Thursday, February 28, 2013

New Non-Fiction and Picture Books!!

 Picture Books
Nora's Chicks- Arriving on the American prairie in the hope of making a new home, Nora, a little girl from Russia, struggles with loneliness until Papa brings her a dozen chicks and two geese who follow Nora everywhere she goes.

The Perfect Thanksgiving- Two families--one that is perfect and one that is far from it--celebrate Thanksgiving in their own loving ways.

How I Became A Veterinarian- Meet veterinarians from all over the world who make sure animals stay healthy.

Nelson Mandela- Presents a biography of the former South African president best known for his political activism and fight to end apartheid.

Uncle Sam- Did you know Uncle Sam is based on a real man? His name was Samuel Wilson. Discover more fascinating facts in Uncle Sam.  

Look Up- An illustrated portrait of astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt traces the years she spent measuring stars from her position at the Harvard College Observatory and her important discoveries that enabled the scientific community to gain a fuller understanding of the universe's vast size.

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