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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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Harriet Tubman  by Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara

Harriet Tubman

Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Ve...

Presents information about Harriet Tubman, from her childhood in slavery to brave escape to the North and her work to help others escape slavery.

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A history of humankind  by Justin Richards

A history of humankind

Justin Richards

"Over billions of years of time travel, the Doctor has run into his fair share of important people - and he's formed opinions on most of them too. Now the Twelfth Doctor has got hold of a history textbook from Coal Hill School, and he's decided to improve...

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Hedy's journey  by Michelle Bisson

Hedy's journey

Michelle Bisson

"It is 1941. Hedy and her family are Jewish, and the Jew-hating Nazi Party is rising. Hedy's family is no longer safe in their home in Hungary. They decide to flee to America, but because of their circumstances, 16-year-old Hedy must make her way thr...

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An encyclopedia of strategy for Fortniters  by Jason Rich

An encyclopedia of strategy for Fortniters

Jason Rich

"An essential reference for any Fortnite: Battle Royale player that explains everything you need to know in order to successfully control your characters and leave the final circle victorious. Whether you're a novice or a more-experienced gamer, this...

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Mallko and dad  by 1963- author Gusti

Mallko and dad

1963- author Gusti

"A father, Gusti, expounds upon life with his son Mallko, who has Down syndrome"--

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Mortals & immortals of Greek mythology  by Françoise Rachmühl

Mortals & immortals of Greek mythology

Françoise Rachmühl

"The stories of the Greek mortals and immortals and their legendary exploits tower as tall now as they have for thousands of years. Join the twelve gods at the top of Mount Olympus, and learn the tales of Greek heroines and heroes, who performed ext...

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Humans and Earth's atmosphere  by Ava Sawyer

Humans and Earth's atmosphere

Ava Sawyer

"Nitrogen, oxygen, argon, and carbon dioxide are all gases in Earth's atmosphere. But what happens when there is too much or two little of a certain gas? Readers will learn how every day activities such as driving, heating buildings, and using aerosols...

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Timelines of everything

Timelines of everything

A history of the world is presented through over one hundred different visual timelines, from a chronology of the written word to an ordered listing of the American presidents. Explore an illustrated history of the world through timelines for kids. F...

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Maps of the world  by Enrico Lavagno

Maps of the world

Enrico Lavagno

"Maps of every continent, country, even outer space, including educational icons representing the aboriginal people in Australia, giant tortoises in the Galapagos, the Gold Rush in California, traditional dress in Mali, and even James Bond in England...

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The happy garden  by Peter Bland

The happy garden

Peter Bland

Peter Bland's collected poems for children are a major addition to a poetic presence spanning over sixty years. He began writing these poems for his own children in the 1950s, and has continued ever since.

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L. M. Montgomery  by Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara

L. M. Montgomery

Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Ve...

New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Lucy Maud Montgomery, the famous writer, in this true story of her life. With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates...

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Science  by Chris Woodford

Science

Chris Woodford

Discusses key concepts in biology, physics, chemistry, and other scientific fields, and includes fast fact boxes, images and diagrams, and information about key scientists and their work.

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Earth verse  by Sally M. Walker

Earth verse

Sally M. Walker

A collection of haiku poems celebrates the planet Earth, including such topics as rocks, earthquakes, fossils, volcanoes, and the water cycle. Includes Earth sciences fact pages.

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Riding a donkey backwards  by Sean Taylor

Riding a donkey backwards

Sean Taylor

"A collection of 21 riotous tales and riddles about the Mullah Nasruddin. Why does Mulla Nasruddin spoon yoghurt into the river? What is the reason he rides his donkey backwards? Why does he paint a picture that is blank? And is he crazy to move into...

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Mammals  by Lisa J. Amstutz

Mammals

Lisa J. Amstutz

Pull back the curtain on the wide, wide world of mammals! Organized by animal-science reference topics such as anatomy, life cycle, and methods of defense, Mammals lets young readers and browsers discover these hairy animals through full-color photos...

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Humans and the hydrosphere  by Ava Sawyer

Humans and the hydrosphere

Ava Sawyer

Presents how humans use water, positively and negatively affect water, and how to protect the water supply.

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Reptiles  by Janet Riehecky

Reptiles

Janet Riehecky

"Presenting turtles, lizards, snakes, alligators, and crocodiles! Reptiles is a photo-filled animal-science reference book for young readers and browsers. Not only will kids discover basic topics such as habitat, anatomy, and diet, but they'll also be...

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Birds  by Pamela Dell

Birds

Pamela Dell

Take to the skies with songbirds and raptors, and waddle with some flightless birds, too! Organized by animal-science reference topics such as anatomy, migration, and life cycle, Birds introduces young readers and browsers to these feathered animals ...

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Crustaceans  by Emma Carlson Berne

Crustaceans

Emma Carlson Berne

Presenting crabs, shrimp, lobsters, barnacles, and krill! Crustaceans is an eye-catching animal-science reference book for young readers and browsers. Covering all the basic topics, including habitat, anatomy, and diet, Crustaceans allows kids to get...

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Amphibians  by Emma Carlson Berne

Amphibians

Emma Carlson Berne

Shine the science spotlight on frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and caecilians! Organized by reference topics such as habitat, anatomy, and diet, Amphibians introduces young readers and browsers to these water-dependent animals through vibrant full-...

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Arachnids  by Pamela Dell

Arachnids

Pamela Dell

Say hello to spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks! Arachnids is a colorful photo-filled animal-science reference book for young readers and browsers. Not only will kids discover basic topics such as habitat, anatomy, and diet, but they'll also be treated...

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Insects  by Janet Riehecky

Insects

Janet Riehecky

Say hello to bees, ants, butterflies, and more! Insects is a colorful photo-filled animal-science reference book for young readers and browsers. Not only will kids discover basic topics such as habitat, anatomy, and diet, but they'll also find fun topics...

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Eye-opening earth science activities  by Rani Iyer

Eye-opening earth science activities

Rani Iyer

"Provides step-by-step instructions for activities demonstrating earth science concepts and explanations for the concepts presented"--

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Amazing life science activities  by Rani Iyer

Amazing life science activities

Rani Iyer

"Provides step-by-step instructions for activities demonstrating life science concepts and explanations for the concepts presented"--

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Pokémon super deluxe essential handbook

Pokémon super deluxe essential handbook

"This revised and updated edition of the Essential Handbook and Deluxe Essential Handbook has all the stats and facts kids need to know about the world of Pokémon. Essential information on over 800 Pokémon is jam-packed into 496 illustrated, full-color...

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Trains  by Mari C. Schuh

Trains

Mari C. Schuh

Choo choo! The train is here! A freight train carries coal. A commuter train carries many workers. Don't blink! You might miss the bullet train zooming by. Give beginning readers a captivating close-up look at train parts and types.

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Ships  by Mari C. Schuh

Ships

Mari C. Schuh

See the ship floating by? It has tall sails. Tanker ships carry oil. Airplanes take off from aircraft carriers. Give beginning readers a captivating close-up look at ship parts and types.

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Totally amazing facts about reptiles  by Arnold Ringstad

Totally amazing facts about reptiles

Arnold Ringstad

"Curious kids will be enthralled with this dip-into and dip-out-of book loaded with quirky facts about reptiles. Even reluctant readers will be fascinated with the fun facts and eye-catching images and design on each page. Reptiles never looked so...

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The awesome night sky  by Kay Barnham

The awesome night sky

Kay Barnham

Beautifully illustrated non-fiction explorations of nature's cycles. Look up into the night sky and learn all about constellations, shooting stars and satellites. This beautifully illustrated picture book shows the glorious night sky. 'Look and Wonder'...

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Resist  by Veronica Chambers

Resist

Veronica Chambers

"Before they were activists, they were just like you and me. From Frederick Douglass to Malala Yousafzai, Joan of Arc to John Lewis, Susan B. Anthony to Janet Mock--these thirty-five profiles of remarkable figures show us what it means to take a stand...

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Woolly mammoth  by Gary Jeffrey

Woolly mammoth

Gary Jeffrey

"Provides a revealing look at the Woolly Mammoth through a fictional graphic novel story, accompanied by nonfiction facts and fossil record information"--

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Roblox top adventure games  by Alex Wiltshire

Roblox top adventure games

Alex Wiltshire

Offers tips and tricks for more than forty adventures in Roblox, with interviews with the games' creators.

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Inside the world of Roblox  by Alexander Cox

Inside the world of Roblox

Alexander Cox

Presents an inside look at the Roblox world, introducing talented members of the community and providing insider information on the games.

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An anthology of intriguing animals  by Ben Hoare

An anthology of intriguing animals

Ben Hoare

"This is a children's animal encyclopedia with a twist. Alongside interesting facts are the stories and myths behind children's favourite animals as well as incredible pictures and stunning illustrations. Containing more than 100 species, this beautiful...

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Two kings  by Emma Lewis

Two kings

Emma Lewis

"When the old king dies, a Duke and Earl find themselves in competition for the Kingdom. Their vanity and greed see them locked in a futile battle, which impacts the lives of the people who live in the Kingdom. But what do the people want? And will a...

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Harry Potter: Imagining Hogwarts  by Bryan Michael Stoller

Harry Potter: Imagining Hogwarts

Bryan Michael Stoller

"Imagining Hogwarts is a fun, practical guide to making your very own movie set at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. With guided activities on every aspect of moviemaking, from creating your own storyboard to making costumes and even postpr...

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A maths journey around extreme sports  by Hilary Koll

A maths journey around extreme sports

Hilary Koll

Go on a real-life maths journey to practise the core topics of numbers, geometry, statistics, ratio & proportion, algebra and measurement. Through data visualisation methods, including colourful diagrams, pictograms, illustrations, photographs and...

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Global pollution  by Rachel Minay

Global pollution

Rachel Minay

"Humans are creating more pollution than ever before and this is threatening the balance of our planet and its perfect conditions for life. This book looks at the causes and effects of different types of pollution, considers the greenouse effect and what...

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Hammering for freedom  by Rita L. Hubbard

Hammering for freedom

Rita L. Hubbard

"The inspirational story of William Lewis. Born into slavery in Tennessee, William Lewis learned the blacksmith trade as soon as he was old enough to grip a hammer. He proved to be an exceptional blacksmith and earned so much money fixing old tools a...

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Operation ouch!  by Ben Elcomb

Operation ouch!

Ben Elcomb

Take a tour of one of the most complex, diverse and downright unusual places on the entire planet - the human body! Find out all about what makes YOU tick, from the wonders of the human brain to the tingling in your ticklish toes. From crazy bodily f...

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Astronauts  by Hannah Wilson

Astronauts

Hannah Wilson

This irresistible reading series is sure to fire the imagination of young readers with its exciting range of high-interest topics and its great-looking, easy-to-follow design. Developed with literacy experts, this five-level graded reading series will...

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Space discoveries  by Tamra Orr

Space discoveries

Tamra Orr

"Imagine discovering new planets lightyears away or galaxies you never knew existed. Learn all about new and amazing space discoveries in these fun and engaging books reviewed by Smithsonian experts"-- Publisher description.

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Ocean discoveries  by Tamra Orr

Ocean discoveries

Tamra Orr

"Imagine a fish without a face, drones exploring the ocean floor and underwater waterfalls! Learn all about these amazing underwater discoveries and many more in these fun and engaging books reviewed by Smithsonian experts"-- Publisher description.

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The horror of World War II  by Nancy Dickmann

The horror of World War II

Nancy Dickmann

"Explore the history of World War II, from causes and effects to what made this period of history so deadly."--Publisher's description.

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Tyrannosaurus rex  by Daniel Nunn

Tyrannosaurus rex

Daniel Nunn

"This book takes a very simple look at the Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur, examining what it looked like, what it ate, how it behaved, and its special skills and features such as its enormous teeth and powerful jaws. The book also discusses how we know a...

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DNA, genes, and chromosomes  by Mason Anders

DNA, genes, and chromosomes

Mason Anders

"Did you know that most of our bodies' cells contain about 6 feet (2 meters) of DNA? Learn how DNA and genes determine each unique trait of plants and animals by taking a close look at the make up and structure of DNA."--Publisher's description.

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The magic school bus  by Joanna Cole

The magic school bus

Joanna Cole

On a special field trip in the magic school bus, Ms. Frizzle's class goes into outer space and visits each planet in the solar system.

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The story orchestra  by Katy Flint

The story orchestra

Katy Flint

"In this retelling of the classic ballet story, bring Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty to life by pressing the musical notes on each page. Join the King and Queen as they throw a party for their new baby, Princess Aurora. But when a terrible guest arrives...

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The sticky, stinky, science book  by Kris Hirschmann

The sticky, stinky, science book

Kris Hirschmann

"Science isn't dry and boring -- it's oozing with curiosity, dripping with fun and exploding with imagination! Filled with cool, crazy and downright gross science experiments to try at home, kids can find out first-hand how to make two different types...

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Big beasts  by Barbara Taylor

Big beasts

Barbara Taylor

Everything you need to know about enormous dinosaurs, mammoth mammals, and underwater giants is packed into this fact-filled book.

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Usborne big picture book dinosaurs  by Laura Cowan

Usborne big picture book dinosaurs

Laura Cowan

Discover the dazzling world of dinosaurs, brought to life in this stylishly illustrated picture book. Colourful images of a world long past and a quirky approach make a well-trodden topic fresh. From old favourites like Stegosaurus to new discoveries...

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The Usborne book of night time  by Laura Cowan

The Usborne book of night time

Laura Cowan

At night when you are fast asleep, another world awakens... Explore the world of night in this gorgeous picture book and discover nocturnal animals in the countryside, cities that never sleep and the secrets of the night sky. With lots to look at and...

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Jack and the beanstalk  by Jasmine Brooke

Jack and the beanstalk

Jasmine Brooke

Fee, fi, fo, fum! How will Jack and his beanstalk fare against a hungry giant? This interactive book retells the classic story of Jack, but this time, readers will use science, technology, engineering, and math to help the mischievous hero reach his ...

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Do not open this math book!  by Danica McKellar

Do not open this math book!

Danica McKellar

"Addition and subtraction are as easy as 1 + 2 = 3 in this funny and educational book that will have readers embracing math instead of fearing it."--

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To the moon!  by Jeffrey Kluger

To the moon!

Jeffrey Kluger

" The year was 1968, and the American people were still reeling from the spacecraft fire that killed the Apollo 1 crew a year earlier. On top of that, there were rumors that the Russian cosmonauts were getting ready to fly around the moon. NASA realized...

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LEGO DC super heroes visual dictionary  by Elizabeth Dowsett

LEGO DC super heroes visual dictionary

Elizabeth Dowsett

"Meet the Super Heroes and their sidekicks, the super-villains and their henchmen, their alter egos, allies, and pets. Explore the secrets of the Batcave, Wonder Woman's speedy Invisible Jet, the crazy rides at Jokerland, Lex Luthor's powerful mech. ...

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Through the window  by Barb Rosenstock

Through the window

Barb Rosenstock

"Known for both his paintings and stained-glass windows, Marc Chagall rose from humble beginnings to become one of the world's most renowned artists. Admired for his use of color and the powerful emotion in his work, Chagall led a career that spanned...

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Forgotten beasts  by Matt Sewell

Forgotten beasts

Matt Sewell

"Matt Sewell's follow-up to the mega-hit Dinosaurs is a beautifully-illustrated large format look at the amazing beasts that time forgot - from the relatively well known, such as the sabre-toothed tiger and woolly mammoth, to the obscure monsters that...

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Diary of a brilliant kid  by Andrew Cope

Diary of a brilliant kid

Andrew Cope

"Life, the Universe and Awesomeness Diary of a Brilliant Kid is the tweenager's atlas for navigating life. This interactive collection of stories, quotes, theories and yes, science, guides you through the difficult years between ages 8 and 12 to help...

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Plastic pollution on land and in the oceans  by Ruth Owen

Plastic pollution on land and in the oceans

Ruth Owen

Describes the problems that plastic is causing in the environment and suggests ways to decrease the problem, including recycling, going plastic free, and volunteering to help collect plastic to be recycled.

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Plants  by Nancy Dickmann

Plants

Nancy Dickmann

"Have you ever wondered why flowers are colourful, what roots do or why plants have fruits? Read this book to find out how plants make food, grow and spread their seeds.Why is the sky blue? How long does a forest take to grow? Is it Mist or Fog? These...

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Weather and seasons  by Nancy Dickmann

Weather and seasons

Nancy Dickmann

"Have you ever wondered why we have seasons, where the wind comes from or how we predict the weather? Read this book to find out about weather and how our planet changes throughout the year." --Publisher description.

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Rapunzel  by Jasmine Brooke

Rapunzel

Jasmine Brooke

Read the delightful fairytale Rapunzel, then try out the activities and use you science, technology, engineering and maths skills to work out how to solve some fairytale problems.

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Goldilocks and the three bears  by Jasmine Brooke

Goldilocks and the three bears

Jasmine Brooke

Read the delightful fairytale Goldilocks and the Three Bears, then try out the activities and use you science, technology, engineering and maths skills to work out how to solve some fairytale problems.

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The princess and the pea  by Jasmine Brooke

The princess and the pea

Jasmine Brooke

"Read the enchanting fairytale The princess and the pea, then try out the activities and use you science, technology, engineering and maths skills to work out how to solve some fairytale problems." --Publisher description.

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Weird but true! 2019

Weird but true! 2019

"This bulging compendium is loaded with jaw-dropping, eye-popping, brain-bending facts and bright, bold photography! Based on the popular National Geographic Weird but True! Series, this new annual pairs the planet's quirkiest, wackiest facts with the...

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Plants  by Bridget Heos

Plants

Bridget Heos

Get the facts on an array of leafy organisms and discover the unexpected ways humans and plants are alike in this installment in the Just Like Us! Series.

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Computer programming  by Brad Edelman

Computer programming

Brad Edelman

Do you have a love for computers? Are you the person your parents go to when they can't work something out on their devices? Then computer programming might just be the career path for you! Learn the basics from a real-life expert and get some hands-...

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What is race? who are racists? why does skin colour matter? and other big questions  by Claire Heuchan

What is race? who are racists? why does skin colour matter? and other big questions

Claire Heuchan

"Talking about race is often discouraged, but this book aims to bring everyone into the conversation. It explores the history of race and society, giving context to how racist attitudes come into being. It looks at belonging and identity, the damaging...

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The people awards  by Lily Murray

The people awards

Lily Murray

A celebration of 50 famous people from around the world who made history and changed the world for the better.

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The awesome book of space  by Adam Frost

The awesome book of space

Adam Frost

"Do you know how long it would take you to drive to the sun? Or whether you'd like to go on a space vacation? Be truly amazed by these awesome facts about our planet, our solar system, and our universe! Find out: How long it would take you to drive to...

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Where football tackles the world  by Alex Bellos

Where football tackles the world

Alex Bellos

'This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads - and it's all about football. Learn the maths behind the coin toss, how a good night's sleep helps you perform better on the pitch, the history...

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Skydiving dogs  by Meish Goldish

Skydiving dogs

Meish Goldish

"In this book, young readers will learn about the special dogs that assist the U.S. Military by serving as skydiving companions."--

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Casey's greatness wings  by Tammi Van Hollander

Casey's greatness wings

Tammi Van Hollander

"Casey Greatness Wings is a playful, interactive story that can be told on the child's back. This is a story about a caterpillar that feels different from the others and worries that he is not good enough. His worries are as big as a giant elephant and...

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The A-Z of wonder women  by Yvonne Lin

The A-Z of wonder women

Yvonne Lin

"Celebrate historic and contemporary Wonder Women from around the world, from Ada Lovelace to Zaha Hadid! Highlighting notable and inspiring women from across the globe and throughout time, The A-Z of Wonder Women features biographies of trailblazers...

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Two truths and a lie  by Ammi-Joan Paquette

Two truths and a lie

Ammi-Joan Paquette

"Assorted unbelievable stories about people, places and events--most of which are true, some of which are not"--

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Tales from the Caribbean  by Trish Cooke

Tales from the Caribbean

Trish Cooke

A collection of favourite tales gathered from the many different islands of the Caribbean, one of the world's richest sources of traditional storytelling. From the very first Kingfisher to Anansi the Spider Man, these lively retellings full of humour...

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World's strangest places  by Stuart Derrick

World's strangest places

Stuart Derrick

"Discover the planet's weirdest and most wonderful places. Our travel experts have found 40 of the planet's most bizarre sights and natural wonders - and ranked them in order of their oddness! With jaw-dropping facts and amazing photos, we reveal the...

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Creatures of the order  by Jules Howard

Creatures of the order

Jules Howard

"What do an elephant seal and a leopard have in common? How about a slow loris and a gorilla, or a peacock and a turkey? Creatures of the Order collects members of the same taxonomic order together in an informative and beautifully illustrated...

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The hen who sailed around the world  by Guirec Soudée

The hen who sailed around the world

Guirec Soudée

"Guirec Soudée tells the true story of his 3,400 mile sea voyage with his pet hen, Monique."--

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Surf dog miracles  by Meish Goldish

Surf dog miracles

Meish Goldish

Introduces surf dogs, discussing their training, the Surf City Surf Dog competition, and how some dogs help people with disabilities surf.

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Eliza  by Margaret McNamara

Eliza

Margaret McNamara

Presents the life of Eliza Hamilton, wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton, covering her early years in New York, her married life with Alexander, and her later years as a generous philanthropist.

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The nutcracker and the mouse king  by Hannah Pang

The nutcracker and the mouse king

Hannah Pang

"Discover the world of E.T.A. Hoffmann with Search and Find The Nutcracker. The popular Christmas tale is retold in beautifully illustrated search and find scenes where you can find the characters on the busy pages, and follow them through the story....

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Shark vs. killer whale  by Isabel Thomas

Shark vs. killer whale

Isabel Thomas

If a shark and killer whale were to meet and fight, which one would win? Read this book to find out!

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Gods and heroes  by Korwin Briggs

Gods and heroes

Korwin Briggs

"Before there was Batman, Wonder Woman, or Black Panther...there was Indra, Hindu king of gods, who battled a fearsome snake to save the world from drought. Athena, the powerful Greek goddess of wisdom who could decide the fate of battles before they...

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The true tale of a giantess  by Anne Renaud

The true tale of a giantess

Anne Renaud

"When Anna Swan came into the world, people chattered. They whispered over tea and gossiped across fences. Because even when she was small, Anna was ... tall. By the time she was four, she'd risen higher than a rain barrel. At six, she was taller than...

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The girl with a mind for math  by Julia Finley Mosca

The girl with a mind for math

Julia Finley Mosca

"This is a rhyming-text picture book about Raye Montague. After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Raye set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of...

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Sportopedia  by Adam Skinner

Sportopedia

Adam Skinner

"Sportopedia is your ultimate guide to the exhilarating world of sport. Learn amazing facts about all your favorite sports, and discover new ones you may not have come across before, like kabaddi and boccia. Whether you're into team sports, target sp...

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Math challenger  by Hilary Koll

Math challenger

Hilary Koll

"Follow each step, solve the math, and complete all four challenges to fly a jet fighter, design a skyscraper, solve a crime and launch a rocket"--Page [4] of cover.

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Dictatorship  by Sean Connolly

Dictatorship

Sean Connolly

"Describes what a dictator is, how he or she takes over a country, and what it is like to live under such a regime. The history of how dictatorships have evolved, the rise and fall of dictators, and the future of dictatorships are examined"--Provided...

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Communism  by Sean Connolly

Communism

Sean Connolly

"Different countries are governed in different ways. Communism is a way of governing a country and its people. The basis of this type of government is the idea that one person is not more important than any other and all citizens work for the benefit...

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Monarchy  by Sean Connolly

Monarchy

Sean Connolly

"Monarchy reveals the inner working of this type of government, setting it in the context of history and relating it to today's current affairs. Readers will learn how a monarchy functions internally and within the wider world community. They will al...

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25 women who thought of it first  by Jill Sherman

25 women who thought of it first

Jill Sherman

Discover 25 women who were trailblazers in science, technology, architecture, engineering, and more. Learn about some of the women who defied expectations and introduced the world to new ideas and creations big and small.

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When the whales walked  by Dougal Dixon

When the whales walked

Dougal Dixon

"Step back in time and discover a world where whales once walked, crocodiles were warm-blooded and snakes had legs! Meet terrifying giant birds, and tiny elephants living on islands in this fascinating creature guide like no other. Learn how whales once...

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Just joking  by Rosie Gowsell Pattison

Just joking

Rosie Gowsell Pattison

With silly facts that are strangely true, laughable lists, conversation jokes, and long-story jokes with hilarious endings, this full-color, supersize book will have you rolling on the floor laughing. Sidesplitting topics include funny stuff about pe...

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Tales from India  by Bali Rai

Tales from India

Bali Rai

"A collection of 20 stories from India's rich folklore heritage. From wicked magicians to wise old priests, charming princes and beautiful princesses, to greedy tigers and wily jackals, these magical tales are full of adventure and trickery, and infused...

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The amazing animal atlas  by Nick Crumpton

The amazing animal atlas

Nick Crumpton

From the great winding Ganges river in India to the thick conifer forests of northern Europe, travel across the globe to discover the rich variety of animals that share our blue planet. Written by a specialist in zoology and featuring huge fold-out s...

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Poems to live your life by

Poems to live your life by

In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between. This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six poems...

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B is for baller  by James Littlejohn

B is for baller

James Littlejohn

"Featuring dozens of iconic NBA superstars like Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, LeBron James, Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, and Steph Curry, B is for Baller is the ultimate alphabet book for young hoops fans--whether they're taking their first shot at the...

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A child's introduction to Greek mythology  by Heather Alexander

A child's introduction to Greek mythology

Heather Alexander

Presents an introduction to Greek mythology, discussing the roles of gods and goddesses, as well as the adventures of heroes and mythical beings.

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