5KN: Traditional Nonfiction

2091 records found. Displaying 25 - 48.

A Fraction's Goal — Parts of a Whole

From the Series Math Is CATegorical ®

In this fun-filled look at fractions, Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable demonstrate how fractions work by splitting whole objects into parts. The comical cats of the wildly popular Words Are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: 513.2'6
  • Copyright: 2011

Africa

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Continents

Africa is home to the world’s longest river, the Nile, as well as the great pyramids of Egypt, and over eight million people. Learn more about this fascinating continent, it’s cultures,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 916
  • Copyright: 2005

African Elephants

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know....How African elephants use their trunks? What African elephants do with their front teeth? What baby African elephants are called? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 599.67'4
  • Copyright: 2006

African Lions

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Animals

Do you know. . . What lions eat? Where baby lions are born? How lions hunt? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • ATOS: 2.1
  • Dewey: 599.757
  • Copyright: 2008

A Global Pandemic

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Understanding the Coronavirus

COVID-19 shocked the world in 2020. Follow the disease's spread across the globe and the different approaches countries took to fight back. Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 362.1962/414
  • Copyright: 2022

A Hot Mess: How the Climate Crisis Is Changing Our World

We already know what climate change is and many of us understand the human causes. But what will climate change do to our world? Who will be affected (spoiler: all of us!) and how will our… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1260
  • Dewey: 363.738/74
  • Copyright: 2021

Aircraft Carriers

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — Mighty Movers

How do airplanes take off from a ship in the middle of the ocean? How do they safely land? An aircraft carrier is like an airport in the ocean. From the captain in charge of the carrier to Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 623.825'5
  • Copyright: 2006
Fall 2022 5 titles

A Journey Through — Hardcover Set

From the Series A Journey Through

These delightful picture books explore fascinating details about nature, space, weather, and our bodies and how they work. Combining bright illustrations with engaging facts about each topic, Read More →

  • Copyright: 2022
  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.95
  • Your Price: $119.96
  • 5 titles
Fall 2022

A Journey Through Nature

From the Series A Journey Through

Take a journey from your doorstep to distant lands. See a pond frog catching flies, a bear leaving its woodland den, and elephants grazing the African grasslands as this delightful visual… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 578.7
  • Copyright: 2022
Fall 2022

A Journey Through Space

From the Series A Journey Through

Take a journey from your doorstep into outer space! Zoom through the Solar System, discovering satellites, comets and asteroids along the way. Explore craters on Mars, moon-hop around… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: 520
  • Copyright: 2022
Fall 2022

A Journey Through the Human Body

From the Series A Journey Through

Take a journey into the weird and wonderful world inside you! Follow your food as it travels through your body. Take a deep breath and explore your lungs. Let your mind boggle at what your… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 612
  • Copyright: 2022
Fall 2022

A Journey Through the Weather

From the Series A Journey Through

Take a journey into the weird and wonderful world of the weather! Prepare to be swept off your feet by the wind and experience all the different types of wild weather first hand! From… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 551.6
  • Copyright: 2022
Fall 2022

A Journey Through Transport

From the Series A Journey Through

From steam engine to spaceship, tractor to tandem, take a journey into the weird and wonderful world of transportation! Travel back in time and explore the first bikes, cars, trains, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: 388
  • Copyright: 2022

A Journey with Christopher Columbus

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1492 Christopher Columbus sailed west from Europe and landed on a Caribbean island in what he thought was India. Over the next twelve years, Columbus made several voyages to the New World, Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 970.01/5092
  • Copyright: 2018

A Journey with Francisco Vázquez de Coronado

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1540 Francisco Vázquez de Coronado marched from northern Mexico in search of the Seven Cities of Cibola, reputed to hold great treasures. He found Cibola, but discovered that this Zuni… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 910.92
  • Copyright: 2018

A Journey with Henry Hudson

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1607 Henry Hudson set sail in search of the Northwest Passage. He turned up empty-handed after two attempts. The following year, the Dutch East India Company hired him to find the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 910.92
  • Copyright: 2018

A Journey with Hernán Cortés

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1504 Hernán Cortés left Spain for the Caribbean. Once there, he was given land, a home, and a good job. Eventually, he was given the opportunity to explore Mexico, which led to his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 972.02092
  • Copyright: 2018

A Journey with Juan Ponce de León

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1493 Juan Ponce de León joined Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the New World. Thus began a lifetime of exploration for Ponce de León, who traveled to Puerto Rico in 1506, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 910.92
  • Copyright: 2018

A Journey with Sieur de La Salle

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1666 Sieur de La Salle left France and sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to New France, a colony in present-day Canada. He wanted to explore new lands and even sail to China. On La Salle's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 910.92 [B]
  • Copyright: 2018

A Lasting Impact

From the Series COVID-19

In early 2020, the United States lost about 25 billion dollars a day during the economic shutdown caused by COVID-19. Millions of people lost their jobs as thousands of businesses shut down,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: 616.2/414
  • Copyright: 2021

A Lime, a Mime, a Pool of Slime: More about Nouns

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

Keep learning with this follow up to A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink! One book couldn't possibly be enough to cover the topic of nouns. The cats are back with their comical examples to drive… Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1
  • Copyright: 2006
Fall 2022

All about Bus Drivers

From the Series Sesame Street ® Loves Community Helpers

Communities rely on bus drivers. They safely get people where they need to go. Join the furry friends from Sesame Street to learn more about these helpers. Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 388.3/22
  • Copyright: 2023

All about Construction Workers

From the Series Sesame Street ® Loves Community Helpers

Abby loves her community and the construction workers that built it! Construction workers create everything from sidewalks to buildings. Abby wants to celebrate their work! Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 331.7/624
  • Copyright: 2021

All about Doctors

From the Series Sesame Street ® Loves Community Helpers

Big Bird knows doctors keep him healthy and strong. Join Big Bird and the rest of the Sesame Street cast as they celebrate these important community helpers! Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 610.69/5
  • Copyright: 2021