New Kids' Non-Fiction Books

Some kids use wheelchairs / by Lola M. Schaefer. cover
"Some people use wheelchairs to get to and from places. What does that mean? Using simple, engaging text and full-color photos, readers learn why someone would use a wheelchair and what daily life is like for someone who can't walk. This book includes a video, which launches via a 4D app."-- Provided by publisher.
Valentine's Day / Julie Murray. cover
Introduces the holiday, discussing the ways in which it is celebrated.
Day of the dead / Julie Murray. cover
Learn how the Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, is celebrated.
The dangerous lives of harp seals / by Mary Meinking. cover
Gives readers an up-close look at the risks harp seals face throughout their lives. Includes a concise overview of the species, a table of contents, questions to spark critical thinking, a selected bibliography, sources to guide further research, a phonetic glossary, an index, and an introduction to the author.
Venezuela / Julie Murray. cover
Introduces Venezuela, describing its history, geography, cities, people, animals, culture, and government.
Ukraine / Julie Murray. cover
Introduces Ukraine, describing its history, geography, cities, people, animals, culture, and government.
Denmark / Julie Murray. cover
Introduces Denmark, describing its history, geography, cities, people, animals, culture, and government.
Code it! Create it! : ideas & inspiration for coding / by Sarah Hutt ; illustrated by Brenna Vaughan. cover
Come up with the perfect coding-powered project in this informative, interactive journal!
Some kids are blind : a 4D book / by Lola M. Schaefer. cover
"Some people are blind. What does that mean? Using simple, engaging text and full-color photos, readers learn what blindness is, how it can be caused, and what daily life is like for someone who can't see.This book includes a video, which launches via a 4D app"-- Provided by publisher.
Becoming Madeleine : a biography of the author of A wrinkle in time by her granddaughters / Charlotte Jones Voiklis and Léna Roy. cover
This middle-grade biography explores the life and works of Madeleine L'Engle written by her granddaughters coming just in time for the all-new A Wrinkle in Time film, directed by Ava DuVernay and featuring a multi-racial cast (release date: March 9, 2018).
A world of programming / Heather Lyons & Elizabeth Tweedale ; illustrated by Alex Westgate. cover
"Learn programming and computer basics in this kid-friendly, easy-to-follow book. It covers types of information, file sizes, and bits using real-world examples and fun illustrations. Online and offline activities also boost learning and skills."-- Provided by publisher.
What is computer coding? / Mary K. Pratt. cover
"This title shows young tech buffs and casual tech users alike that coding is doable and fun for everyone. Even the youngest computer users can get in on the fun of learning about coding!"-- Provided by publisher.
Programming awesome apps / Heather Lyons ; illustrations by Alex Westgate & Dan Crisp. cover
"With simple text, vibrant imagery, and fun activities, this book teaches young readers how to program their own apps. With a focus on problem-solving and helping one another, this book is a great introduction to important coding concepts."-- Provided by publisher.
Learn to program / Heather Lyons & Elizabeth Tweedale ; illustrated by Alex Westgate. cover
"Learn programming basics in this kid-friendly, easy-to-follow book. It covers computer languages, writing programs, bugs, and loops using real-world examples and fun illustrations. Online and offline activities also boost learning and skills."-- Provided by publisher.
All about coding / by Angie Smibert. cover
Explains what coding is, detailing its history, how it works, how to avoid dangerous code, and some of the ways coding may be used in the future.
Terrier trouble! : and more true stories of animals behaving badly! / Candice Ransom. cover
"Stories and information about animals, geared toward young readers."-- Provided by publisher.
Start your pet-sitting business / by Tammy Gagne. cover
Provides advice for starting a pet-sitting business, offering tips on stocking supplies, advertising, setting fees, meeting clients and their pets, handling problems, and growing the business.