New Children's Nonfiction Books

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How things work. Toilets by Mattern, Joanne, 1963- author.

How things work. Toilets

"Introduces the reader to toilets"--

Apr 24, 2016
How to be... a chef by Turnbull, Stephanie, author.

How to be... a chef

Brings you clear, step-by-step instructions, advice on working safely, tips on cooking methods and equipment, and ideas for further food adventures.

Apr 30, 2016
How to be... a magician by Turnbull, Stephanie.

How to be... a magician

Apr 30, 2016
How to draw elves, dwarves, and other magical folk by Sautter, Aaron, author.

How to draw elves, dwarves, and other magical folk

"Simple, step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw elves, dwarves, and several other magical fantasy creatures"--

Apr 30, 2016
How to make a kite by Hord, Colleen, author.

How to make a kite

"Flying a kite on a windy day is something everyone loves to do. Learn how to construct your own in this book with easy to understand instructions and common hosuehold items that you can use to make your very own high-flying kite!,"--page [4] of cover.

Apr 30, 2016
I am Pan by Gerstein, Mordicai, author, illustrator.

I am Pan

"A picture book about the Greek god of the wild, shepherds, music, hunting and misrule, Pan."--

Apr 24, 2016
I like to draw. Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals by Baltzer, Rochelle, 1982- author.

I like to draw. Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals

Presents instructions for drawing a variety of dinosaurs and prehistoric animals, including Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus rex, a woolly mammoth, and a saber-toothed cat.

Apr 30, 2016
I love mom by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

I love mom

This adorable book looks at the bond between animal mothers and their offspring, from protective Mommy polar bears to playful orang-utans. Fascinating facts about parenthood in the animal kingdom will captivate young readers, for example did you know elephant calves are raised by their mothers and grandmothers? Cute photographs and easy-to-read text make this perfect for young readers. I Love Mom provides the perfect opportunity for parents and children to read together and explore the subject o

Apr 30, 2016
I love mom by De la Bédoyère, Camilla, author.

I love mom

Presents loving moments between animal babies and their mothers.

Apr 28, 2016
Inside of a dog - what dogs see, smell, and know [Young readers edition] by Horowitz, Alexandra, author.

Inside of a dog - what dogs see, smell, and know [Young readers edition]

"Do you want to know what dogs are thinking? What they're feeling? Now you finally can. The answers will surprise and delight young readers as scientist and dog-owner Alexandra Horowitz explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other, and that other quirky animal, the human."--

Apr 30, 2016
Inside the Daytona 500 by Kortemeier, Todd

Inside the Daytona 500

Apr 30, 2016
Inside the NBA finals by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986-

Inside the NBA finals

Apr 30, 2016
Inside the Olympics by Kortemeier, Todd

Inside the Olympics

Apr 28, 2016
Inside the Olympics by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986-

Inside the Olympics

"Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn about the athletes, officials, and fans involved in putting on the sports event that brings together hundreds of countries around the world. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a glossary, sources for further research, an introduction to the author, and a listing of source notes" (The Child's World).

Apr 30, 2016
Inside the Super Bowl by Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- author.

Inside the Super Bowl

Discusses key people, exciting finishes, and upsets involved in the NFL Championship game, sharing the perspective of various people involved the games, including a fan, player, halftime performer, and coach.

Apr 30, 2016
Internet security - from concept to consumer by Yomtov, Nelson, author.

Internet security - from concept to consumer

"Learn about the history of internet security and find out what it takes to make it in this exciting career field"--

Apr 24, 2016
Inventing the Skateboard by Zuchora-Walske, Christine

Inventing the Skateboard

Apr 28, 2016
Inventing the skateboard by Zuchora-Walske, Christine, author.

Inventing the skateboard

"Narrative nonfiction text presents the story of the skateboard's invention: why there was a need for it, its design and testing, the science behind it, and its lasting impact. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, infographics, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author"--Publisher.

Apr 30, 2016
Investigating plant life cycles by Amstutz, Lisa J., author.

Investigating plant life cycles

Flowering plants, cone-bearing plants, ferns, and mosses make up the four main plant groups. But did you know that each of these groups has a different life cycle? Or that some plants reproduce with seeds and others reproduce with spores? This book investigates the life cycles of each of the four main plant groups. --Amazon.com.

Apr 24, 2016
Iroquois by Potts, Steve, 1956-

Iroquois

"A history of the people and events that influenced the North American Indian confederacy known as the Iroquois, including Chief Hiawatha and conflicts such as the American Revolution"--

Apr 24, 2016