Thursday, June 22, 2006

New Juvenile Non-Fiction Books for June!

Juvenile Non-Fiction:

Freedman, Russell. Children of the Great Depression. Clarion Books, 2005.
J 305.23 Fre
Learn about what life was like growing up during the Great Depression.

Diakite, Baba Wague, ad. The Hunterman and the Crocodile. Scholastic Press, 1997.
J 398.2 Dia
Winner of the Coretta Scott King Award.
This is a fabulous retelling of a story about man's place in nature.

Abeya, Elisabet, ad. Hansel and Gretel/Hansel Y Gretel. Chronicle Books, 2005.
J 468 Abe
Illustrated by Cristina Losantos.
A bilingual retelling of the classic tale!

Danneberg, Julie. Que nervios! El primer dia de escuela. Charlesbridge, 2006.
J 468 Dan
Illustrated by Judy Love.
Entirely written in spanish, this is a story about fearing the first day of school.

Erdich, Lise. Sacagawea. ediciones Lerner, 2005.
J 468 Erd
Illustrations by Julie Buffalohead.
Also, written entirely in spanish, this is the story of one of our country's bravest women.

Escardo Bas I, Merce, ad. The Three Little Pigs/Los Tres Cerditos. Chronicle Books, 2006.
Illustrations by Pere Joan.
J 468 Esc
A bilingual retelling of our favorite little piggies!

Kudlinski, Kathleen V. Boy, Were We Wrong about Dinosaurs! Dutton Children's Books, 2005.
Illustrations by S.D. Schindler.
J 567.9 Kud
Find out new information on some of your favorite dinosaurs!

Aston, Dianna. An Egg is Quiet. Chronicle Books, 2006.
Illustrations by Sylvia Long.
J 591.468 Ast
A beautiful look at all sorts of facts about eggs!

Singer, Marilyn. What Stinks? Darby Creek Publishing, 2006.
J 591.5 Sin
Smelly fungus, stinky feet, elephant pee-pee and poop, lots of poop!

Rosen, Michael J. Balls! Darby Creek Publishing, 2006.
Illustrations by John Margeson.
J 796.3 Ros
Everything you ever wanted to know about basketballs, soccer balls, footballs, tennis balls, volleyballs and most sports-related balls you can imagine!

Stewart, Mark and Mike Kennedy. Long Ball: The Legend and Lore of the Home Run. Millbrook Press, 2006.
J 796.357 Ste
And everything you ever wanted to know about the history of home runs! Go White Sox!

Sidman, Joyce. Meow Ruff: A Story in Concrete Poetry. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006.
Illustrated by Michelle Berg.
J 811.54 Sid
Take a look at this very creative poetry!

Raczka, Bob. Here's Looking at Me: How Artists See Themselves. Millbrook Press, 2006.
J 920 Rac
Learn about fourteen different artists and how they each see themselves in art.

McCully, Emily Arnold. Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor. Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2006.
J 921 Knight, M.
Read about the life of a female inventor who created the process to make the paper bags we use today!

Govenar, Alan, ed. Stompin' at the Savoy: the Story of Norma Miller. Candlewick Press, 2006.
Illustrated by Martin French.
J 921 Miller, N.
Discover one of America's greatest jazz dancers in this elegantly illustrated biography!

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