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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50 things you didn't know about. The Middle Ages / written and illustrated by Sean O'Neill.
"Castles and knights, plagues and sieges, the danger of bathroom breaks in the Middle Ages. Discover 50 amazing and amusing facts about cleaning up--or not--during the Middle Ages." --back cover
Wilma Rudolph : fastest woman on Earth / by Jeri Cipriano ; illustrated by Scott R. Brooks.
"Wilma Rudolph wanted to run and jump like other children. But she had a serious disease that kept her leg from growing well. She did not give up and one day she became a big star winning Olympic gold medals." --back cover
The moviemaking magic of Star Wars. Ships + battles / written by Landry Walker.
Go behind the scenes all eleven Star Wars films! When the first Star Wars debuted in 1977, it was unlike anything movie-goers had ever seen. The story was epic. The characters were larger than life. And the special effects were out of this world. You…
Good night from all over the world : tales and stories for bedtime / illustrations by Anna Lang.
"'Will you tell me a story?' Children around the world utter these words as bedtime approaches. It doesn't matter which country they live in, or whether the stories they know and usually listen to are full of fairies and goblins or zebras and giraffes. …
The fierce 44 : black Americans who shook up the world / written by the staff of The Undefeated ; portraits by Robert Ball ; edited by Stephen Reiss ; preface by Kevin Merida ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
"Meet forty-four of America’s most impressive heroes in this collective biography of African American figures authored by the team at ESPN’s From visionaries to entrepreneurs, athletes to activists, the Fierce 44 are beacons of brillia…
Clap your hands : a celebration of Gospel! / paintings by Michele Wood ; text by Toyomi Igus ; foreword by CeCe Winans.
"This spellbinding blend of poetry, art, history, and music also includes a running timeline of all historical milestones—from the first slaves to President Obama’s inauguration. This powerful and poetic read bursts with vibrant artwork and is rich in per…