June 27, 2018 | Michelle
Summer is a great time to learn new things just for the fun of it! Our new nonfiction is a great place to find a variety of topics that will enlighten your summer days.
Who doesn't love a great mystery? This book presents the eerie accidents and unexplained disappearances that have occurred in the region known as the Bermuda Triangle. Even before it was named, the Bermuda Triangle--roughly bounded by Miami, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico--had gained a mythic reputation. The Bermuda Triangle became famous for making boats and ships vanish, and for snatching planes right out of the sky. But are these stories true? And if they are true, is there a more sensible reason that refutes the bad karma of the region? With so many mystifying events to learn about, readers will love disappearing into this story.
Presents simple facts about lacrosse, including equipment, rules, goalkeeping, and defending.
"For every tween girl wondering about her changing body and changing brain, this funny and highly illustrated guide is the answer. Packed with advice about everything from periods to bras to body hair-- PLUS tips on how to deal with crushes, new emotions, and all the chaos in between!"--Provided by publisher.
Marilyn Traeger, twice recognized as Florida's Outstanding Art Teacher, collects the artwork of The Fund 4 Design & Art Education award winners and student volunteers in the pages of this gorgeous, inspiring book.
"A young readers adaptation of the bestselling book The Disappearing Spoon, chronicling the extraordinary human history of the periodic table."--.
In rhyming text, inspires children everywhere to seize the day and celebrate the goodness of what God has provided.
"Many animals build remarkable structures in order to attract mates, lay eggs, give birth, and otherwise perpetuate their species. Twelve animals are presented in four sections based on where they live--underground, in the water, on the land, or in the air. Fish, insects, reptiles, mammals, and birds are included in poems and artwork that to bring these animals to life for kids."--.
Profiles four women who have been integral to NASA's space program, helping to develop the Hubble Space Telescope, create computer code to send spacecraft to the moon, and work onboard the space shuttle.
A biography of librarian Mary Lemist Titcomb describes her concern that the library was not reaching as many people as it could she devised the first bookmobile.
The granddaughters of the author Madeline L'Engle draw on previously unshared archival materials, including photographs, letters, and journal entries, to explore her literary life, legacy and impact on friends, fans, and family members.
Discover the true story of NFL star Ernie Barnes a boy who followed his dreams and became one of the most influential artists of his generation with this beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture book.