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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Wait, rest, pause : dormancy in nature / Marcie Flinchum Atkins.
Captivating photos of animals accompany simple, engaging text to explain dormancy in nature. This highly curricular book teaches young readers about different kinds of dormancy and which animals do what. Featuring creatures like ladybugs, chickadees, squi…
My picture book of the Catholic faith / Maïte Roche.
"Share Bible stories, explain the sacraments and introduce your little ones to Christian living in a journey of faith that comes alive in colorful pictures and simple words." --back cover
It began with a page : how Gyo Fujikawa drew the way / words by Kyo Maclear ; pictures by Julie Morstad.
Presents the life of the influential illustrator and author, including her childhood, her love of drawing, her family's internment during World War II, and her groundbreaking work in children's literature.
Laugh-out-loud jolly jokes for kids / Rob Elliott.
"Q: Where does Santa keep his money? A: In a snowbank. Q: Why did the boy scout fail his survival skill test? A: It was two in-tents. In this brand-new-2-in-1 collection, Rob Elliott combines two of his most popular joke collections to keep you ho-ho-…
Sports in the Wild / Louise Spilsbury.
"For a long time, sports in the wild were seen as too dangerous and extreme for girls and women to take part in. Not anymore. Today, women are strapping in their hiking boots, getting their gear, and heading out into the countryside for some wild advent…
How military helicopters work / Walt Brody.
"Helicopters are fast and impressive military aircraft. But did you know they can take off without a runway? Or that they can land in the water? Discover what makes these incredible feats possible in this look at these awesome aircraft!" --back cover
Street sports / Louise Spilsbury.
"Street sports were once seen as too rebellious and far too wild for women, so they were mostly enjoyed by men. How things have changed! Today, women are jumping onto their skateboards and hitting the streets to join the men doing these adventurous and …
The wonder book of chemistry / by Jean-Henri Fabre ; translated from the French by Florence Constable Bicknell.
"A wondrous introduction to the world of chemistry, designed specifically for younger readers with the intention of arousing their interest in science. Using everyday objects found around the house or in the local store, this book is set as a storyline i…
Utterly amazing science / consultants Dr. Jon Woodcock, Chris Woodford.
"It's science but not as you know it. Pop, pull, flip, and spin your way through forces, light, magnetism, molecules, and more. Peer into an atom, lift the lid on a volcano, and spin an engine to see how it works. Find out how to make an egg parachute,…
A race around the world : the true story of Nellie Bly & Elizabeth Bisland / Caroline Starr Rose ; illustrated by Alexandra Bye.
"Seventy-five days. Two very different women. One incredible race. In the late 1800s, the world was enchanted with speed. Steamships raced across oceans, locomotives dashed across continents, and a famous novel by Jules Verne imagined a man circling t…
Official Fortnite : the chronicle.
"Love Fortnite? Relive your favorite memories here. Ever since it burst onto our screens in 2017, fortnite has been in a state of constant evolution. Featuring all the most exciting highlights - from volcano eruptions to pirate invasions, the Cube to the …
Wild in the streets / Marilyn Singer ; [illustrated by] Gordy Wright.
Humans may have built towns and cities, but we aren't the only ones who live in them. Given the smallest chance--a park, a garden, a window box; a basement, a subway tunnel, a bridge--wildlife manages to survive in the city. Among colorful illustrated pag…
Animal skins / by Mary Holland.
"Fur, feathers and scales are all animal coverings or skins. Animals use their skin to stay warm and dry, protect themselves or hide or even to warn other animals to stay away. Following Animal Noses, Animal Tails, Animal Eyes, Animal Mouths (NSTA/CBC Out…
Under our clothes : our first talk about our bodies / Jillian Roberts ; Jane Heinrichs, illustrator.
"In this illustrated nonfiction picture book, child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts introduces young readers to the ideas of body safety and body image."--Provided by publisher.
Crime & detection / written by Brian Lane ; photographed by Andy Crawford.
Explores the many different methods used to solves crimes, covering such topics as criminal, detectives, and forensics.
The forest in the trees / by Connie McLennan.
It's common knowledge that coast redwoods are tall, tall trees. In fact, they are the tallest trees in the world. What most people don't know is that there is a whole other forest growing high in the canopy of a redwood forest. This adaptation of The Hous…
Look, I'm a mathematician / DK publishing.
This playful preschool math book will unleash your child's curiosity as they play their way through 20 amazing math projects.
The boy who invented the Popsicle : the cool science behind Frank Epperson's famous frozen treat / Anne Renaud ; Milan Pavlović.
"A curious child who always knew he wanted to be an inventor when he grew up, Frank spent much of his youth experimenting in his basement laboratory -- mixing and measuring, testing and inspecting, studying and scrutinizing. One of his favorite things to …
B is for breathe : the ABCs of coping with fussy and frustrating feelings / by Dr. Melissa Munro Boyd.
"From the letter A to the letter Z, B is for Breathe celebrates the many ways children can express their feelings and develop coping skills at an early age. Fun, cute, and exciting illustrations, this colorful book teaches kids simple ways to cope with fu…
If elephants disappeared / Lily Williams.
Explores what would happen if deforestation and poaching caused the extinction of elephants, and how it would affect environments around the world.
Follow Chester! : a college football team fights racism and makes history / Gloria Respress-Churchwell ; illustrated by Laura Freeman.
Recounts the college football career of Chester M. Pierce, who played for Harvard University in a time when African Americans did not play on Southern university teams, and details the team's efforts to combat racism during a 1947 game in Virginia.
Parrots, pugs, and pixie dust : a book about fashion designer Judith Leiber / words: Deborah Blumenthal ; art: Masha D'yans.
Traces the life of fashion designer Judith Leiber, who used inspiration from her life to create extraordinary and fantastical handbags.
On the go! : jokes for kids / by Whee Winn.
"Whether in a plane, train, or automobile, this hilarious collection of over 250 knock-knock jokes, q&a jokes, tongue twisters, and riddles will have you cracking up wherever you are. With a great, on-the-go size that fits in the seat pockets of cars and…