Non-Fiction for Kids

All the Way to the Top: How One Girl's Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything Cover Image
By Annette Bay Pimentel, Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins (Foreword by), Nabi Ali (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492688976
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - March 10th, 2020

Experience the true story of lifelong activist Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins and her participation in the Capitol Crawl in this inspiring autobiographical picture book. This beautifully illustrated story includes a foreword from Jennifer and backmatter detailing her life and the history of the disability rights movement.


The Next President: The Unexpected Beginnings and Unwritten Future of America’s Presidents (Presidents Book for Kids; History of United States Presidents When They Were Young) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452174884
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 24th, 2020

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.


Mapping Sam Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062741226
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 2nd, 2018

A Bologna Ragazzi Award Special Mention!


Green Planet: Life in our Woods and Forests Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781944530976
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Published: 360 Degrees - October 1st, 2019

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.


Everything Awesome About Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Beasts! Cover Image
By Mike Lowery, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338359725
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Published: Orchard Books - October 15th, 2019

From the creative brain of Mike Lowery, discover the ULTIMATE book about all things prehistoric! Featuring fun facts, dinosaur jokes, comics, timelines, and more!


Terrible Times Tables Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781944903756
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 6th, 2019

"Math with mischief. . . . the combination of squick, naughtiness, and humor will hold gleeful attention."

(Kirkus Reviews)


Who Is Temple Grandin? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780451532510
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 7th, 2020

Autism did not stop her--in fact, it helped Temple Grandin become a brilliant scientist and inventor.


Who Was Ruth Bader Ginsburg? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524793531
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 3rd, 2019

You've probably seen her on T-shirts, mugs, and even tattoos. Now that famous face graces the cover of this Who Was? book.


Science Comics: Crows: Genius Birds Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781626728028
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Published: First Second - March 24th, 2020

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!


My Journey to the Stars Cover Image
By Scott Kelly, André Ceolin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524763770
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017

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.
 


How Cities Work (How Things Work) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781786570222
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Published: Lonely Planet - November 8th, 2016

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.


Show & Tell Me the World Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9783899557794
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Published: Little Gestalten - October 15th, 2016

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.


Illuminatlas (See 3 images in 1) Cover Image
By Carnovsky (Illustrator), Kate Davies
$30.00
ISBN: 9781786031679
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - October 4th, 2018

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.


Locomotive Cover Image
By Brian Floca, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781416994152
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Published: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books - September 3rd, 2013

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


Vincent's Starry Night and Other Stories: A Children's History of Art Cover Image
By Michael Bird, Kate Evans (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781780676159
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - August 23rd, 2016

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.


Science Comics: Plagues: The Microscopic Battlefield Cover Image
By Falynn Koch, Falynn Koch (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781626727526
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Published: First Second - August 29th, 2017

“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


Major Impossible (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #9) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781419737084
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - December 3rd, 2019

The ninth book in the bestselling series tells the story of John Wesley Powell, the one-armed geologist who explored the Grand Canyon


A Rock Is Lively Cover Image
By Dianna Hutts Aston, Sylvia Long (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452145556
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 4th, 2015

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.


The Wonders of Nature Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465485366
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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.


An Anthology of Intriguing Animals Cover Image
By DK
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465477026
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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?