by Borden, Louise JB SEIBERT BORDEN

Ski Soldier : a World War Ii Biography

Ever since he first strapped on his mother's wooden skis when he was seven, Pete Seibert always loved to ski. At 18, Pete enlisted in the U.S. Army and joined the 10th Mountain Division, soldiers who fought on skis in World War II. In the mountains of Italy, Pete encountered the mental and physical horrors of war. When…

Read more

Cover Image

by Thimmesh, Catherine J599.789 THIMMES

Camp Panda : Helping Cubs Return to the Wild

From the Sibert medal winning author of TEAM MOON and the bestselling GIRLS THINK OF EVERYTHING comes a riveting, timely account of panda conservation efforts in China, perfect for budding environmentalists and activists.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Fabiny, Sarah JB CASTRO FABINY

Who Was Fidel Castro?

Describes the life of the man who ruled Cuba from 1959-2016, after leading a successful revolution overthrowing Batista's government and establishing a Communist regime in its place.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Hutto, Joe J598.645 HUTTO

When I Was a Turkey : Based on the Emmy Award-winning Pbs Documentary My Life As

When I Was a Turkey is a middle-grade adaptation of the remarkable true story of a naturalist who raised a flock of wild turkeys using imprinting.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Palka, Yvonne, J751.4252 PALKA

Super Simple Sumi-e : Easy Asian Brush Painting for All Ages

An introduction to the world of Asian brush painting known as sumi-e. Includes simple instructions for brush strokes to create paintings of animals such as pandas, swallows, rabbits, and dragons.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Dawson, Eric David, J303.66 DAWSON

Putting Peace First : 7 Commitments to Change the World

"Seven strategies that children can use to make an impact in their communities and promote peace and tolerance"--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Thornhill, Jan J598.887 THORNHI

The Triumphant Tale of the House Sparrow

Presents the history of the house sparrow, from its beginnings in the Middle East to its spread with the growth of agriculture around the world, and discusses its population decline in recent years.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Rubin, Susan Goldman JB CHANEL RUBIN

Coco Chanel : Pearls, Perfume, and the Little Black Dress

"Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the most well-known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco's development as a designer and demonstrates how her determination to be independent helped her gain …

Read more

Cover Image

by Marrin, Albert J614.518 MARRIN

Very, Very, Very Dreadful : the Influenza Pandemic of 1918

In spring of 1918, World War I was underway, and troops at Fort Riley, Kansas, found themselves felled by influenza. By the summer of 1918, the second wave struck as a highly contagious and lethal epidemic and within weeks exploded into a pandemic, an illness that travels rapidly from one continent to another. It would…

Read more

Cover Image

by Carney, Elizabeth, J636.7002 CARNEY

Woof! : 100 Fun Facts About Dogs

"Facts, pictures and information about dogs for young children"--…

Read more

Cover Image

First Human Body Encyclopedia.

An illustrated introduction to the human body and how it works covers such topics as muscles, skeleton and bones, the brain and senses, skin, digestion, reproduction, and communication.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Yasuda, Anita, J627.8 YASUDA

Canals and Dams : with 25 Great Projects for Kids

"Canals and Dams! With 25 Science Projects for Kids invites kids ages 7 though 10 to investigate the waterways that help the world run! Through fun facts and engaging content, readers explore record-breaking structures such as the Panama Canal and Hoover Dam. They also learn about the physics that make canals and dams …

Read more

Cover Image

Twists, Braids, & Ponytails

Getting ready for a party this weekend? Looking for a cool new do for school? Readers of all abilities can get stuck in to this fun book as each hairstyle is graded with a difficulty rating of 1 to 5. There are also a number of styles you can do yourself without the need for an extra helping hand. A tools and technique…

Read more

Cover Image

by Grandin, Temple J507.8 GRANDIN

Calling All Minds

"Temple Grandin explores how to experiment and how to think about science for young readers."--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Crossley-Holland, Kevin J293.13 CROSSLE

Norse Myths : Tales of Odin, Thor, and Loki

Long-recognized master of Norse mythology Kevin Crossley-Holland pairs with award-winning artist Jeffrey Alan Love for an exceptional look at the Viking gods.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Hodge, Susie, J700.3 HODGE

The Arts : a Visual Encyclopedia

"Full of stunning images and amazing facts, The Arts: a Visual Encyclopedia is the essential guide to painting, sculpture, photography, music, and dance."--Back cover.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Knight, Philip H., JB KNIGHT KNIGHT

Shoe Dog : a Memoir by the Creator of Nike ; Young Readers Edition

"In this young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight "offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh" (Booklist, starred review), opening up about how he went from being a track star at an Oregon high school to the founder of a…

Read more

Cover Image

by Osborne, Mary Pope J976.4 OSBORNE

Texas : a Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #30: Hurricane Heroes in Texa

"A history of the state of Texas including the Galveston hurricane of 1900"--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Anderson, Beth, J428.13 ANDERSO

An Inconvenient Alphabet : Ben Franklin and Noah Webster's Spelling Revolution

Details the origins of Noah Webster's first American English dictionary and the struggles of Webster and Ben Franklin to help unify the new country through language in the 1780s.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Lepora, Nathan J629.8924 LEPORA

Robots

Explores how robots function and are made, looking at their computing components and how engineers design them with specific capabilities.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Buckley, James, JB PELE BUCKLEY

Who is Pele?

Presents the life of the soccer star, discussing his childhood in Brazil, his relationship with his father, who taught him the sport, his role on the first Brazilian team to win the World Cup, and scoring his thousandth goal.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Shepard, Ray Anthony J973.7415 SHEPARD

Now or Never! : 54th Massachusetts Infantry's War to End Slavery

Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the …

Read more

Cover Image

by Rusch, Elizabeth J523.44 RUSCH

Impact! : Asteroids and the Science of Saving the World

"Asteroids come in all shapes and sizes--and hit our planet in them, too. But what happens if a catastrophically large one approaches earth? By looking on the ground at historical asteroid craters and present-day falls, and up into space for the big ones yet to come, a wide variety of scientists are trying to figure ou…

Read more

Cover Image

by Drake, Jane, J639.9 DRAKE

Rewilding : Giving Nature a Second Chance

"A comprehensive look at the environmental movement of rewilding whereby habitats are restored to their natural states and native plants and animals are reintroduced to these habitats around the world."--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Hornby, Hugh J796.334 HORNBY

Soccer

Examines all aspects of the game of soccer, including its history, rules, soccer skills, tactics, equipment, famous players, and playing fields.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Muhammad, Ibtihaj, JB MUHAMMAD MUHAMMA

Proud : Living My American Dream

At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Ibtihaj Muhammad smashed barriers as the first American to compete wearing hijab, and made history as the first Muslim-American woman to medal. But it wasn't an easy road--in a sport most popular among wealthy white people, Ibtihaj often felt out of place. Ibtihaj was fast, hardworking, and de…

Read more

Cover Image

by O'Connor, Jim J781.66 OCONNOR

What is Rock and Roll?

Looks at the history of rock music, its different styles, and its impact on a generation.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Reef, Catherine JB SHELLEY REEF

Mary Shelley : the Strange, True Tale of Frankenstein's Creator

"On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein, comes a riveting biography of its author, Mary Shelley, whose life reads like a dark gothic novel, filled with scandal, death, drama, and one of the strangest love stories in literary history"--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Collard, Sneed B. J597.9542 COLLARD

One Iguana Two Iguanas : a Story of Accident, Natural Selection, and Evolution

Natural selection and speciation are all but ignored in childrens nonfiction. To help address this glaring deficiency, award-winning childrens science writer Sneed Collard traveled to the Galapagos Islands to see for himself, where Charles Darwin saw, how new species form. The result is this fascinating…

Read more

Cover Image

by Swanson, Jennifer J624.2 SWANSON

Bridges! : with 25 Great Projects for Kids

"Getting from one place to another sounds easy if you are on a straight piece of land, but what if you have to get over - or under - a body of water or a deep gorge? Build a bridge! Bridges are the great connectors. They allow us to travel the twists and turns, highs and lows, ins and out of every geographic feature in…

Read more

Cover Image

by Jackson, Tom, J629.04 JACKSON

A Journey Through Transportation : from Hot Lava to a Spy Rocket...

How did a volcanic eruption lead us to a robot spaceplane? Follow the link to find out... Want to know how a simple clock helped sailors find their way? Or how sand was used to make the toughest spacecraft ever? A Journey Through Transportation reveals the amazing and often surprising links that have shaped science. Di…

Read more

Cover Image

by Paul, Caroline J306 PAUL

You Are Mighty : a Guide to Changing the World

Being a good citizen means standing up for what's right-and here's just the way to start. From the author of The Gutsy Girl comes a book for those with a fierce sense of justice, a good sense of humor, and a big heart. This guide features change-maker tips, tons of DIY activities, and stories about the kids who have pa…

Read more

Cover Image

by Roosevelt, Eleanor, J342.73 ROOSEVE

When You Grow Up to Vote : How Our Government Works for You

"In the voice of one of the most iconic and beloved political figures of the twentieth century comes a book on citizenship for the future voters of the twenty-first century. Eleanor Roosevelt published the original edition of When You Grow Up to Vote in 1932, the same year her husband was elected president. The new edi…

Read more

Cover Image

by Silverberg, Cory J613.9071 SILVERB

Sex is a Funny Word : a Book About Bodies, Feelings, and You

"A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender identies, Sex Is a Funny Word is an essential resource about bodies, gender, and sexuality for children ages 8 to 10 as well as their parents and caregivers. Much more than the "facts of life" or "the birds and the bees,…

Read more

Cover Image

by Stewart, Amy J632.7 STEWART

Wicked Bugs : the Meanest, Deadliest, Grossest Bugs on Earth

"Wicked Bugs: The Meanest, Deadliest, Grossest Bugs on Earth is a middle-grade adaptation of Amy Stewart's Wicked Bugs that features profiles of the world's scariest, deadliest, and grossest bugs, from the most painful hornet to flies that transmit deadly diseases to millipedes that stop traffic, to "bookworms" that de…

Read more

Cover Image

by Guerrero, Diane, JB GUERRERO GUERRER

My Family Divided : One Girl's Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope

"The star of Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, Diane Guerrero presents her personal story in this middle grade memoir about her parents' deportation and the nightmarish struggles of undocumented immigrants and their American children"--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Keating, Jess J591.6 KEATING

What Makes a Monster? : Discovering the World's Scariest Creatures

"An informative introduction to nature's scariest creatures, exploring why some animals are considered 'monsters.'"--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Beccia, Carlyn, J920.02 BECCIA

They Lost Their Heads! : What Happened to Washington's Teeth, Einstein's Brain,

"From the kidnapping of Einstein's brain to the horrifying end of Louis XIV's heart, the mysteries surrounding some of history's most famous body parts range from medical to macabre. Carlyn Beccia explores the misadventures of noteworthy body parts through history and uses them as springboards for exploring topics such…

Read more

Cover Image

by Jarrow, Gail J791.4472 JARROW

Spooked! : How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Inva

Describes the panic induced when listeners believed Orson Welles' radio broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" to be news of an alien invasion, discussing the context in which the broadcast was aired and why it was so convincing.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Verdick, Elizabeth J152.47 VERDICK

How to Take the Grrrr out of Anger

"Helps kids understand anger and learn how to handle it in healthy ways. Addresses children's exposure to increased societal violence and includes discussions about anger related to texting and social media. Includes section for adults with ideas for helping children deal with anger"--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Sylvester, Kevin J796.323 SYLVEST

Basketballogy : Supercool Facts You Never Knew

Presents interesting facts about the game of basketball, from how the color barrier was breached, to the rise of women's basketball, to the innovations that have made the game accessible to disabled athletes.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Newquist, H. P. J629.0409 NEWQUIS

From Here to There : the Story of How We Transport Ourselves and Everything else

"A history of transportation from primitive technology to driverless cars."--Provided by publisher.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Jones, Kari, J658.408 JONES

A Fair Deal : Shopping for Social Justice

"This nonfiction book in the Orca Footprints series, illustrated with color photographs throughout, looks at trade from the perspective of making it fair for all people."--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Connolly, Sean, J624.171 CONNOLL

The Book of Massively Epic Engineering Disasters

"It's hands-on science with a capital "E"--For engineering. Beginning with the toppling of the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, to the destructive, laserlike sunbeams bouncing off London's infamous "Fryscraper" in 2013, here is an illustrated tour of the greatest engineering disasters …

Read more

Cover Image

by Thuras, Dylan J910.41 THURAS

The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid

"Presents a kid's illustrated guide to 100 of the world's wonders, both natural and manmade, in 47 countries and on every continent on Earth. Travel the world through common points of interest, from sacred skeletons (Trunyan Tree cemetery in Indonesia leads you to India's Skeleton Lake, for example) to wild waterfalls …

Read more

Cover Image

Science : a Visual Encyclopedia.

"Discusses key concepts in biology, physics, chemistry, and other scientific fields, and includes fast fact boxes, images and diagrams, and information about key scientists and their work."--…

Read more

Cover Image

by DuMont, Brianna, J920.02 DUMONT

Thrilling Thieves : Liars, Cheats, and Cons Who Changed History

"What do Mother Theresa, Honest Abe, and Mahatma Gandhi have in common? They're all too good for this book, that's what. Sure, you'll find some familiar faces like Queen Elizabeth I and Thomas Edison in here, but you'll learn that behind their angelic smiles were cunning con artists who stole their way to gold and grea…

Read more

Cover Image

by Price, Planaria J., JB REICHMANN PRICE

Claiming My Place : Coming of Age in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Barbara Reichmann-- once known as Gucia Gomolinska-- was a Jew growing up in predominantly Catholic Poland during the 1920s and '30s. Her world was turned upside down when Nazis invade Poland and established a Jewish ghetto in her town. Gucia's blond hair and fair skin give her an advantage, and she faced a harrowing c…

Read more

Cover Image

by Kay, Katty J155.2 KAY

The Confidence Code for Girls : Taking Risks, Messing Up, & Becoming Your Amazin

"Girls can rule the world-- all they need is confidence. This empowering, entertaining guide from the bestselling authors of The Confidence Code gives girls the essential yet elusive code to becoming bold, brave, and fearless. It's a paradox familiar to parents everywhere: girls are achieving like never before, yet the…

Read more

Cover Image

by Gifford, Clive J629.892 GIFFORD

A Robot World

In today's wired world, robots are everywhere, from movies, in space, as part of computer games--maybe even walking among us. This is a look at their rise: how they've developed over time, from early sketches to terrifying battlebots and factory operatives, to the latest AIs running free from their workshops. Presented…

Read more

Cover Image

by Sparrow, Giles, J523.1 SPARROW

Universe

Explores the stars, galaxies, planets, and other phenomena in the universe, and describes the history of human space exploration.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Neuburger, Emily K. J745.5 NEUBURG

Journal Sparks : Fire Up Your Creativity with Spontaneous Art, Wild Writing, and

Using words, drawing, collage, and observation-based list-making, award-winning author Emily K. Neuburger highlights the many paths into journaling. Her 60 interactive writing prompts and art how-tos help you to expand your imagination and stimulate your creativity. Every spread invites a new approach to filling a page…

Read more

Cover Image

by Krull, Kathleen JB-TYSON KRULL

Starstruck : the Cosmic Journey of Neil Degrasse Tyson

"A picture-book biography on science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson, the groundbreaking American astrophysicist whose work has inspired a generation of young scientists and astronomers to reach for the stars!"--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Williams, Brian, J940.53 WILLIAM

World War Ii

"Discover World War II facts and hear from people who lived through the war that shaped the modern world, from the cause of the conflict to the most important battles. From the prewar rise of Nazi Germany to the start of the war with the invasion of Poland in 1939 to the end of the war in 1945 and the Nuremburg Trials,…

Read more

Cover Image

by Collard, Sneed B. J598.72 COLLARD

Woodpeckers : Drilling Holes and Bagging Bugs

If you see a bird standing on the side of a tree banging its beak against the trunk, chances are you're watching a woodpecker. Woodpeckers not only dazzle us with their good looks and personality, they exhibit some of the most interesting behaviors in the animal world. Explore this dynamic, exciting group of birds with…

Read more

Cover Image

by Brimner, Larry Dane J323 BRIMNER

Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment

Recounts the 1947 government investigation into the motion picture industry by the House Un-American Activities Committee.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Mullenbach, Cheryl J940.5429 MULLENB

Torpedoed! : a World War Ii Story of a Sinking Passenger Ship and Two Children's

Recreates the events surrounding the attack by a German U-boat on the Athenia in 1939 through firsthand accounts and interviews with survivors.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Rubin, Susan Goldman J746.4609 RUBIN

The Quilts of Gee's Bend

In the rural community of Gee's Bend, Alabama, African American women have been making quilts for generations. Taught by their mothers, grandmothers, and aunts, these women use scraps of old overalls, aprons, bleached cornmeal sacks - anything they can find. The mere scraps are then transformed into spectacular works o…

Read more

Cover Image

by Pagano, David J777.7 PAGANO

The Lego Animation Book : Make Your Own Lego Movies!

"A guide to stop-motion LEGO animation, with instructions and exercises covering all the steps in the filmmaking process. Includes equipment suggestions, sound and lighting tips, animation and special effects techniques, storyboarding exercises, tricks for designing sets, and acting methods for minifigs"--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Kaner, Etta J720.47 KANER

Wild Buildings and Bridges : Architecture Inspired by Nature

"Many architects today are looking to plants and animals to help solve their design challenges. Inspired by how nature already works, these architects are coming up with innovative ways to cool buildings, withstand earthquakes and save energy. In Wild Buildings and Bridges, bestselling author Etta Kaner explores these …

Read more

Cover Image

by Crossley-Holland, Kevin J293.13 CROSSLE

Norse Myths : Tales of Odin, Thor, and Loki

The gods of the Vikings come to life as never before in this extraordinary illustrated anthology by Carnegie Medal-winning author Kevin Crossley-Holland and artist Jeffrey Alan Love. Fast-moving and ice-bright, these dramatic, enthralling and atmospheric tales are based on the Scandinavian myth cycle - one of the great…

Read more

Cover Image

by Palka, Yvonne, J751.4252 PALKA

Super Simple Sumi-e : Easy Asian Brush Painting for All Ages

"Creative children and curious adults will have fun learning the magic of sumi-e with the simple techniques illustrated in Super Simple Sumi-e. Learn how to make various sumi-e brush strokes and how to create animals, flowers, and bamboo with this friendly, easy-to-follow guide. Sumi-e means "ink picture" in Japanese. …

Read more

Cover Image

by Moore, Jeanette. J624.193 MOORE

Tunnels : with 25 Great Projects for Kids

"Moles, beavers, rabbits . . . these animals burrow tunnels in the ground every day! What other kind of creature makes tunnels? Humans! In Tunnels! With 25 Science Projects for Kids, kids ages 7 to 10 explore the fascinating world of passageways beneath the ground, dug deep within the earth through soil and rock. But w…

Read more

Cover Image

by Hopkins, Lee Bennett J811.6 HOPKINS

A Bunch of Punctuation

A collection of humorous poems about the functions of different punctuation marks.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Yellowhorn, Eldon, J970.0049 YELLOWH

Turtle Island : the Story of North America's First People

Discover the amazing story of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas from the end of the Ice Age to the arrival of the Europeans. You'll learn what people ate, how they expressed themselves through art, and how they adapted to the land. Archaeologists have been able to piece together what life may have been like pre-co…

Read more

Cover Image

by Rubin, Susan Goldman J746.4609 RUBIN

The Quilts of Gee's Bend

Explores the history and culture of a group of African American quilters from Gee's Bend, Alabama, offering details on the community and their traditions.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Stokes, Jonathan W. J938 STOKES

The Thrifty Guide to Ancient Greece : a Handbook for Time Travelers

"A snappy, informative travel guide for the time traveler complete with humorous maps, reviews of places to stay, and top attractions and tips on who to have lunch with"--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Hirsch, Rebecca E. J595.789 HIRSCH

The Monarchs Are Missing : a Butterfly Mystery

Monarch butterfly populations have been declining for the last two decades, and scientists aren't sure why. This book takes readers on a quest to discover what is happening and what scientists know. --…

Read more

Cover Image

by Price, Planaria J., JB REICHMANN PRICE

Claiming My Place : Coming of Age in the Shadow of the Holocaust

The true story of a young Jewish woman who survived the Holocaust by escaping to Nazi Germany and hiding in plain sight.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Adolph, Jonathan J507.8 ADOLPH

Mason Jar Science : 40 Slimy, Squishy, Super-cool Experiments

"Heatproof, transparent, and durable, the mason jar is a science lab just waiting to be discovered. Unlock its potential with 40 dynamic experiments for budding scientists ages 8 and up. Using just a jar and a few ordinary household items, children learn to create miniature clouds, tiny tornadoes, small stalactites, an…

Read more

Cover Image

by Ahpornsiri, Helen, J508 AHPORNS

Drawn from Nature

Carefully crafted illustrations made with real plants describe the wonders of nature as the seasons change.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Acevedo, Sylvia, JB ACEVEDO ACEVEDO

Path to the Stars : My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist

"The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was transformed by joining the Girl Scouts and who currently serves as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA."--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Baker, Kate, J591.77 BAKER

Secrets of the Sea

Traveling from the rock pools of the shoreline to the deepest depths of the ocean, a blending of illustrations and facts about marine animals provides an introduction to some of the ocean's rarely seen creatures.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Slingerland, Janet J530.078 SLINGER

Explore Atoms and Molecules!

Learn about atoms and molecules and how they connect with each other to form everything there is.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Jackson, Tom, J546 JACKSON

The Elements Book : a Visual Encyclopedia of the Periodic Table

Profiles every element on the periodic table and describes their properties, when they were discovered, and how they are used in household materials.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Steele, Philip, J948.022 STEELE

Vikings

Discusses Vikings and their history, including how they lived, the gods they worshipped, and what they believed about the afterlife.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Osborne, Mary Pope J976.4 OSBORNE

Texas : a Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #30: Hurricane Heroes in Texa

"Track the facts about the Alamo, the Galveston hurricane, and the great state of Texas! When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #30: Hurricane Heroes in Texas, they had lots of questions. Why is Texas called the Lone Star State? What was the Alamo? When was the Galveston hurricane? Why w…

Read more

Cover Image

by Kinew, Wab, J970.00497 KINEW

Go Show the World : a Celebration of Indigenous Heroes

Shares some of the accomplishments of Indigenous heroes, including Crazy Horse, Net-no-kwa, and John Herrington.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Mulder, Michelle, J712 MULDER

Going Wild : Helping Nature Thrive in Cities

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle readers, illustrated with many color photographs. Readers will find out what urban rewilding is and how it can make our lives (and our planet) safer and healthier.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Heinecke, Liz Lee, J745.5083 HEINECK

Star Wars Maker Lab

Offers young Star Wars fans projects and experiments inspired by the Star Wars universe, including instructions on making Jabba slime, Kyber crystals, and an Ewok catapult.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Nobleman, Marc Tyler J398.45 NOBLEMA

Fairy Spell : How Two Girls Convinced the World That Fairies Are Real

The true story of British cousins who fooled the world for more than 60 years with a remarkable hoax: photographs of real fairies. Exquisitely illustrated with art by Eliza Wheeler as well as the original photos taken by the girls.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Cerone, Lulu J361.7 CERONE

Philanthroparties! : a Party-planning Guide for Kids Who Want to Give Back

"This unique DIY party guide features thirty-six ideas on how to transform any holiday or social gathering into a chance to give back. A PhilanthroParty is a party with a purpose that will give you ideas for making social activism a part of your life. This book details over sixty-five causes and charities that Lulu and…

Read more

Cover Image

by Mills, Andrea J509.22 MILLS

100 Scientists Who Made History : Remarkable Scientists Who Shaped Our World

Full of the true-life stories of scientists and innovators who have shaped our society and how we see the world around us, this book puts major scientific discoveries into context. Readers learn who inspired whom, and which discoveries laid the groundwork for more amazing innovation.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Demi JB-CURIE DEMI

Marie Curie

The story of Marie Curie, the revolutionary scientist and Nobel Prize winner.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Yoe, Craig J818.602 YOE

Lol: a Load of Laughs and Jokes for Kids

"What do you get when you cross a wacky, jam-packed joke book with a kid who loves to LOL? A load of laughs and jokes for kids in this perfect book for young comedians!"--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Sanchez, Anita, J612.79 SANCHEZ

Itch! : Everything You Didn't Want to Know About What Makes You Scratch

Provides a scientific explanation for the reasons why people itch; describes the animals and plants responsible; and discusses how people have dealt with itching and the impact it has had in history.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Hopkinson, Deborah J940.5421 HOPKINS

D-day : the World War Ii Invasion That Changed History

"The WWII invasion of Allied troops into German-occupied Europe, known as D-Day, was the largest military endeavor in history. By the time it occurred on June 6, 1944, Hitler and the Axis powers had a chokehold grip on the European continent, which the Allies called "Fortress Europe." Behind enemy lines, Nazi Germany w…

Read more

Cover Image

by Martin, Ruth, J590 MARTIN

The Animal Book : over 100 Incredible Creatures and How We Share the Planet with

Animals are all around us, but sometimes we forget just how remarkable they are. In this beautiful hardback, we take a look at some of the world's most incredible creatures, from those you can spot in your back garden, to more endangered species in jungles, deserts, and freezing oceans. We also explore our relationship…

Read more

Cover Image

by Schmermund, Elizabeth. J720.483 SCHMERM

Skyscrapers! : with 25 Science Projects for Kids

Learn about the principles of engineering that are used in building skyscrapers, as well as the history of tall buildings and answer the burning question of how do skyscrapers stay standing?…

Read more

Cover Image

by Markle, Sandra J598.97 MARKLE

Snowy Owl Invasion! : Tracking an Unusual Migration

"A historically large irruption of snowy owls during the winter of 2013-2014 brought them across the eastern US, and farther south than usual. Scientists used this opportunity to attach GPS tracking devices to some snowy owls to increase understanding of their winter behavior and migration."--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Furstinger, Nancy, J636.0897 FURSTIN

Unstoppable : True Stories of Amazing Bionic Animals

"In this title, readers learn the stories of animals that are both benefitting from and helping out the world of prosthetic science - covering all species, situations, and science backgrounds. From the high-tech science of 3D printing, to inflatables, to toy wheels, this title has it all, including visits with subjects…

Read more

Cover Image

by Chambers, Veronica J303.484 CHAMBER

Resist : 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustic

"Before they were activists, they were just like you and me. From Frederick Douglass to Malala Yousafzai, Joan of Arc to John Lewis, Susan B. Anthony to Janet Mock these thirty-five profiles of remarkable figures show us what it means to take a stand and say no to injustice. This inspiring collection profiles men and w…

Read more

Cover Image

by Socha, Piotr, J595.799 SOCHA

Bees : a Honeyed History

"One part science, one part cultural history, and countless parts fascination, Bees celebrates the important role that these intriguing insects have played in our ecosystem throughout the ages. From Athena to Alexander the Great and from Egypt to Ethiopia, Bees explores different methods of beekeeping and uncovers the …

Read more

Cover Image

by Ellwood, Nancy J597.3 ELLWOOD

Sharkpedia

Through hundreds of photographs, diagrams, maps, and illustrations, readers will learn where sharks lurk, what they eat, and why they do what they do, as well as hear from scientists and shark-attack survivors.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Lynch, Dan R. J552.0075 LYNCH

Rock Collecting for Kids : an Introduction to Geology

With this book, you'll experience the excitement of finding, collecting, and identifying rocks and minerals.…

Read more

Cover Image

First Earth Encyclopedia

Covering the essential curriculum areas of human geography, physical geography, geology, and ecology, First Earth Encyclopedia is a comprehensive introduction to the world around us. The engaging style of DK's First Reference series is applied to such topics as where and how people live, how to use maps, weather, world…

Read more

Cover Image

by Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw J636.7 PATENT

Made for Each Other : Why Dogs and People Are Perfect Partners

Celebrates the bond between humans and their canine companions, discussing scientific insights that demonstrate how sharing one's life with a dog reduces stress, provides companionship, and increases safety.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Lawrence, Sandra J305.4092 LAWRENC

Anthology of Amazing Women : Trailblazers Who Dared to Be Different

From Aud the Deep-Minded to Malala Yousafzai, this beautifully illustrated collection introduces 50 diverse women who have pushed the boundaries of human excellence and endeavor to a new generation.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Bellos, Alex, J796.334 BELLOS

Soccer School. Season 1, Where Soccer Rules the World

"Welcome to Soccer School, where every class is about soccer! In science class, you'll find out how soccer players make sure they poop before games. In math, you'll figure out the odds of dying during the game. In drama, you'll learn about some famous foul fakers! History, English, geography, political science, physics…

Read more

Cover Image

by Nagara, Innosanto J303.61 NAGARA

The Wedding Portrait : the Story of a Photograph and Why Sometimes We Break the

The Wedding Portrait is an essential book for kids about standing up for what's right. Here are stories of direct action from around the world that are bookended by the author's wedding story. He and his bride led their wedding party to a protest, and were captured in a photo by the local newspaper kissing in front of …

Read more

Cover Image

by Gantos, Jack J808.02 GANTOS

Writing Radar : Using Your Journal to Snoop out and Craft Great Stories

A Newbery Award-winning author instructs young writers on drawing from their everyday lives to craft great stories, providing tips, illustrations, and sample stories.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Peirce, Lincoln J741.5973 PEIRCE

Big Nate. A Good Old-fashioned Wedgie

Nate endures a series of middle school hijinks and adventures while dealing with his crush on his baseball team's new pitcher.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Taylor, Sonya Renee J613.0424 TAYLOR

Celebrate Your Body (and Its Changes, Too!)

Discusses the physical changes that girls undergo during puberty, along with advice on maintaining good health and dealing with emotions and relationships with friends.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Chopra, Mallika. J158.1208 CHOPRA

Just Breathe : Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More

A meditation guide for teens offers specific mindfulness exercises to help deal with day-to-day challenges and includes tips to lead a happier, healthier, and more connected life.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Knight, Philip H., JB KNIGHT KNIGHT

Shoe Dog : a Memoir by the Creator of Nike ; Young Readers Edition

"Phil Knight opens up about how he went from being a track star at an Oregon high school to the founder of Nike"--…

Read more

Cover Image

by Stine, Megan J996.18 STINE

Where is Easter Island?

Describes Easter Island and tell how people first came to live there and discusses how they built the enormous statues and why.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Verdick, Elizabeth J152.47 VERDICK

How to Take the Grrrr out of Anger

"Kids need help learning how to manage their anger. Blending solid information and sound advice with humor and lively illustrations, these anger-management tips guide kids to understand that anger is normal and to learn they can express it in healthy ways. The book teaches them how to recognize anger in themselves and …

Read more

Cover Image

by Medina, Nico, JB LEIV MEDINA

Who Was Leif Erikson?

"Hold on to your Viking helmets as you learn about the first known European to set foot on North America in this exciting addition to the Who Was? Series! Leif Erikson was born to be an explorer. His father, Erik the Red, had established the first European settlement in present-day Greenland, and although he didn't yet…

Read more

Cover Image

by Yasuda, Anita, J398.2095 YASUDA

Explore Ancient Chinese Myths!

Explores ancient Chinese mythology through twenty-five projects, including making mooncakes, writing in Chinese, and designing a New Year's story board game.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Flynn, Sarah Wassner J363.728 FLYNN

This Book Stinks! : Gross Garbage, Rotten Rubbish, and the Science of Trash

Get up close and personal with a wonderful world of waste. From composting and recycling, to landfills and dumps, to how creative people are finding new ways to reuse rubbish. It's fun to talk trash when it's jam-packed with infographics, thematic spreads, photos, sidebars, stats, and facts. Also included are quizzes a…

Read more

Cover Image

Weird but True! 9 : 300 Outrageous Facts.

Offers a collection of true facts about animals, food, science, pop culture, outer space, geography, and weather.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Williams, Brian, J940.3 WILLIAM

World War I

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI, discusses the build-up to the war, along with battles, history, technology, and more. Fun facts, amazing pictures, quizzes.…

Read more

Cover Image

by Wills, Anna, J200 WILLS

Who Believes What? : Exploring the World's Major Religions

"Who believes what: The big book of world religions introduces young readers to the five major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, in a simple, visually engaging book that combines a search-and-find aspect with thoroughly researched information about the histories, places of worship, festivals …

Read more

Cover Image