New Nonfiction Books for Kids
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Nonfiction Books for kids.
The Brilliant Calculator
"This STEM/STEAM picture book tells the story of Edith Clarke, the innovator who solved an electrical mystery and built the first graphing calculator--from paper, an accomplishment that helped her become of the first woman electrical engineer in America"--
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What Is the Story of Captain Picard?
"Star Trek stands as one of the most popular science-fiction series of all time, and Captain Picard is one of its fan-favorite characters thanks to his inspiring quotes and brilliant leadership. As the captain of the starship USS Enterprise, Picard has taken viewers with him on adventures through space for decades. Now, young fans can learn even more about the famous character, including details about his obsessions with Earl Grey tea and Shakespeare"--
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Create and Conquer!
"This is your one-stop guide to everything you need to be a pro Roblox builder. Celebrating the hottest to the weirdest games out there, this book is packed with quizzes and tips for how to build the best games ever"--Back cover.
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As a child, Shakira was obsessed with singing, writing songs, and dancing whenever she could. She recorded her first album at the age of 13 and son became a star, winning many awards and creating hits enjoyed by people everywhere. With her fame, she started a foundation to help children in developing countries across the world. This amazing story of the Latin-American icon features a fact and photo section at the back.
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"Everything seemed set against Chaunte Lowe. Growing up with a single mother in Paso Robles, California, where she experienced food insecurity, homelessness, and domestic abuse, Chaunte couldn't imagine a future that offered a different sort of life. But then, one day, she turned on the TV and there was Flo Jo, competing in the Olympics and shattering records in track and field. Almost immediately, Chaunte knew what she wanted to do. She started running. With the help of a small community of friends, family, and coaches, Chaunte worked as hard as she could - both in the classroom and out...
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"A remarkable true WWII account of the maritime attack on the RMS Laconia off the West African coast"--
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Inside the World of Dungeons & Dragons
Delve into all there is to know about the latest campaigns, fantastical realms, and monstrous foes within Dungeons & Dragons.
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Totally Random Questions
Filled with bite-sized answers to a range of questions about our wonderfully wild world, this ultimate resource covers such topics as animals, science, sports, food, and pop culture.
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Never Give up
"This picture book biography introduces Hungarian American biochemist Katalin Karikó, who played a critical role in developing the mRNA vaccine for COVID-19. Follow the journey of Katalin (Kati) Karikó from her childhood in rural Hungary"--
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What Do We Know About the Roswell Incident?
"In 1947, an unusual object crashed in the New Mexico desert and was recovered by the Roswell Army Air Field officers. People everywhere began to speculate what the object could be. Could it possibly be a flying saucer? Would that be proof of aliens and life beyond Earth? Even decades later, some people still believe that the Roswell Incident is the most famous UFO sighting ever. Still, those who worked at the airfield insist it was just a weather balloon that had fallen from the sky. Was the Roswell Incident evidence of alien life, a government cover-up, or just a...
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