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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 popular Nonfiction books for children.

 

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Weird but True! 9: 300 Outrageous Facts

Weird but True! 9: 300 Outrageous Facts

Offers a collection of true facts about animals, food, science, pop culture, outer space, geography, and weather.


Format: Book
Holds: 6 on 16 copies

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Animals in Winter

Animals in Winter
Bancroft, Henrietta

Describes the many different ways animals cope with winter, including migration, hibernation, and food storage.


Format: Book
Holds: 6 on 9 copies

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She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
Clinton, Chelsea

Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.


Format: Book
Holds: 6 on 43 copies

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How Underwear Got Under There: A Brief History / Kathy Shaskan ; Illustrated by Regan Dunnick

How Underwear Got Under There: A Brief History / Kathy Shaskan ; Illustrated by Regan Dunnick
Shaskan, Kathy

A humorous look at the science, fashion, and social ramifications of underwear throughout history.


Format: Book
Holds: 6 on 1 copies

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Best in Snow

Best in Snow
Sayre, April Pulley

"A photographic non-fiction picture book about the wonder of snowfall and the winter water cycle"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 6 on 12 copies

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The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin

The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin
Mosca, Julia Finley

Meet Dr. Temple Grandin--one of the world's quirkiest science heroes! When young Temple was diagnosed with autism, no one expected her to talk, let alone become one of the most powerful voices in modern science. Yet, the determined visual thinker did just that. Her unique mind allowed her to connect with animals in a special way, helping her invent groundbreaking improvements for farms around the globe!


Format: Book
Holds: 5 on 8 copies

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Coding Games in Scratch

Coding Games in Scratch
Woodcock, Jon

"If you like playing computer games, why not create your own? This book has all you need to build thrilling racing challenges, crazy platform games, and fiendish puzzles,"--page [4] of cover.


Format: Book
Holds: 6 on 13 copies

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Chew on This: Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food

Chew on This: Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food
Schlosser, Eric

A behind-the-scenes look at the fast food industry.


Format: Book
Holds: 6 on 6 copies

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Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic

Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic

"As the British Library unveils a very special new exhibition in the UK, Harry Potter: A History of Magic, readers everywhere are invited on an enchanting journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, from Care of Magical Creatures and Herbology to Defense Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, and more in this book uncovering thousands of years of magical history. Prepare to be amazed by artifacts released from the archives of the British Library, unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, and incredible illustrations from artist Jim Kay. Discover the truth behind the origins of the Philosopher's Stone, monstrous dragons, and troublesome trolls; examine real-life wands and find out what actually makes a mandrake scream; pore over remarkable pages from da Vinci's notebook; and discover the oldest atlas of the night sky. Carefully curated by the British Library and full of extraordinary treasures from all over the world, this is an unforgettable journey exploring the history of the magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories."--Cover flap.


Format: Book
Holds: 5 on 32 copies

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Feed Me Words: [40+ Bite-size Stories, Quizzes, and Puzzles to Make Spelling and Word Use Fun!]

Feed Me Words: [40+ Bite-size Stories, Quizzes, and Puzzles to Make Spelling and Word Use Fun!]
Hirschmann, Kris, 1967-

Collection of puzzles, quizzes, and food-themed stories intended to help prepare young readers for spelling in competitions and general writing.


Format: Book
Holds: 5 on 8 copies

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