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.
Never Give up
"This picture book biography introduces Hungarian American biochemist Katalin Karikó, who played a critical role in developing the mRNA vaccine for COVID-19. Follow the journey of Katalin (Kati) Karikó from her childhood in rural Hungary"--
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What Do We Know About the Roswell Incident?
"In 1947, an unusual object crashed in the New Mexico desert and was recovered by the Roswell Army Air Field officers. People everywhere began to speculate what the object could be. Could it possibly be a flying saucer? Would that be proof of aliens and life beyond Earth? Even decades later, some people still believe that the Roswell Incident is the most famous UFO sighting ever. Still, those who worked at the airfield insist it was just a weather balloon that had fallen from the sky. Was the Roswell Incident evidence of alien life, a government cover-up, or just a...
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"A kids' guide to insects and their habitats"--
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My First Garden
"Filled with inspiration, advice, tips, and step-by-step instructions, this gardening book encourages kids to get their hands dirty as they learn to grow plants, from vegetables to wildflower meadows"--
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"Travel across the Pokémon world like never before. Join Ash on an epic journey, meeting new friends and Pokémon along the way! Discover hidden villages, surf tropical waves, and explore historic castles. Find out Ash's top tips, must-sees, and what to pack for a perfect Pokémon trip"-- Back cover.
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"In 2020, Kimberly Annece Henderson started emaline and 'nem, an Instagram-based archival image repository that features portraiture of everyday African Americans from the late 1800s and early 1900s. Dear Yesteryear is a beautiful and lyrical continuation of that project that addresses the past, honoring the ancestors who made the present possible and celebrating the ordinary goings on of Black Americans."--Publisher marketing.
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Lia & Luís
"When Brazilian American twins Lia and Luís receive a jigsaw puzzle from their grandmother, they must quickly solve it to figure out its secret message."--
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"When Florence Nightingale decided as a teenager that she wanted to become a nurse, her parents tried to talk her out of it, claiming that it wasn't a suitable profession for a woman. But she persisted in her career and went on to save countless lives of patients, especially of soldiers. Known as 'The Lady with the Lamp,' she is widely considered to be the founder of modern nursing." --
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The Forest in the Sea
"An exploration of seaweed's role in marine ecosystems and climate change solutions"--
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The Monkey Trial
Revealing little-known facts about the fight to teach evolution in schools, this riveting account of the dramatic 1925 Scopes Trial (aka “the Monkey Trial”) speaks directly to today’s fights over what students learn, the tension between science and religion, the influence of the media on public debate, and the power of one individual to change history.
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