Thursday, June 01, 2006

New Juvenile Non-Fiction!

Loads of new Non-Fiction:

Del Negro, Janice, ad. Willa and the Wind. Marshall Cavendish Children, 2005.
J 398.2 Del
Illustrated by Heather Solomon.
Enjoy this fabulous retelling of a Norwegian folktale (no wonder Miss Kathy likes it so much!)

Norman, Howard, ad. The Girl Who Dreamed Only Geese and Other Tales of the Far North. Gulliver Books, 1997.
J 398.2 Nor
Illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon.
A wonderful addition to our collection this title provides ten Inuit tales!

Carlson, Nancy. Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!/Preparate, Kindergarten! Alla voy! Viking, 2004.
J 468 Car
A bilingual look at getting ready for Kindergarten!

Coxon, Michele. Le has dado de comer al gato?/Have You Fed the Cat? Star Bright Books, 2004.
J 468 Cox
A bilingual look at what happens when everyone feeds the cat!

Miller, Edward. The Monster Health Book: A Guide to Eating Healthy, Being Active and Feeling Great for Monsters and Kids! Holiday House, 2006.
J 613.7 Mil
Learn the facts about food and exercise for monsters and kids alike!

Ames, Lee J. The Draw 50 Way. Broadway Books, 2005.
J 741.2 Ame
Perfect for beginning artists or if you just like to doodle!

Cooper, Elisha. Dance! Greenwillow Books, 2001.
J 792.8 Coo

Join a dance company as the prepare to perform!

Ingram, Scott. The Making of a Champion: A Football All-Pro. Heinemann Library, 2005.
J 796.332 Ing
Read about what it takes to be a National Football Player.

Adoff, Arnold. Love Letters. The Blue Sky Press, 1997.
J 811.54 Ado
With illustrations by Lisa Desmini.
In the mood for l'amour? Take a look at these lovely poems!

Bernier-Grand, Carmen T. Cesar: Si, Se Puede!/Yes, We Can! Marshall Cavendish, 2004.
J 811.54 Ber
A collection of inspiring poetry about Cesar Chavez.

Nelson, Marilyn. A Wreath for Emmett Till. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005.
J 811.54 Nel
Illustrated by Philippe Lardy.
A Coretta Scott King Award Honor Book, this is a collection of sonnets written for a young man whose life ended tragically in 1955.

Sidman, Joyce. Song of the Water Boatman and Other Pond Poems. Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
J 811.54 Sid
With beautiful illustrations by Beckie Prange.
This collection of poems is also a 2006 Caldecott Honor Book!

Taylor, Ina. The Art of Kate Greenaway: A Nostalgic Portrait of Childhood. Pelican Publishing Company, 1991.
J 921 Tay

Have a look at the works of English artist Kate Greenaway.

Adler, David A. Heroes of the Revolution. Holiday House, 2003.
J 973.3 Adl

Learn about famous Americans from Crispus Attucks to Deborah Sampson to Paul Revere!

Bolden, Tonya. Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2005.
J 974.71 Bol

Discover the life of a young African-American woman who lived in the nineteenth century.

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