Kids Non-fiction

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Malala : a hero for all / by Shana Corey ; illustrations by Elizabeth Sayles.
Shares the inspiring story of Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Garfield : nutty as a fruitcake : his 66th book / by Jim Davis.
"What kind of house does Garfield live in? A nuthouse, of course! The Arbuckle home is located just around the bend, where Jon and his wacky pets display their mad skills for having fun! Experience the zaniness with this all-new collection of quirky comic…
Uncle $crooge and Donald Duck. The old castle's other secret / all stories and text features written and drawn by Don Rosa except where noted.
In the final volume of this series, Scrooge McDuck fights for the Treasure of the Knights Templar!
Superheroes are everywhere / Kamala Harris ; illustrated by Mechal Renee Roe.
"Senator Kamala Harris's picture book memoir in which she tells her life story and shows how everyone can be a superhero"--Provided by publisher.
Diseases and defenses / Kathryn Hulick.
"Your body is a fighting machine! It has a defense system to protect you from harmful invaders. Learn how the body fights germs, repairs injuries, and keeps you healthy, and what happens when diseases and infection occur."-- Provided by publisher.
Jungle wildlife / Lori Vetere.
Some of the most amazing and unique animals on the planet live in the jungles of the world. From the tigers roaming the rain forests of Asia, to the gorillas in the mists of central Africas jungles, and the rare pink dolphins at play in the Amazon, Jungle…
The Indian family table / by Mari Rich.
India is a diverse country with hundreds of ethnic communities. Read how Indian food has found a regular place on American and European tables, while remaining a touchstone for Indian immigrant communities.
Seven wonders of the Milky Way / David A. Aguilar.
Blast off to the oldest star in our galaxy, zoom around planetary nebulae dubbed "the butterflies of space," circle past humongous, ringed exoplanets, and close in on newly discovered orbs that just might support alien life. David Aguilar, former Director…
Get ready to giggle! : joke book / by Gina Gold.
Where do Ponies go when they're sick? The horsepital! What do you call the Pony who lives next door? Your neigh-bor! Pinkie Pie can sure stirrup the laughs when she ponies up some of her silliest, most hoof-slapping, My Little Pony-themed jokes--guarantee…
Robert Bateman : the boy who painted nature / text by Margriet Ruurs ; artwork by Robert Bateman.
The story of a young boy who has a gift for seeing the natural world around him.
Navy SEALs for kids / by Eric Z.
What it takes to become a Navy SEAL.
Bobby and Grandma : talking to children about cancer therapy / written by Lynn Marzinski and illustrated by Emily Snape.
Bobby is a young boy whose mother is being treated for cancer. He asks his grandmother to explain what is happening to his mother and she answers using the analogy of weeds in a garden. Suitable for children of elementary school age. Additional informatio…
Martin's MRI / Wendy J. Hall ; illustrations by Ysha Morco.
"Follow Martin as he gets to learn all about MRI machines after a bad fall at school and learns that going inside the 'tunnel' is not as scary as he thought!"--Back cover.
Astronomy / [created by Basher ; written by Dan Green].
Introduces astronomy and the things it studies through profiles in which the Solar System, the planets, stars, and the Milky Way galaxy introduce themselves.
Ghosts in battlefields / by Lisa Owings.
"Engaging images accompany information about ghosts in battlefields. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--Provided by publisher.
Ghosts in cemeteries / by Lisa Owings.
"Engaging images accompany information about ghosts in cemeteries. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--Provided by publisher.
The eleventh hour / Jacques Goldstyn.
"Jules and Jim are best friends. They play together. They go to school together. They grow up together. Through it all, Jim is always a little ahead of Jules-a little faster, a little stronger. So, when Canada goes to war against Germany in 1914, Jim is t…
A song for Gwendolyn Brooks / Alice Faye Duncan ; illustrated by Xia Gordon.
A collection of poems profiles the Chicago author who gave voice to the urban African American experience in the twentieth century.
Kingfisher animal encyclopedia / David Burnie.
An illustrated encyclopedia describing the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats of a variety of animals.
Roblox character encyclopedia / written by Alexander Cox.
Offers an official character reference to Roblox, including biographical information and listings of avatar items.
Elephants / Seymour Simon.
Discusses the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of elephants.
Scholastic year in sports 2019 / text was written by James Buckley Jr..
Presents the most interesting, monumental, and strange sports stories of the past year, including championship statistics in baseball, football, basketball, hockey, golf, and tennis.
Scholastic 2019 book of world records  / by Cynthia O'Brien, Abigail Mitchell, Michael Bright, Donald Sommerville.
A reference guide includes records in the realms of popular culture, sports, science, nature, and technology, and includes a section of United States records.
Nebraska / Jennifer Zeiger.
"This book details the history, culture, geography and government of Nebraska."--Provided by publisher.
One iguana, two iguanas : a story of accident, natural selection, and evolution / Sneed B. Collard III.
Explains the theory of evolution by natural selection through the story of how land and marine iguana species diverged in the Galapagos Islands.
Tomie dePaola's the popcorn book.
Popcorn stories and legends as well as two original recipes accompany explanations of popcorn's origins and manufacture.
Someday is now / written by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich ; illustrated by Jade Johnson.
Presents the life of Clara Luper, an African-American teacher and local civil rights leader who taught her students about equality and led them in lunch counter sit-in demonstrations in Oklahoma City in 1958.
The Silk Roads : an illustrated new history of the world / Peter Frankopan ; illustrated by Neil Packer.
Looks at how the Asian Silk Roads have acted as a crucible of culture throughout history, capturing the importance of these networks that linked the world.
Malala : my story of standing up for girls' rights / Malala Yousafzai ; with Patricia McCormick.
"Malala retells her story of speaking out for girls' education rights for chapter book readers"--Provided by publisher.
A day in a forested wetland / by Kevin Kurtz ; illustrated by Sherry Neidigh.
"Come along on a journey through the aquatic habitat of a forested wetland. Meet birds and bobcats, along with the beavers and beetles that call the soggy forest home. Kevin Kurtz continues his award-winning "A Day In" series, and once again delights read…
Struttin' with some barbecue : Lil Hardin Armstrong becomes the first lady of jazz / Patricia Hruby Powell ; illustrated by Rachel Himes.
Presents the life and accomplishments of Lil Hardin Armstrong, a ground breaking jazz artist, pianist, composer, bandleader, and the wife of Louis Armstrong.
The truth about elephants / Maxwell Eaton III.
Introduces elephants, discussing everything from their constantly growing tusks and their six sets of teeth to their ability to purr and the ways readers can help conservation efforts.
The king of sting / Coyote Peterson.
The author tracks down stinging animals and chronicles getting stung by each of them, including a scorpion, fire ants, and executioner wasps.
Where soccer saves the world / Alex Bellos & Ben Lyttleton ; illustrated by Spike Gerrell.
The history of soccer is explained through the lens of such school subjects as math, biology, and geography, in a book that includes weird trivia and quizzes.
I am Sonia Sotomayor / Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos.
Introduces the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice of the United States and how her life experiences shaped who she would become.
Under the Bodhi Tree : a story of the Buddha / Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrations by Kailey Whitman.
Presents an illustrated biography of a boy and his journey for understanding.
Spring after spring : how Rachel Carson inspired the environmental movement / Stephanie Roth Sisson.
Traces Rachel Carson's journey as a scientist and writer, from her childhood observing the interconnectedness of nature to her adult life as an environmental activist, ultimately paving the way for the modern green movement.