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December 11, 2017

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

 

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El Deafo

El Deafo
Bell, Cece

The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her "superpower."


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 14 on 71 copies

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Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos

Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos
Brown, Monica, 1969-

"Chronicles Frida's life -- from her childhood to her rise as one of the world's most influential painters -- capturing the beauty and strength of Frida's creative spirit, which carried her through tragedy and triumph, and the animals that inspired her along the way." -- Book jacket.


Format: Book
Holds: 12 on 10 copies

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Sitting Still Like A Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents)

Sitting Still Like A Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents)
Snel, Eline


Format: Book
Holds: 12 on 11 copies

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Silent Days, Silent Dreams

Silent Days, Silent Dreams
Say, Allen

A fictionalized biography of James Castle, a deaf, autistic artist whose drawings hang in major museums throughout the world.


Format: Book
Holds: 11 on 8 copies

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A Pebble for your Pocket: Mindful Stories for Children and Grown-ups

A Pebble for your Pocket: Mindful Stories for Children and Grown-ups
Nhất Hạnh

Offers various practices that children can do on their own or with others that will help them to transform anger and unhappiness and reconnect to the wonders of nature, and the joy of living in the present moment.


Format: Book
Holds: 11 on 3 copies

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Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation Into Space

Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation Into Space
Shetterly, Margot Lee

Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes.


Format: Book
Holds: 11 on 49 copies

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The Way I Feel

The Way I Feel
Cain, Janan

Illustrations and rhyming text portray children experiencing a range of emotions, including frustration, shyness, jealousy, and pride. Feelings are neither good nor bad, they simply are. Kids need words to name their feelings, just as they need words to name foood, clothes, toys, people, etc. Strong, colorful, and expressive images go along with the verses to help children connect the word and the emotion. -- From book jacket.


Format: Book
Holds: 10 on 5 copies

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Malala's Magic Pencil

Malala's Magic Pencil
Yousafzai, Malala, 1997-

Malala's first picture book will inspire young readers everywhere to find the magic all around them. As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil. She would use it to make everyone happy, to erase the smell of garbage from her city, to sleep an extra hour in the morning. But as she grew older, Malala saw that there were more important things to wish for. She saw a world that needed fixing. And even if she never found a magic pencil, Malala realized that she could still work hard every day to make her wishes come true.


Format: Book
Holds: 10 on 18 copies

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The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice

The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice
Pfeffer, Wendy, 1929-

Describes how and why daylight grows shorter as winter approaches, the effect of shorter days on animals and people, and how the winter solstice has been celebrated throughout history. Includes activities.


Format: Book
Holds: 10 on 25 copies

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It's My Body

It's My Body
Freeman, Lory


Format: Book
Holds: 10 on 3 copies

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