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 added
The Usborne internet-linked library of science. Energy, forces & motion by Smith, Alastair.

The Usborne internet-linked library of science. Energy, forces & motion

-- Amazingly in-depth reference books covering physics, chemistry, biology, information technology, earth sciences and astronomy, with up-to-date information on brand-new fields.

Feb 10, 2016
The war to end all wars - the story of World War I by Batten, Jack.

The war to end all wars - the story of World War I

A brilliant, concise history of World War I.

Feb 10, 2016
The wild world of a zoo vet by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

The wild world of a zoo vet

"Each day zoo vets are hard at work dealing with emergencies, performing operations, and keeping some of the world's rarest animals healthy. From microchipping a baby Komodo dragon to taking an x-ray of a tiger's leg, zoo vets use technology and their science skills to take care of zoo animals - big and small!

Feb 10, 2016
The wonderful worlds of a video game designer by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author.

The wonderful worlds of a video game designer

"Every one of the games we love to play started out as an idea in the head of a video game designer. Working with a team of coders, artists, sound engineers, and other game experts, video game designers create new worlds, terrifying enemies, tough challenges, and hours of fun. So where do video game designers get their ideas? How is coding used to create games? How do artists develop and animate a game's characters? And how does a video game development team use technology and their computer ski

Feb 10, 2016
The world's zaniest sports by O'Shei, Tim.

The world's zaniest sports

"Describes some of the zaniest, wildest, and most outlandish sports and activities from around the world"--

Feb 10, 2016
Thorny devils by Zappa, Marcia, 1985- author.

Thorny devils

Feb 7, 2016
Thunder and lightning by Hansen, Grace, author.

Thunder and lightning

An introduction to the science behind thunder and lightning.

Feb 4, 2016
Timeline - a visual history of our world by Goes, Peter, author, illustrator.

Timeline - a visual history of our world

An ideal introduction to history for young and old, this illustrated journey through our world's culture and events travels from the Big Bang to the iPod and into the future. This is a trip through time, past dinosaurs, Vikings, Aztecs and spaceships. It looks at wars and disasters; introduces artists, explorers and leaders; shows us living in castles, yurts, and skyscrapers. And it does not neglect the imagination - here too are dragons, mythical figures and TV characters, alongside world-chang

Feb 10, 2016
To the rescue! - Garrett Morgan underground by Kulling, Monica, author.

To the rescue! - Garrett Morgan underground

Feb 10, 2016
To the stars! - first American woman to walk in space by Van Vleet, Carmella, author.

To the stars! - first American woman to walk in space

Shares the story of renowned astronaut and distinguished scientist Kathryn Sullivan, describing how she defied the conventions of her childhood to pursue interests previously limited to boys and how she became the first woman to walk in space.

Feb 10, 2016
Toco toucans - big-billed tropical birds by Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.

Toco toucans - big-billed tropical birds

"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the toucan. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the toucan's life, comparing the bird to a similar bird and to a very different bird."--

Feb 10, 2016
Tom Brady by Gordon, Nick, author.

Tom Brady

Feb 10, 2016
Tooth by tooth - comparing fangs, tusks, and chompers by Levine, Sara (Veterinarian)

Tooth by tooth - comparing fangs, tusks, and chompers

Feb 10, 2016
Tornadoes by Hansen, Grace, author.

Tornadoes

Feb 6, 2016
Track and field by Doeden, Matt, author.

Track and field

"Presents information about track and field in the Olympics including events such as relays, hurdles, pole vault, javelin throw, and shot put"--

Feb 10, 2016
Traveling butterflies by Shingū, Susumu, 1937- author, illustrator.

Traveling butterflies

Monarch butterfly migration is one of nature's great mysteries. How do monarchs manage to fly some 2,500 miles from Canada and the northern United States south to Mexico? How do they trace a route they've never flown and reach the same destination their ancestors once found? Traveling Butterflies indulges the awe these creatures inspire by taking a poetic, meditative look at the monarch's life cycle. In a lyrical voice that seamlessly blends fact and storytelling, the book zooms in to show a mon

Feb 4, 2016
Turning Wax into Crayons by McKinley, Herald

Turning Wax into Crayons

Feb 10, 2016
Turtles by Meister, Cari, author.

Turtles

"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to take care of a pet turtle"--

Feb 10, 2016
Uncle Sam - international symbol of America by Marcovitz, Hal.

Uncle Sam - international symbol of America

Describes "Uncle Sam" Wilson, the New York meat-packer who supplied the troops with meat during the War of 1812, and how he gave rise to the national symbol popular with illustrators.

Feb 10, 2016
United Arab Emirates by Somervill, Barbara A.

United Arab Emirates

Feb 10, 2016