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.
My Heart Flies Open
"A sequence of 15 yoga poses and affirmations to help young readers process negative emotions, move through their feelings, and be at peace in their bodies"--
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The Universe and You
"During the night, as a child sleeps in her bedroom, the reader is taken on an exploration of our solar system, galaxies beyond, and finally the universe as a whole"--
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A Kids Book About Change
Change is impossible to avoid because it happens ALL the time! In this book, the author speaks on how to cope with and embrace life's changes by recounting personal stories and asking kids pointed questions. Empathetic and encouraging, this book emphasizes talking through life's many changes with the people you care about and trust.
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Vincent Van Gogh
Young children can meet Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh and learn what led him to paint his striking self-portraits and the landscapes that inspired his iconic Wheat Fields.
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A picture book biography of the life of American painter Georgia O'Keeffe. Includes a time line of her works as well as related art appreciation activities.
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Holidays at Hogwarts
Enter the festive world of LEGO® Harry Potter™ and visit Hogwarts for a spellbinding winter holiday. Celebrate the season with your favorite LEGO Harry Potter minifigures and join them for a feast in the Great Hall. Admire the castle’s decorations and get ready to hit the dance floor at the Yule Ball. Head to the Gryffindor common room to play a game of wizard chess, warm up in front of a roaring log fire, and join Harry as he exchanges gifts with friends. Sprinkled with festive scenes and the latest LEGO Advent Calendars, sets, and minifigures,...
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"Look and look again . . . at the sense which lets us see: Sight! Award-winning authors and artists Romana Romanyshyn and Andriy Lesiv achieve a remarkable fusion of a far-reaching scientific and historical exploration of the phenomenon of sight with a philosophic reflection on its nature. A stunning sequence of rich infographics provoke the reader to look . . . learn . . . and think"--
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"Award-winning children's author Anita Ganeri takes curious kids who love learning to the most incredible locations in the world. This science book for kids includes breathtaking images and mind-blowing facts about our majestic home -- Earth! Turn the pages to discover natural wonders, stunning vistas and other jaw-dropping places from around the world. Over 100 far-flung locations around the globe with areas so incredible you'll barely be able to believe they are real! Mount Everest and the Eiffel Tower are two of the most famous places to see on earth, but what if we told you our planet has more...
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Beaver and Otter Get Along...sort of
"A family of beavers love their pond, which they've worked hard to turn from a bedraggled landscape into a thriving wetland. But when a family of otters move in and start reaping the rewards of the beavers' efforts, the only thing the beavers can do is tolerate their new neighbors as best they can. Despite the fact that the otters can be rather annoying, the two species eventually strike a balance, and in the process benefits the rich new ecosystem around them"--
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History Is Delicious
"From well-known cultures to those just being rediscovered ... [this book] explores the history of different dishes, cultural traditions, and even a few great recipes ... Discover the role cuisine plays in the fabric of unique cultures from around the world"--
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