5 Kinds of Nonfiction

3132 records found. Displaying 169 - 192.

Spring 2023

Annika Sörenstam: LPGA Champion

From the Series Epic Sports Bios (Lerner ™ Sports)

From making the Swedish national golf team as a teenager to winning her first US Women’s Open in 1995, Annika Sörenstam stormed through the golfing ranks to become a LPGA Tour superstar.… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 796.352092 [B]
  • Copyright: 2023

Antarctica

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Antarctica is the coldest place on Earth. The average temperature is –58 degrees F. Brrr! That’s why no one lives there. But there are lots of animals. Penguins, Walruses and Polar Bears are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: 919.8'9
  • Copyright: 2005

Antibiotics: A Graphic History

From the Series Medical Breakthroughs

Bacterial infections are a constant threat to human health. Antibiotics stop a bacterial infection from multiplying. They help treat pneumonia, strep throat, and many other infections. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 615.7/922
  • Copyright: 2022

Antonio Brown

From the Series Sports All-Stars (Lerner ™ Sports)

Antonio Brown is known as one of the best wide receivers in the National Football League (NFL). In 2014, he led all NFL players with 1,698 receiving yards, and in eight seasons with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 796.332092 [B]
  • Copyright: 2019

Anxiety: Deal with it before it ties you up in knots

From the Series Lorimer Deal With It

The most common mental health problem facing Canadian children today is anxiety. It's easy to dismiss the emotional, psychological, and physical effects of anxiety in children as being "all… Read More →

  • Dewey: 300
  • Copyright: 2014
Spring 2023

Any Body: A Comic Compendium of Important Facts and Feelings about Our Bodies

An honest, humorous and factual book for children and early teens who want to understand and feel at home with their own bodies. Sometimes we feel uncomfortable in our own skin, sometimes… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2023

A Peek at Beaks: Tools Birds Use

Have you ever seen a bird using a jackhammer? What about one scooping up a meal with a net? Of course birds can’t really use tools, at least not the way humans do. But birds have surprisingly Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 598.14
  • Copyright: 2021

A Pocketful of Goobers: A Story about George Washington Carver

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

There wasn't anything that George Washington Carver couldn't grow. He took the common goober--today's peanut--and created hundreds of useful products from it, turning goobers into a very… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 630'.92'4
  • Copyright: 1996

Apollo 13: A Successful Failure

"Houston, we've had a problem." On April 13, 1970, the three astronauts aboard the Apollo 13 spacecraft were headed to the moon when a sudden explosion rocked the ship. Oxygen levels began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 629.45/4
  • Copyright: 2020

Aprender sobre el carbón, el petróleo y el gas natural (Finding Out about Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas)

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ en español — ¿Qué son las fuentes de energía? (What Are Energy Sources?)

¿Sabías que la mayoría de la energía que usamos proviene de carbón, el petróleo y el gas natural? ¿Cómo recolectan los trabajadores estos combustibles fósiles? ¿Y qué efectos tienen estos… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: 662.6/2
  • Copyright: 2022

A Queen to the Rescue: The Story of Henrietta Szold, Founder of Hadassah

Henrietta Szold took Queen Esther as a model and worked hard to save the Jewish people. In 1912, she founded the Jewish women's social justice organization, Hadassah. Henrietta started… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 369
  • Copyright: 2021
Fall 2022

Arctic Ice Loss

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Spotlight on Climate Change

Climate change is causing Arctic ice to melt quicker than it can be replaced. But what happens when there is less Arctic ice? Discover what Arctic sea ice is and why it is important, how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 551.34/3091632
  • Copyright: 2023

Are You Psychic?: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes

From the Series Mind Games

Have you ever felt like you could read a friend's mind? Is it possible to predict the future or move objects without touching them? Many people claim to have psychic abilities. Whether these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: 133.8
  • Copyright: 2018

Arguing: Deal with it word by word

From the Series Lorimer Deal With It

A brand new series to help adolescents cope with conflicts in everyday life and promote peaceful homes, schools, and communities. Disagreements may be inevitable, but when they get out of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 300
  • Copyright: 2010

Ariana Grande: Music Superstar

From the Series Boss Lady Bios (Alternator Books ®)

Ariana Grande always wanted to be a star. After honing her voice in community theater, Grande landed her first big role in a Broadway musical. On the Nickelodeon show Victorious, her dream of Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 782.42164092 [B]
  • Copyright: 2021
Fall 2022

A River's Gifts: The Mighty Elwha River Reborn

A mighty river. A long history. For thousands of years, the Elwha river flowed north to the sea. The river churned with salmon, which helped feed bears, otters, and eagles. The Lower Elwha… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 639.909797/99
  • Copyright: 2023

A Rock Can Be . . .

From the Series Can Be . . . Books

A rock is a rock, part of cliff, road or sea. But now can you guess what else it can be? A rock can be a…dinosaur bone, stepping-stone, hopscotch marker, fire sparker. Find out about the many Read More →

  • Dewey: 552
  • Copyright: 2015

Artificial Intelligence: Building Smarter Machines

In 2011 a computer named Watson outscored two human competitors on the TV quiz show Jeopardy! and snagged the million-dollar prize. Watson isn't the only machine keeping up with humans. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 006.3
  • Copyright: 2018

Art Is...

From the Series Bob Raczka's Art Adventures

When you think of art, do you think of painting and sculpture? Bob Raczka shows us that even these traditional artistic mediums can be created in untraditional ways. Art can also be draped,… Read More →

  • Dewey: 701
  • Copyright: 2003

A Second, a Minute, a Week with Days in It: A Book about Time

From the Series Math Is CATegorical ®

The zany CATegorical cats introduce the measurement of time, from seconds, minutes, and hours up to decades. Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable bring their winning teamwork to this playful, fun… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 529
  • Copyright: 2013

Asia

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Describes the landscapes, geology, weather, oceans, coastlines, air, soil, plants, animals, and people of the continent of Asia. Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 915
  • Copyright: 2005

A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

Told for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette—an enslaved person who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. After his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'85092
  • Copyright: 2016

Astrological Signs: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes

From the Series Mind Games

What's your astrological sign? Could it influence your decision-making, your personality, or your future? Horoscopes, birth charts, and other zodiac tools can tell you a lot about who you… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: 133.5/4
  • Copyright: 2018

Astronaut and Physicist Sally Ride

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

Have you ever dreamed of going to outer space? When Sally Ride was a little girl, she watched on TV as astronaut John Glenn launched into space. Twenty years later, she became the first… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 629.45/0092 [B]
  • Copyright: 2018