Children & Young Adults Nonfiction

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Clothing in the Middle Ages (Medieval...

Lynne Elliott

Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 10 and Up

Paperback
Published: Mar 2004

Ed Emberley's Drawing Book: Make a Wo...

Edward R. Emberley

Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw over 400 things, such as an airplane, anteater, submarine, train, kangaroo, gondola, and much much more! This classic book is packed with cool things that kids-and no...

Paperback
Published: Mar 2006

Marley: A Dog Like No Other

John Grogan

Make way for Marley! When the Grogan family is ready for a dog, they choose Marley, a yellow furball of a puppy who quickly grows into a large, rowdy Labrador retriever. Marley has a zest for life, and as he grows, so does his enth...

Paperback
Published: Mar 2008

Dinosaurs (Magic Tree House Research ...

Will Osborne

Who invented the word dinosaur? What was the name of the biggest dinosaur? This book includes everything you ever wanted to know about the real-life world of dinosaurs.

Paperback
Published: Aug 2000

On the Way Home: The Diary of a Trip ...

Laura Ingalls Wilder

The diary kept by the author of Little House on the Prairie during her family's journey from South Dakota to Missouri describes the sights and events that they encounter along the frontier during their trip. Reissue.

Paperback
Published: Oct 1976

West from Home: Letters of Laura Inga...

Laura Ingalls Wilder

It is like a fairyland.' So Laura Ingalls Wilder described her 1915 voyage to San Francisco to visit her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane. Laura's husband, Almanzo, was unable to leave their Missouri farm and it is her faithful letters home...

Paperback
Published: Oct 1976

My Letter to the World and Other Poem...

Emily Dickinson

Visions in Poetry is an innovative and award-winning series of classic poems reinterpreted for today's readers by outstanding contemporary artists in distinctively beautiful editions. This is My Letter to the World and Other Poems by...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2008

Ghosts: And Real-Life Ghost Hunters (...

Michael Teitelbaum

Forget about blood, bones, and corpses! There's no telling what you'll uncover if you dare to investigate some of the world's most fascinating unsolved mysteries - from Bigfoot to lost civilizations to UFOs and more!

Paperback
Published: Mar 2008

Seventeen Real Girls, Real-Life Stori...

Seventeen Magazine

From pranks gone wrong to sexual abuse and murder, these stories will motivate readers to reflect on their own lives. In one case, 14-year old twin girls rob a bank in a desperate bid to save the family home, while another tale tells ...

Paperback
Published: Jun 2007

My Thirteenth Winter: A Memoir

Samantha Abeel

Samantha Abeel couldn't tell time, remember her locker combination, or count out change at a checkout counter -- and she was in seventh grade. For a straight-A student like Samantha, problems like these made no sense. She dreaded scho...

Paperback
Published: Jan 2005

The Dandelion Seed

Joseph A. Anthony

A dandelion can teach much about seeds and seasons and cycles, and the big world that a wind-blown seed can travel, but it also can make us appreciate the challenges it must overcome. This gorgeous book is at once simple and profound....

Paperback
Published: Sep 1997

The Titanic: Lost and Found (Step-Int...

Judy Donnelly

Titanic. Just the name evokes tales of the doomed ship that have captivated people of all ages for more than 100 years. Early readers will enjoy this exciting account of the world's most famous disaster-at-sea and the discovery of it...

Paperback
Published: Apr 1987

Say Hola to Spanish, otra vez

Susan Middleton Elya

Now in paperback, this popular companion volume makes learning a new language a fun activity for kids as well as their parents and teachers. Complete with a glossary and pronunciation guide, the book's lively art and bouncy rhythms he...

Paperback
Published: Apr 1999

Magic Tree House Research Guide #7: T...

Will Osborne

How long did it take to build the Titanic? Why did it sink? What was it like to be a passenger? What happened to the people who survived? Find out the answers to these questions and more in Magic Tree House Research Guide: Titanic, Ja...

Paperback
Published: Aug 2002

Mummies & Pyramids (Magic Tree House ...

Will Osborne

How were pyramids built? Why did people make mummies? What magic charms were buried with mummies? Who discovered King Tut's tomb? Unwrap the answers to these questions and more in Magic Tree House Research Guide #3: Mummies and Pyrami...

Paperback
Published: Feb 2001

Knights And Castles (Magic Tree House...

Will Osborne

What was it like to wear armor? What was the food like in castles? This book explores what life was really like in medieval times.

Paperback
Published: Aug 2000

Magic Tree House Research Guide #12: ...

Mary Pope Osborne

What was it like to live in the Ice Age and why was the world so cold? Who made the first cave paintings? What ever happened to sabertooth cats and wooly mammoths? Find out the answers to these questions and more in Magic Tree House R...

Paperback
Published: Feb 2005

Pirates (Magic Tree House Research Gu...

Will Osborne

What were pirates really like? How did people become pirates? Where did pirates bury their treasure?Dig up the answers to these questions and more in Magic Tree House Research Guide #4: Pirates, Jack and Annie's very own guide to pira...

Paperback
Published: May 2001

More Than Meets The Eye: Seeing Art W...

Bob Razcka

This book lets you do more than look at beautiful art. It shows you how to feel it, taste it, smell it, hear it, and touch it! Looking at art with the right attitude can let you hear a cannon boom or know what it feels like to stroke ...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2003

Dolphins and Sharks: Magic Tree House...

Mary Pope Osborne

How fast can some dolphins swim? What is the biggest shark? Why do sharks attack? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this Magic Tree House Research Guide! Includes an illustrated gallery of dolphins and sharks, inform...

Paperback
Published: Jun 2003

Twisters and Other Terrible Storms (M...

Will Osborne

What causes the earth's weather? How do twisters form? What are the deadliest storms on earth? Find out the answers to these questions and more in Magic Tree House Research Guide: Twisters and Other Terrible Storms, Jack and Annie's g...

Paperback
Published: Feb 2003

Little Squire: The Jumping Pony (True...

Judy Andrekson

Little Squire was born in an Irish meadow on an early spring day. The colt was beautifully formed with strong, straight legs and a pretty head. But due to his small size, it was unlikely he would be more than a nice child’s riding p...

Paperback
Published: Apr 2007

Earth's Rivers (Looking at Earth)

Bobbie Kalman

This title is suitable for ages 5 to 8 years. Why do people need rivers? What causes rivers to flood? These are just a few of the questions answered by this fascinating introduction to rivers by Bobbie Kalman.

Paperback
Published: Oct 2008

Sigmund Freud (Giants of Science)

Kathleen Krull

Kathleen Krull proves Sigmund Freud deserves a place in her much-lauded series, because he essentially created a brand-new branch of medicine: psychoanalysis.

Paperback
Published: Mar 2009
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