Thursday, July 18, 2013

New Non-Fiction!!!

Grace's Thanksgiving- Grace thinks about all of the things for which she is thankful. Includes facts about Thanksgiving.

Princes and Princesses- Learn all about what princes and princesses do in their daily lives.

From Kingfishers to Bullet Trains- Introduces how some of history's most imaginative inventors were inspired by nature and how their creations continue to improve our lives today. 
Let's Cook With Apples- Make cooking super simple with these Super Simple Recipes. This book features a delicious main ingredient kids will love, apples! With step-by-step instructions on how to make the easy and tasty recipes like crispy apple chips and sassy apple salsa, young cooks will jump at the chance to prepare their favorite food in new ways. Includes measuring guides and tools and ingredients lists to help enhance early learning. 
Miss Moore Thought Otherwise- Examines the story of how librarian Ann Carroll Moore created the first children's room at the New York Public Library.

On A Beam Of Light- Travel along with Einstein, on a journey full of curiosity, laughter, and science that shows the powerful difference imagination can make in a life.

No Monkeys, No Chocolate- When you think of chocolate, you might think of a candy bar, a birthday cake, or a glass of chocolate milk. But where does the chocolate come from? Its main ingredient is actually the cocoa bean, which grows on cocoa trees in tropical rain forests.
Bats- Explores the diverse world of bats while explaining the characteristics and behaviors of varieties ranging from the giant flying fox to the tiny bumblebee bat. 

Deadly- Introduces some of the most dangerous animals in the world, including cheetahs, sharks, owls, bears, and jellyfish.

Pink River Dolphins
- Introduces the pink river dolphin, describing its physical characteristics, habitat, life cycle, and ways in which it protects itself from predators.

Weirdzone: Sports- Uncovers the "other" sports, from the local and hidden to the strange, bizarre, and downright crazy sports you've probably never heard about, including: chasing a giant wheel of cheese down an English hillside, wrestling with your toes, and playing football with over 200 people per team!

The Scientific Method in the Real World- Examines the history of the scientific method and describes each of its components, which include making observations, asking questions, creating hypotheses, running experiments, and looking for patterns in the results. 
African Myths and Legends- The world's myths are filled with characters, creatures, and stories that have fascinated people for thousands of years. This series mixes dramatic retellings and non-fiction information to give a full picture of a culture's myths. This book explores the gods, goddesses, heroes, villains, tricksters, and quests that make African myths and legends so compelling.

How Do You Burp In Space- A non-fiction travel guide to space tourism that includes information about accommodations, attractions, and more.
Unusual Traits- Defines genetic traits and describes a few common ones and how they manifest themselves.

Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors- An introduction to the life and achievements of the first American female doctor describes the limited career prospects available to women in the early nineteenth-century, the opposition Blackwell faced while pursuing a medical education, and her pioneering medical career that opened doors for future generations of women.
Brave Girl- An illustrated account of immigrant Clara Lemlich's pivotal role in the influential 1909 women laborer's strike describes how she worked grueling hours to acquire an education and support her family before organizing a massive walkout to protest the unfair working conditions in New York's garment district.

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