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Geeky Non Fiction for kids

The Children's Library has lots of nonfiction on your favorite geeky subjects. Here are some fun ones to get you started.

The real spy's guide to becoming a spy by Peter Earnest and Suzanne Harper, in association with the Spy Museum

The big book of spy stuff by Bart King; illustrations by Russell Miller

The dangerous book for boys by Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden

Star Wars head to head by Pablo Hidalgo

Lego Star wars: character encyclopedia by written by Hannah Dolan with Elizabeth Dowsett, Shari Last, and Victoria Taylor

The Lego ideas book: unlock your imagination by author, Daniel Lipkowitz

Crazy concoctions: a mad scientist's guide to messy mixtures by Jordan D. Brown; illustrated by Anthony Owsley

Discovery Channel young scientist challenge: taking science to the extreme! by Rosanna Hansen and Sherry Gerstein

Wizardology: a guide to wizards of the world by edited for the modern reader by Dugald A. Steer and A.J. Wood

The sorcerer's companion: a guide to the magical world of Harry Potter by Allan Zola Kronzek and Elizabeth Kronzek

The Avengers: the ultimate guide to the Earth's mightiest heroes! by written by Scott Beatty, Alan Cowsill, & Alastair Dougall

DC super heroes: the ultimate pop-up book by Matthew Reinhart

The new way things work by David Macaulay, with Neil Ardley

Cool stuff 2.0 and how it works by written by Chris Woodford and Jon Woodcock

Coolest cross-sections ever by illustrated by Stephen Biesty; written by Richard Platt

Uncover technology by [text by Olivia Brookes]; illustrated by Peter Kent

Guinness World Records, 2012 by [editor-in-chief, Craig Glenday]