Children’s Non-Fiction

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    Where is broadway?

    Yacka, Douglas, author.

    Describes the history of the famous street in New York City, detailing the development of the theater district and the shows and stars that have become Broadway legends.....

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    Soccer record breakers : Goal scorers! Trophy winners! Soccer legends!

    Gifford, Clive, author.

    From the biggest leagues to the most exciting cup tournaments on the planet, soccer's record-breaking stars are here. Packed with thousands of eye-popping stats about incredible trophy-winning teams, soccer record breakers contains all the latest facts an....

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    Crossing on time : steam engines, fast ships, and a journey to the New World

    Macaulay, David, author.

    "An extended picture book about the history and construction of the steamship SS United States, its designer William Francis Gibbs, and author/illustrator David Macaulay's personal story of immigration to America on board the SS United States."--Provided ....

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    Tooth & claw : the dinosaur wars

    Noyes, Deborah, author.

    Tooth and Claw tells the story of the feverish race between two brilliant, driven, and insanely competitive scientists--Edward Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh--to uncover more and more monstrous fossils in the newly opened Wild West. Between them, ....

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    Ferdinand Magellan

    Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

    Presents an overview of the life and accomplishments of Ferdinand Magellan, describing his journey around the world.....

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    What is a scientist?

    Lehn, Barbara, author.

    Simple text and photographs depict children engaged in various activities that make up the scientific process.....

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    Anne Frank

    Thomas, Isabel, 1979- author.

    Examines the life of the young Jewish girl who kept a diary of her time in hiding from the Nazis during World War II.....

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    My weird reading tips

    Gutman, Dan, author.

    Presents a guide to reading critically, offering tips and activities to improve reading comprehension, covering such topics as point of view, context clues, rhyme schemes, and deciphering fact from fiction. The ability to read critically is an essential s....

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    Raccoon rescue

    Einhorn, Kama, 1969- author.

    At WildCare in San Rafael, California, injured or orphaned wild animals are brought in every day. Staff and volunteers save skunks, birds, opossums, squirrels... and raccoons. In this true tale of rescue, four baby raccoons are put into the hands and home....

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    Moonshot : the flight of Apollo 11

    Floca, Brian.

    Here is the story of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon -- a story of leaving and returning during the summer of 1969, and a story of home, seen whole, from far away by steady astronauts in their great machines.....

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    Daniels, Patricia, 1955- author.

    Inspire kids to get outside with this photo-filled and fact-packed guide to common mammals. Kids will learn how, where, and when to spot these animals, from chipmunks to mountain lions, (and how to keep a safe distance when necessary). With tons of info a....

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    Darth Vader

    Amos, Ruth, author.

    Follow Vader's journey from Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker to the dark side of the Force alongside Darth Sidious. Discover what Force tricks Vader uses, who he works for, which lightsaber he uses, and what planet his secret base is on. Featuring a simple Q&....

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    The atlas of monsters : mythical creatures from around the world

    Lawrence, Sandra (Vocalist), author.

    A whimsical and imaginative catalog of fantastical beasts and creatures of myth and legend from around the world-complete with a code that needs cracking to uncover the mystery of the monster atlas! --

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