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February 23, 2018

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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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New bilingual visual dictionary: English-French

New bilingual visual dictionary: English-French
Turhan, Sedat

Milet's New Bilingual Visual Dictionary series provides an entertaining way for children to learn words in two languages. The dictionary features useful, everyday words that will help learners to build their vocabulary. The words are grouped by subjects, so children can focus on one set of related words at a time. The text is large and easy to read, and the vector illustrations are colorful, detailed and highly realistic.


Format: Book
Holds: 12 on 14 copies

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The Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics
Hunter, Nick

Describes how the Winter Olympics started, how they are organized, star performers, and what can be expected at the 2014 games in Sochi, Russia.


Format: Book
Holds: 11 on 3 copies

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First Big Book of Why

First Big Book of Why
Shields, Amy


Format: Book
Holds: 10 on 15 copies

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Can I Touch your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship

Can I Touch your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship
Latham, Irene

Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is black, present paired poems about topics including family dinners, sports, recess, and much more. This relatable collection explores different experiences of race in America.


Format: Book
Holds: 10 on 18 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: 9 on 14 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: 9 on 18 copies

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Freeze Frame: A Photographic History of the Winter Olympics

Freeze Frame: A Photographic History of the Winter Olympics
Macy, Sue

Highlights in the history of the Winter Olympics from their inception in 1924 to today, including profiles of the Olympic athletes and information on the lesser-known winter sports. Also includes an Olympic almanac with information about each Olympiad.


Format: Book
Holds: 9 on 2 copies

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Feeling Angry

Feeling Angry
Douglass, Katie

"Harry is great at helping others deal with anger. He helps his dad keep cool when his dad is running late for work, soothes his sister's tantrums, and calms down his angry friend using strategies such as taking deep breaths, slowing down, counting to ten, and thinking about something else. But when Harry has to turn off his computer game, it's his turn to be angry. Join Harry and his friends and family to see how he decides to handle his own angry feelings. Everyday Feelings Series: Young children face many strong feelings, some of which can be difficult to handle. This series uses humor and compassion to show children how to help others--and themselves--feel better when dealing with challenging emotions. Lively art illustrates the stories with charm and energy. At the end of each book, a special section for adults presents ideas for helping children deal with feelings in healthy ways, as well as a list of recommended books for further reading. Also available is a free downloadable leader's guide for this series with additional information, discussion questions, and activities"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 9 on 10 copies

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Look What Brown Can Do!

Look What Brown Can Do!
Harris, T. Marie

"Learn the stories of new heroes and old alike in this modern Black History book built to inspire Brown children everywhere! Look what Brown can do! encourages us all to know, WE CAN TOO!"--Page [4] of cover.


Format: Book
Holds: 9 on 5 copies

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Let's Talk About Race

Let's Talk About Race
Lester, Julius

The author introduces the concept of race as only one component in an individual's or nation's "story."


Format: Book
Holds: 8 on 20 copies

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