Tuesday, December 04, 2007

New Junior Non-Fiction

Abuelita Full Of Life by Amy Costales
Jose' learns a lot when his grandmother moves in with him and his family.

Bronzeville Boys And Girls by Gwendolyn Brooks
This is a collection of poems and paintings that celebrate the joy, beauty, imagination, and freedom of childhood. Whether we live in the Bronzeville section of Chicago or any other neightborhood, childhood is universal in its richness of emotions and experiences.

The Hidden Fold by Lise Lunge-Larsen
This is a collection of stories of fairies, dwarves, selkies, and other secret beings,

Kids Make History by Susan Buckley and Elspeth Leacock
Each dynamic spread in Kids Make history maps a factual account of ordinary people living through extraordinary times.

The Bremen Town Musicians by Lisbeth Zwerger
A tale of four beleaguered animals who outwit some frightful robbers. A donkey who can no longer work, a dog who can no longer hunt, a cat who is too old to chase mice, and a rooster who's scheduled for tomorrow night's menu, band together to seek their fortune as musicians in the town of Bremen.

Master Pieces Up Close by Claire d'Harcourt
This book sends children on a search for the tiny details hidden in some of the world's most famous paintings. Their journey takes children from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, with full-color reproductions of over 20 paintings providing a rich hunting ground for over a hundred details.

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