Kids Non-Fiction

Pocket Genius: Mammals: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
$5.99
ISBN: 9781465445896
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

From tiny rats and bats to giant elephants and blue whales, our planet is home to an incredible variety of mammals.


Pocket Genius: Space: Facts at Your Fingertips Cover Image
By DK
$5.99
ISBN: 9781465445933
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2016

From marvelous galleries of the Big Dipper, Little Dipper and other constellations to in-depth looks at Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune and to the moons of Jupiter, comets, and galaxies — not to mention entries on rockets and spacecraft — Pocket Genius: Space opens up the vast and mysterious expanse of space. What is a nebula?


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.


Brain Candy: 500 Sweet Facts to Satisfy Your Curiosity Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781426334375
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Published: National Geographic Kids - October 8th, 2019

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2021, U.S. Edition (National Geographic Almanacs) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781426336713
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Published: National Geographic Kids - May 5th, 2020

The latest installment of the New York Times best-selling almanac features brand-new amazing animal stories, explorer profiles, and outrageous attractions that kids know and love, plus more of the incredible inventions, awesome games, and fresh challenges for curious kids who want to learn all about the world and everything that's in it!


Let's Talk About Race Cover Image
By Julius Lester, Karen Barbour (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064462266
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Published: HarperCollins - December 23rd, 2008

"This wonderful book should be a first choice for all collections and is strongly recommended as a springboard for discussions about differences.” —School Library Journal (starred review)


Thank You, Helpers: Doctors, Nurses, Teachers, Grocery Workers, and More Who Care for Us Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593373385
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 30th, 2020

Help make our new reality a little less scary for kids with this joyful tribute to all the helpers of today. Perfect for parents, caregivers, and teachers looking to model appreciation and thankfulness.


The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses: Explores The Senses Cover Image
By Bruce Degen (Illustrator), Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780590446983
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - September 1st, 2001

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!


The Book of Ingeniously Daring Chemistry: 24 Experiments for Young Scientists (Irresponsible Science) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780761180104
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 30th, 2018

From Sean Connolly, the master of messy and dangerous (and therefore extra-fun) science, a collection of more than 20 hands-on experiments that are like an interactive journey through the periodic table of elements.

In this  introduction to chemistry for STEM-curious kids ages 9 and up, each chapter of The Book of Ingeniously Daring Chemistry focuses on a single


Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions Cover Image
By Chris Barton, Don Tate (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781580892988
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Published: Charlesbridge - May 7th, 2019

A cool idea with a big splash
 
You know the Super Soaker. It’s one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, impressive inventor Lonnie Johnson instead created the mechanics for the iconic toy.
 


The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math: 24 Death-Defying Challenges for Young Mathematicians (Irresponsible Science) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780761163749
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - March 14th, 2012

Math rocks! At least it does in the gifted hands of Sean Connolly, who blends middle school math with fantasy to create an exciting adventure in problem-solving.


Calling All Minds: How To Think and Create Like an Inventor Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524738228
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Published: Puffin Books - April 30th, 2019

From world-renowned autism spokesperson, scientist, and inventor Temple Grandin -- a book of personal stories, inventions, and facts that will blow young inventors' minds and make them soar.


Science Ideas in 30 Seconds: 30 breakthrough theories for junior geniuses explained in half a minute (Kids 30 Second) Cover Image
By Dr Mike Goldsmith, Melvyn Evans (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781782406099
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Published: Ivy Kids - May 10th, 2018

30 breakthrough theories for junior geniuses explained in half a minute

In this perfect book for smartypants and eggheads everywhere, great science ideas from ancient Greece to the present day are clearly outlined and explained. Ideas about motion, gravity, DNA, nuclear energy, antimatter and more are concisely covered across 30 key topics.


Guinness World Records 2021 Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781913484002
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Published: Guinness World Records - October 6th, 2020

All aboard Guinness World Records 2021 for a life-changing journey of discovery!


Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero Cover Image
By Patricia McCormick, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062292605
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 15th, 2020

The inspiring true story of Reckless, the brave little horse who became a Marine. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.


50 Things You Should Know About The Vikings Cover Image
By Philip Parker, Shane McLoed (Consultant editor)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781682971956
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Published: QEB Publishing - September 21st, 2017

Known for their vicious raids, love of treasure, and fierce warriors: the vikings were the most feared invaders of the Medieval period.


How to Solve a Problem: The Rise (and Falls) of a Rock-Climbing Champion Cover Image
By Ashima Shiraishi, Yao Xiao (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524773274
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Published: Make Me a World - April 7th, 2020

From Ashima Shiraishi, one of the world's youngest and most skilled climbers, comes a true story of strength and perseverance--in rock climbing and in life.


Anne Frank (Little People, BIG DREAMS #15) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781786032294
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - July 31st, 2018

In this book from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Anne Frank, the writer whose diary captured the hearts of the public.

Anne Frank was born in Germany to a loving family. But when World War II broke out, Anne and her family had to hide in a secret annex in Amsterdam.


Portrait of an Artist: Frida Kahlo: Discover the Artist Behind the Masterpieces Cover Image
By Lucy Brownridge, Sandra Dieckmann (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781786036421
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - September 3rd, 2019

Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Cover Image
By Alexandra Stewart, Joe Todd-Stanton (Illustrator), Ranulph Fiennes (Foreword by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781547601592
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - February 11th, 2020

In the late morning of May 29, 1953, the sun was shining brightly and a gentle breeze was blowing on the highest elevation of the world--and two men were there to witness it for the first time ever. Their names were Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, and they had ascended Everest.


Ruth Objects: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (A Big Words Book) Cover Image
By Doreen Rappaport, Eric Velasquez (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781484747179
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 11th, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a trailblazer. A fighter. And a public servant who has dedicated her life to the pursuit of equality.


Weird Rocks Cover Image
By Michele Corriel, Dan Bilyeu (Illustrator)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780878425976
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Published: Mountain Press - January 15th, 2013

We think of them as ordinary objects, but rocks can do

amazing things: there are rocks that glow and rocks that

travel through space, rocks that float and rocks that burn.

These are only some of the surprises in Weird Rocks, a musthave

guide for young rock hounds. Author Michele Corriel

introduces readers to sixteen unusual rocks and explains


Myths and Legends of the World Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781788683081
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Published: Lonely Planet - October 1st, 2019

Curious reader- open your mystical map and get ready to travel through time with these 21 extraordinary stories of daring and deceit, reward and punishment. Meet gods, goddesses, serpents, talking fish and clever spiders. Cavort with sea nymphs, mystical women, terrifying beasts and volcano people as you discover different tales of how the world began.


Dinosaurs: By The Numbers Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781328850966
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 16th, 2019

Caldecott Honor winner Steve Jenkins introduces By the Numbers infographic readers, chock full of incredible infographs and stunning, full color cut-paper illustrations.


Trickiest!: 19 Sneaky Animals (Extreme Animals) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781328841957
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 10th, 2017

Trickiest! introduces readers to some of the slyest animals on the planet, and the award-winning author and illustrator Steve Jenkins is here to show you what earned them their reputation. 

Steve's Extreme Animals reader series explores nature's truly superlative animals with the help of illustrations, infographics, facts, and figures while detailing


Whale vs. Giant Squid (Who Would Win?) Cover Image
By Jerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780545301732
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 28th, 2016

This nonfiction Reader compares and contrasts two fearsome sea creatures. Kids learn about a whale and a giant squid's anatomy, behavior, and more. Book is packed with photos, charts, illustrations, and amazing facts.


Who Would Win?: Polar Bear vs. Grizzly Bear Cover Image
By Jerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780545175722
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 29th, 2015

This nonfiction reader compares and contrasts two ferocious bear species. Kids learn about the bears' anatomies, behaviors, and more. This book is packed with photos, charts, illustrations, and amazing facts.


National Geographic Readers: Glowing Animals (L1/Co-Reader) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781426334986
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Published: National Geographic Kids - September 3rd, 2019

Ranger Rick: I Wish I Was a Bison (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062432254
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Published: HarperCollins - November 5th, 2019

Explore the lives of bison with Ranger Rick in this beginning reader with full-color photos of bison in the wild! 

What if you wished you were a bison and then you became one? Could you talk like a bison, with grunts and snorts? Could you eat like a bison, chomping lots and lots of grass? And would you want to? Find out!


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USAToday bestseller!

A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America


This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
A book about race.


Who Would Win?: Ultimate Showdown Cover Image
By Jerry Pallotta, Rob Bolster (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338535563
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 15th, 2019

Who Would Win? is back with another exciting bind-up featuring five more books in this action-packed animal series!


The Book of Terrifyingly Awesome Technology: 27 Experiments for Young Scientists (Irresponsible Science) Cover Image
By Sean Connolly, Kristyna Baczynski (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781523504947
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 17th, 2019

Here comes the future!


Minecraft: Guide to Enchantments & Potions Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781101966341
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Published: Del Rey - May 22nd, 2018

The official Minecraft: Guide to Enchantments & Potions will teach you how to enchant your equipment with useful effects and brew all manner of potions to protect yourself from harm.
 
The world of Minecraft is perilous: Danger lurks around every corner, and you’ll need powerful tools and equipment if you want to survive.
 


A Kid's Guide to Dogs: How to Train, Care for, and Play and Communicate with Your Amazing Pet! Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781635860986
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - March 17th, 2020

This fun and informative book gives young dog lovers the canine know-how they need to make having a dog a positive experience for all — pup, kids, and parents alike!

A Kid’s Guide to Dogs delivers the basics of caring for and training a dog to develop good canine habits with humor and creativity.


A Curious Collection of Peculiar Creatures: An Illustrated Encyclopedia Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781615196937
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Published: The Experiment - November 3rd, 2020

Make way for the world’s weirdest, most wonderful creatures!

Publisher’s Note: A Curious Collection of Peculiar Creatures was previously published in Australia as The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals.

What’s your favorite animal—a majestic lion, a graceful horse?


Gentle Giant Octopus: Read and Wonder Cover Image
By Karen Wallace, Mike Bostock (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763617301
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Published: Candlewick - April 1st, 2002

Discover the mysterious, magnificent octopus!


Ice Bear: Read and Wonder: In the Steps of the Polar Bear Cover Image
By Nicola Davies, Gary Blythe (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763641498
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Published: Candlewick - September 23rd, 2008

Follow the path of the awe-inspiring polar bear as it strives to survive in an age-old Arctic habitat threatened by global warming.


The Kid's Book of the Elements: An Awesome Introduction to Every Known Atom in the Universe Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780762470785
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 20th, 2020

A fun, fascinating, and amazingly photographic exploration of the periodic table, for curious kids who want to understand how atoms and elements make up everything in the universe.