Tuyen, P.D. Classic Origami. Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. J 736.982 Tuy
Learn how to make an origami fish, fox and even an owl!
Dress, Roberts. How to Draw SpongeBob Squarepants: 5 Splashy Styles. Walter Foster, 2005.
J 741.5 Dre
Get your pencils ready, kids!
Hart, Christopher. Draw Manga Chibi! Watson-Guptill Publications, 2004. J 741.5 Har
Chibi characters are "short, round and cute." And extremely popular around the world!
Hart, Christopher. Draw Manga Villains! Watson-Guptill Publications, 2004. J 741.5 Har
Don't like cute?! Learn to draw villains!
Jordan, Apple. How to Draw Strawberry Shortcake. Scholastic, 2004. J 741.5 Jor
Don't like manga?! Learn how to draw all the Strawberryland characters!
Roche, Art. Art for Kids: Cartooning. Lark Books, 2005. J 741.5 Roc
Learn all about cartooning!
Watson, B.S. How to Draw Clifford. Scholastic, 2003. J 741.5 Wat
Learn how to draw everyone's favorite big red dog!
Wells, Conrad. How to Draw the Batman. Scholastic, 2005. J 741.5 Wel
See if you can draw the caped crusader!
Lindeen, Carol K. Let's Play Basketball! Capstone Press, 2006. J 796.323 Lin
A great introduction to basketball for beginning readers.
Aldrin, Buzz. Reaching for the Moon. HarperCollins Publishers, 2005. J 921 Aldrin, B.
With paintings by Wendell Minor, this is the life story of a great American astronaut and how his dreams came true.
Lassieur, Allison. Clara Barton: Angel of the Battlefield. Capstone Press, 2006.
J 921 Barton, C.
An illustrated look at an American heroine. Illustrations by Brian Bascle.
Manheimer, Ann S. James Beckwourth: Legendary Mountain Man. Twenty-First Century Books, 2006. J 921 Beckwourth, J.
Discover the life of this fascinating man who was born a slave but became a real mountain man!
Lemke, Donald B. The Brave Escape of Ellen and William Craft. Capstone Press, 2006.
J 921 Craft, E.
Illustrated by Phil Miller, Todd Smith and Charles Barnett, III.
An illustrated depiction of a brave couple who escaped slavery.
Rosen, Michael. Dickens: His Work and His World. Candlewick Press, 2005.
J 921 Dickens, C.
Illustrations by Robert Ingpen.
Learn about the life and works of one of the world's most famous writers.
Hoena, B.A. Matthew Henson: Arctic Adventurer. Capstone Press, 2006.
J 921 Henson, M.
Illustrated by Phil Miller and Charles Barnett, III.
An illustrated look at an interesting life! Learn how Matthew Henson discovered the North Pole!
Adler, David A. Joe Louis: America's Fighter. Gulliver Books, 2005.
J 921 Louis, J. (2 copies)
Illustrations by Terry Widener.
Read how Joe Louis became "America's Fighter" and united communities.
Giovanni, Nikki. Rosa. Henry Holt and Company, 2005. J 921 Parks, R.
Illustrated by Bryan Collier.
A 2006 Caldecott Honor Book, this is the beautiful telling of the life of Rosa Parks, one of our nation's most revered heroines.
Jacobson, Ryan. Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World. Capstone Press, 2006.
J 921 Roosevelt, E.
Illustrations by Gordon Purcell and Barbara Schulz.
An illustrated look at a fierce first lady!
Ireland: In the Children's Own Words. Chrysalis Education, 2006. J 941.5 Ire
See Ireland through the eyes of its youngest population!
Spain: In the Children's Own Words. Chrysalis Education, 2006. J 946 Spa
Experience Spanish culture through a child's perspective!
Denmark: In the Children's Own Words. Chrysalis Education, 2006. J 948.9 Den
Karina, Rasmus, Millie and Sofia, and Nichlas tell you all about Denmark!
Japan: In the Children's Own Words. Chrysalis Education, 2006. J 952 Jap
Learn all about the lives of Japanese children!
Bangladesh: In the Children's Own Words. Chrysalis Education, 2006. J 954.92 Ban
Find out what traditional costume a young lady wears and other interesting facts about children living in Bangladesh.
Mexico: In the Children's Own Words. Chrysalis Education, 2006. J 972 Mex
Sol, Tono, Noemi and Juan Pablo tell you about culture and customs of Mexico!
Jakobsen, Kathy. My New York. Megan Tingley Books, 1993, 2003. J 974.71 Jak
A vividly illustrated vision of New York City!
Barbour, Karen. Mr. Williams. Henry, Holt and Company, 2005. J 973.0496 Bar
Learn about the life of Mr. Williams and what is was like to share a bed, plow soil, live without electricity and stare at the stars on a summer night.