HPL New Children's Nonfiction
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New Children's Nonfiction
The First Blade of Sweetgrass: A Native American Storyby Suzanne GreenlawIn this Own Voices Native American picture book story, a modern Wabanaki girl is excited to accompany her grandmother for the first time to harvest sweetgrass for basket making.Click here to view our catalog and request a copy.
Water by Jackie McCannIntroduces readers to water, while explaining how the resource is used, problems facing the natural resource, and what the future of it looks like. Vivid photographs and easy-to-read text aid comprehension for young readers.Click here to view our catalog and request a copy.
Investigate Gems by Christine PetersenInvestigate Gems introduces readers to what gems are and how they form, including mineral gems and organic gems. Learn about crystal systems, imitation and synthetic gems, cultured pearls, how gems are used, and their historic importance. A geology-themed project provides the opportunity for hands-on experience.Click here to view our catalog and request a copy.
Why Longfellow Lied: The Truth About Paul Revere's Midnight Rideby Jeff LantosUnravel the mystery of how and why Henry Wadsworth Longfellow twisted historical facts when he penned his famous poem, 'Paul Revere's Ride.'Click here to view our catalog and request a copy.
Dogsby Sophie Geister-JonesIntroduces readers to the behavior and proper care of pet dogs.Click here to view our catalog and request a copy.
Eyewitness: Climate Change by John WoodwardEyewitness Climate Change explains why human activities are making the planet heat up--and how we know for sure that this is the case. The book explores the effects of the changing climate, from more frequent hurricanes and wildfires to melting ice caps and rising sea levels. It shows how scientists predict how the climate will change in the future and what actions we can all take to combat climate change.Click here to view our catalog and request a copy.
Citizenship by Julie MurrayBeing a good citizen is an important concept for young people to grasp early on. Readers can learn through realistic everyday situations how they can be a good citizen in their communities.Click here to view our catalog and request a copy.
Call and Response: The Story of Black Lives Matter by Veronica ChambersDuring 2020, widespread protests rooted in the call-and-response tradition of the Black community gained worldwide attention in the wake of high-profile wrongful deaths of Black people. From the founders to watershed moments, follow the activists and organizers on their journeys and discover the ways that protest has been fundamental to American democracy, eventually making meaningful change.Click here to view our catalog and request a copy.
Chefs by Julie MurrayPhotographs and simple text describe the work done by chefs.Click here to view our catalog and request a copy.