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 Young Cyclist's Companion
Who doesn't remember what it feels like to be a young person on a bike? Cycling offers kids an unrivalled freedom and independence. With global cycling trends on a new, post-pandemic high, ever more young people are experiencing the joys of the beautiful machine. This book is aimed at young people who are just entering into the world of cycling. It explains all the basics: How to choose a bike (types of bike, getting the right fit), basic maintenance (changing a tyre, cleaning your bike), cycling techniques (pedalling, gearing, cornering, bunny hops) and next level cycling (competitions and training). Alongisde...
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"Part of the nonfiction Footprints series for middle-grade readers, this book examines our relationships with watersheds and what we need to do to protect them for future generations."--
Format: BookView Upstream, Downstream
Stitch by Stitch
Determined not to let history forget those who died of AIDS, activist Cleve Jones creates a memorial quilt to commemorate the lives of those lost and bring awareness to the disease. Includes a Names Project timeline.
Format: BookView Stitch by Stitch
How Do We Stop Climate Change?
Climate change is an important, yet complicated, subject. Beautiful illustrations from noted picture book illustrator Dragan Kordic combine with a straightforward narrative from science writer Tom Jackson to make this an enticing, fascinating, and illuminating read.
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"Are you getting enough sleep? Are you sure? This engaging, fact-packed look at the science of sleep will make you think again. For something that all humans (and most animals) do for hours every night, sleep is not as well understood as you might think. Scientists don't even really know why we sleep! But they know it's important. And this book takes readers through just why it's so important, what your body's doing while you're dreaming, what happens when you don't sleep enough, and why the science of sleep research began in a centipede-infested cave. With tons of fun facts...
Format: BookView Snoozefest