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.
Kid Chef Junior Every Day
"Help kids develop their cooking know-how as they make tasty, wholesome meals the whole family can share. With easy-to-make recipes--approved by both kids and grown-ups!--Kid Chef Junior Everyday is the perfect kids' cookbook for any busy day. The colorful photos included with every recipe help young chefs pick the recipe they want to make. By helping cook their own meals, they'll learn essential skills and get excited to try new foods!"--Amazon.com.
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A joyful, inspiring informational picture book that introduces readers to eleven young people from around the world who didn't wait until they were grown to speak up about things that matter to them and change the world for the better.
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Just You and Me
"All over the world, unlikely pairs of plants and animals work together. Under the sea, the stinging anemone protects the boxer crab in exchange for food. In the desert, the woodpecker shelters inside a tall saguaro cactus and then distributes its seeds so more will grow. Near the water, the mighty hippopotamus stays pest-free because of the hungry egret that rides comfortably on its back. Even humans have to do our part--we depend on Earth for our survival, so we must do our best to protect our amazing planet." -- Amazon.com.
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When We Say Black Lives Matter
In this exuberant exploration of the Black Lives Matter motto, a loving narrator relays to a young Black child the strength and resonance behind the words.
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A Troop of Kangaroos
"A party of jays, a parade of elephants, a stench of skunks, and so many more make up this delightfully funny and informative picture book about animal group names! Packed with vibrant art, young readers will not only learn what we call certain groups of animals, but it will tickle them with literal images. That party of jays? Those birds have party hats and streamers galore!"--
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Inspired by a real incident, this look at the pollution crisis in our oceans follows one of the ducks as it is washed away on ocean currents, encountering plastic-endangered whales and sea turtles and passing through the giant floating island of marine debris known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. A picture book with an ultimately hopeful message about environmental issues and the state of our oceans. An end map documents the widely scattered journey of the real-life plastic ducks, showing where they have been found, as well as facts about the ways plastic is affecting various parts of the...
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The Ghouls' Guide to Good Grammar
"Monsters such as zombies, werewolves, and ghouls explain basic rules of grammar, including correct punctuation, appropriate word choices, and contractions"--
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A Shelter for Sadness
A small boy creates a shelter for his sadness so that he can visit it whenever he needs to, and the two of them can cry, talk, or just sit. The boy knows that one day his sadness may come out of the shelter, and together they will look out at the world and see how beautiful it is.
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Before We Stood Tall
"In this poetic exploration of how trees help one another grow, readers follow along as the story of a tree's lifecycle is told in reverse -- from mature giants to saplings to small sprouts to seeds waiting to pop."--
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Hoop Kings 2
A collection of poems that celebrate contemporary NBA basketball stars, including Anthony Davis, Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, LeBron James and Luka Doncic.
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