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December 18, 2017

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New Nonfiction Books for Children

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Nonfiction Books for children.

 

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MARCH FORWARD, GIRL: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine

MARCH FORWARD, GIRL: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine
BEALS, MELBA PATTILLO.

Combined with emotive drawings and photos, this memoir paints a vivid picture of Beals powerful early journey on the road to becoming a champion for equal rights, an acclaimed journalist, a best-selling author, and the recipient of this country s highest recognition, the Congressional Gold Medal.


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Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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Hockey Legends

Hockey Legends
Wiseman, Blaine


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Once Upon A Jungle

Once Upon A Jungle
Knowles, Laura

Enter the jungle with this striking book that animates the food chain through saturated color illustrations and simple poetic language. Children will learn how the circle of life fuels the jungle ecosystem, supporting life up the food chain only to start again literally at ground level. Young readers will enjoy exploring the illustrations for the many animals hiding between and under the leaves and flowers and in the treetops. The book closes with an expansive gatefold.


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Holds: 0 on 14 copies

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Coding for Kids: Create your Own Videogames With Scratch

Coding for Kids: Create your Own Videogames With Scratch
Coder Kids

Explains how to use the programming language Scratch to create computer games, presenting projects that can be altered as young readers gain proficiency.


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Holds: 0 on 10 copies

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Ibtihaj Muhammad: Muslim American Campion Fencer and Olympian

Ibtihaj Muhammad: Muslim American Campion Fencer and Olympian
Faust, Daniel R.

The first Muslim American woman to wear a hijab while competing for the United States in the Olympics, Ibtihaj Muhammad has become a symbol of diversity and tolerance for America. Muhammad has broken the mold by becoming a standout female Muslim American athlete and is an inspiration to many. In 2016, Muhammad reached the high point of her fencing career so far, becoming the first female Muslim American athlete to earn a medal at the Olympic Games. Full-color photographs and a detailed timeline provide readers with essential information into Muhammad's life.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Brown Bears

Brown Bears
Arnold, Quinn M.

"A kindergarten-level introduction to brown bears, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests they call home, and such defining features as their strong, humped shoulders"--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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Snowy Owl Invasion!: Tracking An Unusual Migration

Snowy Owl Invasion!: Tracking An Unusual Migration
Markle, Sandra

"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."--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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Letting Go: A Girl's Guide to Breaking Free of Stress and Anxiety

Letting Go: A Girl's Guide to Breaking Free of Stress and Anxiety
Fonseca, Christine, 1966-


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Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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One Fun Day With Lewis Carroll: A Celebration of Wordplay and A Girl Named Alice

One Fun Day With Lewis Carroll: A Celebration of Wordplay and A Girl Named Alice
Krull, Kathleen

The wordsmith Lewis Carroll is famed for the freewheeling world of Wonderland in his beloved classics Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. In this gloriously illustrated picture book, Carroll's childlike love of life is showcased alongside his brilliance at creating and adapting playful words and phrases.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Francis of Assisi: He Who Spoke With Animals

Francis of Assisi: He Who Spoke With Animals
Elschner, Géraldine

Describes the life of Saint Francis of Assisi.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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