New Children's Nonfiction Books

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

View all on one page

Sign up for new Children's Nonfiction emails

Title Date addedsort icon
How to babysit a leopard - and other true stories from our travels across six continents by Lewin, Ted.

How to babysit a leopard - and other true stories from our travels across six continents

"A first person account of two acclaimed author's and illustrator's travels throughout the world"--

Jul 1, 2015
How Jelly Roll Morton invented jazz by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

How Jelly Roll Morton invented jazz

"In this unusual ... picture book that riffs on the language and rhythms of old New Orleans, ... picture book biographer Jonah Winter ... turns his focus to one of America's early jazz heroes"--Amazon.com.

Jul 1, 2015
Hurricane watch by Stewart, Melissa, author.

Hurricane watch

"Winds whip. Waves crash. Rain pours down. A superstorm moves across the ocean and gets closer and closer to land. Hurricane watch! Read and find out how hurricanes form, how scientists track the storms, and what you can do to keep yourself safe if one strikes. With colorful illustrations from Taia Morley and engaging text from Melissa Stewart, Hurricane Watch is a look into a powerful natural disaster."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 1, 2015
Iguanodon by Lee, Sally, 1943- author.

Iguanodon

"Introduces young readers to Iguanodon, including physical characteristics, habitat, diet, behavior, and fossil discovery"--

Jul 1, 2015
Learning to sew by Petelinsek, Kathleen, author.

Learning to sew

"Complete a variety of fun sewing projects"--

Jul 1, 2015
Little kids first big book of who by Esbaum, Jill.

Little kids first big book of who

"Read amazing stories about Martin Luther King, Jr., Amelia Earhart, Mohandas Gandhi, and many other fascinating and inspiring people from all over the world. These colorful and kid-friendly pages introduce younger readers to more than 50 people and their interesting lives"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 1, 2015
Heroine of the Titanic - the real unsinkable Molly Brown by Landau, Elaine.

Heroine of the Titanic - the real unsinkable Molly Brown

Biography of the indomitable Margaret Brown (the Unsinkable Molly Brown), best known for her bravery and compassion during the sinking of the Titanic. She was an outspoken suffragist, champion of miners' rights, supporter of charitable causes, and one of the first women to run for the U.S. Congress. Grades 5-8.

Jul 1, 2015
Judy Blume by Krull, Kathleen, author.

Judy Blume

"Judy Blume wrote her way through controversy and censorship to become a pioneer who helped make it okay for kids and teens to discuss their everyday concerns, including the kinds of things people don't always like to talk about. Now more than forty years into her career of writing frank and funny books, Judy still has the amazing ability to connect with young readers and adults"--

Jul 1, 2015
I'm allergic to bees by Rajczak, Kristen, author.

I'm allergic to bees

In the United States, about 2 million people are allergic to bee stings. If not treated properly and promptly, serious reactions can be life threatening. Readers learn what to do if they or a friend are stung by a bee and have a normal reaction, as well as what to look for if an allergic reaction is occurring. The basics of allergies are clearly explained through age-appropriate science content, and the seriousness of these conditions is emphasized. Full-color photographs of normal and allergic

Jul 1, 2015
Everything animals by Nichols, Catherine, author.

Everything animals

Provides over two hundred fifty facts about animals, including the oldest living species, a dog's most powerful sense, the most deadly animal, and the differences between African and Asian elephants.

Jul 1, 2015
Everything space by Nichols, Catherine, author.

Everything space

Presents answers to questions such as colorful graphics, spectacular photos and clear, engaging diagrams will help answer questions such as: What is acid rain? What is the biggest star in the universe? What is the driest place on Earth? What is the difference betweena comet and an asteroid?

Jul 1, 2015
The founding fathers vs. King George III - the fight for a new nation by Roxburgh, Ellis.

The founding fathers vs. King George III - the fight for a new nation

Jul 1, 2015
The history of Independence Day by Donaghey, Reese.

The history of Independence Day

Jul 1, 2015
The greatest hockey records by Doeden, Matt.

The greatest hockey records

"Short stories and tables of statistics describe the history and greatest records of the National Hockey League"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 1, 2015
Hunting gear by Hemstock, Annie Wendt, author.

Hunting gear

Jul 1, 2015
Manga martial arts figures by Jones, Richard, 1979-

Manga martial arts figures

A how-to guide on drawing manga martial arts figures, including kung fu warrior, noble samurai, and secret soldier.

Jul 1, 2015
Investigating zombies and the living dead by Kamberg, Mary-Lane, 1948- author.

Investigating zombies and the living dead

Examines the origins of the zombie legend and its changes and development over time.

Jul 1, 2015
Kate & Pippin - an unlikely friendship by Springett, Martin, author.

Kate & Pippin - an unlikely friendship

Photographs and simple text reveal the true story of a fawn which, abandoned by her mother and brought to live on a farm, is raised by Kate, a Great Dane.

Jul 1, 2015
Malala Yousafzai - Nobel Peace Prize winner and education activist by Wang, Andrea.

Malala Yousafzai - Nobel Peace Prize winner and education activist

"Malala Yousafzai may be one of the most courageous young women of our time. Learn about how Malala came face-to-face with a member of the Taliban and what she is doing today to ensure education for boys and girls all around the world--no matter their cultures or religions."--Publisher's website.

Jul 1, 2015
Vladimir Putin - Russian leader by Sylvan, Lu, author.

Vladimir Putin - Russian leader

"Learn about Putin's early life, how he became one of Russia's strongest presidents, and what has made him so controversial in current politics."--Publisher's website.

Jul 1, 2015