New Nonfiction Books for Kids
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Nonfiction Books for kids.
Our Earth, Our Home
"Beautifully illustrated, energetic guide from Japan for forward-thinking kids and parents on how to live in harmony with our Earth-contains sections on DIY crafts, design thinking, mindfulness, gardening, eating, permaculture, and more"--
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"Learn more about Juneteenth, a holiday that celebrates the end of chattel slavery in the United States in this Step 3 History Reader"--
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"From early childhood boys often feel pressured to be athletic and muscular. But what impact does this have on physical and mental well-being through their teens and beyond? Worryingly, a third of teen boys are trying to 'bulk up' due to body dissatisfaction, and boys and men account for 25% of eating disorder cases. What can we tell our boys to help them feel happy and confident simply being themselves? Being You has the answers! It's an easy-to-read, evidence-based guide to developing a positive body image for boys aged 12+. It covers all the facts on puberty, diet, exercise, self-care,...
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"This book addresses the hows and whys of coming out, as well as potential concerns teenagers may have--including how to know when you're ready to come out, who to tell first, and how to deal with unsupportive people. First-hand accounts from teenagers provide personal insight throughout"--
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"Find out about more than 70 cat breeds, including their origins and characteristics, in this pocket-sized encyclopedia"--Provided by publisher.
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"This book offers relatable situations and strategies to guide teens struggling with mental health--including identifying signs of struggle, recognizing stress factors, and offering strategies to escape harmful mental habits which can leave individuals feeling vulnerable, helpless, or in despair"--
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The Extraordinary Amazing Incredible Unbelievable Walled City of Kowloon
Imagine living in a high-rise mini-city that people built with their own hands. This city took up only the size of a sports stadium, but it was home to sixty thousand people! What would it be like to live in the most tightly packed place on Earth? Fiona wanted to find out, so she went there to paint, draw and meet the people of the amazing Kowloon Walled City. There was nowhere else in the world like it. The extraordinary things she discovered are inside this book…Based on Fiona Hawthorne's real-life experiences in the famous Walled City of Kowloon, this...
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Who are we? (Pashto-English)
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We can all be friends (Pashto-English)
We Can All Be Friends shows how much we have in common even though we are all different.
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The Old Man and the Penguin
"This heartwarming picture book tells the true story of João Pereira de Souza, who found a Magellanic penguin covered in oil and starving near his home on an island off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. João spent a week cleaning the creature's tarred feathers and feeding him a daily diet of fish before taking him back to the sea to let him go. But the penguin wouldn't leave! He stayed with João for eleven months until finally disappearing. Now, every June, Dindim returns to de Souza's home by the sea and stays until February -- and every year he...
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