Children’s Non-Fiction

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    Beyond words : what wolves and dogs think and feel

    Safina, Carl, 1955- author.

    Follows a pack of wolves at Yellowstone National Park and domestic dogs including the author's own pets, and describes their capacity for perception, thought, and emotion.....

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    Strongman : the rise of five dictators and the fall of democracy

    Davis, Kenneth C., author.

    What makes a country fall to a dictator? How to authoritarian leaders acquire their powers? Davis profiles five of the most notoriously ruthless dictators in history. The examines their personal lives and historical periods, and shows how these factors sh....

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    Into the clouds : the race to climb the world's most dangerous mountain

    Olson, Tod, author.

    In 1953, as two men summit Mount Everest for the first time, Charlie Houston and a team of mountaineers carve a path up the second highest peak on Earth: the deadly K2. For Houston, reaching the top of K2 is a lifelong dream, an obsession that began 15 ye....

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    Becoming Kid Quixote : a true story of belonging in America

    Sierra, Sarah, author.

    "Narrated by one extraordinary ten-year-old girl, this inspiring memoir tells the story of a daughter of Mexican American immigrants who finds her voice through the power of words and performance of Cervantes' Don Quixote"--Provided by publisher.....

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    Kate the chemist : the big book of experiments

    Biberdorf, Kate, author.

    "Learn how to make slime, fake tattoos, edible snot, and more! With 25 kid-friendly science experiments, and stunning full-color photographs, Kate the Chemist's big book of experiments, shows kids just how fun science can be. Experiments include step-by-s....

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    The Compton cowboys : and the fight to save their horse ranch

    Thompson-Herna&ndez, Walter, author.

    The Compton Cowboys are a group who grew up in the city where Kendrick Lamar and Serena Williams were raised; a city portrayed in the media as ground zero for gang violence. But in 1988, with the creation of the Compton Junior Posse, a youth program set o....

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    Lifting as we climb : Black women's battle for the ballot box

    Dionne, Evette, author.

    "For African American women, the fight for the right to vote was only one battle. An eye-opening book that tells the important, overlooked story of Black women as a force in the suffrage movement--when fellow suffragists did not accept them as equal partn....

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    The plastic problem : 60 small ways to reduce waste and save the Earth

    Andrus, Aubre, author.

    Help solve the plastic problem! In this practical guide, you'll discover dozens of easy ways to reduce the use of plastic in your life.....

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