Saturday, September 23, 2006

More New Non-fiction!

Holyoke, Nancy. A Smart Girls Guide to Money. American Girl, 2006.
Illustrated by Ali Douglass
j 332.024 Hol
A great way to start learning about money, budgeting, saving and spending!

Pendziwol, Jean E. Once Upon a Dragon: Stranger Safety for Kids (and Dragons.) Kids Can Press, 2006.
Illustrated by Martine Gourbault
j 362.7044 Pen
A creative way to discuss strangers and safety with children (and any pet dragons lurking about!)

Evans, Lezlie. Can You Greet the Whole Wide World?: 12 Common Phrases in 12 Different Languages. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006.
Illustrated by Denis Roche
j 395.4 Eva
Learn how to say please and thank you and ten other phrases in different languages!

Stampler, Ann Redisch. Shlemazel and the Remarkable Spoon of Pohost. Clarion Books, 2006.
Illustrated by Jacqueline M. Cohen
j 398.2 Sta
In this traditional Shlemazel tale a young man is taught the importance of hard work even if he does not quite realize what is happening!

Amery, Heather. First Thousand Words in Spanish. Usborne, 2003.
Illustrated by Stephen Cartwright
j 468 Ame
Learn some Spanish and have fun finding the little yellow ducks hidden throughout the guide.

Wheeler, Lisa. Mammoths on the Move. Harcourt, Inc., 2006.
Illustrated by Kurt Cyrus
j 569.67 Whe
Wild and wooly mammoths are migrating!

Mannis, Celeste Davidson. Snapshots: The Wonders of Monterey Bay. Viking, 2006.
j 591.77 Man
Discover the natural wonders of California's Monterey Bay!

Stewart, Melissa. A Place for Butterflies. Peachtree, 2006.
Illustrated by Higgins Bond
j 595.78 Ste
Learn how to help butterflies grow and thrive.

Markle, Sandra. Slippery, Slimy Baby Frogs. Walker and Company, 2006.
j 597.89 Mar
Interesting information on tadpoles accompanied by excellent photographs.

Hatkoff, Isabella, Craig Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumbu. Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship. Scholastic Press, 2006.
Photographs by Peter Greste
j 599.635 Hat
Read about an amazing friendship between a baby hippo and a 130-year-old tortoise.

Morrison, Taylor. Wildfire. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006.
j 634.9618 Mor
Find out how wildfires are tamed and how they affect ecosystems.

Shulman, Mark. Mom and Dad are Palindromes: A Dilemma for Words...and Backwards. Chronicle Books, 2006.
Illustrated by Adam McCauley
j 793.734 Shu
Can you find all the palindromes in this title?!

Roessel, David and Arnold Rampersand, eds. Langston Hughes: Poetry for Young People. Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 2006.
Illustrated by Benny Andrews
j 811.54 Lan
A fine collection of Langston Hughes' poetry for younger readers.

Katz, Bobbie. Once Around the Sun. Harcourt, Inc., 2006.
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
j 811.6 Kat
Poet Bobbie Katz takes us through the year with monthly verses!

Norman, Lissette. My Feet are Laughing. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Illustrated by Frank Morrison
j 811.6 Nor
Sadie rhymes about life, hair, her baby sister and dancing the merengue!

Prelutsky, Jack. What a Day it was at School! Greenwillow Books, 2006.
Illustrated by Doug Cushman
j 811.6 Pre
Prelutsky spins silly poems about things related to school!

Thaler, Mike. Pig Little. Henry Holt and Company, 2006.
Illustrated by Paige Miglio
j 811.6 Tha
A day in the life of Pig Little.

Revkin, Andrew C. The North Pole Was Here. Kingfisher, 2006.
j 910.9 Rev
More than just Santa Claus! This is a look at the past, present and future of the North Pole.

Nathan, Amy. Meet the Musicians: From Prodigy (Or Not) to Pro. Henry Holt and Company, 2006.
j 920 Nat
Featuring members of the New York Philharmonic this is a collection of insights into the lives of musicians and how music has affected them.

McClafferty, Carla Killough. Something Out of Nothing: Marie Curie and Radium. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
j 921 Curie, M.
Discover even more about the life of this selfless scientist and the manner in which she conducted her very important work.

Delano, Poli. When I Was a Boy Neruda Called Me Policarpo. Groundwood Books, 2006.
Illustrated by Manuel Monroy
English Translation by Sean Higgins
j 921 Delano, P.
Includes poems by Pablo Neruda. This is a memoir written by a Chilean author who grew up in the presence of poet Pablo Neruda.

Love, D. Anne. Of Numbers and Stars: The Story of Hypatia. Holiday House, 2006.
Illustrated by Pam Paparone.
j 921 Hypatia
A very understandable introduction to a fascinating women whose mathematical and scientific talents were rare given the time period in which she lived.

Sis, Peter. Play, Mozart, Play! Greenwillow Books, 2006.
j 921 Mozart, W.
The story of Mozart's childhood depicted in a fun picture book format.

Halilbegovich, Nadja. My Childhood Under Fire: A Sarajevo Diary. Kids Can Press, 2006.
j 949.7 Hal
A diary of a young woman who recorded what life was like during 1992 through 1995 in war-torn Sarajevo.

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