the American circus into a popular phenomenon.
Hungry shark : official shark-tastic guide / Arie Kaplan
"Sink your teeth into this guide to all of the funny, weird, and downright freaky characters from [the video game] Hungry Shark! From supernatural swimmers like Zombie Shark, to prehistoric predators like Megalodon and Mr. Snappy, this guide has all the …