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December 12, 2017

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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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Traveling the Blue Road: Poems of the Sea

Traveling the Blue Road: Poems of the Sea

Gorgeous illustrations surround a collection of poetry written for children about the magic, beauty, and promise of sea voyages. Compiled and edited by award-winning poet Lee Bennett Hopkins, the poems describe how the sea has historically shone as a metaphor for hope and despair and served as a pathway for people searching for new life, including poems about the pilgrims coming to the New World, the Mariel boatlift, the Vietnamese boat people, a Dutch slave ship, the current migration situation in the Mediterranean, and the voyage of the St. Louis.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Year in Sports 2018

Year in Sports 2018


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Holds: 0 on 12 copies

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Doll Crafts: A Kid's Guide to Making Simple Dolls, Clothing, Accessories, and Houses

Doll Crafts: A Kid's Guide to Making Simple Dolls, Clothing, Accessories, and Houses
Carlson, Laurie M., 1952-

These concepts guide award-winning children s author Laurie Carlson s Doll Crafts, which opens up the world of doll making to children. The emphasis is on following basic instructions that are clearly illustrated with line drawings in order to help children develop creative, open-ended projects that result in unique dolls and doll play.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Coco: The Essential Guide

Coco: The Essential Guide
Dakin, Glenn

Explore the art of the Disney movie Coco! Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector. Follow along with word-for-word narration as, together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.


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Holds: 0 on 16 copies

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Nina: Jazz Legend and Civil-rights Activist Nina Simone

Nina: Jazz Legend and Civil-rights Activist Nina Simone
Brière-Haquet, Alice, 1979-

A stunning picture-book biography of the High Priestess of Soul and one of the greatest voices of the 20th century.


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Holds: 0 on 12 copies

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What Was the Age of the Dinosaurs?

What Was the Age of the Dinosaurs?
Stine, Megan

Presents facts about the prehistoric world in which dinosaurs lived, the types of dinosaurs that lived in different time periods, and how dinosaur bones are discovered and studied.


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Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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Teaching STEM Outdoors: Activities for Young Children

Teaching STEM Outdoors: Activities for Young Children
Selly, Patty Born

"Research shows that an increasing number of early care and education providers want to take children outdoors more often and see real value in nature-based learning. This book will help them articulate connections between nature play, outdoor experiences, and STEM learning in young children. The book will include activities, examples, and resources for readers"--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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I Am Vincent Van Gogh

I Am Vincent Van Gogh
Martín i Roig, Gabriel, 1970-

I Am Vincent van Gogh introduces readers, ages ten and up, to one of the world's most famous painters. Van Gogh's life is as fascinating as his paintings. Although always interested in art, van Gogh did not start painting until his late twenties. Once he started, van Gogh created some of the world's best-known paintings including "Sunflowers" and "The Starry Night." Roig brings van Gogh's story to life as if van Gogh were speaking directly to the reader. Precise explanations of art movements and terms are provided for readers.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Astronomer

Astronomer
Bailey, R. J.

"Carefully leveled text and vibrant photographs introduce early fluent readers to a career in astronomy. Includes infographics, an activity, glossary, and index."--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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Montana

Montana
Heinrichs, Ann

"From the snow-capped peaks of Glacier National Park to Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, there's lots to see and do in Montana! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that make Montana special"--Publisher's website.


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