New Children's Nonfiction Books

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

View all on one page

RSS

Sign up for new Children's Nonfiction emails

Title Date addedsort descending
Lotions, potions, and polish - DIY crafts and recipes for hands, nails, and feet by Andrus, Aubre, author. Lotions, potions, and polish - DIY crafts and recipes for hands, nails, and feet

Care for your hands, feet, and nails with these simple, natural recipes and crafts. Using some of nature's best ingredients, such as cocoa powder, olive oil, beeswax, and oats, you'll make essential homemade recipes like a Sea Salt Hand Scrub, a Cooling Sore Muscle Butter, and a Nail Strengthening Serum. Craft your very own handmade sachets to freshen up stinky shoes, and learn to master the manicure with personalized press-on nail stickers and wraps. Relax and rejuvenate with these fun, refresh

May 23, 2017
Long may she wave - the true story of Caroline Pickersgill and her star-spangled creation by Fulton, Kristen, author. Long may she wave - the true story of Caroline Pickersgill and her star-spangled creation

May 23, 2017
The Loch Ness monster by Peabody, Erin, author. The Loch Ness monster

"This new nonfiction series looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, mythbusting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In The Loch Ness Monster, readers learn about all the sightings and "proof" of it, from the famous photograph to the huge "footprints" found by the Loch (both hoaxes!). It also discusses other history about the monster, such as how Nessie became a major figure in

May 23, 2017
Lizards by Black, Vanessa, 1973- author. Lizards

In Lizards, early readers will learn all about the responsibilities of having a lizard and find out how they can keep their pet healthy and happy. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what it takes to be a pet owner.

May 23, 2017
Living! by Austen, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Charlotte), author. Living!

"It is time to learn about living things."--

May 23, 2017
Life and non-life in an ecosystem by Rice, William B. (William Benjamin), 1961- author. Life and non-life in an ecosystem

"The ground you're standing on, the air you breathe, and the clouds you gaze at. They are all part of your home. They are also nonliving things. Living things don't only rely on one another; they also need nonliving things to survive. Everything in an ecosystem plays an important role."--

May 23, 2017
Levers by Rivera, Andrea, author. Levers

"From wheelbarrows to baseball bats, levers are at work all over in our world today. Learn all about them in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photos, bolded glossary words, and a key stats section let readers zoom in even deeper. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards." -- Publisher's website.

May 23, 2017
LeBron James by Nagelhout, Ryan, author. LeBron James

Profiles the life and career of the professional basketball star, including information on his childhood and family life, his years with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and his Olympic experiences.

May 23, 2017
Lasers by Bow, James, author. Lasers

Light is a powerful thing. Light from the sun gives humans life and can be used in a variety of ways using a focused beam of light called a laser. From DVD players to laser pointers, there are many different kinds of lasers. Even fiber optics communication and cutting devices use laser technology to produce great things. This book explores the possibilities of light, bringing amazing facts about lasers to the eyes of enthusiastic readers interested in this cutting-edge technology.

May 23, 2017
Lands of long ago by Wood, A. J., 1960- author. Lands of long ago

Encourages readers to learn about world history from the Stone Age to the pirates of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries by searching for anachronisms in each historical scene.

May 23, 2017
Knights by Gitlin, Marty, author. Knights

Provides information on knights, including their origins in medieval Europe, what their training was like, and their role in the Crusades.

May 23, 2017
King Tut - the hidden tomb by Owen, Ruth, 1967- author. King Tut - the hidden tomb

Explores the mysteries surrounding King Tutankhamen and the discovery of his tomb, the treasures found within his tomb, the tomb's famous curse, and theories on the cause of his death.

May 23, 2017
Kate Warne - Pinkerton detective by Moss, Marissa, author. Kate Warne - Pinkerton detective

When Kate Warne applied for a job with the Pinkerton Agency, Pinkerton assumed she wanted to cook or clean, but he agreed to try her out as an agent. Assigned to a tough case with high stakes, Warne went undercover and not only found the stolen money, she got almost all of it returned. The Adams Express Case made the reputation of the fledgling Pinkerton Agency, turning it into the biggest, most prestigious detective company in the world. Warne went on to direct an entire women's division of det

May 23, 2017
Junk drawer engineering - 25 construction challenges that don't cost a thing by Mercer, Bobby, 1961- author. Junk drawer engineering - 25 construction challenges that don't cost a thing

"Children love challenges, especially ones that involve hands-on experimentation and friendly competition. Can they build a bridge using only pasta and glue, one that a toy car can drive both under and over, and is sturdy enough to carry a considerable weight? Can they construct a "roller coaster" from recycled cardboard tubes in which the marble "car" jumps a track to land safely at its final destination? And can they create a device to safely catch a freefalling egg? These projects and more ca

May 23, 2017
Judaism by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Judaism

May 23, 2017
Journey around our national parks by Zschock, Martha Day, author. Journey around our national parks

An alphabetical tour of the American National Park system explores the biodiversity, sights, activities, and history of these places.

May 23, 2017
Jaguar by Lawrence, Ellen, 1967- author. Jaguar

It's early morning in the Amazon rain forest. A caiman glides through the waters of a muddy river. Suddenly, with a huge splash, a jaguar leaps from its hiding place on the riverbank. In an instant, the jaguar sinks its sharp teeth into the caiman's thick, scaly skin. The caiman struggles and tries to fight back, but it's no match for the powerful jungle cat. Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its primary-grade audience, this colorful, fact-filled book giv

May 23, 2017
Islam by Marsico, Katie, 1980- author. Islam

May 23, 2017
The invasion of Normandy - epic battle of World War II by Donohue, Moira Rose, author. The invasion of Normandy - epic battle of World War II

Introduces D-Day and the invasion of Normandy, places them in the context of World War II in Europe, and describes the events of the Allied landings and their results.

May 23, 2017
Inclined planes by Rivera, Andrea, author. Inclined planes

"From moving ramps to playground slides, inclined planes are at work all over in our world today. Learn all about them in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photos, bolded glossary words, and a key stats section let readers zoom in even deeper." --Publisher's description.

May 23, 2017

Pages