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
Birds - flying high by McFadzean, Lesley.

Birds - flying high

Introduces birds, describing their different types, physical features, habitats, migratory behavior, and ways in which human activity has endangered them.

Mar 27, 2015
Bison in American history by Graubart, Norman D.

Bison in American history

Bison, also known as American Buffalo, may be North America's largest indigenous land animal, but that doesn't mean they're invincible. In this volume, students will learn all about bison, why they were overhunted, the conservationist efforts that saved them from disappearing forever, and how all of this shaped history.

Mar 27, 2015
The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage by Alko, Selina.

The case for loving - the fight for interracial marriage

The story of interracial couple Mildred and Richard Loving, who got married in Washington, D.C., and were arrested after they returned to Virginia, and took their legal case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mar 27, 2015
Curious critters by

Curious critters

"Look inside and be amazed by some extraordinary animals. Meet the one-eyed goat, the incredible shark whisperer, and the snowboarding opossum!"--back cover.

Mar 27, 2015
Bizarre world by

Bizarre world

"Open up to find some truly staggering stories. Read about the world beneath Europe's largest glacier, the ugly face contest, and the man who was stuck inside a frozen car for two months!"--back cover.

Mar 27, 2015
Claude Monet by Krieg, Katherine, author.

Claude Monet

"Introduces Claude Monet as one of the greatest Impressionist artists by exploring the techniques he used to create such masterpieces as Impression, Sunrise and his many studies of light, color, and shadow--

Mar 27, 2015
Canoeing by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Canoeing

"Explore canoeing, an exciting outdoor activity, including how to canoe, where to paddle, and how to stay safe"--

Mar 27, 2015
Bats by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981-

Bats

Presents a miscellany of facts about bats.

Mar 27, 2015
Camping by York, M. J., 1983- author.

Camping

"Explore camping, an exciting outdoor activity, including camping gear, where to stay, and how to stay safe"--

Mar 27, 2015
Discovering a new world - would you sail with Columbus? by Landau, Elaine, author.

Discovering a new world - would you sail with Columbus?

"Readers decide if they would sail with Christopher Columbus, and then find out what really happened"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 27, 2015
Edgar Degas by Cernak, Linda, 1953- author.

Edgar Degas

"Introduces Edgar Degas as one of the greatest Impressionist artists by exploring the multiple techniques he used to create oil paintings, pastel drawings, and sculptures --

Mar 27, 2015
A field guide to goblins, gremlins, and other wicked creatures by Sautter, Aaron.

A field guide to goblins, gremlins, and other wicked creatures

"Describes the features and characteristics of wicked and mischievous fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format"--

Mar 27, 2015
Elephant seal by Owings, Lisa.

Elephant seal

"Engaging images accompany information about elephant seals. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

Mar 27, 2015
Draft horses - horses that work by Spiotta-DiMare, Loren.

Draft horses - horses that work

"Opens with a true story about a man and his draft horses and follows with the history of draft horses, what breeds are used, the training involved, what the horses do on the job, and what happens to draft horses when they retire"--Provided by publisher.

Mar 27, 2015
Curious critters - marine by FitzSimmons, David, author, photographer.

Curious critters - marine

"Curious Critters: Marine features some of North America’s most incredible marine animals captured through the award-winning photography of David FitzSimmons. The amazing photographs depict 20 common and fascinating animals of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as well as the Gulf of Mexico. The subjects include a sleek black sea bass, a giant Pacific octopus, an incredible roseate spoonbill, and a one-in-a-million blue lobster, plus many more amazing creatures found along the coasts of the United

Mar 27, 2015
Common pheasant by Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958- author.

Common pheasant

Discusses the life cycle, habitat, diet, behavior, and appearance of common pheasants, as well as the techniques and equipment people use when hunting these birds.

Mar 27, 2015
Claude Monet by Venezia, Mike, author, illustrator.

Claude Monet

Briefly recounts the French impressionist painter's life and work.

Mar 27, 2015
Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration? by Cleary, Brian P., 1959- author.

Chips and cheese and Nana's knees - what is alliteration?

Brian P. Cleary's rhymes and Martin Goneau's illustrations creatively present the concept of alliteration for young readers.

Mar 27, 2015
China by Bodden, Valerie.

China

"A historical overview of dynastic China from the perspectives of the social classes, from the royals to the peasants, including the Chinese empire's growth and decline"--

Mar 27, 2015
Charlotte Hornets by Wyner, Zach, author.

Charlotte Hornets

"Make the journey to the South to leap On the Hardwood alongside the Charlotte Hornets. Owner Michael Jordan is trying to tutor a group of young playmakers about what it takes to be an NBA champion. The plan and the players are now in place. The playoffs are the next stop. On the Hardwood: Charlotte Hornets takes you to the heart of basketball country in North Carolina and details how much the game and their home team means to the region"--Back cover.

Mar 27, 2015