New Arrivals · Kids’ Nonfiction

June 24, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

First words : English

June 23, 2017
Carlton, Victoria ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet Global Ltd., 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
From ice cream to airport and umbrella to tomato, these first words are ideal for any young traveler. With 100 carefully chosen words, this book is the perfect first step in learning the English language.

Let's play math : how families can learn math together - and enjoy it

June 23, 2017
Gaskins, Denise, author.
©2016
xviii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
How to understand math. Introduction -- The "aha" factor -- Think like a mathematician -- Playful problem-solving. Math you can play -- Math you can touch -- Math that makes you think -- Math with living books. Math you can read -- 4,000 years of stumpers -- Let's get practical. Weaving it all together -- Struggling with math -- Transition to high school math -- Conclusion: Growing up with math.
"Yes, Your Kids CAN Learn Math Without Tears. All parents and teachers have one thing in common: we want our children to understand and be able to use math. Filled with stories and pictures, Let's Play Math offers a wealth of practical, hands-on ideas for exploring concepts from preschool to high school. Your children will gain a strong foundation when you approach math as a family game, playing with ideas"--Amazon.com.

You're smarter than you think : a kid's guide to multiple intelligences

June 23, 2017
Armstrong, Thomas.
Minneapolis, MN : Free Spirit Publishing, [2014]
199 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Word smart -- Music smart -- Logic smart -- Picture smart -- Body smart -- People smart -- Self smart -- Nature smart -- Life smart.
Introduces Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, explaining the different types of intelligences. Helps children identify their own learning strengths, and use their special skills at school, at home, and in life.

My little pony : friends forever.

June 22, 2017
San Diego, California : IDW Publishing, 2014-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Collects issues #1-4 -- v. 2. Collects issues #5-8 -- v. 3. Collects issues #9-12 -- v. 4. Collects issues #13-16 -- v. 5. Collects issues #17-20 -- v. 6. Collects issues #21-24 -- v. 7. Collects issues #25-28 -- v. 8. Collects issues #29-33

Spacesuits

June 22, 2017
Buckley, James, Jr., 1963-
New York, New York : Penguin Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2017]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"If you're going to orbit the Earth, moonwalk, or float in space, you need the right outfit. From helmet to space boots, every part of an astronaut's spacesuit is designed for survival. This reader, developed with Smithsonian's popular Air and Space Museum, provides a close look at the suits, boots, helmets, gloves, and other gear astronauts have worn into space, from the early days of space exploration to the present-day" --Publisher

Around the world in a bathtub : bathing all over the globe

June 22, 2017
Bradford, Wade, author.
Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 27 cm
A look at bathtime around the world explores the many ways in which people bath.

Animal bedtime

June 22, 2017
Bové, Jennifer, 1973- author.
Guilford, Connecticut : Muddy Boots, an imprint of Globe Pequot, [2017]
30 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"Ranger Rick"--Cover.
Tucked into trees -- Down on the ground -- Snuggled together -- Strange ways to sleep.
"With adorable full-color photographs throughout and simple activities to be enjoyed with Mom or Dad's guidance, Ranger Rick Jr. books are perfect for young children starting to learn about the world around them. These small books are a great way to start your child's first library! Animal Bedtime explores the various ways in which animals go to bed! Through full color photographs and illustrations, and educational, entertaining text, this book shows that just like us, all sorts of animals have their own ways of sleeping!"-- Provided by publisher.

Animal opposites

June 22, 2017
Bové, Jennifer, 1973- author.
Guilford, Connecticut : Muddy Boots, an imprint of Globe Pequot, [2017]
30 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Rough and smooth -- Fast and slow -- Long and short -- Open and closed -- In and out -- Up and down -- Front and back.
"With adorable full-color photographs throughout and simple activities to be enjoyed with Mom or Dad's guidance, Ranger Rick Jr. books are perfect for young children starting to learn about the world around them. These small books are a great way to start your child's first library! Animal Opposites explores the opposing ways animals live, eat, hunt, and play! Through full color photographs and illustrations, and educational, entertaining text, this book shows that just how different animals can be!"-- Provided by publisher.

Visual guide to grammar and punctuation

June 22, 2017
Dignen, Sheila, author.
New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2017.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes index.
Parts of speech: Nouns -- proper nouns -- Abstract nouns -- Singular and plural nouns -- Compound nouns -- Collective nouns -- Verbs -- Verbs and subjects -- Subjects and objects -- The verb be -- Pronouns I or me? -- Possessive pronouns -- Present and past tenses -- Future tense -- Progressive tenses -- Perfect tenses -- Auxiliary verbs -- Infinitives -- Adjectives -- Where to put adjectives -- Adverbs -- Adjectives into adverbs -- Adverbs of place -- Adverbs of time -- Adverbs before adjectives -- Comparatives and superlatives -- Prepositions -- Prepositions of place -- Preposition of time -- Other prepositions -- Conjunctions -- Coordinating conjunctions -- Subordinating conjunctions -- Interjections -- Determiners -- Parts of speech quiz -- Sentences, phrases, and clauses: Sentences -- Statements -- Questions -- Exclamations -- Commands -- Noun phrases -- Prepositional phrases -- Adverbials -- Fronted adverbials -- Clauses -- Main clauses -- Subordinate clauses -- Relative clauses -- Relative pronouns -- Active and passive sentences -- Direct speech -- Reported speech -- Direct to reported speech -- Sentences quiz -- Punctuation: Capital letters -- Periods -- Question marks -- Exclamation points -- Commas -- Apostrophes -- Its or it's -- Parentheses -- Quotation marks -- Dashes -- Hyphens -- Colons -- Semicolons -- Ellipses -- Bullet points -- Punctuation quiz -- Writing tips -- Common mistakes in grammar -- Common mistakes in punctuation.
"A clear, precise, and comprehensive book that will give children the tools to build confidence in reading, writing, and comprehension through visual explanation.

Have you filled a bucket today? : a guide to daily happiness for kids

June 22, 2017
McCloud, Carol, author.
©2016
31 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 28 cm
Originally published in 2006 by Ferne Press.
The concept of bucket filling is an effective metaphor for encouraging kind and considerate behavior and for teaching the benefits of positive relationships. Updated and revised, this 10th anniversary edition will help readers better understand that "bucket dipping" is a negative behavior, not a permanent label. It also explains that it's possible to fill or dip into our own buckets.

We can get along : a child's book of choices

June 22, 2017
Payne, Lauren Murphy, 1956-
©1997
38 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
"Using affirming language and full-color illustrations, this book teaches tolerance, kindness, and conflict resolution to young children. Includes activities and discussion questions for parents, teachers, and caregivers to use to further explore the topic with young children"-- Provided by publisher.

Pirate attack!

June 21, 2017
Lock, Deborah, author.
©2017
48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Provides an overview of pirates, describing how they lived, the ships they lived on, and the weapons they used, and includes a parent guide and quiz.

Exploring space : from Galileo to the Mars Rover and beyond

June 21, 2017
Jenkins, Martin, 1959- author.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.
59 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
The solar system ... and beyond -- Looking at the sky -- Getting into space -- Coming back to Earth -- Surviving in space -- Is there anybody out there? -- Crowded skies -- Where do we go from here?
Presents a brief history of space exploration, covering such topics as the first human missions, life on the International Space Station, and settling on Mars.

All about Northern Ireland

June 21, 2017
Harrison, Susan (Writer of children's books)
©2016.
31 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 31 cm.
Includes index.
"Discovering the United Kingdom"--T.p.
Discovering the United Kingdom looks at the history, landscapes, people and culture of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. These books are filled with fascinating facts and pictures to help explore the different elements that make the United Kingdom a great place to live, visit and learn about.

All about Scotland

June 21, 2017
Harrison, Susan (Writer of children's books).
Kings Lynn, Norfolk : Book LIfe, [2016]
31 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 31 cm
"Discovering the United Kingdom"--T.p.
Discovering the United Kingdom looks at the history, landscapes, people and culture of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. These books are filled with fascinating facts and pictures to help explore the different elements that make the United Kingdom a great place to live, visit and learn about.

All about Wales

June 21, 2017
Harrison, Susan (Writer of children's books)
©2016.
31 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 31 cm.
Includes index.
"Discovering the United Kingdom"--T.p..
Discovering the United Kingdom looks at the history, landscapes, people and culture of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. These books are filled with fascinating facts and pictures to help explore the different elements that make the United Kingdom a great place to live, visit and learn about.

The day the world went nuclear : dropping the atom bomb and the end of World War II in the Pacific

June 21, 2017
O'Reilly, Bill, author.
©2017
xvii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Portrays the events of World War II in 1944, when escalating Pacific battles between the forces of General MacArthur and the Japanese army lead to the development of humanity's deadliest weapon and President Truman's impossible choice.

What's going on down there? : a boy's guide to growing up

June 21, 2017
Gravelle, Karen, author.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2017.
vii, 136 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Includes index.
Your Body -- Body Changes -- No Body's Perfect -- What's Going on Down There? -- Girls Are Changing Too -- Having Sex -- Sexual Harassment -- Making (and Not Making) a Baby -- Avoiding Sexually Trasmitted Diseases -- "Is This Normal?" -- Stress, Pressures, and Weird Emotions -- "What If . . .?" -- "If I'd Known Then What I Know Now!"
Describes the physical and emotional changes that occur in boys (and, to a lesser extent, in girls) during puberty and discusses sexual activity, homosexuality, AIDS, and other related topics.

Dozer's run : a true story of a dog and his race

June 21, 2017
Levy, Debbie.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
In May 2011, unbeknownst to his owner, Dozer slipped out of his yard in Highland, Maryland, enticed by the sight of people running past. The runners were participating in the Maryland Half Marathon, a race benefiting the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center. Dozer joined the two thousand runners in the race, inspiring everyone along the thirteen-mile race course.

The girl who ran : Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon

June 21, 2017
Poletti, Frances, author.
©2017
1 volume [includes several fold out pages] : color illustrations, 28 cm
"In 1966, the world believed it was impossible for a woman to run the Boston Marathon. Bobbi Gibb was determined to prove them wrong. She said she would do it, she wasn't a liar; she'd show them by running like the wind in the fire." --Back cover.

I can handle it!

June 21, 2017
Wright, Laurie (Educator), author.
[Place of publication not identified] : [Laurie Wright], [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Statement of responsibility from cover.
Publication information from Amazon.com website.
"Can Sebastien handle his problems? Of course he can, with the help of a mindful mantra! He could try something silly, or he could try something funny! Chances are whatever his problem may be, he can handle it. Help your child learn to deal with difficult emotions along with Sebastien, and provide a tool for lifelong confidence! Depression and anxiety don't discriminate and our kids need help. 'I Can Handle It' equips children with a necessary skill in order to alleviate everyday anxieties that arise in their lives."--Back cover.

I matter

June 21, 2017
Wright, Laurie (Educator), author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged ) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
"We all matter, but sometimes, when you're small it is easy to forget that. Elise matters to her brothers, her parents and even to her dog, Ozzy! Children can sometimes feel small and insignificant in a busy and often complicated world. Help your child to develop a strong sense of self by following along with Elise and equipping your child with the powerful mantra: I matter."--Amazon website.

My little pony. Friendship is magic

June 20, 2017
Cook, Katie.
San Diego, CA : IDW Pub., c2013-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Writers and artist vary between volumes.
Originally published as My little pony: friendship is forever. Consists of single-issue stories, each focusing on two characters.
v. 1. Collects issues #1-4 -- v. 2. Collects issues #5-8 -- v. 3. Collects issues #9-12 -- v. 4. Collects issues #13-16 -- v. 5. #17-20 -- v. 6. Collects issues #21-24 -- v. 7. Collects issues #25-28 -- v. 8. Collects issues #29-33 -- v. 9. Collects issues #34-37 -- v. 10. Collects issues #38-42 -- v. 11. Collects issues #43-47 -- v. 12. Collects issues #48-53
Welcome to Ponyville, home of Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, and all your other favorite Ponies! Something's not right in the town though, as some of the inhabitants are acting very, very strange! It's up to the Mane Six to find the source of the weirdness before it's too late!

Simone : the best monster ever!

June 20, 2017
Simard, Rémy, author, artist.
Toronto, ON ; Berkeley, CA : Owlkids Books, 2017.
48 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
Originally published in Quebec in 2016 by Bayard Canada Livres.
Contains some comics that were previously published in various issues of the magazine J'Aime Lire.
Simone is a human living in the monster Maurice's closet, and together they share a series of humorous misadventures as Simone terrifies the monsters in Maurice's world.

The great art caper

June 20, 2017
Jamieson, Victoria, author, artist.
©2017
62 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
A cuddly class hamster GW endeavors to make a gift for his new human friend to show support for her participation in a school art show before learning about a dastardly mouse plot to sabotage the event.

The class of classics : an original graphic novel

June 20, 2017
Dragoon, Leigh, 1976- author.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
110 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Ever After High --Cover.
"When a magical spell goes awry, the teenage children of fairytale classics are sent into their parents' yearbooks where they learn about the past and how they came to be who they are today"--Provided by publisher.

Chomp! : fierce facts about the bite force, crushing jaws, and mighty teeth of Earth's champion chewers

June 20, 2017
Barr, Brady, 1963- author.
Washington, DC : National Geographic, 2017.
95 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes index.

Voyager's greatest hits : the epic trek to interstellar space

June 20, 2017
Siy, Alexandra.
Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2017]
74 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Adventure of a lifetime -- Thing 1 and Thing 2 -- King Jupiter -- Lord of the rings -- Totally tilted -- Last tango in space -- Cosmic cruisers -- Voyager's alien playlist.
A brief history and discussion of the planets and outer space objects encountered by spacecraft Voyager.

Little tails in the savannah: with Chipper & Squizzo

June 20, 2017
Brrémaud, Frédéric, author.
[St. Louis, Missouri] : The Lion Forge, LLC, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Little tails in the savannah" (Volume 3)--Title page verso.
In their cardboard box airplane, Chipper and Squizzo venture to the plains of Africa for a safari full of wild beasts of all shapes and sizes.

Baby hippos

June 20, 2017
Borgert-Spaniol, Megan, 1989- author.
Minneapolis, MN : Bellwether Media, 2016.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Hippo calf! -- Bonding with mom -- Moving in water -- Joining the herd.
"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces baby hippos to young readers through leveled text and related photos"-- Provided by publisher.

Dino records : the most amazing prehistoric creatures ever to have lived on earth!

June 19, 2017
Agresta, Jen, author.
©2017
207 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Complete reference of dinosaurs for young readers."-- Provided by publisher.

The amazing Spider-Man : the Spider-Man secret!

June 19, 2017
Behling, Steve.
Los Angeles ; New York : Marvel Press, 2017.
48 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Retro #1" -- page 4 of cover.
When there is a chance that the Living Brain has discoverd Peter Parker's super-hero identity, it is a race against time to silence him before a parade of super villains also learn the truth about Spider-Man.

The space race

June 16, 2017
Ohlin, Nancy, author.
New York, NY : Little Bee Books, [2017]
111 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm.
A brief history of the space race -- Why explore space? -- The challenges of space travel -- The cold war -- Sputnik -- Explorer -- A race to the moon -- Spying from space -- A man on the moon -- The legacy of the space race.

LBX : Little Battlers eXperience

June 15, 2017
Fujii, Hideaki, 1977- author, illustrator.
©2014-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
v. 1. New dawn raisers -- v. 2. Artemis begins -- v. 3. World changer -- v. 4. The super LBX -- v. 5. New hope -- v. 6. World battle
In a future world, Van Yamano, whose deceased father created toy miniature robots, discovers that his father might actually be alive and that a covert organization is seeking the secrets that might be hidden inside his own robot.

Can an aardvark bark?

June 15, 2017
Stewart, Melissa, author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
"A non-fiction look at the sounds that animals make and the reasons behind them."-- Provided by publisher.

Listen : how Pete Seeger got America singing

June 15, 2017
Schubert, Leda, author.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"A Neal Porter Book."

Crystals and gemstones : an illustrated guide to the gemstones of the world

June 14, 2017
Coster, Patience, author.
London : Arcturus Publishing Limited, [2017]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes index.
Cover title.
All that glitters -- Rock-solid facts -- The science of gemstones and crystals -- Shiny, bright diamonds -- Precious rubies -- Spiritual sapphires -- Mysterious emeralds -- Semiprecious stones -- Versatile garnet and jade -- Otherworldly minerals -- Chameleon quartz -- Fire stones -- Stones of luck and love -- Organic gemstones.

Bugs!

June 14, 2017
Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.
New York, New York : Liberty Street, an imprint of Time Inc. Books, 2017.
111 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Presents facts about insects, covering their anatomy, senses, eating behavior, and reproduction.

Snakes!

June 14, 2017
Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- author.
New York, New York : Liberty Street, an imprint of Time Inc. Books, 2017.
111 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Introduces snakes from around the world, from massive anacondas and pythons to fierce vipers and cobras.

Apex predators : world's deadliest hunters, past and present

June 14, 2017
Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author, illustrator.
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"This book is about apex predators: animals too big, too fierce, or too well-armed to be prey for any other creature. Some are living today, while others have been extinct for millions of years. Alive or dead, they are -or were- the top killers of their time and place" --Back cover.

The quilts of Gee's Bend

June 14, 2017
Rubin, Susan Goldman, author.
New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017.
56 pages : color illustrations, map ; 26 x 26 cm
Explores the history and culture of a group of African American quilters from Gee's Bend, Alabama, offering details on the community and their traditions.

I am devotional : 100 devotions about the names of God

June 14, 2017
Stortz, Diane, 1950- author.
Nashville, Tennessee : Tommy Nelson, a division of Thomas Nelson Publishers, [2017]
xix, 205 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Hello my name is -- What's in a name? -- Getting to know you -- OMG -- Creator -- God of Truth -- God All-Powerful -- The Lord is there -- The Lord my rock -- I am -- God who saves -- The Lord will provide -- Holy One -- The Lord my banner -- The Lord is peace -- God of all comfort -- Jealous God -- The Lord My Shepherd -- The Lord My Strength -- The Lord My Light -- The Lord Who Heals -- The Lord of Heaven's Armies -- The Lord My Shield -- Immanuel -- Prince of Peace -- Son of God -- Great Physician -- Teacher -- Cornerstone -- Master -- Bread of Life -- I am -- The Word -- Good Shepherd -- Father -- The Resurrection and the Life -- Christ -- Servant -- Savior -- Lord -- Friend -- Helper -- Light of the World -- King of Kings -- God has a plan -- Pray the names -- For His Name's Sake.
"Children will learn to trust God in everything as they learn about the names and character of God in the I am devotional. Through 100 devotions, children will see how God's names reflect His love, strength, trustworthiness, etc., and what that means as they develop a strong faith."--Provided by publisher.

Danger is totally everywhere : school of danger by Dr. Noel Zone "the greatest dangerologist in the world, ever"

June 13, 2017
O'Doherty, David, author.
©2016
221 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
"In this third wacky handbook about how to avoid danger of every kind--from vampiric teachers to haunted books--Dr. Noel Zone joins the teaching staff of the local school after a small mishap involving his Danger Mobile (a shopping cart). But any POD (Pupil of Dangerology) knows that schools are full of danger in the classrooms, in the lunchroom, and most definitely in the gymnasium. Thank goodness readers have a professional on their side!"--Provided by publisher.

My little pony : the elements of harmony : friendship is magic : the official guidebook. Volume II

June 13, 2017
Snider, Brandon T., author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.
239 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
"The official guidebook."
Inside this book, readers will find everything they need to know about the hit TV show, "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic." Includes character bios, an episode guide (seasons 4-6), and more.

Who was Pete Seeger?

June 13, 2017
MacCarry, Noel, author.
New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2017]
108 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Who was Pete Seeger? -- Young Peter -- Finding his way -- Love and war -- Little House on the Hudson -- Pete on trial -- We shall overcome -- Give peace a chance -- The Clearwater -- American hero -- Timelines.
Presents the life of the folk singer and social activist, and discusses his role in the union, anti-war, civil rights, and environmental movements and the opposition he sometimes aroused for his radical views.

Fossil

June 13, 2017
Taylor, Paul D., author.
©2017
72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Includes index.
Fossils-true and false -- The making of rocks -- Turning to stone -- Changing world -- Early paleontology -- Fossil folklore -- Fossils of the future -- Remarkable remains -- Corals -- Seabed dwellers -- Shell shapes - Mighty mollusks -- Animals in armor -- Arms and spines -- Fish -- Plants pioneers -- Fossil fuels -- Our of the water -- On to the land -- Sea-dragons -- Fossil giants -- Dinosaur discovery -- Winged wonders -- Mammal variety -- A world apart -- Human fossils -- Living fossils -- Fossil hunting -- Did you know? -- Identifying fossils -- Find out more.
Discover what fossilized shells, bones, skulls, teeth, and plants tell us about the distant past.

Reptile

June 13, 2017
McCarthy, Colin, author.
©2017
72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Includes index.
What is a reptile? -- When reptiles ruled the world -- Ancient families -- Inside out -- Cool customers -- Uncommon senses -- Dating displays -- Egg exam -- Spitting images -- Scale tale -- Snake selection -- Loads of lizards -- Turtles and tortoises -- Turtle tank -- Crocodile clan -- Tuatara -- A bite to eat -- A tight squeeze -- Poisoned bite -- Egg eaters -- Survival -- Blending in -- Lots of legs -- Ground control -- LIfe in trees -- Waterproofed -- Best of enemies -- Just good friends -- An eye to the future -- Reptile classification -- Reptile evolution -- Threats.
Photographs and text depict the many different kinds of reptiles, their similarities and differences, habitats, and behavior.

Skin again

June 13, 2017
hooks, bell, 1952- author.
Los Angeles ; New York : Disney/Jump at the Sun, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
The skin I'm in is just a covering. It cannot tell my story. The skin I'm in is just a covering. If you want to know who I am, you have got to come inside and open your heart way wide. Celebrating all that makes us unique and different, Skin Again offers new ways to talk about race and identity. Race matters, but only so much--what's most important is who we are on the inside. Looking beyond skin, going straight to the heart, we find in each other the treasures stored down deep. Learning to cherish those treasures, to be all we imagine ourselves to be, makes us free.

Identifying as transgender

June 13, 2017
Woods, Sara, 1984- author.
New York : Rosen Publishing, 2017.
64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Introduction -- The gender galaxy : life beyond the binary -- Bodies beyond the binary -- Who we are & who we date : transness, orientation and relationships -- Gender hurts : transphobia, cissexism & trans resistance -- Finding life in the gender galaxy : trans friendship & community -- Glossary -- For more information -- For further reading -- Bibliography -- Index.
Introduces readers to different gender identities and explains the differences between gender expression, gender identity, and sexuality.

Look, I'm a cook.

June 13, 2017
New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2017.
46 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes index.
Little minds have big ideas -- Play with your senses -- Sunshine strawberries -- Greenest guacamole -- Salad train -- Buggy feast -- Delicious drinks -- Let's get cracking -- Mini meringue mountains -- Yummy bread -- Best bruschetta -- Rainbow ice -- Chocolate pears -- Look, you're a cook!
Provides kid-friendly recipes for different dishes, including guacamole, chocolate pears, bruschetta, and rainbow ice.

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