New Arrivals · Kids’ Nonfiction

November 22, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Anne of Green Gables : a graphic novel

November 21, 2017
Marsden, Mariah, author.
©2017
231 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Based on the novel by L. M. Montgomery.
When Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to adopt an orphan who can help manage their family farm, they have no idea what delightful trouble awaits them. With flame-red hair and an unstoppable imagination, 11-year-old Anne Shirley takes Green Gables by storm.

How the cookie crumbled : the true (and not-so-true) stories of the invention of the chocolate chip cookie

November 21, 2017
Ford, Gilbert, author, illustrator.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies! But not everyone knows where they came from. Meet Ruth Wakefield, the talented chef and entrepreneur who started a restaurant, wrote a cookbook, and invented this delicious dessert. But just how did she do it, you ask? That's where things get messy!

This is our Constitution : discover America with a Gold Star father

November 21, 2017
Khan, Khizr, 1950- author.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2017]
216 pages : black and white illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Includes index.
The blessings of liberty -- Why we need a Constitution -- Writing the Constitution -- Understanding the Constitution -- Perfecting the Constitution -- The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States -- Standing with the Constitution -- More landmark Supreme Court cases.
The author traces his family's experiences immigrating to the U.S. to introduce the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, explaining how it represents America's democratic values and discussing the importance of the documents' history.

Seek and find : national parks

November 21, 2017
Lienard, Maud, 1991- illustrator.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
On board pages.
Travel through twelve of the most visited national parks in North America with the Ramble family! From the geysers of Yellowstone to the desert of Death Valley, look for twenty hidden elements in each detailed illustration.

I wish I was a lion

November 20, 2017
Markle, Sandra, author.
©2017
31 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Ranger Rick books"
Introduces lions, describing their physical features, what they eat, where they live, and how they care for their young.

Steven Universe

November 20, 2017
Gillman, Melanie, author.
Los Angeles, CA : KaBoom!, 2017-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Volume number from indicia.
"A Cartoon Network original."
v. 1. Warp tour (Collects Steven Universe ongoing No. 1-4)
In all new adventures in the world of Cartoon Network s Steven Universe, Steven helps a baby songbird find its mother, takes part in a food truck competition, attends a Renaissance Faire, and visits possibly the scariest place of all, the Prom!

What's cooking?

November 20, 2017
Stein, Joshua David, author.
New York : Phaidon Press Inc., 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
A whimsical read-aloud of delicious answers to ridiculous questions about what can -- and cannot -- be done in the kitchen!

Pelé, the king of soccer

November 20, 2017
Simon, Eddy, 1968- author.
New York : First Second, 2017.
139 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Originally published in 2016 in French by 21g, a division of Blue Lotus Prod as Le roi Pelé: l'homme et la légende.
A biography in graphic novel format of Brazilian soccer star Pelé.

My teenage life in Russia

November 20, 2017
Hulick, Kathryn, author.
Broomall, PA : Mason Crest, [2018]
64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Includes index.

Where are you from : the wonderful story of your birth

November 20, 2017
Amiot, Karine-Marie, 1974- author.
Minneapolis, MN : Sparkhouse Family, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm

Rome city trails

November 17, 2017
Butterfield, Moira, 1960- author.
©2017
103 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm.
Includes index.
"Secrets, stories and other cool stuff"--Cover.
Where Emperors Trod -- Delicious Rome -- Watery Rome -- Spotted Outside -- Look Up -- Look Down -- Going Gruesome -- Party Days -- Take the Stage -- I'm in Charge! -- Meet the Creatures -- The Holy Way -- Wear Rome -- Andiamo! -- Win Here! -- Green Rome -- Walk, Shop, Walk -- Brilliant Buildings -- Rome's Ghostie Guests.
Here's a book about Rome that's seriously streetwise. Colorful themed trails, from history and culture to food and nature, reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales that kids won't find on the tourist routes.

Sydney city trails

November 17, 2017
Greathead, Helen, author.
©2017
103 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
"Follow 19 fantastic themed trails to reveal Sydney's best-kept secrets. Find out where to cuddle koalas, catch the world's steepest passenger train, see the city through a sky-high glass floor, and lots more! It's Sydney like you've never seen it before." -- Back cover.

Tokyo city trails

November 17, 2017
Claybourne, Anna, author.
©2017
103 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm.
Includes index.
"Secrets, stories and other cool stuff"--Cover.
Fishy City -- Active Earth -- Up in the Air -- Bizarre Buildings -- Kawaii!!! -- Techie Tokyo -- Tokyo on a Plate -- Tokyo Style -- Spooky Stories -- Cartoon Capers -- Amazing Art -- 24-Hour Tokyo -- Busy and Noisy! -- Ticket to Ride -- Looking Back -- Fun and Games -- Chrysanthemum Throne -- City Critters.
Here's a book about Tokyo that's seriously streetwise. Colorful themed trails, from history and culture to food and nature, reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales that kids won't find on the tourist routes.

Washington, DC city trails

November 17, 2017
Butterfield, Moira, 1960- author.
©2017
103 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm.
Includes index.
"Secrets, stories and other cool stuff"--Cover.
DC Time Travel -- City Sounds -- Statue City -- Animals Around Town -- World of Words -- Street Stroll -- Powerful Places -- Only in DC -- Eat the Streets -- The Green Scene -- Win Washington -- Look Up! -- Brilliant Buildings -- Washington G-g-g-ghosts -- Underground Washington -- Rich Pickings -- Water World -- Go Washington -- Showtime!
Here's a book about Washington DC that's seriously streetwise. Colorful themed trails, from history and culture to food and nature, reveal amazing facts and intriguing tales that kids won't find on the tourist routes.

Our gift-filled earth

November 17, 2017
Na, Eun-hee, author.
Los Angeles, CA : TanTan Publishing, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"From salt, tofu, and rice to glass, cotton, and paper, the Earth bestows upon us so many gifts. As we utilize these wonderful gifts in our everyday lives, we need to remember to give thanks to Nature, who has provided them to us. Vivid, step-by-step descriptions and engaging illustrations introduce young readers to how different gifts from the Earth are made, such as salt, glass, clothes, and paper"--Back cover.

Martin Luther King Jr. : civil rights leader and American hero

November 16, 2017
Roome, Hugh, author.
New York : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2018.
32 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 19 cm.
Includes index.
Meet Martin Luther King Jr. -- Working for change -- Leading the charge -- Giving his all -- A poem about Martin Luther King Jr. -- You can make a difference -- Glossary.
Meet Martin Luther King Jr. One of America's most important agents for social change, King dedicated his life to achieving equal rights for all. In the end, he gave his life for the civil rights cause. Read this book to learn all about King's amazing life.

The elephant whisperer : my life with the herd in the African wild

November 16, 2017
Anthony, Lawrence, author.
©2009
248 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
First edition : 2009.
When Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a rogue herd of elephants in his reserve in South Africa, it was the last chance for these elephants. If Anthony didn t take them, they would be shot. But he had no experience with elephants at all. What was he to do? Take them on, of course!--Provided by Publisher.

Harry Potter : a journey through a history of magic.

November 16, 2017
©2017
143 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Illustrations by J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, and Olivia Lomenech Gill.
"A collection of artifacts from the British Library exhibition in the UK Harry Potter, A History of Magic"--Front cover.
The magical world of Harry Potter -- The journey -- Potions and alchemy -- Herbology -- Charms -- Astronomy -- Divination -- Defence against the dark arts -- Care of magical creatures -- Past, present, future -- The British Library -- J. K. Rowling.
"As the British Library unveils a very special new exhibition in the UK, Harry Potter: A History of Magic, readers everywhere are invited on an enchanting journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, from Care of Magical Creatures and Herbology to Defense Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, and more in this book uncovering thousands of years of magical history. Prepare to be amazed by artifacts released from the archives of the British Library, unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, and incredible illustrations from artist Jim Kay. Discover the truth behind the origins of the Philosopher's Stone, monstrous dragons, and troublesome trolls; examine real-life wands and find out what actually makes a mandrake scream; pore over remarkable pages from da Vinci's notebook; and discover the oldest atlas of the night sky. Carefully curated by the British Library and full of extraordinary treasures from all over the world, this is an unforgettable journey exploring the history of the magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories."--Cover flap.

Charles Drew : doctor who got the world pumped up to donate blood

November 16, 2017
Venezia, Mike.
New York : Children's Press, 2009.
32 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes index.
Biography of Dr. Charles Drew.

Twisted true tales from science : disaster discoveries

November 16, 2017
Bearce, Stephanie, author.
Waco, Texas : Prufrock Press Inc., [2017]
vi, 143 pages ; 21 cm
It's Earth's fault -- Vesuvius -- Aleppo quakes -- Mystery flood -- 1816-the year without a summer -- Super solar storm -- Tri-state terror -- The Tunguska event -- The exploding lake -- Killer tsunami -- Angel of the beach -- Tallest tsunami -- Biggest and baddest earthquakes -- Science lab: Vortex in a bottle -- Science lab: Which way the wind? -- Humans caused it -- Gladiator disaster -- The beer flood -- The Peshtigo fire -- The Halifax explosion -- Killer fog -- The great molasses flood -- Door to hell -- Fukushima disaster -- Science lab: Fog it up -- Science lab: The density dilemma -- Disaster daredevils -- Avalanche king -- Hurricane hunters -- Smokejumpers -- Into the volcano -- Science lab: Measure wind speed -- Science lab: Build a volcano.
"London was once covered in a fog so polluted that it killed 12,000 people. The Aleppo earthquake killed 230,000 people, and a wall of water mysteriously wiped out the whole town of Burnam-on-the-Sea. All of these were catastrophic disasters, but they led to important discoveries in science. Learn about how the earth turned to liquid in New Zealand, and what happens when a tsunami meets a nuclear reactor. These stories may sound twisted and strange, but they are all true tales from science!"-- Provided by publisher.

Twisted true tales from science : explosive experiments

November 16, 2017
Bearce, Stephanie, author.
Waco, Texas : Prufrock Press Inc., [2017]
vi, 153 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
Early explosives -- Fire powder -- For the love of saltpeter -- King Edward's experiment -- Sobrero's secret -- Birth of dynamite -- Alfred's revenge -- Arsenic, anyone? -- Devil's porridge -- Call Kinley -- Science lab: grow your own crystals -- Science lab: exploding baggies -- Science lab: paint bombs -- Big bangs -- Hindenburg disaster -- The exploding school -- Tickling the dragon's tail -- The atomic bomb -- Apollo 13 explosion -- Starfish prime -- Chernobyl blows -- Tsar Bomba -- Exploding elements -- Shuttle explosion -- Science lab: o-ring experiment -- Science lab: water bottle rocket -- Science lab: fireworks in a jar -- Science lab: bathtub bombs -- New developments -- iMUSH -- Biggest explosion in the universe -- Exploding particle and black holes -- Queen of explosions -- Fifth-grade scientist -- Science lab: soap eruption -- Science lab: geyser eruption -- Science lab: foamplosion.
"Two thousand years ago Chinese scientists were looking for a medicine that would make them live forever. Instead, they blew up their lab and discovered gunpowder. Alfred Nobel blew up his laboratory twice before he discovered the formula for dynamite. Learn about the Apollo 13 and Challenger explosions, and the strange space explosions caused by top secret Starfish Prime. These stories may sound twisted, but they're all true tales from science!"-- Provided by publisher.

Twisted true tales from science : insane inventors

November 16, 2017
Bearce, Stephanie, author.
Waco, Texas : Prufrock Press, Inc., [2017]
147 pages : illustrations, colored ; 19 cm
Don't try this at home -- Insane inventors -- No-nose Tycho -- Needle-eye Newton -- Sir Laughing Gas -- Puking for science -- Shy scientist -- Step right up to the science circus -- Inventor's lab: Make an electromagnet -- Inventor's lab: Build a protable light -- Anything for science -- Dr. Disgusting -- He ate what??? -- Hero inventor -- X-Ray queen -- Nikola Tesla's death ray -- Madame Curie fights a war -- Inventor's lab: Get glowing -- Inventor's lab: Trick your eyes -- Strange days of science -- The AC/DC war -- A heart for science -- Dr. Doggenstein -- Human crash test dummy -- Rocket man -- Death by invention -- Insanely fun -- Inventor's lab: Make a bottle squirt gun -- Inventor's lab: Build a moving force machine.
"Nikola Tesla was crazy smart. He invented the idea for cell phones in 1893, discovered alternating current, and invented a death ray gun. Of course, he also talked to pigeons, ate only boiled food, and was scared of women who wore jewelry. He was an insane inventor. So was Henry Cavendish, who discovered hydrogen, calculated the density of the Earth, and was so scared of people that he had to write notes to communicate. Sir Isaac Newton discovered the laws of gravity, believed in magic, and thought he could make a potion to create gold. These stories may sound twisted, but they're all true tales from science!"-- Provided by publisher.

Jane Goodall : researcher who champions chimps

November 16, 2017
Venezia, Mike.
New York : Children's Press, 2010.
32 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Includes index.
An introduction to the life and career of primatologist Jane Goodall.

The know-nonsense guide to grammar

November 16, 2017
Fiedler, Heidi, author.
Lake Forest, CA : Walter Foster Jr., [2017]
64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"An awesomely fun guide to the way we use words!"--Cover.
Parts of speech -- Grammar -- Literary devices -- A note to know-it-alls.
Provides a basic introduction to English language grammar, including parts of speech, grammar rules, and the literary devices that writers use to create specific effects.

The know-nonsense guide to measurements

November 16, 2017
Fiedler, Heidi, author.
Lake Forest, CA : Walter Foster Jr., [2017]
63 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Length -- Volume & mass -- Time -- Intensity.
Provides an introduction to the basic concepts of measurement, including common units of measurement, how to convert from one unit to another, and the difference between measures used in the United States and the metric system.

Lise Meitner : had the right vision about nuclear fission

November 16, 2017
Venezia, Mike.
New York : Children's Press, 2010.
32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
This is a brief order record. It will be replaced by a full catalog record after materials are received.
Includes index.

Luis Alvarez : wild idea man

November 16, 2017
Venezia, Mike.
New York : Children's Press, 2010.
32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Includes index.
A short biography of physicist Luis Alvarez.

Open wide! : the ultimate guide to teeth

November 16, 2017
Grigsby, Susan, author.
©2017
48 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"The ultimate guide. Teeth"--Cover.
"Produced by Scout Books Media"--Title page verso.
The wide world of teeth -- Who else has teeth? -- Tools for survival -- Toothy adaptations -- Pet teeth facts and other animals -- Clues to the past -- Hello, teeth! -- Animals our teeth depend on -- Primary and permanent teeth -- Goodbye, tooth! -- Keep 'em clean -- Eat smart, drink smart -- Plaque attack! -- What happens during a dental exam? -- Tools of the trade -- Brace for it -- Tooth or scare -- Stories teeth tell -- Other things with teeth -- Spotlights on teeth.
Open wide and look inside to discover a world of mystery, history, and lore. No matter what you call them-- pearly whites, chompers, canines, or tooth fairy bait-- teeth are an important part of you, and they have an interesting past. Learn what other animals' teeth look like compared to humans, what dinosaur teeth tell us about prehistoric times, even how to brush your teeth in space! Find out what ancient civilizations believed about teeth and how scientists use teeth to learn about past societies and solve investigations in the present. With helpful diagrams and tips, you'll learn how to keep your smile happy and healthy and how to keep your pet's teeth clean and pristine.

Rosh Hashanah

November 16, 2017
Ogden, Charlie, author.
Kings Lynn : Book Life, [2017]
1 volume : color illustrations ; 30 cm.

Smiley : a journey of love

November 16, 2017
George, Joanne, author.
Markham, ON : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, [2017]
56 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
"Smiley, a most remarkable Golden Retriever, was born without eyes. He was rescued from a puppy mill and has become a superb therapy dog, providing therapy to people all over the world through social media and television. This is his story."-- Provided by publisher.

The world Jesus knew : a curious kid's guide to life in the first century

November 16, 2017
Olson, Marc, 1971- author.
Minneapolis, MN : Sparkhouse Family, 2017.
57 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm

Zion National Park

November 16, 2017
Shepherd, Jodie, author.
New York : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2018.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
Includes index.
Rock the park! -- Let it grow! -- Watch out for water -- Wonderful wildlife -- Field guide -- Where is red fox? -- Wildflower tracker -- Glossary -- Facts for now.
Young readers will love exploring Zion canyon from a distinct vantage point--from the bottom up! They'll also enjoy discovering the park's plants, animals, and other landforms--all in the pages of this fun and fascinating book.

Earth! : my first 4.54 billion years

November 15, 2017
McAnulty, Stacy, author.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
The Earth introduces readers to key moments in the planet's life, from its formation over four billion years ago to the present, including the Earth's position in the solar system, its layers, and when plants and animals began to inhabit the planet.

10 reasons to love a turtle

November 15, 2017
Barr, Catherine, author.
New York : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Cover title.
"Did you know that turtles are as ancient as the dinosaurs? Or that they can hold their breath for hours underwater? Open this book to learn all about why turtles are incredible, and 10 reasons why you should love them."--Page 4 of cover.

Room love : 50 DIY projects to design your own space

November 15, 2017
Wutschke, Heather, author.
©2017
112 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Introduction -- Fab furniture & fabrics -- Storage & organization stations -- Dreamy dressing zone -- Way cool walls -- Glam decor & more.
With these 50 deceptively simple, budget-friendly DIY projects, the reader's bedroom can become the room of his or her dreams. Makeover furniture, create one-of-a-kind decor, and organize your stuff to refresh and renew your room.

Charley Harper's What's in the desert?

November 15, 2017
Burke, Zoe, author.
Portland OR : PomegranateKids, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 x 18 cm
"Charley Harper's What's in the Desert? explores a surprising abundance and variety of flora and fauna. Zoe Burke's rhyming text introduces young readers to thirty-six different denizens of the desert, from the Gila Monster to the Gila Woodpecker, the Cactus Wren to Cactus flowers"--Amazon.

Beyoncé

November 15, 2017
Strand, Jennifer, author.
©2017
24 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
Includes index.
An introductory biography of musician and actress Beyoncé.

This is my doctor

November 15, 2017
Bellamy, Adam, author.
New York, NY : Enslow Publishing, 2017.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Using simple language and a high text/photo correlation, young readers will learn about what to expect when they go to the doctor, including what a nurse will do during a checkup and why people receive shots.

Russell Westbrook

November 15, 2017
Hall, Brian (Sportswriter), author.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : SportsZone, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2017]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Shining star -- Tragedy and triumph -- Arrival in the NBA -- Modern-day "Magic" -- Chasing a title.
"This title introduces readers to Russell Westbrook, providing exciting details about his life and going deep inside the key moments of his NBA career. The title also features informative "fast facts," a timeline, and a glossary."--Publisher's website.

Cristiano Ronaldo

November 15, 2017
Doeden, Matt, author.
©2017.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Presents the life of professional soccer athlete Cristiano Ronaldo, and discusses his success being a fashion icon.

Grizzly bear

November 15, 2017
Gagne, Tammy, author.
©2017
48 pages : chiefly color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
A growing population -- Today's grizzly bears -- Threats -- The future -- Species overview -- Stop and think.
Grizzly bears are powerful animals that eat a wide variety of foods. When people started living closer to grizzlies, the two species clashed. This book investigates the complex relationship between the bears and humans and how conservationists are using engineering and technology to restore the grizzly population.

I wish I was an orca

November 14, 2017
Markle, Sandra, author.
℗2017
31 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Ranger Rick" -- cover.
Introduces orca whales, describing their physical features, what they eat, where they live, and how they care for their young.

Cultural traditions in Vietnam

November 14, 2017
Labrie, Julia, author.
©2018
32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
Welcome to Vietnam -- Lunar calendar celebrations -- Family gatherings -- Celebrating weddings -- Vietnamese New Year -- Perfume Pagoda Festival -- Hung Kings Temple Festival -- Thay Pagoda Festival -- Reunification Day -- Buddha's birthday -- Remembering the dead -- National Day -- Mid-autumn festival -- Christmas in Vietnam.
This book examines the holidays and traditions in Vietnam, which include colorful festivals that celebrate meaningful lunar calendar days and unique family traditions. Dynamic images, concise fact boxes, and clear text introduce readers to the traditional foods, clothing, and other practices used to celebrate holidays in Vietnam. Readers will also find out about Vietnamese folklore and religious practices.

Just joking : jumbo--100 giant jokes & 1,000 funny photos add up to big laughs

November 14, 2017
Miller, Kelley, author.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Kids, [2017].
288 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes indexes.

A world of cookies for Santa : follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World

November 14, 2017
Furman, M. E., author.
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.
1 volume : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
A World of Cookies for Santa takes readers across the globe to see all the treats that await Santa on Christmas Eve. M. E. Furman provides recipes for children to bake some of Santa's cookies for themselves.

Ethical data use

November 14, 2017
Oehrli, Jo Angela, author.
Ann Arbor, Michigan : Cherry Lake Publishing, [2018]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Explains how to make sure the data collected is done responsibly and fairly.

History's mysteries : curious clues, cold cases, and puzzles from the past

November 13, 2017
Jazynka, Kitson, author.
©2017
159 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Vanished civilizations -- Unexplained deaths and disappearances -- Creatures of myth and legend -- Freaky phenomena -- Mystifying moments -- Cryptic codes and lost languages -- Treasure troves.
"Why were the Easter Island heads erected? What really happened to the Maya? Who stole the Irish Crown Jewels? The first book in this exciting new series will cover history's heavy-hitting, head-scratching mysteries, including the Lost Colony of Roanoke, the Bermuda Triangle, the Oak Island Money Pit, Stonehenge, the Sphinx, the disappearance of entire civilizations, the dancing plague, the Voynich manuscript, and so many more. Chock-full of cool photos, fun facts, and spine-tingling mysteries"--Provided by publisher.

Fallingwater

November 13, 2017
Harshman, Marc, author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
This book guides readers through the process American architect Frank Lloyd Wright used in designing Fallingwater, a now-famous house in Mill Run, Pennsylvania, perched atop a waterfall. Full color.

The wedding portrait : the story of a photograph and why sometimes we break the rules

November 13, 2017
Nagara, Innosanto, author.
New York : Seven Stories Press, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
The Wedding Portrait is an essential book for kids about standing up for what s right. Here are stories of direct action from around the world that are bookended by the author s wedding story. He and his bride led their wedding party to a protest, and were captured in a photo by the local newspaper kissing in front of a line of police just before being arrested.

Trains

November 13, 2017
Graham, Ian, 1953- author.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Templar Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 31 cm
On board pages.
"Lift the flaps to get the inside story on the world's best trains!"--Cover.
Looks at the inner workings of a selection of railroad trains, including steam trains, electric trains, heavy-duty diesel trains, and high-speed trains, in a board book with lift flaps.

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