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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Animal allstars : African animal facts and folklore / told by Florian Bayer ; illustrated by Alicia Klepeis.
"From the well-to-lesser known, Africa's vast lands are home to an array of animals with exceptional abilities. Let us take you on a safari and personally introduce you to an all-star cast of creatures. We will tell you what they eat, where they live, a…
Italian for everyone junior : 5 words a day / project editors, Sophie Adam, Elizabeth Blakemore ; illustrators, Amy Child, Gus Scott ; translation, Andiamo! Language Services.
"This Italian vocabulary book will lay the foundations for [a] child's journey to learn and understand Italian at school or home. It introduces vocabulary in bite-sized chunks every day to make learning a new language feel less intimidating . . . This int…
Norse mythology for kids : tales of Gods, creatures, and quests / Mathias Nordvig, PHD ; illustrations by Meel Tamphanon.
What is more awesome than the hammer-wielding thunder-god, Thor; the Queen of Asgard and all-knowing goddess, Frigg; or the gigantic sea serpent, Jormungand? Norse Mythology for Kids transports you into the Nordic lands where extraordinary creatures like …
Celtic mythology for kids : tales of Selkies, giants, and the sea / Christopher S. Pinard ; illustrations by Javier Olivares.
Imagine a world where fearsome giants, mischievous fairies, charming witches, and ageless queens wander the land. In Celtic Mythology for Kids, you'll be taken on a guided journey through the mystical realm of the Celts told through folklore and tall tale…
Wild child : a journey through nature / Dara McAnulty ; illustrated by Barry Falls.
"Going for walks with your family and friends, noticing and recording what you see is a brilliant and simple way to become fascinated and knowledgeable about our incredible wildlife. In this beautiful book, filled with poetic prose, facts and activities..…
French for everyone junior : 5 words a day / project editors, Sophie Adam, Elizabeth Blakemore ; illustrators, Amy Child, Gus Scott ; translation, Andiamo! Language Services.
"This French vocabulary book will lay the foundations for [a] child's journey to learn and understand German at school or home. It introduces vocabulary in bite-sized chunks every day to make learning a new language feel less intimidating . . . This intro…
German for everyone junior : 5 words a day / project editors, Sophie Adam, Elizabeth Blakemore ; illustrators, Amy Child, Gus Scott ; translation, Andiamo! Language Services.
"This German vocabulary book will lay the foundations for [a] child's journey to learn and understand German at school or home. It introduces vocabulary in bite-sized chunks every day to make learning a new language feel less intimidating . . . This intro…
Michigan / by Ann Heinrichs ; illustrated by Matt Kania.
"From Mackinac Island to the popular Tulip Time Festival in Holland, there's lots to see and do in Michigan! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the t…
Christmas is coming : traditions from around the world / Monika Utnik-Strugała ; illustrated by Ewa Poklewska-Koziełło ; translated from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones.
"Captures the smells, tastes, and unforgettable traditions about the most popular, exciting, contemplative, and unqiue Christmas customs and legends from around the world. Find out why [we] celebrate Christmas on December 25th, who invented the first glas…
Spanish for everyone junior : 5 words a day / project editors, Sophie Adam, Elizabeth Blakemore ; illustrators, Amy Child, Gus Scott ; translation, Andiamo! Language Services Ltd.
"This Spanish vocabulary book will lay the foundations for [a] child's journey to learn and understand Spanish at school or home. It introduces vocabulary in bite-sized chunks every day to make learning a new language feel less intimidating . . . This int…
Rule the ring! / written by Julia March.
"This book has all the answers to all of your questions, including... How does The New Day harness the power of positivity? Where do competitors train to become WWE Superstars? Can you escape the Elimination Chamber? Discover what it takes to be a true …
Behind the scenes at the zoo : your all-access guide to the world's greatest zoos and aquariums / writers, Ben Ffrancon Davies, Vicky Melfi.
"Featuring only the best zoos from around the world, this conservation-themed children’s book takes you on a once-in-a-lifetime trip through zoo life. It gives you a peek inside the hidden lives of the experts who care for the animals in the zoos and work…
Determined to stay : Palestinian youth fight for their village / Jody Sokolower ; introduction by Nick Estes.
"Silwan is a Palestinian village located just outside the ancient walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. Determined to Stay: Palestinian Youth Fight for Their Village is a moving story of a village and its people. As Silwani youth and community members shar…
Rock, fossil, and shell hunting / Jennifer Swanson ; illustrated by John D. Dawson ; edited by Justin Krasner.
"Rewild your life! With metal corners and 448 full-color, highly-illustrated pages, OUTDOOR SCHOOL is your indispensable tool for the outdoors. Make every day an adventure with the included: - Immersive activities to get you exploring - Write-in sections …
Garbage / author: Anita Ganeri ; consultant: Dr. Stephen Burnley.
"Garbage tells us a lot about how humans have lived in the past, how we're living now, and the impact our waste disposal has on the environment. To create a more sustainable future, it's important that little eco-warriors know about the different types of…
Unforgotten : the wild life of Dian Fossey and her relentless quest to save mountain gorillas / Anita Silvey ; foreword by Ellen DeGeneres.
"In 1963, young American Dian Fossey spent all her savings and took out a loan to realize her dream—to go to Africa. It soon became her life's mission to study and protect the few mountain gorillas left on Earth. Sadly, Fossey was murdered at her camp in …
The science and technology of Marie Curie / Julie Knutson ; illustrated by Michelle Simpson.
"[E]xplore [Marie] Curie's groundbreaking scientific research in physics and chemistry and discover how her work forced people to rethink the very structure of the surrounding world and the role of women within it. Her commitment to understanding things t…
Breathe, think, do with Elmo : problem solving for little monsters / by Sesame Workshop and Robin Newman ; illustrated by Ernie Kwiat.
"Everyone gets shy, jealous, and nervous sometimes--even Grover, Zoe, and Elmo! Now you can help Elmo and his friends solve everyday problems with this fun, interactive book that helps you calm down, face your challenges, and feel better. It's as easy a…
Who was Juliette Gordon Low? / by Dana Meachen Rau ; illustrated by Dede Putra.
"Born in 1860 in Savannah, Georgia, Juliette Gordon Low grew up having the finest clothes and education. She was expected to be a prim and proper lady, but 'Crazy Daisy'--as she was nicknamed by her friends and family--preferred to climb trees, ride horse…
The science and technology of Leonardo da Vinci / Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan ; illustrated by Micah Rauch.
"During the Renaissance, inventors and other creative thinkers designed and constructed many new things. And one of the people on the forefront of that awakening was Leonardo da Vinci. In The Science and Technology of Leonardo da Vinci, readers ages 9 thr…
Indelible Ann : the larger-than-life story of Governor Ann Richards / by Meghan P. Browne ; illustrated by Carlynn Whitt.
"During her childhood in San Diego and her high school years back in Texas (when she dropped the 'Dorothy'), Ann discovered a spark and passion for civic duty. It led her all the way to Washington, DC, where she, along with other girls from around the cou…
The secrets of dinosaurs / illustrations: Zhao Chuang ; text: Yang Yang ; foreword by Dr. Mark A. Norell.
"As much as two hundred and fifty-three million years ago, the most incredible beasts roamed this earth. They ruled supreme on the land, under the water, and in the air for some one hundred million years before their time came to an end. Now, all these ye…
What leftovers? / by Jim Davis.
""Leftovers? Garfield doesn’t get the concept. The conscientious fat cat does his best to reduce food waste, gobbling all the grub the first time. (Besides, ignored edibles develop low self-esteem.) Garfield fans will feast on this binge-worthy new collec…
The shark book / Steve Jenkins & Robin Page.
"Steve Jenkins and Robin Page explore one of the world's most notorious—and fearsome—animals. Learn what makes a shark a shark, what sharks like to eat, and how these predators of the deep have evolved. Ever wonder which shark is the smallest? Or the fast…
Ocean : facts at your fingertips / author, Ben Hubbard.
"With nearly 97% of the planet's water held in the oceans, there is an incredible variety of creatures that call the ocean home. This mini-encyclopedia explores all the different marine habitats from tidal pools and salt marshes to coral reefs and ocean f…
Super simple math : the ultimate bite-size study guide / authors, Belle Cottingham, John Farndon, Tom Jackson, Ben Morgan, Michael Olagunju, Jenny Skene, Karl Warsi.
"Super Simple Math is designed for learners between the ages of 11-16. Each topic on the math curriculum is simplified into manageable, bite-sized chunks explained using colorful, engaging diagrams and graphs. Perfect for those visual learners amongst us,…
Playful as a panda, peaceful as a sloth : the secret powers of animals / Saskia Lacey ; illustrated by Alexandra Ball.
"All animals have powers that humans can learn from and that often show us a way we can grow. Giraffes may be the world's tallest animal, but they are very gentle; polar bears are strong but they also love to cozy up in a warm place. This creative and bea…
Change / written by Emilie Dufresne ; designed by Danielle Rippengill.
"Sometimes being who you are can be a hard thing to do. Learn about people from across the LGBTQIA+ community who celebrate who they are and never stop fighting for what they believe in. No matter who you are, inside or out, this book is here to teach you…