New Kids' Non-Fiction Books

Wild Horse Annie : friend of the mustangs / Tracey Fern ; pictures by Steven Salerno. cover
A picture book biography about activism, this is the story of Velma Johnston, a trailblazing woman who mobilized children in her crusade to save wild mustangs. Full color.
Secret engineer : how Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge / Rachel Dougherty. cover
"On a warm spring day in 1883, a woman rode across the Brooklyn Bridge with a rooster on her lap. It was the first trip across an engineering marvel that had taken nearly fourteen years to construct. The woman's husband was the chief engineer, and he knew all about the dangerous new technique involved. The woman insisted she learn as well. When he fell ill mid-construction, her knowledge came in handy. She supervised every aspect of the project while he was bedridden, and she continued to learn about things only men were supposed to know: math, science, engineering. Women weren't supposed to be engineers. But this woman insisted she could do it all, and her hard work helped to create one of the most iconic landmarks in the world. This is the story of Emily Roebling, the secret engineer behind the Brooklyn Bridge."--Page [2] of cover.
My very first Bible / illustrated by Diana Mayo ; written by James Harrison. cover
"A wonderful illustrated Bible for the very young that brings to life the best-loved stories from the Old and New Testaments." -- Back cover.
Soar high, dragonfly! / by Sheri Mabry Bestor ; illustrated by Jonny Lambert. cover
Nonfiction picture book gives a scientific look at a dragonfly's life-cycle. Includes sidebars with additional facts.
The Silk Roads : an illustrated new history of the world / Peter Frankopan ; illustrated by Neil Packer. cover
Looks at how the Asian Silk Roads have acted as a crucible of culture throughout history, capturing the importance of these networks that linked the world.
Running with wolves : our story of life with the Sawtooth pack / Jim & Jamie Dutcher with Glen Phelan. cover
Drawing on their six years spent observing and living with the Sawtooth wolf pack, the Emmy-award winning filmmakers reveal the complex social intelligence of wolves, the threats that challenge their survival, and why the species deserves protection.
Missing : mysterious cases of people gone missing through the centuries / written and illustrated by Brenda Z. Guiberson. cover
Explores the stories of individuals who have disappeared throughout history, including Jimmy Hoffa, D.B. Cooper, and Amelia Earhart.
George Washington's secret six : the spies who saved America/ Brian Kilmeade & Don Yaeger. cover
A middle-grade adaptation of the bestseller shares the story of an anonymous group of spies who played roles in winning the Revolutionary War, documenting how they risked their lives to obtain intelligence for General Washington.
From an idea to Nike : how marketing made Nike a global success / by Lowey Bundy Sichol ; illustrated by C. S. Jennings. cover
"Today, Nike is the biggest athletic shoe company in the world, but a long time ago runner and businessman Phil Knight started out with just an idea. Find out more about Nike's history, how the business grew, and the role that marketing playing in this illustrated nonfiction book!" -- Back cover.
From an idea to Disney : how branding made Disney a household name / Lowey Bundy Sichol ; illustrated by C.S. Jennings. cover
"From an Idea to Disney is a behind-the-movie-screen look into the history, business, and brand of the world's largest entertainment empire. With humorous black & white illustrations throughout, learn about the company behind the world's favorite mouse, Mickey!"-- Provided by publisher.
Forest / Kate Moss Gamblin ; pictures by Karen Patkau. cover
Invites young readers to consider what they see and experience in the forest through the seasons.
Finding the speed of light : the 1676 discovery that dazzled the world / written by Mark Weston ; illustrated by Rebecca Evans. cover
Describes how Danish astronomer Ole Romer measured the speed of light using a crude telescope and a mechanical timepiece.
Daring dozen : the twelve who walked on the moon / Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Alan Marks. cover
"From Neil Armstrong's first small step to Gene Cernan's last footprint, award-winning author Suzanne Slade captures the experiences of the twelve astronauts who walked on the moon. The book reveals how the Apollo moon missions (1969-1972) built upon oneanother and unveiled important new discoveries about our nearest neighbor in space."-- Provided by publisher.
Astrophysics for young people in a hurry / Neil deGrasse Tyson ; with Gregory Mone. cover
America's most celebrated astrophysicist invites young readers to explore the mysteries of the universe.
The first men who went to the moon / by Rhonda Gowler Greene ; illustrated by Scott Brundage. cover
"Through verse and informational text, the 1969 Apollo 11's historic mission is celebrated, from liftoff to moon landing to successful return to Earth."-- Provided by publisher.
An unofficial encyclopedia of strategy for Fortniters : ATK driving techniques, challenges, and stunts / Jason R. Rich. cover
Provides tips and strategies for ATK driving in Fortnite, including driving to explore the island, using an ATK offensively and defensively during a match, and surviving in different types of terrain.
Fortnite battle royale hacks : secrets of the island : the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won't teach you / Jason R. Rich. cover
Offers strategies for understanding the island map, engaging in location-specific battles, gathering resources, and exploring the setting safely, along with step-by-step instructions and color screenshots.
Myth atlas : maps and monsters, heroes and gods from twelve mythological worlds / Thiago de Moraes. cover
Presents twelve mythological worlds full of an array of gods, monsters, heroes, tricksters, and fantastical beasts.
100 ways to be thankful / Lisa M. Gerry. cover
"Discover 100 creative ways to express gratitude for all that's good in your life with this powerful little book, packed with positive thoughts, practical ideas, and take-action prompts. Rejoice in snow days! Make time for belly laughs! Pause to marvel at the wonders of nature! In today's hectic, fast-paced, overscheduled world, so many of us -- including kids! -- try to do it all. This book offers up unique ways to slow down, be mindful, and appreciate life's little gifts. The pages are filled with inspiration and motivation on how to be appreciative and pass along kindness. Interviews with National Geographic explorers offer examples of ways to give back. Uplifting quotes and ideas are sure to motivate readers to do more and be more mindful every day, so we all come away with a renewed sense that life is pretty great!"-- Provided by publisher.
Like a lizard / April Pulley Sayre ; illustrated by Stephanie Laberis. cover
"Live the lizard life by exploring the behaviors of 28 different types of lizards. Imagine swooping through the air, curling into a circle, and even running across water!"-- Jacket flap.