New Nonfiction Books for Kids
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Nonfiction Books for kids.
Beaver and Otter Get Along...sort of
"A family of beavers love their pond, which they've worked hard to turn from a bedraggled landscape into a thriving wetland. But when a family of otters move in and start reaping the rewards of the beavers' efforts, the only thing the beavers can do is tolerate their new neighbors as best they can. Despite the fact that the otters can be rather annoying, the two species eventually strike a balance, and in the process benefits the rich new ecosystem around them"--
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History Is Delicious
"From well-known cultures to those just being rediscovered ... [this book] explores the history of different dishes, cultural traditions, and even a few great recipes ... Discover the role cuisine plays in the fabric of unique cultures from around the world"--
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The Junior Astrologer's Handbook
"The Junior Astrologer's Handbook is intended for children who are curious about the stars, signs, and the zodiac, and how this might affect their life or can be used to help guide them in friendships, family relationships, and school. This guide will also invoke mindfulness, self-care, creativity, and a connection with nature. It will be fully illustrated like our The Junior Witch's Handbook and speak to a similar audience of new age/spiritual kids and their families"--
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My Life With ADHD
"Meet Annabelle! She loves to draw and play her ukulele. She also has Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Annabelle is real and so are her experiences. Learn about her life in this illustrated narrative nonfiction picture book for elementary students"--
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My Life With Deafness
"Meet Danton! He loves his dogs and playing football. He's also deaf. Danton is real and so are his experiences. Learn about his life in this illustrated narrative nonfiction picture book for elementary students"--
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Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul
"Stories to help today's preteens be the happiest, best versions of themselves"--
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Little Iris grew up with fashion and flair all around her-- from her grandparents' fabric collections to her parents' stylish boutiques. Exploring New York via the subway, she fell in love with the city's eccentric style as a young girl. As she grew into a young woman, she made it her business to bring, fun, color, and flair to life... and the freely express herself. This inspiring story of the designer and fashion icon features a fact and photo section at the back.
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A Quick History of Money
"Why is a $5 bill worth $5? Where do coins come from? What do banks actually do? Discover the answers to these and more in this crash course from ancient cashless societies to ... very modern cashless societies. The history of buying, selling, saving, and stealing is full of crazy stories and unbelievable facts, proving that while it might sound all grown-up and series, money sure is funny." -- Back cover.
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"Nancy Pelosi is a beacon of patriotism and integrity, demonstrating strength and leadership in her over 30 years in public office. A politician, mother of five, and tireless advocate for the underprivileged, she has dedicated her life to correcting injustice and inequality, and she serves her country with confidence and compassion. Rising from the California Democratic Party Chair to House Minority Leader to become the first woman Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi is a gifted leader and an inspiration to young women everywhere. This picture book chronicles the life of one of the United States's most influential women, telling...
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The Vegan Cookbook for Kids
A collection of easy-to-follow recipes for delicious vegan food. It also teaches readers about plant-based ingredients, kitchen tools, and cooking safety.
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