Auckland Libraries: Kids nonfiction new titles

Kids nonfiction new titles

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Have a flick through our fascinating collection of new nonfiction books for kids. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Dr. E's super stellar solar system  by Bethany Ehlmann

Dr. E's super stellar solar system

Bethany Ehlmann

Book

This stellar book introduces kids to outer space through in-depth info and comic book adventure. Along the way, kids follow explorer Bethany Ehlmann, a member of the NASA Mars Rover Curiosity mission, and her lovable robo-dog, Rover, as they study and...

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Sew with me  by Brandy Nelson

Sew with me

Brandy Nelson

Book

Make every day a crafting bonanza with this inspiring and helpful guidebook packed with 60 projects. These accessories, toys and decorations are as easy to create as they are fun to wear and display! Grab an adult to help you get started, then you're...

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How not to lose it  by Anna (Television presenter) Williamson

How not to lose it

Anna (Television presenter) William...

Book

The go-to mental health guide for kids! Exam stress? Friendship issues? Panic attacks? How Not to Lose It will help you be the boss of all of this, and more. It's not just your body that should be fit and healthy - your mind needs to be, too! How Not...

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The one and only me  by Ariana Killoran

The one and only me

Ariana Killoran

Book

"Have you ever wondered what makes you, You? Join Poppy on her journey into the fascinating world of her genetics. Learn how Poppy's genes created her red hair and blue eyes -- and trace these traits through her family tree. Poppy's genes are not the...

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Little Larry goes to school  by Gerry Ellis

Little Larry goes to school

Gerry Ellis

Book

Nonfiction picture book about a young, orphaned chimpanzee who must start at a new school, where he will learn how to climb and build his confidence. Will the sanctuary keepers and other chimpanzees be able to teach Little Larry how to climb so he can...

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老鼠娶新娘  by 张玲玲

老鼠娶新娘

张玲玲

Book

A mouse goes to the sun, cloud, wind, and wall in search of the strongest husband for his daughter, only to find him among his own kind.

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乌龟和鹅  by Kašmir Huseinović

乌龟和鹅

Kašmir Huseinović

Book

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英语单词情境认知大书  by author Er tong Ying yu yan jiu xiao zu

英语单词情境认知大书

author Er tong Ying yu yan jiu xiao...

Book

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The magical guide to the wizarding world  by Elizabeth Dowsett

The magical guide to the wizarding world

Elizabeth Dowsett

Book

A world of wizards, witches, and magic awaits! Meet all your favorite LEGO Harry Potter minifigures and discover the secrets hidden within Hogwarts Castle. Relive memorable movie moments, including exciting Quidditch matches and spooky adventures in ...

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How to be a coder  by Kiki Prottsman

How to be a coder

Kiki Prottsman

Book

Learn to think like a coder without a computer! Each of the fun craft activities included in this book will teach you about a key concept of computer programming and can be done completely offline. Then you can put your skills into practise by trying...

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First history encyclopedia  by Philip Wilkinson

First history encyclopedia

Philip Wilkinson

Book

Important historical topics from the Stone Age and Ancient Egypt to the US Civil War and World War II are clearly explained in this fun and informative illustrated history book for children studying KS1 and KS2 subjects. First History Encyclopedia co...

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Animals up close

Animals up close

Book

See the world's most fascinating animals closer and more vividly than you've ever seen before, through stunning, larger-than-life photography in this modern DK classic. Young readers will be fascinated by stories such as the crab that carries its home...

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A very Grimm guide  by Michael Buckley

A very Grimm guide

Michael Buckley

Book

This guide to the story behind the Grimm family and sisters Sabrina and Daphne features chapters on heroes, villains, the magical treasury, and much more, including the greatest pranks of the irrepressible "Puck."

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How to draw dogs & puppies  by Diana (Diana L.) Fisher

How to draw dogs & puppies

Diana (Diana L.) Fisher

Book

Learn the secrets to drawing realistic dogs and puppies through step-by-step projects, focusing on techniques specific to drawing canines, from creating a variety of fur types and features to achieving accurate proportions.

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Groundbreaking guys  by Stephanie True Peters

Groundbreaking guys

Stephanie True Peters

Book

Our history books are full of great men, from inventors to explorers to presidents. But these great men were not always good men. It's time for our role models to change. This book pays tribute to Mr. Rogers, Barack Obama, Hayao Miyazaki, and more: men...

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Eyes on insects  by Ruth Strother

Eyes on insects

Ruth Strother

Book

Come face to face with fascinating bugs in this stunning photographic collection! Whether it’s the beautiful monarch butterfly or the expertly-camouflaged walking stick, this book introduces the world’s most interesting insects with jaw-dropping phot...

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Mammals  by Patricia Daniels

Mammals

Patricia Daniels

Book

Start exploring with the latest Ultimate Explorer guide to spotting, discovering, and identifying bats, badgers, chipmunks, and hundreds of other North American mammals in and around your own backyard. Inspire kids to get outside with this photo-filled...

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This book is cute!  by Sarah Wassner Flynn

This book is cute!

Sarah Wassner Flynn

Book

"Information about why certain people, animals and things are considered "cute" and the scientific background, for children"--

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Healthy kids cookbook  by Jill Bloomfield

Healthy kids cookbook

Jill Bloomfield

Book

From homemade breakfast smoothies to rainbow salad, nutritious sweets and wholesome party food, Healthy Kids Cookbook has everything you need to cook yummy meals and snacks that are packed with nutrition. With step-by-step recipes, full-page colour.....

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Ramadan  by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Ramadan

Ausma Zehanat Khan

Book

Throughout the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast during the day and break the fast together as a family each night. Ramadan provides the opportunity to focus on positive thoughts and actions. It is a time to become more grateful for the blessings people...

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Minecraft  by Joey Davey

Minecraft

Joey Davey

Book

Become a Minecraft master builder with this incredible step-by-step guide to creating 15 amazing Minecraft masterpieces! There are Quick, Intermediate and Master builds -- created especially just for this book -- plus tricks and tips from expert Mine...

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Coding with Minecraft  by Al Sweigart

Coding with Minecraft

Al Sweigart

Book

A guide to using ComputerCraft and the Lua programming language to automate bots in Minecraft. This book teaches computer science and programming basics and transforms Minecraft from just a video game into an educational tool.

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Llamas  by Laura Buller

Llamas

Laura Buller

Book

Read about the lives of long-necked llamas! Why do llamas spit? What's the difference between a llama and an alpaca? Find out everything you need to know about this amazing animal.

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It's a girl thing!  by Pri Ferrari

It's a girl thing!

Pri Ferrari

Picture book

Brief text and slightly whimsical illustrations showcase a diverse group of strong, capable girls participating in a wide variety of nontraditional activities and occupations.

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A feel better book for little tears  by Holly Brochmann

A feel better book for little tears

Holly Brochmann

Picture book

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text provide young children with tools for dealing with feelings of sadness, such as talking about what is wrong, crying, or doing something creative.

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Alice in Wonderland  by Aleksandra Artymowska

Alice in Wonderland

Aleksandra Artymowska

Book

"Inspired by Lewis Carroll's classic children's book, Aleksandra Artymowska's stunning scenes are packed with references to the original, from teetering tables of teapots, to lines of marching playing cards. Readers must riddle their way from one page...

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Taniwhasaurus  by Clayson Howell

Taniwhasaurus

Clayson Howell

Book

Tells the story of Joan Wiffen, a self-taught fossil hunter who discovered the first evidence of dinosaurs in New Zealand.

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Calf and Lamb Day  by Jill MacGregor

Calf and Lamb Day

Jill MacGregor

Book

"Daniella lives on a dairy farm and this year she grooms her calf to be judged at the Calf and Lamb Day"--Publisher's website.

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Amphibians  by David West

Amphibians

David West

Book

Introduces children to the anatomy of animals with cutaway illustrations What wonders can you find out about the amazing world of amphibians? See what a frog really looks like inside; find out how a toad catches its food and where an axolotl's lung and...

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Fantastic faces  by Helen Casey

Fantastic faces

Helen Casey

Book

Be the star of the show with these fun stage make-up looks from the National Theatre.Follow the simple step-by-step instructions to transform yourself into twelve dramatic characters, including a phoenix, zombie, pirate and rock star. Created by the experts...

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Mermaids  by Lori Hile

Mermaids

Lori Hile

Book

Provides readers with evidence and scientific tools with which to study the possibility of the existence of mermaids.

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Utterly unbel!evable  by Adam Frost

Utterly unbel!evable

Adam Frost

Book

Prepare to discover the most utterly unbelievable REAL facts about WWII... Did you know that onions were given as birthday presents in WWII? Or that exploding camel dung was used as a weapon? Could a leaky toilet force a submarine crew to abandon ship?...

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Sloths  by Laura Buller

Sloths

Laura Buller

Book

Does your child love everything about the slow, sleepy world of sloths? Then this children's reading book, packed full of fun facts and cute sloth pictures, will be perfect for them. In this chapter book for children you'll trek deep into the South A...

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History year by year  by Peter Chrisp

History year by year

Peter Chrisp

Book

Join us on a journey through the ages, from the origins of our earliest African ancestors right up until the present day. History Year By Year will take you through history like never before; discover the events, cultures, inventions and ideas that have...

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Amazing dogs with amazing jobs  by Laura Greaves

Amazing dogs with amazing jobs

Laura Greaves

Book

Dogs have been living with and helping humans for around fifteen thousand years. All those years ago dogs were either hunters or guardians, but these days, dogs can do all kinds of amazing jobs. In this book, find out how Bailey the border collie became...

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Dream big  by Sally (Children's author) Morgan

Dream big

Sally (Children's author) Morgan

Book

The ultimate empowering guide, Dream Big! Heroes Who Dared to Be Bold introduces fearless men, women, boys and girls who have spoken out and changed our lives for the better. They did it, so why can't you? From Emma Gonzalez to Peter Tatchell, Adwoa Aboah...

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The extraordinary life of Neil Armstrong  by Martin Howard

The extraordinary life of Neil Armstrong

Martin Howard

Book

One little boy who loved the idea of flying became the first person to set foot on the moon. On 20 July 1969 Neil Armstrong made history, his 'giant leap for mankind'. From his childhood playing with model planes to becoming one of the most famous as...

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The extraordinary life of Katherine Johnson  by Devika Jina

The extraordinary life of Katherine Johnson

Devika Jina

Book

In 1969 history was made when the first humans stepped on the moon. Back on earth, one woman was running the numbers that ensured they got there and back in one piece. As a child, Katherine Johnson loved maths. She went on to be one of the most impor...

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The funny life of teachers  by James Campbell

The funny life of teachers

James Campbell

Book

Uncover the ridiculously funny life of teachers (and some things that have nothing to do with teachers but are still splendidly funny) according to James Campbell, comedian extraordinaire. Ever wondered what teachers do when they're not in the classroom?...

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You can be an entomologist!  by Dino J. Martins

You can be an entomologist!

Dino J. Martins

Book

There are more than one million different kinds of insects in the world ... and curious young minds seem to have just as many questions about them! This book is set up in a child-friendly, question-and-answer format, and has lots of wonderful images,...

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Atlas of monsters and ghosts  by Federica Magrin

Atlas of monsters and ghosts

Federica Magrin

Book

If you believe that all you need to fight an evil bloodthirsty fiend is garlic or holy water, think again. What you need is to keep a cool head and reach for your copy of Atlas of Monsters and Ghosts! Have you heard of the headless man roaming Edinbu...

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Build it!. Race cars  by Jennifer Kemmeter

Build it!. Race cars

Jennifer Kemmeter

Book

"Presents instructions for building race cars using a classic LEGO set, including such models as stock cars, dragsters, formula cars, and sports cars."--Provided by publisher.

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The deep dark sea  by Tony De Saulles

The deep dark sea

Tony De Saulles

Book

Come and explore the deep dark sea. There are hungry sharks, glowing fish and squid that turn inside out. It's never too early to find out more.

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The adventures of Robin Hood  by Roger Lancelyn Green

The adventures of Robin Hood

Roger Lancelyn Green

Book

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fighting tyranny.

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Ultimate Minecraft master builder  by Joey Davey

Ultimate Minecraft master builder

Joey Davey

Book

Become a master of Minecraft with this ultimate builder's guide! Follow the step-by-step instructions to create 30 incredible builds, from sky fortresses to aircraft carriers. The specially created builds are split into quick, intermediate and master...

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Ripley's believe it or not!. 100 years.

Ripley's believe it or not!. 100 years.

Book

Ripley's Believe It or Not! is globally renowned as the authority on the weird, the eccentric, and the amazing. Ripley's Believe It or Not! provides entertaining books for children of all ages which educates and informs them in a humorous style. The ...

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Minecraft

Minecraft

Book

This book's goal is to show you the most incredible possibilities and unlock your creative abilities to master the Minecraft world.

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No-sew pillows, blankets, fabric crafts, and other bedroom makeover projects  by Karen Latchana Kenney

No-sew pillows, blankets, fabric crafts, and other bedroom makeover projects

Karen Latchana Kenney

Book

Is your bedroom a little blah? There's an easy and inexpensive fix for that. Try making some new decor using just a few pieces of fabric or by refreshing the stuff you already have. Don't know how to sew? That's no problem. Each activity in this book...

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No-sew dresses, skirts, and other clothing  by Karen Latchana Kenney

No-sew dresses, skirts, and other clothing

Karen Latchana Kenney

Book

Has your wardrobe been looking a little blah lately? There s an easy and inexpensive fix for that. Try making some new clothes out of a just a few pieces of fabric or by refreshing some of your old stuff. Don t know how to sew? That s no problem. Each...

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Little kids first big book of science  by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Little kids first big book of science

Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Book

Information and photographs of scientific theories and facts, for young children.

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MoonFish  by Harry Laing

MoonFish

Harry Laing

Book

MoonFish is Harry Laing's sparky new collection of poems featuring eye-catching and fresh art by some of Australia's best known illustrators including Shaun Tan, Leigh Hobbs, Judy Watson and Anna Pignataro. Children will love the humour and catchy rhymes...

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The crayon man  by Natascha Biebow

The crayon man

Natascha Biebow

Book

Celebrating the inventor of the Crayola crayon! This gloriously illustrated picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Edwin Binney, the inventor of one of the world's most beloved toys.

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The dictionary of difficult words  by Jane Solomon

The dictionary of difficult words

Jane Solomon

Book

What is a bumbleshoot? Or a moonbow? And what does it mean when someone absquatulates...? Find out all this and more in the Dictionary of Difficult Words. Test your knowledge with more than 500 words to amaze, confuse and inspire budding wordsmiths (...

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Around the world in 80 ways  by Katy Halford

Around the world in 80 ways

Katy Halford

Book

"A fascinating and engaging picture book exploring 80 exciting ways to travel, both past and present from the obvious, to the crazy!"--Provided by publisher.

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Cool builds in Minecraft  by Wesley Copeland

Cool builds in Minecraft

Wesley Copeland

Book

"This book gives step-by-step illustrated instructions to teach players how to build fifty different objects in Minecraft, including houses, vehicles, farms, and castles."--Provided by publisher.

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Awesome 8 epic  by Julie (Children's author) Beer

Awesome 8 epic

Julie (Children's author) Beer

Book

"From ancient mysteries to high-altitude adventures, Awesome 8 epic features the speediest, funkiest, strangest, and most fantastical and colorful topics ever. Take a seat in the worlds largest rocking chair, gaze into the most astonishing eyes of a ...

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Unofficial minecraft life hacks labs for kids  by Adam Clarke

Unofficial minecraft life hacks labs for kids

Adam Clarke

Book

Through a fun mix of in-game and hands-on projects, Unofficial Minecraft Life Hacks Lab for Kids shows kids how to develop the building blocks of positive communication, listening skills, leadership and collaboration traits, emotional empathy, self-c...

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Hidden women  by Rebecca Rissman

Hidden women

Rebecca Rissman

Book

Tells the gripping story of four female African-American mathematicians who literally made it possible to launch US rockets--and astronauts--into space. Tells the thrilling tale of how each woman contributed, the struggles and resistance each experienced,...

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101 outdoor adventures to have before you grow up  by Stacy Tornio

101 outdoor adventures to have before you grow up

Stacy Tornio

Book

Be an adventurous kid! Conquer a rock wall, go ziplining, create a geocache at your favorite nature hangout, camp without a tent. Most importantly, get your hands dirty. 101 Outdoor Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up offers up season-by-season act...

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A book of mermaids  by Ruth Manning-Sanders

A book of mermaids

Ruth Manning-Sanders

Book

Stories about mermaids come from almost every country by the sea from Iceland to India; America to Arabia. Most mermaids have flowing golden hair, long graceful tails, and a beauty that lures men to the bottom of the sea. Sven, in the Danish story, "Sven...

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The Treaty of Waitangi by Toby Morris

The Treaty of Waitangi

Toby Morris

Graphic novel

"Dual-language, flip-book, graphic-novel-style non-fiction about about the Treaty of Waitangi developed for a general audience"--Publisher information.

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The unofficial ultimate Harry Potter spellbook

The unofficial ultimate Harry Potter spellbook

Book

The Unofficial Ultimate Harry Potter Spellbook is a beautiful, elegantly designed reference that details all of the known spells cast in the Harry Potter films, books, video games and card games, as well as official Harry Potter spinoffs, such as Fan...

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Harry Houdini  by Kjartan Poskitt

Harry Houdini

Kjartan Poskitt

Book

Meet HARRY HOUDINI, the brilliant escape artist who thrilled the world with his death-defying stunts and awesome showmanship. Find out how he was inspired by a man with no head, why he kept asking to be put in jail (and how he got out again) and why he...

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Fabulous figures and cool calculations  by Colin Stuart

Fabulous figures and cool calculations

Colin Stuart

Book

Mathematics is the language of the universe, everything around us! Can you crack it and become an incredible maths genius? Play awesome number bingo, make chocolate crispy cakes with the ingredient ratios, build a 3D pyramid, create your own unique.....

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Amelia Earhart  by Andrew (Andy) Prentice

Amelia Earhart

Andrew (Andy) Prentice

Book

Meet AMELIA EARHART, the world-famous daredevil pilot who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Find out how she tricked her dad into letting her fly, what she had in common with a sack of potatoes and how she became a fashion-icon...

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Europe  by Charles Hope

Europe

Charles Hope

Book

There are 65 countries, territories and sovereign states in Europe. It is a continent known for its forests, rivers and mountain ranges, and is alos rich with culture and history. Learn all about these nations in Continents of the World: Europe.

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Who we are!  by Robie H. Harris

Who we are!

Robie H. Harris

Book

Join Nellie, Gus, baby Jake, and their parents at Funland as they go on rides, watch performers, and play games along with many other children and grown-ups. As they enjoy their excursion, they notice that people are the same as one another in lots of...

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My corner of the ring  by Jesselyn Silva

My corner of the ring

Jesselyn Silva

Book

The Middle Grade Memoir of a Girl Boxer and Future Olympian. In this Lean-In style inspirational memoir, twelve-year-old Jesselyn Silva offers a ringside seat to girl power and what it takes to win in the ring and in life: punch by punch. Girl Boxer shows...

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Extreme abilities  by Galadriel Findlay Watson

Extreme abilities

Galadriel Findlay Watson

Book

A journey of discovery of the human body's amazing abilities, featuring masters of muscle, memory, meditation, speed, and the brain. The examples in the book are a survey of what humans are capable of with examples from around the world. Short sketches...

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All of us  by Yvan Pommaux

All of us

Yvan Pommaux

Book

All of Us is a collective history of the world, told from an uncommon point of view. Written in the first-person plural, All of Us is a book of our history, emphasizing our unity as a species, beginning with the birth of our planet and our common origins...

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Smithsonian dinosaurs and other amazing creatures from deep time  by Blake Edgar

Smithsonian dinosaurs and other amazing creatures from deep time

Blake Edgar

Book

A fun, pocket-sized book presenting the remarkable dinosaurs and other creatures that roamed Earth billions of years ago.

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Bulldozers  by Chris Bowman

Bulldozers

Chris Bowman

Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to bulldozers. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade.

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Incredible journeys  by Levison Wood

Incredible journeys

Levison Wood

Book

Alongside real-life explorer Levison Wood, travel around the world, meet some of history's most daring pioneers, and be inspired to go on your very own adventures! Embark on 20 epic expeditions alongside Levison Wood, from the Silk Road and medieval....

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The extraordinary life of Anne Frank  by Kate Scott

The extraordinary life of Anne Frank

Kate Scott

Book

Her words have become some of the most important in modern history: discover the incredible life story of Anne Frank, whose bravery has inspired so many. Her incredible story comes to life in this beautifully illustrated book, with narrative biograph...

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Halo  by Stephanie Peters

Halo

Stephanie Peters

Book

Recounts the true adventures of Halo, a Dutch shepherd, who trained to become an urban search and rescue dog with the help of her human partner, Cat.

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Wilma Rudolph  by Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara

Wilma Rudolph

Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Ve...

Book

Discover the life of Wilma Rudolph, the remarkable sprinter and Olympic champion. Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She contracted polio in her early years and her doctors said she would never walk again....

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How to save the whole stinkin' planet  by Lee Constable

How to save the whole stinkin' planet

Lee Constable

Book

How to save the whole stinkin' planet will take you on a garbological adventure like no other. From diving into the rubbish bin and delving into landfill, to rummaging through the recycling and digging about in compost. As a waste warrior in training,...

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Animals at night  by Katy Flint

Animals at night

Katy Flint

Book

Meet the animals that come out at night in this nocturnal adventure across the globe's habitats. See the jaguar prowling the Amazon rain forest, spot the lion pride on the African savanna, and visit a turtle nesting beach under the stars. Each spread...

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Dolly Parton  by Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara

Dolly Parton

Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Ve...

Book

Little Dolly grew up in Tennessee in a family "as poor as dirt." She started performing at an early age, singing on local radio and television. After graduating high school, she moved to Nashville to pursue her singing dreams. Her managers wanted her...

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D-Day  by Michael Noble

D-Day

Michael Noble

Book

Relive the events of June 6, 1944 through eye witness accounts that describe 20 real-life stories from the D-Day landings. Meet Company Sergeant Major Stanley Hollis, the only person to receive the Victoria Cross for their actions that day, Lt. Richard...

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Magical rainbow slime.

Magical rainbow slime.

Book

"All you need to know to create magical unicorn poop, fluffy unicorn-mane putty, and much more! Easy step-by-step recipes teach you how to make all kinds of safe and enchanting slime, including rainbow slime, shiny slime with beads, glittery slime you...

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Roblox character encyclopedia  by Alexander Cox

Roblox character encyclopedia

Alexander Cox

Book

Offers an official character reference to Roblox, including biographical information and listings of avatar items.

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Crazy about cats  by Owen Davey

Crazy about cats

Owen Davey

Book

"There are roughly 38 species of cats today, each one superbly adapted to their environment--whether that be in the rainforest or the desert! This captivating and stunningly illustrated guide will teach you everything you need to know about our felin...

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Horribly hilarious joke book  by Terry Deary

Horribly hilarious joke book

Terry Deary

Book

Hundreds of horribly hilarious historical jokes in one laugh-out-loud book make this a must-have book for any Horrible Histories fan. Literally laugh your head off at this comical collection of nasty bits.

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Michael Rosen's sad book  by Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen's sad book

Michael Rosen

Picture book

The author writes about his sadness following the death of his son, how it makes him feel and how he copes with it.

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A planet full of plastic  by Neal Layton

A planet full of plastic

Neal Layton

Book

Everything is made of stuff. Some things are made of paper, like this book. And some things are made of PLASTIC. If you look around you, plastic is everywhere. Even in places where it's not meant to be. If it drops to the ground, it doesn't rot away -...

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Kitchen science lab for kids  by Liz Lee Heinecke

Kitchen science lab for kids

Liz Lee Heinecke

Book

When you step into your kitchen to cook or bake, you put science to work. Physics and chemistry come into play each time you simmer, steam, bake, freeze, boil, puree, saute, or ferment food. Knowing something about the physics, biology, and chemistry...

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Hacks for Minecrafters  by Megan Miller

Hacks for Minecrafters

Megan Miller

Book

With more than 100 million registered Minecraft accounts and rights picked up by Warner Brothers for an action-adventure film in the style of The Lego Movie, Minecraft is one of the world's biggest children's brands. While there are several successful...

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The magic school bus blows its top  by Gail Herman

The magic school bus blows its top

Gail Herman

Book

Join the class as they learn about volcanoes. It's an explosive field trip you won't want to miss!

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Where's the poo?

Where's the poo?

Book

"A group of poos has been flushed away and embarks on an epic, fun-filled adventure round the world! Search for six very special poos in every scene. From a trip to the aquarium and a day at the theme park, to a rainforest trek and a roller disco, there's...

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Brother, sister, me and you  by Mary Quattlebaum

Brother, sister, me and you

Mary Quattlebaum

Book

Little ones will delight in the similarities lion, turtle, and even bee siblings have with human brothers and sisters in this charming read-aloud book. It opens with 10 kinds of animal siblings and segues naturally into young human brothers and sisters....

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Boy oh boy  by Cliff Leek

Boy oh boy

Cliff Leek

Book

Meet 30 men who create an alternative story of heroism in history. From people of peace, like the Dalai Lama, to artists like David Hockney, musicians like David Bowie, poets like Kit Yan, and teachers like Jaime Escalante - all are talented and diverse....

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The art of drawing manga  by Max Marlborough

The art of drawing manga

Max Marlborough

Book

"Art of Drawing Manga: Monsters & Pets is a step-by-step guide to creating terrifying, cool and adorable creatures in the hugely popular manga style. Easy-to-follow instructions and striking, detailed illustrations will introduce beginners to key ...

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eSports superstars  by Kevin Pettman

eSports superstars

Kevin Pettman

Book

"The world's fasting-growing sport is live video gaming and it's taking on football in terms of popularity and prize money. This book introduces this new global phenomenon, explains how the tournaments work, profiles teams, players and games, and gives...

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How things work  by Tamara J. Resler

How things work

Tamara J. Resler

Book

"Travel back in time and into the not-so-distant future to dissect, explore, and discover how all kinds of things do what they do! Along the way, you'll learn why cotton candy is so fluffy, how scientists built a space suit for Mars, and what goes in...

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