Saturday, December 08, 2012

More New Non-Fiction for You to Learn From!!

I Have A Dream- An illustrated edition of Martin Luther King's famous "I have a dream" speech.

Snakes- Introduces snakes and provides information on their physical characteristics, how they hunt, and why some snakes are poisonous.

From the Good Mountain: How Gutenberg Changed the World- A short biography of Johannes Gutenberg and how he invented a way to print books with moveable type.

The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau- A child's biography of French artist Henri Rousseau, who spent his life as a toll collector, but created unheralded masterpieces in his spare time.

Flying Lemurs- Discusses the habitat, physical characteristics, food habits, and mating habits of the flying lemur.

Eli Manning and the New York Giants- Highlights the life and accomplishments of the Giants quarterback and examines notable moments in Super Bowl XLVI.

U.S. Landforms- Introduces unique natural formations in the United States, including the Great Lakes, the Colorado Plateau, and the Missouri River.

Sea Lions In the Navy- Explores how sea lions help the Navy, discusses why they are used to retrieve military equipment from the ocean, and describes their training.

Your Healthy Plate: Oils and Fats- Explains different types of fat and oils and how bodies use them.

Castle: How It Works- Follows the planning, construction, and ultimate testing in battle of a typical fortress with adjoining town built by the English during the Middle Ages.

Animals Welcome: A Life of Reading, Writing, and Rescue- A moving memoir from an award-winning author. A mother cat and her kittens, shot with a pellet gun. A poacher illegally stalking a bear. Peg Kehret tells these true stories and more as she invites readers into her life on a small wildlife sanctuary. She writes about animal rescue while providing facts about the animals and birds she meets. Mrs. Kehret also shares the tragedy of her husband's sudden death, and the pain of losing Pete, the shelter cat who co-authored three of her books. Written with honesty, heart, and humor, Animals Welcome is a personal glimpse into the life of an author who loves animals, and the philosophy by which she lives.

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