Monday, April 24, 2006

Even More Juvenile Non-Fiction!

Come to the library and check out some of our new non-fiction titles:

Holyoke, Nancy. A Smart Girl's Guide to Manners. American Girl, 2005. J 395.1233 Hol
Full of quizzes and advice this title will help you brush up on your "behaving like a young lady" skills!

Brown, Monica. My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/La vida de Celia Cruz. Luna Rising, 2004. J 468 Bro SPA
Illustrated by Rafael Lopez, this title celebrates the life and music of the fabulous Celia Cruz.

Cumpiano, Ina. Quinito's Neighborhood/Al Vecindario de Quinito. Children's Book Press, 2005. J 468 Cum SPA
With illustrations by Jose Ramirez, this books tells the story of Quinito and the people who live and work in his neighborhood.

Morris, Ann and Heidi Larson. Tsunami: Helping Each Other. Millbrook Press, 2005.
J 551.4637 Mor
Filled with vivid photographs this title explains the devestation caused by the tsunami that hit Asia in 2004.

French, Vivian. T. Rex. Candlewick Press, 2004. J 567.91 Fre
A trip to the museum creates a conversation between grandfather and grandchild in this clever title. Illustrations by Alison Bartlett.

Markle, Sandra. Vultures. Lerner Publications Company, 2005. J 598.9 Mar
Learn all about these fierce birds and their quest for food.

Markle, Sandra. Tasmanian Devils. Lerner Publications Company, 2005. J 599.2 Mar
Find out why baby tasmanian devils are not just another cute marsupial in this title.

Markle, Sandra. Hyenas. Lerner Publications Company, 2005. J 599.74 Mar
Hyenas may look funny but they are tough creatures. Learn all about them in this fascinating book.

Markle, Sandra. Wolverines. Lerner Publications Company, 2005. J 599.766 Mar
Check out this title about our scavenger friends to the north, wolverines.

Markle, Sandra. Jackals. Lerner Publications Company, 2005. J 599.772 Mar
Though they may look like domestic dogs, jackals are dangerous scavengers of the African grasslands.

Bourgeois, Paulette. Fire Fighters. Kids Can Press, 1998. J 628.925
Learn all about these very important workers in your community! Illustrated by Kim LaFave.

Vaz, Mark Cotta. Caught in the Web: Dreaming Up the World of Spider-Man 2. Del Ray, 2004. J 791.4372 Vaz
Find out how all those very cool special effects were created in this exciting, visually oriented title!

Grandits, John. Technically It's Not My Fault: Concrete Poems. Clarion Books, 2004.
J 811.6 Gra
Young Hoosier Book Award Nominee 2006-2007
Cleverly constructed poems await the reader of this very neat collection.

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