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General nonfiction
Nonfiction books filled with amazing facts and fun how-to information. See also Biographies, History, and Science & Nature.
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  Cover Art: Mind Benders : Brain-boggling Tricks Puzzles and Illusions Mind Benders : Brain-boggling Tricks Puzzles and Illusions
Featuring 60 mind bending questions and challenges with bright, appealing graphics, each mind bender is introduced with a straightforward question and gives simple instructions of what to do. Answers not only give the solution, but also explain how the challenge works and how to find the solution.
30 pages 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Walking with Dinosaurs the 3D Movie Encyclopedia Brusatte, Stephen
Walking with Dinosaurs the 3D Movie Encyclopedia
The Walking with Dinosaurs Encyclopedia is filled with facts about the dinosaurs from the movie as well as facts about the world the dinosaurs inhabited and theories about their rise and fall. With full-color images from the film and photos of paleontologists at work, this encyclopedia is a must-have item for Walking with Dinosaurs fans.
96 pages 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Girl to Girl : Honest Talk About Growing Up and Your Changing Body Burningham, Sarah O'Leary
Girl to Girl : Honest Talk About Growing Up and Your Changing Body
A pre-teen reference presents a series of letters and testimonials by real girls that offer empowering counsel on topics ranging from skin care and first bras to menstruation and boyfriends.
130 pages 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
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  Cover Art: Angry Birds Star Wars Character Encyclopedia Bynghall, Steve
Angry Birds Star Wars Character Encyclopedia
Discover everything you wanted to know about your favorite characters, from C-3PYOLK and Peckme´ Amidala to Redkin Skywalker and Lard Vader. Learn fascinating facts about this flock of feathered friends -- and the porky villains who want to rule the roost!
143 pages 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: What to Do When You're Cranky & Blue : a Guide for Kids Crist, James J.
What to Do When You're Cranky & Blue : a Guide for Kids
Counselor and clinical psychologist James J. Crist has written a book that kids can turn to for support, encouragement, and ideas for coping with depression or for when they feel bad, sad, grumpy, or lonely. Kids learn 10 "Blues Busters" to help shake those unhappy feelings.
123 pages 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Lego Movie : the Essential Guide Dolan, Hannah
The Lego Movie : the Essential Guide
Explores the characters and locations of the Lego movie with profiles, location spreads, and behind-the-scenes information about how the movie was made.
63 pages 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Write a Mystery in 5 Simple Steps Dunkleberger, Amy
Write a Mystery in 5 Simple Steps
Divides the creative writing process into five steps, from inspiration to publishable story, and includes in-depth treatment of the mystery fiction genre with writing prompts.
48 p. 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: With a Mighty Hand : the Story in the Torah Ehrlich, Amy
With a Mighty Hand : the Story in the Torah
An adaptation of the first five books of the Hebrew Bible presents the stories of Adam and Eve, Abraham, Moses, and other primary figures in a continuous narrative that upholds the complexities of the original text.
198 p. 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Batmobiles and Batcycles : the Engineering Behind Batman's Vehicles Enz, Tammy
Batmobiles and Batcycles : the Engineering Behind Batman's Vehicles
Explores the real-world science and engineering connections to the features in Batman's road vehicles.
32 pages 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Ordinary Dogs Extraordinary Friendships : Stories of Loyalty Courage and Compassion Flowers, Pam
Ordinary Dogs Extraordinary Friendships : Stories of Loyalty Courage and Compassion
Collects eleven stories that showcase dogs exemplifying positive character traits such as wisdom, loyalty, courage, and good judgment.
144 pages 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Europe Everything You Ever Wanted to Know Gifford, Clive
Europe Everything You Ever Wanted to Know
A gathering of odd and interesting facts and stories about the people, places, history, and culture of Europe.
96 pages 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: How the World Works Gifford, Clive
How the World Works
This essential book is brimming with information about pretty much everything! Parents will also find this book an invaluable tool when they are tasked with answering all of those tricky How? and Why? questions!
160 pages 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Inside the Human Body. Vol 1. The Digestive System Gomdori Co.
Inside the Human Body. Vol 1. The Digestive System
This lively, full-color science comic explores Phoebe's insides after she accidentally swallows a microscopic ship.
176 pages 2013
Children's Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Expressing the Inner Wild : Tattoos Piercings Jewelry and other Body Art Gordon, Stephen G.
Expressing the Inner Wild : Tattoos Piercings Jewelry and other Body Art
You'll read about all the amazing ways people around the globe and across the centuries have been creatively transforming their hair, lips, fingers, toes, eyelashes, ears--just about any body part you can think of--with jewelry, makeup, inks, piercings, and other decorations. From African tribal body paint to ear plugs, tattoo pantyhose, and nail art for guys, you'll discover the sky's the limit!
56 pages 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Creature Camp : Make Your Own ; 18 Softies to Draw Sew & Stuff Gratz, Wendi
Creature Camp : Make Your Own ; 18 Softies to Draw Sew & Stuff
This book will teach you how to make your very own fluffy pals in just a few steps. You'll learn how to sew buttons, turn corners, and attach zippers to tons of different kinds of critters.
168 pages 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
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  Cover Art: Ballet for Martha : Making Appalachian Spring Greenberg, Jan
Ballet for Martha : Making Appalachian Spring
Tells the story behind the creation of "Appalachian Spring," describing Aaron Copland's composition, Martha Graham's intense choreography and Isamu Noguchi's set design.
48 p. 2010
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Friendship Bracelets : 35 Gorgeous Projects to Make and Give Hopping, Lucy
Friendship Bracelets : 35 Gorgeous Projects to Make and Give
You'll love these 35 stunning projects, all made with easy craft techniques such as braiding, macrame and weaving. All the projects have clear step-by-step instructions and artworks, plus a skill level so that you can begin with the simplest designs and then try more advanced ones.
128 pages 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Not-for-Parents Asia : Everything You Wanted to Know Hynes, Margaret
Not-for-Parents Asia : Everything You Wanted to Know
In this book you'll hear fascinating tales about Samurai warriors and Bollywood legends, fabulous carpets, explosive volcanoes, and modern-day pirates. Check out cool stories about hunting with golden eagles, dog astronauts, guerilla warfare, and eccentric dictators. You'll find holy cows, purple people, some seriously tough mountain folk, and history galore.
96 pages 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Game Night Parties : Planning a Bash That Makes Your Friends Say Jones, Jen
Game Night Parties : Planning a Bash That Makes Your Friends Say "yeah!"
Learn how to throw a game-night bash that will go down in history. Discover themes, decorations, food, and planning tips that will kick off the perfect party.
32 pages 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Go : a Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design Kidd, Chip
Go : a Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design
Kids love to express themselves, and are designers by nature - whether making posters for school, deciding what to hang in their rooms, or creating personalized notebook covers. It's written and designed just for those curious kids, not to mention their savvy parents, who want to learn the secret of how to make things dynamic and interesting.
150 pages 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
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