Tuesday, September 20, 2011

New Childrens non-fiction books!

A Baby for Hannah- Retells the Bible story of Hannah's unanswered prayer for a baby. Includes follow-up activities.

German Shepherd: Super Smart- a German shepherd who ran to get help when his owner's garage caught on fire. The dog led a police officer to the burning building, who helped stop the fire from spreading further. Buddy became known as a hero! However, hes not the first German shepherd who has won fame for his intelligence, courage, and loyalty. These dogs were first bred and trained to herd sheep, and have also worked as guide dogs, police dogs, search-and-rescue dogs, and military dogs.

Super Simple Things to do with Bubbles- Simple step-by-step text and photographs for six bubble experiments. Includes a materials list.

Spiders- You don’t have to look far to see a spider’s web-in the corner of the window, on a fence, or in a bush-spiders make their homes everywhere. And there are so many kinds of spiders! Some red, some blue, yellow, and more&all fascinating. Amazing photography and easy-to-understand text makes  Spiders  a hit in this National Geographic Kids series.

Rockets and Satellites- Introduces rockets and satellites, describing their purposes, the history of astronautic rocketry, and the use of space probes.

Grand Canyon- An introduction to Arizona's Grand Canyon, one of the Natural Wonders of the World, including how it was formed, who lives nearby, and animals and plants of the region.

Space Exploration Learn about the history of manned and unmanned space travel. 

Space Stations- Introduces space stations, including details on their purpose, how they are maintained, and the kind of work astronauts do while in a space station.  

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