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February 19, 2018

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Children : Popular Childrens Nonfiction

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Popular Nonfiction Books for Children

 

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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The Magic School Bus: Inside the Earth

The Magic School Bus: Inside the Earth
Cole, Joanna

On a special field trip in the magic school bus, Ms Frizzle's class learn at first hand about different kinds of rocks and the formation of the earth.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 19 copies

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What Does It Mean to Be Kind?

What Does It Mean to Be Kind?
DiOrio, Rana

Teaches children about what it means to be kind by discussing the importance of caring, patience, forgiveness and acceptance, giving children and adults alike the opportunity to live more fully and richly.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 8 copies

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Hailstones and Halibut Bones: Adventures in Color

Hailstones and Halibut Bones: Adventures in Color
O'Neill, Mary Le Duc, 1908-1990

Twelve poems reflect the author's feelings about various colors.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 1 copies

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How A House Is Built

How A House Is Built
Gibbons, Gail

Describes how the surveyor, heavy machinery operators, carpenter crew, plumbers, and other workers build a house.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 2 copies

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Silent Days, Silent Dreams

Silent Days, Silent Dreams
Say, Allen

A fictionalized biography of James Castle, a deaf, autistic artist whose drawings hang in major museums throughout the world.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 14 copies

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Kid Artists: True Tales of Childhood From Creative Legends

Kid Artists: True Tales of Childhood From Creative Legends
Stabler, David


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 6 copies

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What Were You Thinking?: A Story About Learning to Control your Impulses

What Were You Thinking?: A Story About Learning to Control your Impulses
Smith, Bryan, 1978-

"Third-grader Braden loves to be the center of attention. His comic genius, as he sees it, causes his friends to look at him in awe. But when his ill-timed jokes and actions result in interrupting class or hurting others, it's time for a lesson about impulse control"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 6 copies

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This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids From Around the World

This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids From Around the World
Lamothe, Matt

Follow the real lives of seven kids from Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia for a single day! In Japan Kei plays Freeze Tag, while in Uganda Daphine likes to jump rope. But while the way they play may differ, the shared rhythm of their days--and this one world we all share--unites them. This genuine exchange provides a window into traditions that may be different from our own as well as a mirror reflecting our common experiences. Inspired by his own travels, Matt Lamothe transports readers across the globe and back with this luminous and thoughtful picture book.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 20 copies

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Understanding Myself: A Kid's Guide to Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings

Understanding Myself: A Kid's Guide to Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings
Lamia, Mary C.

Learn about different emotions, what they mean, how they make you act, and why you have them.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 5 copies

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Before She Was Harriet

Before She Was Harriet
Cline-Ransome, Lesa

A lush and lyrical biography of Harriet Tubman, written in verse. An evocative poem and opulent watercolors come together to honor a woman of humble origins whose courage and compassion make her larger than life.


Format: Book
Holds: 4 on 15 copies

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