Tuesday, January 08, 2008

New Junior Non-Fiction

Smash It! Crash It! Launch It! by Rain Newcomb & Bobby Mercer
Fifty mind-blowing, eye-popping science experiments that are fun, and work because they obey the laws of physics. With all of the cool science know-how you'll learn you can construct anything from a pop bottle rocket to a fleet of paper helicopters.

Diving To A Deep-Sea Volcano by Kenneth Mallory
You'll share the six and a half foot space inside of a research submarine while it spins a mile downward to reach an underwater universe.

After the Dinosaurs by Charlotte Lewis Brown
Read about the largest mammal ever to walk on land, about a tiger with teeth longer than your hand, and about a horse the size of a dog! An I Can Read! series book.

Deep in the Swamp by Donna M. Bateman
Welcome to the Okefenokee swamp, where baby critters and their mothers merrily splash, swim, trill, snooze, bask, soar, zip, jump, climb, and scurry all day long. From mammals to reptiles to birds to insects, learn about the animals that inhabit this lush environment.

It's a Butterfly's Life by Irene Kelly
A vibrant exploration of the lives of these exquisite winged beauties.

It's a Hummingbird's Life by Irene Kelly
This artfully designed and illustrated book is brimming with facts about ruby-throated hummingbirds, and offers an intimate view of the small but fascinating world of these jewellike birds.

Pocket Babies and Other Amazing Marsupials by Sneed B. Collard III
Learn about the marsupials of the world, including opossums, kangaroos, koalas and others.

Caring For Cheetahs by Rosanna Hansen
Join Rosanna Hansen as she works to help this endangered cat at the Cheetah Conservation
Fund's nature reserve in Namibia. This fascinating text documents the adventure of a lifetime--working with cheetahs to help save them.

A Kid's Book On Boatbuilding by Will Ansel
This book tells kids about some of the things that go on when boats are built. It's about the sights and sounds and smells and the feel of boatbuilding.

The Mighty Street Sweeper by Patrick Moore
Colorful illustrations and an engaging compare-and-contrast text make this picture book a delight for budding truck lovers.

The Vegetables We Eat by Gail Gibbons
From how they are planted to how they get to stores, here is a wealth of information about vegetables, including how to plant and tend your own vegetable garden.

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