Non-Fiction for Kids
2021 Schneider Family Book Award Young Children's Honor Book (American Library Association)
An inspiring and informative book for kids about the past and future of America's presidents.
Who will be the NEXT president? Could it be you? When George Washington became the first president of the United States, there were nine future presidents already alive in America, doing things like practicing law or studying medicine.
A Bologna Ragazzi Award Special Mention!
Every creature in the forest—from the tiny beetle to the giant bear—depends on trees for survival. Trees give off oxygen for living things to breathe, and they provide a home for countless bugs and animals all over the planet. This engaging book introduces children to the wildlife that lives in the world’s forests.
From the creative brain of Mike Lowery, discover the ULTIMATE book about all things prehistoric! Featuring fun facts, dinosaur jokes, comics, timelines, and more!The Boys' Book of Survival meets Dav Pilkey with a prehistoric twist, in this definitive, go-to book about everything AWESOME you EVER wanted to know about dinosaurs.
"Math with mischief. . . . the combination of squick, naughtiness, and humor will hold gleeful attention."
Autism did not stop her--in fact, it helped Temple Grandin become a brilliant scientist and inventor.
You've probably seen her on T-shirts, mugs, and even tattoos. Now that famous face graces the cover of this Who Was? book.
That's something to crow about! Learn all about these genius birds in Kyla Vanderklugt's Science Comics: Crows, the latest volume in First Second’s action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly was the first to spend an entire year in space! Discover his awe-inspiring journey in this fascinating picture book memoir (the perfect companion to his adult book Endurance) that takes readers from Scott’s childhood as an average student to his record-breaking year among the stars.
Get ready to explore the city in a whole new way. This innovative book for younger readers is packed with city facts, loads of flaps to lift, and unfolding pages to see inside buildings and under the streets.
Children aged 5+ can learn about skyscrapers, subway systems and stinky sewers.
Oodles of painted images simultaneously explain daily life while welcoming readers to indulge in the details. As the pages unfold, Show & Tell Me The World guides readers through the nuances of everyday life. Otto, the young furry protagonist, is seen on every page partaking in various daily activities.
Set off on a journey around the world like no other! Use your three-color lens to explore the continents: use your green lens to see the landscape, the red lens to see plants and animals, and the blue lens to see cultural highlights and famous buildings.
The Caldecott Medal Winner, Sibert Honor Book, and New York Times bestseller Locomotive is a rich and detailed sensory exploration of America’s early railroads, from the creator of the “stunning” (Booklist) Moonshot.
It is the summer of 1869, and trains, crews, and family are traveling together, riding America’s brand-new
Go on an enthralling journey through 40,000 years of art and learn about everything from cave paintings to Cubism! Written by educator and art historian Michael Bird, and illustrated by Kate Evans, Vincent's Starry Night and Other Stories is made up of 68 chapters of stories about art through the ages.
This useful introduction to the topic of disease and immunity is recommended for graphic novel enthusiasts or as a companion text in science classes.School Library Journal
The ninth book in the bestselling series tells the story of John Wesley Powell, the one-armed geologist who explored the Grand Canyon
From the creators of the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet, A Seed Is Sleepy, A Butterfly Is Patient, and A Nest Is Noisy comes this gorgeous and informative introduction to the fascinating world of rocks. From dazzling blue Lapis Lazuli to volcanic Snowflake Obsidian, an incredible variety of rocks are showcased in all their splendor.$19.99ISBN: 9781465485366Availability: Normally we can get this book to the store for you in a day or two. During the seasonal rush, this might not be possible.Published: DK Children - September 3rd, 2019
Explore the curiosities of planet Earth and marvel at the beauty of the natural world in a new way.
From opals to orchids and tapirs to toadstools, this beautiful collection brings more than 100 incredible items from the natural world to life. Perfect for all the nature-loving readers on the planet we call home.$19.99ISBN: 9781465477026Availability: Normally we can get this book to the store for you in a day or two. During the seasonal rush, this might not be possible.Published: DK Children - October 2nd, 2018
From lions and butterflies to sharks and spiders, there's an animal for everyone in this animal encyclopedia with a twist!
With stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations, this animal encyclopedia explores the wildlife of the world, from the most massive whales to the smallest insects. Which one is your new favorite?