New Arrivals · Kids’ Nonfiction

December 3, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Children just like me

December 2, 2016
Saunders, Catherine, author.
©2016
80 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Includes index.
North America -- South America -- Europe -- Africa -- Asia -- Southeast Asia.
Highlights the lives of children from over thirty countries around the world, explaining how their experiences are different, and yet the same, all over the globe.

The cities book : a journey through 86 of the world's greatest cities

December 2, 2016
©2016
207 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 31 cm.
Subtitle from cover.
Includes index.
"This book is jam-packed with pictures, facts, and stats about a host of incredible cities-- from Auckland, Beijing, and Copenhagen all the way to Zanzibar Town"--Back cover.

10 fascinating facts about dollar bills

December 2, 2016
Jozefowicz, Chris, author.
New York : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2017.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.

10 things you can do to reduce, reuse, and recycle

December 2, 2016
Weitzman, Elizabeth, author.
New York, NY : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic, 2017.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
Includes index.
"Introduces the reader to recycling"-- Provided by publisher.

10 things you can do to save water

December 2, 2016
Mason, Jenny (Children's author)
New York, NY : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2017.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Includes index.
Control the flow -- Find and fix leaky toilets -- Take showers not baths -- Recycle and reuse -- Use natural cleaners -- Save water while it warms -- Build a rain garden -- Learn about your watershed -- Clean up your local waterway -- Spill the facts.
"Introduces the reader to saving water"-- Provided by publisher.

Are you an echo? : the lost poetry of Misuzu Kaneko

December 2, 2016
Kaneko, Misuzu, author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
"Are You An Echo? folds poetry and history into recent events, resurrecting the work of Misuzu Kaneko and bringing the gentle grace of her poems to a new generation"--Back cover.

The dragon's hoard : stories from the Viking sagas

December 2, 2016
Don, Lari, author.
©2016
61 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
About the Viking sagas -- The dragon's hoard -- The swan warrior -- The Berserker's baby -- Tusker versus the earl -- The bear in chains -- The raven banner -- The boy in the bones -- Sailing to America -- Zombie on the roof -- Hunting Magnus -- Odin's riddles -- Where I found these stories.
Eleven amazing stories and folk tales from the Vikings, packed with warriors and battles, heroes and heroines, Berserkers, monsters, zombies and magic. It includes stories adapted by the author of a greedy dragon guarding a huge hoard of gold, a girl who becomes a swan to protect her warrior love in battle, and a polar bear brought to the king of Denmark as a gift.

The heartless troll

December 2, 2016
Torseter, Oyvind, author, illustrator.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"This contemporary retelling is loosely based on the Norwegian fairytale 'The Troll With No Heart In His Body' by Asbjørnsen and Moe"--Copyright page.
"Originally published in Norway as Mulegutten"--Title verso page.
"Tells of a young prince who must risk his life to find his brothers and discover his own happiness as well. It's a story about independence and the open road, camping and traveling, new experiences and all kinds of wonderful stuff like that"--Back cover.

Looking back : a book of memories

December 2, 2016
Lowry, Lois, author.
©2016
259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"In this fascinating, moving autobiography, Lois Lowry explores her rich history through personal photographs, memories, and recollections of her childhood."--Provided by publisher.

My encyclopedia of baby animals

December 2, 2016
Figueras, Emmanuelle.
New York, NY : Scholastic, Children's Press, [2017]
123 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Includes index.
Presents factual information about the birth and early years of a variety of baby animals, and shows different phases of life that bring them to adulthood.

Pope Francis : a man of love and peace

December 2, 2016
Morreale, Marie, author.
New York, NY : Childrens Press, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc., 2017.
32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 19 cm.
Includes index.
Meet Pope Francis -- A new direction -- Changing the world -- Papa Francesco! -- Timeline.

Pope Francis

December 2, 2016
Morreale, Marie, author.
New York : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2017.
48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
The boy who would become pope -- The journey to Rome -- Being pope -- A man of the people.

Three-dimensional art adventures : 36 creative, artist-inspired projects in sculpture, ceramics, textiles, and more

December 2, 2016
Pitamic, Maja, author.
Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, 2016.
143 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Early sculpture -- Modern sculpture -- Installation -- Ceramics -- Textiles.
This book introduces young artists, ages 6 and up, to groundbreaking masterpieces and fresh techniques, then lets them loose. Children will: Weave a tapestry using yarn and a shoebox loom use found and recycled materials to assemble a still-life collage, Tie-dye a T-shirt using several pattern-creation techniques, etc.

Why should I save for a rainy day?

December 2, 2016
Eagen, Rachel, 1979- author.
©2017
24 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
"This title explores the concept of saving and its importance. The benefits of financial discipline are presented through accessible examples and motivating scenarios, which encourage young readers to consider how they can practice saving in their own lives."-- Provided by publisher.

You wouldn't want to live without glass!

December 2, 2016
Graham, Ian, 1953- author.
©2017
32 pages : illustrations, colored ; 25 cm.
Includes index.
What if there were no glass? -- Nature's glass -- Before we made glass -- A new material -- Making glass -- Clearly useful -- Making it safe -- Reflectors -- Light benders -- Building with glass -- Glass art -- The future of glass.
"Describes what life would be like without glass."-- Provided by publisher.

You wouldn't want to live without math!

December 2, 2016
Rooney, Anne, author.
[New York] : Franklin Watts, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2017.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes index.
What are numbers? -- Does it add up? -- Where did numbers come from? -- How many is 10? -- What if you can't count? -- Putting math to work -- Less than zero -- Numbers, codes, and labels -- Do you have the time? -- Precisely -- Numbers don't need us -- So, would you want to live without math?
"Describes what life would be like without math."-- Provided by publisher.

You wouldn't want to live without nurses!

December 2, 2016
Macdonald, Fiona, author.
[New York] : Franklin Watts, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2017.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
Call the nurse! -- A caring career -- Nursed at home -- Care not cure -- Houses of healing -- The new nurses -- Observation and communication -- Think clearly, act quickly, keep calm -- We have the technology -- Daring to care -- Care in the community -- Nursing past, present, and future.
"For thousands of years, nurses have tended to the sick and the wounded. Although they don't get the glory, nurses are just as important as doctors. Read all about the eventful history of nursing and marvel at how nurses today take care of us in the hospital or at home, comfort relatives, cheer us up when we have to stay in bed, and help us make a complete recovery,"--back cover.

You wouldn't want to live without trees!

December 2, 2016
Pipe, Jim, 1966- author.
[New York] : Franklin Watts, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2017.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes index.
Introduction -- Why hug a tree? -- What is a tree? -- Why do trees rule? -- All shapes and sizes -- A home to hundreds -- Lungs of the planet -- The wonder of wood -- "Wood" you believe it? -- Nature's clocks -- Sacred trees -- Trees under attack! -- The future of trees.
"Trees are among nature's most remarkable achievements, growing from a seed you can hold in your hand into a green giant several stories high. Read all about their unbelievably long life spans and how they can live in the most extreme conditions, from baking deserts to icy wastelands. You'll also find out how they provide us with fuel, food shelter -- and even the oxygen that we breathe!,"--back cover.

Bera the one-headed troll

December 2, 2016
Orchard, Eric, author, artist.
New York : First Second, 2016.
126 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Bera doesn't ask for much in life. She's a solitary, humble troll, tending her island pumpkin patch in cheerful isolation. She isn't looking for any trouble. But when trouble comes to find her, it comes in spades. A human baby has arrived in the realm of the trolls. Nobody knows where it came from, but Bera seems to be the only person who doesn't want it dead. There's nothing to do it but return the adorable little thing to its own world. Like it or not, Bera has gone and found herself a quest!"--Dust jacket.

Trayaurus and the enchanted crystal

December 2, 2016
DanTDM, 1991- author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2016 by Trapeze, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group Ltd."
"After a day of experiments, Trayaurus and DanTDM are about to call it a night when a strange-looking crystal plummets to earth, breaking into five pieces that scatter far and wide. DanTDM and Trayaurus recover one of the shards and quickly realize they are in possession of an object more powerful than anything they've ever known. Word reaches DanTDM and Trayaurus that other pieces of crystal have been recovered - a group of pigs have harnessed the crystals' power to enable them to talk. But they're not alone - their archenemy Denton has also found a shard and manipulated its power for evil. He has created a cloning machine, producing a terrifying, marauding army intent on hunting down the remaining crystals in his effort to become all-powerful. It's down to DanTDM and Trayaurus to stop him. Will they prevail, or will the forces of evil be too great for them to overcome?"--Publisher.

Charlie Brown : here we go again : a Peanuts collection

December 1, 2016
Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1922-2000, author, artist.
©2016
168 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
This collection of Peanuts comic strips includes sibling rivalries, unkicked footballs, and overzealous street crossing guards.

The unofficial Pokémon GO field guide

December 1, 2016
New York, NY : Media Lab Books, [2016]
204 pages : color illlustrations ; 22 cm
"Exclusive tips tricks and hacks from game pro Ivy St. Ive"--Cover.

What was the Great Chicago Fire?

December 1, 2016
Pascal, Janet B., author.
© 2016
108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Cover art by Kevin McVeigh -- Page 4 of cover.
What Was the Great Chicago Fire? -- Buckets, Hoses, and Horses -- Firefighters -- The Center of the Country -- A Disaster Waiting to Happen -- Mrs. O'Leary's Shed -- "Everything Went Wrong" -- Across the River -- Escape -- Camping in the Cemetery -- Finally! -- After the Fire -- Rebuilding -- The Little Chicago Fire -- Timelines.
"Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn? Find out the truth in this addition to the What Was? series. On Sunday, October 8, 1871, a fire started on the south side of Chicago. A long drought made the neighborhood go up in flames. And practically everything that could go wrong did. Firemen first went to the wrong location. Fierce winds helped the blaze jump the Chicago River twice. The Chicago Waterworks burned down, making it impossible to fight the fire. Finally after two days, Mother Nature took over, with rain smothering the flames. This overview of a stupendous disaster not only covers the fire but explores the whole history of fire fighting"-- Provided by publisher.

What was the San Francisco Earthquake?

December 1, 2016
Hoobler, Dorothy, author.
New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2016]
108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
What Was the San Francisco Earthquake? -- The Eve of Destruction -- The Earth Dragon Awakes -- No Place Is Safe -- Fire! -- Escape! -- Deeds of Bravery -- Blasts in the Night -- Rich and Poor -- Hope -- To the Edge of Defeat -- The Fires Die -- Rebuilding -- Can It Happen Again? -- Timelines.
"In this addition to the What Was? series, kids will experience what it was like to be in San Francisco in 1906 when the ground buckled in a major, catastrophic earthquake. One early April morning in 1906, the people of San Francisco were jolted awake by a mammoth earthquake--one that registered 7.8 on the Richter Scale. Not only was there major damage from the quake itself but broken gas lines sparked a fire that ravaged the city for days. More than 500 city blocks were destroyed and over 200,000 people were left homeless. But the city quickly managed to rebuild, rising from the ashes to become the major tourist destination it is today. Here's an exciting recount of an incredible disaster"-- Provided by publisher.

LEGO Ninjago, masters of Spinjitzu. Part 2, Dark Island trilogy

December 1, 2016
Farshtey, Greg, author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
134 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Chiefly illustrations.
While searching for Misako and Ronin, a storm devastates the Destiny's Bounty and scatters the ninja across the Dark Island, forcing them to save themselves before they can find their friends.

Aw yeah comics! : Action Cat & Adventure Bug

December 1, 2016
Baltazar, Art, author, illustrator.
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2016.
100 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
"This volume collects Aw Yeah Comics!: Action Cat & Adventure Bug #1-#4, originally published by Dark Horse Comics."
The lizard within / by Art Baltazar, writer & artist & Franco, writer -- Spot vs. Marquaid / written by Art Baltazar & Franco ; artwork by Scoot McMahon -- Adventure lizard! / written by Baltazar and Franco ; illustrated by Franco -- The lizard within, part 2 -- Lizard bear! / by Art Baltazar & Franco, writers ; & Kurt Wood, artist -- Over-Reaction Cat! / by Art Baltazar, writer & artist, & Franco, writer -- Night-walking / story by Art Baltazar and Franco ; artwork by Franco -- Over-Reaction Cat! part 2 -- Lots o'cream, lots o'sugar / written by Art Baltazar & Franco ; artwork by Scoot McMahon -- Over-Reaction Cat! part 3 -- Moon napping / by Artie and Franco and Kurt Wood! -- Tooth-a-cornea! / by Art Baltazar, writer & artist & Franco, writer -- Clone cakes! -- Aw yeah haunted gym / story by "Aw Yeah Haas" Hasan Pashall ; artwork by Art Baltazar -- Action Cat & Adventure Bug / by Art Baltazar, writer & artist & Franco, writer --
The heroes, Action Cat and Adventure Bug, run a comics shop called Aw Yeah Comics, but Evil Cat, looking to do evil, lurks behind the scenes with his new secret weapon, the Lizard Gun.

Brick animals : clever and creative ideas to make from classic LEGO

November 30, 2016
Elsmore, Warren, author.
Hauppage, NY : Barrons, 2016.
96 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 25 cm
"A Quintet book"--Title page verso.
Find 40 buildable projects to make from classic LEGO pieces. Create a cute cat, wild swan, big polar bear, friendly monkey, and more. Each design uses fewer than 100 bricks, so you don't need a lot of bricks to get started. Includes loads of fun projects showcasing advanced techniques.

Heroes of Pearl Harbor

November 30, 2016
Zullo, Allan, author.
©2016
xix, 203 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Tells ten stories of servicemen who risked their lives to save their ships, to rescue others, and to fight back against the enemy when Pearl Harbor was attacked in December of 1941.

Who is Stevie Wonder?

November 30, 2016
Gigliotti, Jim, author.
©2016
108 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Who Is Stevie Wonder? -- Difficult Beginnings -- A Gift for Music -- Little Stevie -- Fingertips -- Not So Little Anymore -- Superstar -- Making a Difference -- Living Legend -- Timelines -- Bibliography.
"Discover more about Stevie Wonder, the music prodigy whose awards include 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom,"--Amazon.com.

Emily Dickinson : poetry for kids

November 30, 2016
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886, author.
Lake Forest, CA : MoonDance, [2016]
48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Young readers will discover the beauty of Emily Dickinson's verse with this gorgeously illustrated collection....it's a wonderful introduction to Dickinson and to the world of poetry.

Polar bear

November 30, 2016
Flaherty, William, 1965-, author.
©2016
21 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.

Fantastic beasts and where to find them : magical movie handbook

November 29, 2016
Kogge, Michael, author.
©2016
92 pages : color illustrations; 23 cm
"J.K. Rowling's Wizarding world"--T.p.
"Featuring amazing photos and details from the film, this handbook highlights all of your favorite characters, locations, artifacts, spells, and magical moments from the movie!"--Page [4] of cover.

The book of heroines : tales of history's gutsiest gals

November 29, 2016
Drimmer, Stephanie Warren, author.
©2016
175 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Leading Ladies -- Gritty Girls -- Heroines On The Job -- Legendary Ladies -- Daring Dames -- Peace Heroines -- Ladies In Lab Coats -- Outstanding Animals.
"Everybody needs a role model! Discover true stories of superstars, war heroes, world leaders, gusty gals, and everyday women who changed the world. From Sacagawea to Mother Teresa, Annie Oakley to Malala Yousafzai, these famous women hiked up their pants and petticoats and charged full-speed ahead to prove girls are just as tough as boys...maybe even tougher. Complete with amazing images and a fun design, this is the book that every kid with a goal, hope, or dream will want to own"-- Provided by publisher.

Animals by the numbers : a book of infographics

November 28, 2016
Jenkins, Steve, 1952-
©2016
48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
The animal kingdom: how animals are classified -- Animal species: how many different kinds of animals are there? -- Size: from the small to the gigantic -- Biomass: how much do all the termites in the world weigh? -- More biomass: the world's heavyweight champions -- Speed: what are the fastest animals? -- Animal leapers: jump! -- Wingbeats: staying airborne -- Sleep: how many hours a night? -- Life spans: from one day to 500 years -- Heart rate: fast and slow -- Horns: different shapes and sizes, all with a sharp point -- Tongues: for reaching-or catching-a meal -- Animal sounds: loud and louder -- Defenses: how an armadillo stays safe -- Poisonous or venomous?: the most toxic animals in the world -- Deadly animals: human deaths caused by animals -- Deadlier: the most dangerous of all -- High and low: living on a mountain top or deep in the sea -- Hot and cold: surviving in extremes -- Migration: animal journeys -- Mass extinctions: life's greatest disasters -- Endangered animals: almost gone.
"How many species are there across the globe? How much do all of the insects in the world collectively weigh? How far can animals travel? Steve Jenkins answers these questions and many more with numbers, images, innovation, and authoritative science in his latest work of illustrated nonfiction." -- Amazon.com

Fantastic beasts and where to find them : character guide

November 28, 2016
Kogge, Michael, author.
New York, NY : Scholastic, Inc., [2016]
139 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction -- Newt Scamander -- Tina Goldstein -- Jacob Kowalski -- MACUSA Employees -- The Second Salemers -- The Shaw Family -- Gnarlak -- The Obscurus -- Beasts -- Bonus Feature.
"Meet Newt, Tina, Queenie, Jacob, and many more in this comprehensive character guide..."--Page [4] of cover.

Adrift at sea : a Vietnamese boy's story of survival

November 28, 2016
Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk, author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, map ; 25 x 29 cm
"Tuan and his family survive bullets, a broken motor, and a leaking boat in the long days they spend at sea after fleeing Vietnam. A true story as told to the author by Tuan Ho. Includes family photographs and a historical note about the Vietnamese refugee crisis"--Provided by publisher.

Daring Amelia

November 28, 2016
Lowell, Barbara, author.
New York : Penguin Young Readers, [2016]
48 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
"Even as a kid, Amelia Earhart was always looking for adventures. She had mud ball fights, explored caves, and even built a roller coaster in her backyard! And the adventures continued as she grew up. She took flying lessons and was soon performing stunts in the sky. Then she became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic! Still, she wanted to achieve more. So Amelia set out to fly around the world. She took off and made stops in several countries. But tragedy struck when she was unable to find the small island she needed to land on in the Pacific Ocean. Despite rescue efforts, she was never found. But Amelia Earhart is still remembered today as a daring explorer who loved to fly"--Provided by publisher.

My first book of dinosaurs

November 23, 2016
Woolley, Katie, author.
London : Arcturus Publishing Limited, 2016.
96 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"Discover a world of fearsome giant beasts!"--Cover.
"This exciting, easy-to-read book is packed with well-loved dinosaurs such as Stegosaurus and Tyrannosaurus rex, alongside flying reptiles, sea monsters, and other fascinating prehistoric beasts. It's the perfect introduction to dinosaurs for young readers."--Page 4 of cover.

Wonderful winter

November 23, 2016
Goldstone, Bruce, author.
©2016
1 volume (unnpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
"A photographic picture book providing a comprehensive overview of facts about winter."-- Provided by publisher.

Ham-ham-hamsters

November 23, 2016
Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.
New York, New York : Penguin Young Readers, 2016.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Learn all about hamsters in this fact-and-photo-filled book for young readers! Their tiny feet scamper across cages and sprint on exercise wheels. Their little noses sniff the air and their whiskers twitch as they stuff their cheeks with food. As some of the most adorable members of the rodent family, hamsters make very popular pets. Especially in the classroom! In this nonfiction reader, kids will learn all about how to care for these cute critters.

Minecraft : medieval fortress : exploded builds

November 23, 2016
Jelley, Craig, author.
©2016
vii, 71 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Castle. Turret -- Outer wall -- Portcullis -- Castle keep -- Throne room -- Barracks -- Enchanting room -- Dungeon -- Village. Village house -- Market square -- Travellers' tavern -- Cathedral -- Finishing touches -- Traps. Lava trap room -- Hidden pitfall -- Arrow gauntlet -- Arrow catapult.
Learn how to design, build, and customize every part of your castle and the surrounding area, from sturdy walls and deadly traps to dank, dark dungeons and sprawling villages. Each build has an exploded view to show you exactly which blocks to use, plus extra ideas to make every part of your kingdom unique. Packed with interesting facts about medieval life, full-color illustrations, and a foldout depicting the epic scale of the kingdom, this official Mojang book has dozens of building ideas to ignite the imaginations of Minecrafters of all ages.

Weird but true! 8 : 300 outrageous facts.

November 23, 2016
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2016]
207 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 17 cm.
Includes index.
Offers a collection of true facts about animals, food, science, pop culture, outer space, geography, and weather.

101 secrets from a Pokémon master : an unofficial guide for Pokémon Go players

November 23, 2016
Ryan, Justin, author.
©2016
126 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm

Horrible hauntings : an augmented reality collection of ghosts and ghouls

November 23, 2016
Bridges, Shirin Yim.
Foster City, CA : Goosebottom Books, ©2012.
24 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
The Flying Dutchman -- Abraham Lincoln -- The princes in the Tower of London -- Whalley Abbey -- The Brown Lady -- The Headless Horseman -- The Haunted Gallery -- The Amherst Poltergeist -- The Black Dogs -- Bloody Mary.
Illustrations of 10 famous historical hauntings introduce readers to some of the most notorious and chilling ghosts throughout the ages. Using interactive augmented reality to enhance the images on the pages, readers are able to see and interact with 3-D ghosts, which appear to come alive and can be manipulated by the viewer.

Natumi takes the lead : the true story of an orphan elephant who finds family

November 22, 2016
Ellis, Gerry, author.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Kids, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 25 cm
After losing her mother, shy Natumi is rescued by a team from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, an orphanage for baby elephants. At the shelter, Natumi hides behind keepers' legs to watch the other elephants at the shelter. But soon, she meets several other orphans, and the eight of them play together in the surrounding bush. As the babies become closer and more like a real family, they need a leader, someone they can trust. Can Natumi grow into this role? Join the herd to find out what happens when they travel back into the wild.

Oh, ick! : 114 science experiments guaranteed to gross you out!

November 22, 2016
Masoff, Joy, 1951- author.
New York : Workman Publishing, [2016]
280 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited."
Arachnids -- Awesome acids and their buddies, bases -- Bacteria -- Blood -- Boogers -- Burps -- Crimes -- Dirt -- Earwax and ear hair -- Eyeballs -- Farts -- Fossils -- Fungi -- Garbage -- Guts -- Hair horrors -- Halitosis -- Icky ice cream -- Insects -- Lava -- Mummies -- Noxious noises -- Odious odors -- Offal and other awful eats -- Poop -- Quakes & sinkholes -- Scabs and stitches -- Slime -- Spit -- Toilets -- Urine -- Vile viruses -- Vomit -- Worms -- Yucky yolks -- Zaps -- Zits.
"Kids love to be grossed out. And now the doyenne of disgusting, Joy Masoff, lets kids get their hands dirty--really dirty--with 114 interactive ick-speriments and ick-tivities that delve into the science behind everything disgusting. Its this A-Z compendium, kids can stage an Ooze Olympics to demonstrate viscosity. Observe how fungi grow by making a Mold Zoo"-- Provided by publisher.

A spy called James : the true story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War double agent

November 22, 2016
Rockwell, Anne F., author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
This is the true story of James Lafayette, a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. But while America celebrated its newfound freedom, James returned to slavery. His service hadn't qualified him for the release he'd been hoping for. For James the fight wasn't over; he'd already helped his country gain its freedom, now it was time to win his own.

Character encyclopedia

November 22, 2016
Korté, Steven.
North Mankato, MN : Capstone/Picture Window Books Books, 2013.
121 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Hero pets! -- Hero pets size chart! -- Secret histories of the DC Super-Pets! -- Villain pets! -- Villain pet size chart! -- More DC Super-Pets!
This illustrated encyclopedia features in-depth profiles, stats, and history about DC Super-Pets and their owners, both heroes and villains.

Children's illustrated encyclopedia

November 22, 2016
New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2016.
600 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 29 cm
Revised edition of: Dorling Kindersley children's illustrated encyclopedia. 7th edition, 2010 ; originally published as: The Random House children's encyclopedia. 1991.
At head of title: DK.
A highly illustrated one-volume encyclopedia containing entries ranging from Abolitionist movement to Zoos.

Create your own podcast

November 22, 2016
Anniss, Matt, author.
©2017
48 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
"Practical tips on how to make your own podcast, from planning and preparing to actually recording, editing, and posting your work"-- Provided by publisher.

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