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November 23, 2017

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New Nonfiction Books for Children

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Nonfiction Books for children.

 

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Koala

Koala
Saxby, Claire

In a high tree fork, a grey ball unfurls. It's time for young Koala to leave his mother. Good luck, little Koala, you'll have many adventures finding a new home.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 12 copies

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Big Cats

Big Cats
Marsico, Katie, 1980-

From snow leopards to tigers, almost all of the worlds big cat species are in danger of dying out. These fierce predators live all over the world in many different habitats and play an important role in their local ecosystems. Readers will discover how human activities are harming the cats and what can be done to save them. They will also learn about big cats species that have already gone extinct and how big cats live in the wild.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 10 copies

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A Journey Through Transportation : From Hot Lava to A Spy Rocket

A Journey Through Transportation : From Hot Lava to A Spy Rocket
Jackson, Tom, 1972-

How did a volcanic eruption lead us to a robot spaceplane? Follow the link to find out ... Want to know how a simple clock helped sailors find their way? Or how sand was used to make the toughest spacecraft ever? A Journey Through Transportation reveals the amazing and often surprising links that have shaped science. Discover the inspiration behind great inventions and find out what lies ahead for the future of transportation.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 16 copies

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Vietnamese Immigrants: In Their Shoes

Vietnamese Immigrants: In Their Shoes
Henzel, Cynthia Kennedy, 1954-

Offers readers a compelling look into the lives, challenges, and successes of Vietnamese immigrants. Additional features include a Fast Facts page, a timeline, informative photo captions, critical-thinking questions,primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, additional resources for further study, and an index.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Many: The Diversity of Life on Earth

Many: The Diversity of Life on Earth
Davies, Nicola, 1958-

The more we study the world around us, the more living things we discover every day. The planet is full of millions of species of plants, birds, animals, and microbes, and every single one including us is part of a big, beautiful, complicated pattern. When humans interfere with parts of the pattern, by polluting the air and oceans, taking too much from the sea, and cutting down too many forests, animals and plants begin to disappear. What sort of world would it be if it went from having many types of living things to having just one?


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 14 copies

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New bilingual visual dictionary: English-Korean

New bilingual visual dictionary: English-Korean
Turhan, Sedat


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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Lunchbox Words

Lunchbox Words
West, Tracey, 1965-

Presents lunchbox notes crafted to feature vocabulary words for language development, offering a word used in context along with its definition, its pronunciation, and a quick spelling lesson.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 8 copies

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Draw 50 Sea Creatures: The Step-by-step Way to Draw Fish, Sharks, Mollusks, Dolphins, and More

Draw 50 Sea Creatures: The Step-by-step Way to Draw Fish, Sharks, Mollusks, Dolphins, and More
Ames, Lee J.

"Part of the best-selling Draw 50 series this step-by-step guide to drawing various fish, sharks, oysters, bottlenose dolphins, crabs, polar bears, coral, and other ocean life is for artists of all levels. In this new installment of Lee J. Ames's beloved Draw 50 series, readers will find easy-to-follow, step-by-step visual lessons on sketching and rendering all kinds of sea and ocean-dwelling creatures. Animals and plants from in and near the water featured in the book include clownfish, whale sharks, sea otters, dolphins, turtles and more"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 16 copies

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10 Fascinating Facts About Sharks

10 Fascinating Facts About Sharks
Koestler-Grack, Rachel A., 1973-

"Introduces the reader to sharks"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 14 copies

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Tennis Legends

Tennis Legends
Butler, Erin


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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