Kids Non-Fiction

Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780393356502
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Published: Norton Young Readers - February 5th, 2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s #1 New York Times best-selling guide to the cosmos, adapted for young readers.


Pocket Genius: Dinosaurs: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
$5.99
ISBN: 9781465445612
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

Pocket Genius: Dinosaurs profiles more than 140 prehistoric animals and features fossils, skeletons, anatomy, and history as well as species including dinosaurs on land, winged pterosaurs in the sky, and a range of sea monsters in the ocean.


Pocket Genius: Dogs: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
$5.99
ISBN: 9781465445858
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

Ideal for every young dog lover, Pocket Genius: Dogs is packed with information that makes learning about dogs even more exciting. How did dogs evolve? Find out! Read about dog anatomy, their senses, and their intelligence.


Maker Comics: Bake Like a Pro! Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250150066
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Published: First Second - February 5th, 2019

Maker Comics is the ultimate DIY guide. Inside this graphic novel you will find illustrated instructions for eight tasty treats!


Maker Comics: Create a Costume! Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250152084
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Published: First Second - August 6th, 2019

The comic convention is just a few short weeks away. All Bea and Parker need now are great costumes . . . but won’t the supplies and materials cost a fortune? Not if Bea and Parker follow a few simple instructions from Costume Critter, the world’s cutest cosplayer!


Maker Comics: Fix a Car! Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781250150042
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Published: First Second - February 5th, 2019

Maker Comics is the ultimate DIY guide. Inside this graphic novel you'll find illustrated instructions for ten car repair activities!


If Elephants Disappeared (If Animals Disappeared) Cover Image
By Lily Williams, Lily Williams (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250143204
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 17th, 2019

What would happen if elephants disappeared? Trace the repercussions of a world without elephants in writer and illustrator Lily Williams' third picture book about loss and conservation.

The Congolese forest is home to many types of animals.
Some are strong.
Some are slippery.
Some are loud.
And some, like the elephant, are BIG.


Audubon Birding Adventures for Kids: Activities and Ideas for Watching, Feeding, and Housing Our Feathered Friends Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780760366080
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Published: Cool Springs Press - February 4th, 2020

Produced in association with the National Audubon Society, Audubon Birding Adventures for Kids introduces you and your children to the love of all things birding.


Can You Hear the Trees Talking?: Discovering the Hidden Life of the Forest Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771644341
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Published: Greystone Kids - October 1st, 2019

Based on the New York Times bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees, this interactive introduction to the forest shares outdoor activities kids can do on their own or with parents--plus quizzes, photographs, fun facts, and more


The Stars: A New Way to See Them Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780544763449
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - December 6th, 2016

This is a clear, vivid text with charts and maps showing the positions of the constellations the year round.


Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera Cover Image
By Candace Fleming, Eric Rohmann (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823442850
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Published: Neal Porter Books - February 4th, 2020

Take to the sky with Apis, one honeybee, as she embarks on her journey through life!

A tiny honeybee emerges through the wax cap of her cell. Driven to protect and take care of her hive, she cleans the nursery and feeds the larvae and the queen. But is she strong enough to fly? Not yet!


10 Reasons to Love... a Bear (10 reasons to love a...) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781786030160
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 1st, 2018

Bears are incredible creatures! Did you know that they can sleep for months on end? Or that they hum when they are happy?  Discover ten reasons why bears are amazing and five ways you can show they love them in this gorgeous picture book. A must for any young animal enthusiast and a fantastic introduction to environmental issues.


On the Horizon Cover Image
By Lois Lowry, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358129400
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

From two-time Newbery medalist and living legend Lois Lowry comes a moving account of the lives lost in two of WWII’s most infamous events: Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima.


The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science: 64 Daring Experiments for Young Scientists Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780761150206
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 24th, 2008

Stand back! Genius at work!

Encase your little bother in a giant soap bubble. Drop mentos into a bottle of diet soda and stand back as a geyser erupts. Launch a rocket made from a film canister.


Here are 64 amazing experiments that snap, crackle, pop, ooze, crash, boom, and stink. Giant air cannons. Home-made lightning. Marshmallows on steroids.


Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went on Strike to Save the Planet Cover Image
By Valentina Camerini, Moreno Giovannoni (Translated by), Veronica Carratello (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534468771
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Published: Aladdin - November 26th, 2019

The inspiring true story of Greta Thunberg, a young eco-activist whose persistence sparked a global movement.

You are never too young to make a difference.

Ever since she learned about climate change, Greta Thunberg couldn’t understand why politicians weren’t treating it as an emergency.


Trailblazers: Jane Goodall: A Life with Chimps Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593124109
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

Bring history home and meet some of the world's greatest game changers! Get inspired by the true story of a famous researcher who studied chimpanzees. This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level.


Trailblazers: Harriet Tubman: A Journey to Freedom Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593124079
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

Bring history home with you and meet some of the world's greatest game changers! Get inspired by the true story of the most famous conductor of the Underground Railroad. This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level.


Rock Collecting for Kids: An Introduction to Geology Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781591937739
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Published: Adventure Publications - April 3rd, 2018

Rock collecting is for everyone


Fossils for Kids: Finding, Identifying, and Collecting Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781591939399
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Published: Adventure Publications - April 7th, 2020

Dig into the History of Life

Become a young paleontologist. Learn all about ancient lifeforms preserved in rock. Dan R. Lynch, author of many Rocks & Minerals field guides, presents a kids' introduction to fossils.


Great White Shark Adventure (Fabien Cousteau Expeditions) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534420878
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - March 5th, 2019

Two young explorers join Fabien Cousteau and his team to get up close and personal with great white sharks in this start to a series of graphic adventure novels.

Junior explorers Bella and Marcus join famed explorer Fabien Cousteau and his research team as they embark on an ocean journey off the coast of South Africa, where the world’s largest concentrations of great white shar


The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution: A Handbook for Time Travelers (The Thrifty Guides #2) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781101998137
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Published: Puffin Books - August 20th, 2019

From the publishing house that brought you the Who Was? books comes the next big series to make history approachable, engaging, and funny!

The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution
provides useful information for the practical time traveler, like:
 


Charlie Parker Played Be Bop Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780531070956
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 1st, 1997

Ever hear of Charlie Parker? The great jazz saxophone player? If you have or if you haven't, it's okay. Look at this board book and you'll hear Charlie Parker; you'll hear music in your mind. "Be bop. Fisk, fisk. Lollipop. Boomba, boomba." Look. That's Charlie swinging and spinning all over the pages. And that's Charlie's cat, waiting, waiting for him to come home...


March Forward, Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781328603920
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - December 24th, 2019

From the legendary civil rights activist and author of the million-copy-selling Warriors Don’t Cry comes an ardent and profound childhood memoir of growing up while facing adversity in the Jim Crow South.

Long before she was one of the Little Rock Nine, Melba Pattillo Beals was a warrior.


DK Life Stories: Katherine Johnson Cover Image
By Ebony Joy Wilkins, Charlotte Ager (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781465479129
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Published: DK Children - January 8th, 2019

In this kids' biography, discover the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, famed NASA mathematician and one of the subjects of the best-selling book and movie Hidden Figures.


Me and the Sky: Captain Beverley Bass, Pioneering Pilot Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525645498
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

The groundbreaking female pilot featured in the hit Broadway musical Come from Away tells her story in this high-flying and inspiring picture-book autobiography!


Soldier for Equality: José de la Luz Sáenz and the Great War Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419736827
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 3rd, 2019

Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles Cover Image
By Mara Rockliff, Hadley Hooper (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536208368
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Published: Candlewick - April 9th, 2019

The author of Mesmerized delivers another fascinating glimpse into history, this time the story of two brave suffragists on a trek across America to spread the word: Votes for Women!


Sea Turtle Scientist (Scientists in the Field Series) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780544582408
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2015

Dr. Kimberly Stewart, also known as the Turtle Lady of St. Kitts, is already waiting at midnight when an 800-pound leatherback sea turtle crawls out of the Caribbean surf and onto the sandy beach. The mother turtle has a vital job to do: dig a nest in which she will lay eggs that will hatch into part of the next generation of leatherbacks.


The Crab Alphabet Book Cover Image
By Jerry Pallotta, Tom Leonard (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781570911484
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Published: Charlesbridge - February 12th, 2019

With his signature humor and amazing facts, best-selling author Jerry Pallotta offers a decapod for every letter of the alphabet.


50 Things You Should Know About the Environment Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781682970218
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Published: QEB Publishing - September 21st, 2016

From the icy poles to the evergreen rainforests, life has found a way to flourish in nearly every environment on Earth. This book explores the startling discoveries of new life forms in extreme environments, such as the strange worlds of the ocean depths. Whilst marvelling the world around us, it also confronts the human impact on the environment.


The Magic School Bus Inside the Earth Cover Image
By Bruce Degen (Illustrator), Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780590407601
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Published: Scholastic Press - May 1st, 1989

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back!


Why Can't I Feel the Earth Spinning?: And Other Vital Questions about Science Cover Image
By James Doyle, Claire Goble (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780500651186
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Published: Thames & Hudson - October 9th, 2018

A provocative introduction to science which enables children to ask the questions that interest them most. 

Why Can’t I Feel the Earth Spinning? is an irreverent and informative introduction to tricky questions about science. How do we know what dinosaurs looked like? Why does medicine taste so bad? Why don’t airplanes fall down?


I Love Birds!: 52 Ways to Wonder, Wander, and Explore Birds with Kids Cover Image
By Jennifer Ward, Alexander Vidal (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781611804157
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Published: Roost Books - March 12th, 2019

Prowl for owls by ear, discover the science of feathers, and become familiar with the birds in your neighborhood and beyond—52 activities for kids ages 4 to 8
 


National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America, Second Edition Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781426330735
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - March 6th, 2018

Fly into the world of birds in the most complete guide for kids to North America's birds, featuring range maps, cool facts, fun activities, and detailed descriptions and drawings by Jonathan Alderfer, one of the country's top avian experts and artists.


An Egg Is Quiet: (Picture Book, Kids Book about Eggs) Cover Image
By Dianna Hutts Aston, Sylvia Long (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452131481
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 4th, 2014

This stunningly beautiful and wonderfully informative book from award-winning artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston makes for a fascinating introduction to the vast and amazing world of eggs. Featuring poetic text and an elegant design, this acclaimed book teaches children countless interesting facts about eggs.


A Nest Is Noisy Cover Image
By Dianna Hutts Aston, Sylvia Long (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452161358
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 14th, 2017

"Fans will rejoice at the first sight of A Nest Is Noisy," promises School Library Journal, and they're right.


Crow Smarts: Inside the Brain of the World's Brightest Bird (Scientists in the Field Series) Cover Image
By Pamela S. Turner, Andy Comins (By (photographer))
$9.99
ISBN: 9780358133605
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 14th, 2020

“Bird brain” is a compliment when you learn that New Caledonia crows can outsmart scientists!


The Surprising Lives of Animals: How they can laugh, play and misbehave! Cover Image
By Anna Claybourne, Stef Murphy (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781782409236
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Published: Ivy Kids - February 4th, 2020

This vividly illustrated book shines a light on the animal kingdom like never before. Perfect for young animal lovers, The Surprising Lives of Animals is a captivating reading experience that will amaze children and deepen their understanding of the world around them.

Did you know that some animals giggle and play just like us?


Common Critters: The Wildlife in Your Neighborhood Cover Image
By Pat Brisson, Dan Tavis (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780884486916
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - April 7th, 2020

Common Critters celebrates neighborhood wildlife in verse. A familiar cast of characters—worms, slugs, caterpillars, ladybugs, robins, mourning doves, houseflies, spiders, squirrels, skunks, and others—crawls, runs, buzzes, and flits through these lively poems, which show how exotic these seemingly ordinary creatures really are.