New Children's Nonfiction Books

New arrivals added to our Children's Nonfiction Collection in the last 7 days

View 20 items per page

RSS

Sign up for new Children's Nonfiction emails

Titlesort descending Date added
12 incredible facts about the first moon landing by Smibert, Angie, author. 12 incredible facts about the first moon landing

This title examines 12 facts about the first moon landing.

Jan 19, 2017
5 giraffes by Dagg, Anne Innis, author. 5 giraffes

"The latest in the 5 Animals series, with an introduction by Rob Laidlaw, 5 Giraffes profiles five unique giraffes from both captivity and the wild. Accompanying the five giraffe profiles is information on their diet, social life, and chapters on some of their more unique aspects, like the giraffe's unusual body. Includes full color photographs throughout, glossary, bibliography, table of contents and index." -- Amazon.com

Jan 19, 2017
A horse's view of the world by Brett, Flora, author. A horse's view of the world

"From a horse's point of view, tells about horse senses, providing insight into horse behavior and abilities"--

Jan 14, 2017
A kids' guide to America's first ladies by Krull, Kathleen, author. A kids' guide to America's first ladies

Examines America's first ladies and how they helped advance women's rights, political causes and other important progressive changes.

Jan 19, 2017
Abraham by Keating, Francis Anthony, 1944- Abraham

Jan 19, 2017
Alcatraz - a chilling interactive adventure by Chandler, Matt, author. Alcatraz - a chilling interactive adventure

"You Choose adventure that takes place at Alcatraz Island"--

Jan 14, 2017
Ali's knockout punch - how a photograph stunned the boxing world by Burgan, Michael, author. Ali's knockout punch - how a photograph stunned the boxing world

Jan 19, 2017
Ambulances by Meister, Cari, author. Ambulances

"Carefully leveled text in a narrative format couple with vibrant photograph to explore the function and features of ambulances. Includes picture glossary and index."--

Jan 19, 2017
Ambulances to the rescue around the world by Staniford, Linda. Ambulances to the rescue around the world

"How do the emergency services in different countries of the world rescue people? How do they travel and what equipment do they use? This book looks at the work of ambulance services around the world, including how they take sick and injured people to hospitals and how they care for patients during transport" --

Jan 19, 2017
Animals by Mills, Andrea, author. Animals

Introduces animals, describing the physical characteristics and behavior of different animal groups, including how they hunt, defend themselves, and attract a mate.--

Jan 19, 2017
Army Rangers by Slater, Lee, 1969- author. Army Rangers

Examines the history, duties, accomplishments, and gear of the U.S. Army Rangers.

Jan 19, 2017
Bees matter by Wassall, Erika, author. Bees matter

"This title takes readers through our warming world where bee habitats are dwindling. Learn why humans are the cause of dropping bee populations and what we can do to help them bounce back"--Publisher.

Jan 19, 2017
Being your best at soccer by Yomtov, Nelson. Being your best at soccer

Jan 19, 2017
Benjamin Franklin's wise words - how to work smart, play well, and make real friends by Kostyal, K. M., 1951- author. Benjamin Franklin's wise words - how to work smart, play well, and make real friends

Presents a collection of the Founding Fathers famous quotes as culled from Poor Richards Almanack, his personal letters and other writings, and offers advice on subjects ranging from good citizenship and manners to friendship and happiness.

Jan 19, 2017
Blue jays by Amstutz, Lisa J. Blue jays

"Simple text and full-color photographs introduce blue jays"--

Jan 19, 2017
Brazil by Markovics, Joyce L., author. Brazil

Jan 19, 2017
Bugs, bees, and other buzzy creatures. by Bugs, bees, and other buzzy creatures.

Find out about amazing ants, dazzling dragonflies, and brilliant beetles. Then get crafty and make a bug, decorate a butterfly, or even bake delicious honey cookies.--

Jan 19, 2017
Bulldogs, Poodles, Dalmatians, and other non-sporting dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Bulldogs, Poodles, Dalmatians, and other non-sporting dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various non-sporting dog breeds"--

Jan 19, 2017
Chameleons by Bodden, Valerie, author. Chameleons

"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of chameleons, the color-changing reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why chameleons shake while they walk"--

Jan 19, 2017
Chihuahuas, Pomeranians, and other toy dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Chihuahuas, Pomeranians, and other toy dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various toy dog breeds"--

Jan 19, 2017
Children of the past - archaeology and the lives of kids by Huey, Lois Miner, author. Children of the past - archaeology and the lives of kids

Jan 19, 2017
Collies, Corgis, and other herding dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Collies, Corgis, and other herding dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various herding dog breeds"--

Jan 19, 2017
Concrete mixers by Meister, Cari, author. Concrete mixers

Jan 19, 2017
Cottonmouth by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Cottonmouth

Explores the eating habits, physical features, habitat, and life cycle of cottonmouths.

Jan 19, 2017
Creatures close up by Martin, Philippe, 1954- photographer. Creatures close up

This stunning book looks at nature using a revolutionary method of extreme close-up photography. --Publisher

Jan 19, 2017
D'Aulaires' book of Norwegian folktales by D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980, editor, illustrator. D'Aulaires' book of Norwegian folktales

Twenty-one of the Norwegian folk tales collected by Asbjørnsen and Moe telling of trolls, sprites, princesses, cinderlads, talking cats, and mountains made of glass.

Jan 19, 2017
Diggers by Meister, Cari, author. Diggers

Jan 19, 2017
Discover cryobiology by Amstutz, Lisa J., author. Discover cryobiology

"Discover how scientists are using extremely low temperatures to save lives. Explore the theories behind cryobiology in this high-interest book that uses simple language and striking photos to engage even the most reluctant readers"--

Jan 19, 2017
Does the yeti exist? by Hunter, Nick, author. Does the yeti exist?

Jan 19, 2017
Elon Musk - and the quest for a fantastic future by Vance, Ashlee, author. Elon Musk - and the quest for a fantastic future

An authorized portrait of one of Silicon Valley's most dynamic entrepreneurs evaluates his role in the successes of such innovations as Tesla and Space X while evaluating America's technological competitiveness.

Jan 19, 2017
Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport by Berne, Emma Carlson, author. Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport

Tells the stories of several thousand Jewish children rescued from Nazi Germany during World War II and brought to new homes in the United Kingdom.

Jan 19, 2017
Explore predators and prey! by Blobaum, Cindy, 1966- author. Explore predators and prey!

Jan 19, 2017
Explore with Hernando de Soto by Stuckey, Rachel, author. Explore with Hernando de Soto

Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto is known for leading the first European expedition to discoverand crossthe Mississippi River. This intriguing book describes his career beginning with being a leader in the Spanish conquests of Central America and Peru, making first contact with the Inca emperor Atahuallpa, and being made the governor of Cuba. He was also a fierce and controversial explorer, who was involved in many conflicts with the Native Americans who lived in the lands he explored and conqu

Jan 19, 2017
Fault lines & tectonic plates - discover what happens when the earth's crust moves - with 25 projects /. by Reilly, Kathleen M. Fault lines & tectonic plates - discover what happens when the earth's crust moves - with 25 projects /.

Learn about earthquakes and volcanoes and how the earth's surface is always changing.

Jan 19, 2017
Fly Guy presents - weather by Arnold, Tedd, author. Fly Guy presents - weather

"Fly Guy is buzzing over to the weather station today. Come along to learn all about weather!"--Back cover.

Jan 19, 2017
Foxhounds, Coonhounds, and other hound dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Foxhounds, Coonhounds, and other hound dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various hound dog breeds"--

Jan 19, 2017
Frederick Douglass - the lion who wrote history by Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014. Frederick Douglass - the lion who wrote history

Jan 19, 2017
Germs - fact and fiction, friends and foes by Cline-Ransome, Lesa, author. Germs - fact and fiction, friends and foes

"This clever and informative picture book introduces young readers to the world of good and bad bacteria--germs!"--

Jan 19, 2017
Ground zero - how a photograph sent a message of hope by Nardo, Don, 1947- author. Ground zero - how a photograph sent a message of hope

"Discusses the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the iconic photo of three firemen raising a flag at Ground Zero that typified the strong American spirit"--

Jan 19, 2017
Guts & glory - World War II by Thompson, Ben, 1980- author. Guts & glory - World War II

From massive aerial battles that clouded the skies with planes to deathly secret operations deep behind enemy lines, the events of World War II are some of the most awe-inspiring of all time. Discover legendary commanders, tremendous fights, elite soldiers, and courageous individuals whose deeds truly made the difference in this jaw-dropping guide to the biggest war the world has ever seen.

Jan 19, 2017
How do monster trucks work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do monster trucks work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at monster trucks, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they crush puny cars under their enormous tires"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 19, 2017
How do trains work? by Silverman, Buffy, author. How do trains work?

"Young readers will love this exciting, in-depth yet accessible look at trains, including how they work, the special equipment they need, and how they tote thousands of tons of cargo down the tracks"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 19, 2017
How elections work by Ford, Jeanne Marie, 1971- author. How elections work

Explores the United States election process, discussing who can vote, the process, and national elections.

Jan 19, 2017
How LEDs work by Roland, James, author. How LEDs work

"This book will explain how light-emitting diodes (LEDs) work and what products they are used in, as well as comparing LEDs with traditional incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs."--

Jan 19, 2017
How the executive branch works by Spalding, Maddie, 1990- author. How the executive branch works

"Learn about the President, the presidential advisors, and the departments that manage the nation's laws and keep it operating smoothly."--Publisher's website.

Jan 19, 2017
How to live like a Stone-Age hunter by Ganeri, Anita, 1961- How to live like a Stone-Age hunter

Provides a brief look at human history and describes the skills, tools, shelter, art, and daily life of a Stone-Age hunter.

Jan 19, 2017
Huskies, Mastiffs, and other working dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Huskies, Mastiffs, and other working dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various working dog breeds"--

Jan 19, 2017
If you were a kid during the American Revolution by Mara, Wil, author. If you were a kid during the American Revolution

Uses a story about two Boston cousins whose fathers are about to be arrested by British soldiers to introduce information about the American Revolution and everyday life at that time.

Jan 19, 2017
If you were a kid in the thirteen colonies by Mara, Wil, author. If you were a kid in the thirteen colonies

Uses a story about two neighbors, an English girl and a Dutch boy, to introduce information about everyday life in the American colonies for prosperous longtime settlers and poorer new immigrants.

Jan 19, 2017
Learn to draw Disney classic animated movies by Learn to draw Disney classic animated movies

Learn to draw all of your favorite characters from classic Disney movies! Featured drawing subjects include Alice, the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter and the March Hare, the Cheshire Cat, Mowgli, Baloo, Kaa, Shere Khan, Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey, Yen Sid, Cruella De Vil, Pongo, Peter Pan, the Darling Children, Tinker Bell, Captain Hook, Mr. Smee, Tod, Copper, Bambi, Thumper, Pinocchio, Jiminy Cricket, Geppetto, Lady, Tramp, Thomas O'Malley, Duchess, Marie, Dumbo, and Timothy Q. Mouse. Tips a

Jan 19, 2017
Lego Star Wars. Chronicles of the force by Bray, Adam, author. Lego Star Wars. Chronicles of the force

Source other than Library of Congress.

Jan 19, 2017
Let's clap, jump, sing, & shout; dance, spin, & turn it out! - games, songs, and stories from an African American childhood by McKissack, Pat, 1944- author. Let's clap, jump, sing, & shout; dance, spin, & turn it out! - games, songs, and stories from an African American childhood

Jan 19, 2017
Little kids first big book of birds by Hughes, Catherine D., author. Little kids first big book of birds

A fact-filled introduction to a variety of birds expands from backyard favorites to rainforest exotics.

Jan 19, 2017
Mae Jemison - trailblazing astronaut, doctor, and teacher by Barghoorn, Linda, author. Mae Jemison - trailblazing astronaut, doctor, and teacher

"The first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison has broken barriers in science and medicine to become one of the most admired women worldwide. This fascinating book describes how Jemison refused to let anyone stand in the way of her dreams. She became a doctor and worked in the Peace Corps until NASA invited her to join the astronaut program. Today, she is an important advocate for science in education--especially for girls and women. Jemison also continues to push scientific r

Jan 19, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love paper engineering by Sjonger, Rebecca, author. Maker projects for kids who love paper engineering

"This interesting title unfolds the art and science of paper engineering. Readers interested in crafting and designing patterns and structures will be inspired to create "Maker" projects using paper--a medium readily accessible to any classroom or library. Kids will learn about popular trends and possibilities in paper engineering, and how great engineers in many different fields often visualize and create their most amazing projects in paper models first. Readers are encouraged to experiment wi

Jan 19, 2017
Maker projects for kids who love woodworking by Levete, Sarah, author. Maker projects for kids who love woodworking

"This amazing title instructs young readers on how to shape wooden objects based on their own, unique ideas. Kids will explore this exciting and popular field by learning a few basic techniques of woodworking and what tools to use, which they can then experiment with in safe and accessible projects. "Makers and Shakers" sidebars introduce kids to furniture makers and builders and to different styles in woodworking."--

Jan 19, 2017
Malala Yousafzai by McAneney, Caitie, author. Malala Yousafzai

Jan 19, 2017
Martin's dream day by Kelley, Kitty, author. Martin's dream day

Jan 19, 2017
Mickey Mantle - the Commerce Comet by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author. Mickey Mantle - the Commerce Comet

Jan 19, 2017
Mission to Pluto - the first visit to an ice dwarf and the Kuiper belt by Carson, Mary Kay, author. Mission to Pluto - the first visit to an ice dwarf and the Kuiper belt

"Follow a spacecraft the size of a piano, named New Horizons, on the first ever spacecraft mission to Pluto, the space entity formerly known as a planet, in the latest addition to the epic and authoritative Scientists in the Field series."--

Jan 19, 2017
Modeling clay - with 3 basic shapes by Cuxart, Bernadette, author. Modeling clay - with 3 basic shapes

Provides instructions for making animals using three basic shapes, covering techniques, creating new colors, and adding finishing touches.

Jan 19, 2017
My first ballet class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author. My first ballet class

Photographs of young ballet dancers demonstrate warm-up exercises, the first two positions and other simple steps, and working at the barre.

Jan 19, 2017
My first karate class by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author. My first karate class

Jan 19, 2017
Nonfiction in motion - connecting preschoolers with nonfiction books through movement by Dietzel-Glair, Julie, 1976- author. Nonfiction in motion - connecting preschoolers with nonfiction books through movement

"An underutilized source for storytime programs, quality nonfiction books can help bridge the reading gap between preschool boys and girls; boys enjoy facts and "true stuff," and including these books in storytime helps boys see that reading can be fun. Here, Dietzel-Glair spotlights a multitude of nonfiction titles published since 2005 that will engage young children's curiosity while activating learning through movement-based activities. A huge time-saver for storytime planners and presenters

Jan 19, 2017
One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Grimes, Nikki, author. One last word - wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry. Using "The Golden Shovel" poetic method, Grimes has written a collection of poetry that is as gorgeous as it is thought-provoking. This special book also includes original artwork in full-color from some of today's m

Jan 14, 2017
One proud penny by Siegel, Randy, author. One proud penny

Jan 19, 2017
Pakistan by Cantor, Rachel Anne, author. Pakistan

Jan 19, 2017
Pathfinders - the journeys of 16 extraordinary Black souls by Bolden, Tonya, author. Pathfinders - the journeys of 16 extraordinary Black souls

Profiles sixteen high-achieving African Americans, including magician Richard Potter, concert singer Sissieretta Jones, and architect Paul R. Williams.

Jan 19, 2017
Pirates and shipwrecks - real tales of terror on the high seas - true stories by McCarthy, Tom, 1952- author. Pirates and shipwrecks - real tales of terror on the high seas - true stories

Each of the true tales in Pirates and Shipwrecks, including stories about pirate Barbarossa and adventurer John Franklin, is paired with interesting facts about the setting, industry, and time period.

Jan 19, 2017
Polar bears matter by Gagne, Tammy, author. Polar bears matter

"What can we learn about the health of an ecosystem through polar bears? This title takes readers to polar bear habitats to understand why polar bears are suffering, what humans are doing to make matters worse, and the ways humans can help to ultimately save polar bears and Earth"--Publisher's website.

Jan 19, 2017
Presidents of the United States by Presidents of the United States

Did you know that James Monroe was the first president to appear without a wig in public? Or that George W. Bush appointed the first African-American secretary of state? Presidents of the United States invites the reader inside the White House to discover fascinating facts about the U.S. commanders-in-chief-their origins, accomplishments, and place in history-as told through famous quotes, important historical dates, and a timeline of events. Special sections cover the election process, the bran

Jan 19, 2017
Rat terriers by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Rat terriers

With a wag and a "woof," this book invites readers to meet the Rat Terrier. Readers will examine the history, physical attributes, development, and behavior of the Rat Terrier breed. Coat, color, size, and care instructions are also discussed.

Jan 19, 2017
Rise of the rogues by Davies, Beth, author. Rise of the rogues

Meet the vile villains trying to take over Gotham City.

Jan 19, 2017
Russia by Blake, Kevin, 1978- author. Russia

Jan 19, 2017
Samoyeds by Polinsky, Paige V., author. Samoyeds

Jan 19, 2017
Serena vs. Venus - how a photograph spotlighted the fight for equality by Smith-Llera, Danielle, 1971- author. Serena vs. Venus - how a photograph spotlighted the fight for equality

Jan 19, 2017
Shackles from the deep - discovering the story of slavery on the seafloor by Cottman, Michael H., author. Shackles from the deep - discovering the story of slavery on the seafloor

Jan 19, 2017
Shakespeare - investigate the bard's influence on today's world by Diehn, Andi, author. Shakespeare - investigate the bard's influence on today's world

Explores the language and themes of Shakespeare's plays and examines the playwright's reach in today's books, music, and movies.

Jan 19, 2017
Shyness by Orr, Tamra, author. Shyness

Introduces readers to shyness through the story of a mother and her child running into a neighbor at the grocery store.

Jan 14, 2017
Sometimes jokes aren't funny - what to do about hidden bullying by Doering, Amanda F., 1980- author. Sometimes jokes aren't funny - what to do about hidden bullying

"Sensitive, narrative text from illustrated animal characters shows readers what covert bullying is and provides possible solutions to stop it"--

Jan 19, 2017
Spaniels, retrievers, and other sporting dogs by Gagne, Tammy, author. Spaniels, retrievers, and other sporting dogs

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various sporting dog breeds"--

Jan 19, 2017
Superman science - the real-world science behind Superman's powers by Biskup, Agnieszka, author. Superman science - the real-world science behind Superman's powers

Jan 19, 2017
Taking action for civil and political rights by Braun, Eric, 1971- author. Taking action for civil and political rights

Profiles individuals involved in such issues as representative government, equal rights, worker's rights, and freedom of information, including activists in Hong Kong, Black Lives Matter leaders, and Edward Snowden. --Publisher

Jan 19, 2017
Taking action to help the environment by Braun, Eric, 1971- Taking action to help the environment

Profiles four environmentalists who are helping to save the world's wildlife, fighting for safe food, promoting clean energy, and battling against climate change. --Publisher

Jan 19, 2017
Taking action to improve schools by Lawson, Sabina, author. Taking action to improve schools

Profiles individuals involved in improving access to education, school policies, cultural and gender issues, and school safety, including resistance to testing, overcrowding, homelessness, equality in sports, and wheelchair accessibility. --Publisher

Jan 19, 2017
Taxes at work by Mara, Wil, author. Taxes at work

Jan 19, 2017
The Bill of Rights by Lüsted, Marcia Amidon, author. The Bill of Rights

Provides an overview of the Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.

Jan 19, 2017
The Declaration of Independence by Meinking, Mary, author. The Declaration of Independence

"Learn about the key role of the Declaration of Independence in our nation's past and its continued importance to Americans today."--Publisher's website.

Jan 19, 2017
The Disney princess cookbook - 50 delicious recipes! by Littlefield, Cindy A., author. The Disney princess cookbook - 50 delicious recipes!

Jan 19, 2017
The fire station by Murray, Julie, 1969- author. The fire station

"The fire station is an important place in our communities. Kids will learn about why fire stations are needed, who works there, and what kinds of things happen there. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards"--

Jan 19, 2017
The further adventures of the owl and the pussy-cat by Donaldson, Julia, author. The further adventures of the owl and the pussy-cat

"The Owl and the pussy-cat sailed away in a beautiful blue balloon. They took some jam, and a honey-roast ham, which they ate with their runcible spoon."--Back cover.

Jan 19, 2017
The gift of the unicorn and other animal helper tales for storytellers, educators, and librarians by Keding, Dan, author. The gift of the unicorn and other animal helper tales for storytellers, educators, and librarians

Jan 19, 2017
The legendary Miss Lena Horne by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author. The legendary Miss Lena Horne

Surveys the life of the actress and civil rights activist, describing her childhood, early years in vaudeville, and achievements as the first African American actress to be offered a studio contract.

Jan 19, 2017
The Negro Leagues by Doeden, Matt, author. The Negro Leagues

Jan 19, 2017
The owl and the pussy-cat by Lear, Edward, 1812-1888, author. The owl and the pussy-cat

On a sea voyage, the owl and the pussycat decide to marry as soon as they can find a ring.

Jan 19, 2017
The stars - a new way to see them by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977, author. The stars - a new way to see them

A simple guide to the location and recognition of stars and constellations presents the constellations in shapes that correspond sensibly to their names.

Jan 19, 2017
The untold story of the Black regiment - fighting in the revolutionary war by Burgan, Michael, author. The untold story of the Black regiment - fighting in the revolutionary war

Jan 19, 2017
Tugboats by Meister, Cari. Tugboats

Jan 19, 2017
U.S. Marine raider missions - a timeline by Simons, Lisa M. B., 1969- author. U.S. Marine raider missions - a timeline

"Introduces readers to major special operation missions of the US Marine Corps in a timeline format"--

Jan 19, 2017
Underneath my bed - list poems by Cleary, Brian P., 1959- author. Underneath my bed - list poems

Explains how to compose a list poem and presents a collection of fifteen list poems on a variety of topics, including summer camp, the bus stop, a wish list, and the lost and found.

Jan 19, 2017
Weird butterflies & moths by Orenstein, Ronald I. (Ronald Isaac), 1946- author. Weird butterflies & moths

Looks at some of the most rare and interesting species of butterflies and moths from all over the world.

Jan 19, 2017
West Highlands, Scotties, and other terriers by Gagne, Tammy, author. West Highlands, Scotties, and other terriers

"Informative text and vivid photos introduce readers to various terrier dog breeds"--

Jan 19, 2017
What's the big deal about first ladies? by Shamir, Ruby, author. What's the big deal about first ladies?

Discusses what made each first lady unique and describes their role, ambitions, and partnerships with their presidential husbands.

Jan 19, 2017
Who was Charlie Chaplin? by Demuth, Patricia, author. Who was Charlie Chaplin?

"Charlie Chaplin sang on a London stage for the first time at the age of five. Performing proved to be his salvation, providing a way out of a life of hardship and poverty. Success came early and made Chaplin one of the best loved people in the United States until the McCarthy witch hunts drove Chaplin from his adopted country. This is a moving portrait of a multi-talented man -- actor, director, writer, even music composer -- and the complicated times he lived in." --

Jan 19, 2017
Why is art full of naked people? - and other vital questions about art by Hodge, Susie, 1960-, author. Why is art full of naked people? - and other vital questions about art

Artists ask questions when they make art and viewers ask questions when they look at art. This gently provocative book provides an engaging way for young people to start asking and answering questions for themselves. Why is art full of naked people? is structured around 22 questions, each one tackled over two spreads. The opening spread explores the question and answer, inviting the reader to study a full-bleed image of an important artwork. The second spread shows a selection of work on the the

Jan 19, 2017
You wouldn't want to live without money! by Woolf, Alex, 1964-, author. You wouldn't want to live without money!

Money allows people to exchange goods and services. How would you buy things without money? A simple timeline provides an easily understood history of money.

Jan 19, 2017