Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more Juvenile Nonfiction books by browsing the categories below.

Juvenile Nonfiction:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
Footwork: Candlewick Biographies
Footwork: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Roxane Orgill, Illustrated by Stephane Jorisch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763662158
Our Price: $4.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Footwork: Candlewick Biographies
The Story of Fred and Adele Astaire
Written by Roxane Orgill
Illustrated by Stephane Jorisch


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $4.99

Follow the footsteps of two persevering siblings who danced their way into a cherished place in the spotlight.

In 1905, four-and-a-half-year-old Fred Astaire put on his first pair of dancing shoes — and from that moment, his life was filled with singing, dancing, and fancy footwork. Fred’s older sister, Adele, was the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Footwork: Candlewick Biographies
Footwork: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Roxane Orgill, Illustrated by Stephane Jorisch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664602
Our Price: $14.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Footwork: Candlewick Biographies
The Story of Fred and Adele Astaire
Written by Roxane Orgill
Illustrated by Stephane Jorisch


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $14.99

Follow the footsteps of two persevering siblings who danced their way into a cherished place in the spotlight.

In 1905, four-and-a-half-year-old Fred Astaire put on his first pair of dancing shoes — and from that moment, his life was filled with singing, dancing, and fancy footwork. Fred’s older sister, Adele, was the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Great Choice, Camille!
Great Choice, Camille!
Written by Stuart J. Murphy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580894777
Our Price: $6.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Great Choice, Camille!

Written by Stuart J. Murphy


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2013
Price: $6.95

Camille is excited to start a new project at school. She’s given two choices: she can build a kite or plant a vegetable. Making a decision is difficult for Camille. With the support of friends and her teacher, Camille soon learns to make thoughtful, timely choices. Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Great Choice, Camille!
Great Choice, Camille!
Written by Stuart J. Murphy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580894760
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Great Choice, Camille!

Written by Stuart J. Murphy


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2013
Price: $14.95

Camille is excited to start a new project at school. She’s given two choices: she can build a kite or plant a vegetable. Making a decision is difficult for Camille. With the support of friends and her teacher, Camille soon learns to make thoughtful, timely choices. Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
We Love Ballet!
We Love Ballet!
Written by Jane Feldman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307982711
Our Price: $3.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
We Love Ballet!

Written by Jane Feldman


Format: eBook, 24 pages
On Sale: October 31, 2012
Price: $3.99

IT'S SEPTEMBER, AND it’s time for school—ballet school! Join a class of the youngest ballet students as they learn about music, balance, teamwork, and even have a recital. A perfect first ballet book.

Praise for Jane Feldman’s I Am A Dancer:

“An attractive, up-to-date photo essay that will appeal to budding dancers. ... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
A Foot in the Mouth
A Foot in the Mouth
Written by Paul B. Janeczko, Illustrated by Chris Raschka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763660833
Our Price: $8.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

A Foot in the Mouth
Poems to Speak, Sing, and Shout
Written by Paul B. Janeczko
Illustrated by Chris Raschka


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $8.99

Whether rhyming, tongue-tying, or defying structure, here are more than three dozen poems that simply beg to be read aloud. The creators of A POKE IN THE I and A KICK IN THE HEAD complete a triplet with this collection of lively rhymes and tricky tongue twisters, poems for more than... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
Written by Richard Bernstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375871580
Our Price: $6.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

A Girl Named Faithful Plum
The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream
Written by Richard Bernstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $6.99

In 1977, when Zhongmei Lei was 11 years old, she learned that the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy was having open auditions. She'd already taken dance lessons, but everyone said a poor country girl would never get into the academy, especially without any connections in the Communist Party of the 1970s. But... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Dictionary of Dance, A
Dictionary of Dance, A
Written by Harriet Ziefert, Illustrated by Liz Murphy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609050450
Our Price: $6.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Dictionary of Dance, A

Written by Harriet Ziefert
Illustrated by Liz Murphy


Format: Trade Paperback, 36 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $6.99

This dazzling introduction to dance features an entry for every letter of the alphabet, including a pronunciation guide and an accessible, informative definition. For instance, I is for Improvisation (im-pro-vi-ZAY-shun): making up the steps as one dances, and O is for Ouvert (oo-VAIR): a French word that refers to an open... Read more >
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
Written by Richard Bernstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375984341
Our Price: $6.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream
Written by Richard Bernstein


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $6.99

In 1977, when Zhongmei Lei was eleven years old, she learned that the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy was having open auditions. She'd already taken dance lessons, but everyone said a poor country girl would never get into the academy, especially without any connections in the Communist Party of the 1970s. But...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
A Girl Named Faithful Plum
Written by Richard Bernstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375869600
Our Price: $15.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

A Girl Named Faithful Plum
The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream
Written by Richard Bernstein


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $15.99

In 1977, when Zhongmei Lei was eleven years old, she learned that the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy was having open auditions. She'd already taken dance lessons, but everyone said a poor country girl would never get into the academy, especially without any connections in the Communist Party of the 1970s. But...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
A Dictionary of Dance
A Dictionary of Dance
Written by Liz Murphy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609051426
Our Price: $16.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

A Dictionary of Dance

Written by Liz Murphy


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $16.99

Read more >
Prima Princessa Ballet for Beginners
Prima Princessa Ballet for Beginners
Written by Mary Kate Mellow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781936140459
Our Price: $7.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Prima Princessa Ballet for Beginners

Written by Mary Kate Mellow


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Price: $7.95

Prima Princessa invites budding ballerinas to explore the wonderful world of ballet!

Is there any more enticing figure than the ballerina? Dressed in a fluffy tutu, wearing her pink pointe shoes, and dancing so gracefully, she's what every little girl longs to be. But what does it take to make that fantasy... Read more >
Thomas and Friends: Henry and the Elephant (Thomas & Friends)
Thomas and Friends: Henry and the Elephant (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry, Illustrated by Richard Courtney
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375984068
Our Price: $3.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Thomas and Friends: Henry and the Elephant (Thomas & Friends)

Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Richard Courtney


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $3.99

The engines are very excited when the circus comes to Sodor. Everyone wants to pull the special freight cars and coaches. Henry carefully pushes an empty truck into the dark tunnel to clear the track. Imagine his surprise when something starts to push back!


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Thomas and Percy and the Dragon (Thomas & Friends)
Thomas and Percy and the Dragon (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry, Illustrated by Richard Courtney
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375984051
Our Price: $3.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Thomas and Percy and the Dragon (Thomas & Friends)

Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Richard Courtney


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $3.99

Percy is sleeping when he hears a rumble. He opens his eyes and sees a giant yellow dragon! But dragons aren’t real, are they? Maybe it was a dream! The next day he shares his fears with James and Thomas and learns the truth about what it was that he saw... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Movie Maker
Movie Maker
Written by Tim Grabham, Suridh Hassan, Dave Reeve and Clare Richards, Illustrated by Garry Parsons
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9780763649494
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Movie Maker
The Ultimate Guide to Making Films
Written by Tim Grabham, Suridh Hassan, Dave Reeve and Clare Richards
Illustrated by Garry Parsons


Format: Non-traditional book, 48 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $19.99

Action! Open the working clapper board to find everything an aspiring filmmaker needs to make a cool movie using a digital camera or cell phone.

Do you know the difference between a close-up and a mid shot? A tilt and a pan? What does a camera’s point of view have to do... Read more >
Lights on Broadway
Lights on Broadway
Written by Harriet Ziefert, Illustrated by Elliot Kreloff, Introduction by Brian Stokes Mitchell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781934706688
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Lights on Broadway
A Theatrical Tour from A to Z
Written by Harriet Ziefert
Illustrated by Elliot Kreloff
Introduction by Brian Stokes Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2009
Price: $19.99

Tony Award winner and Broadway powerhouse Brian Stokes Mitchell brings star power to this treasury about Broadway -- from audition and box office to marquee and understudy.  With an introduction by Mitchell, quotes from famous Broadway performers, and theatre facts and trivia, this is a must-have book for aspiring actors and... Read more >
Slumgirl Dreaming
Slumgirl Dreaming
Written by Rubina Ali, Anne Berthod and Divya Dugar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385739085
Our Price: $9.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Slumgirl Dreaming
Rubina's Journey to the Stars
Written by Rubina Ali, Anne Berthod and Divya Dugar


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $9.99

My name is Rubina Ali. I don't know when my birthday is, and nor does my father, but I do know that I am nine years old.

Young Rubina is a one-in-a-million star. Plucked from among five hundred slumkids who auditioned for Danny Boyle's multi-Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, she saw her fairy-tale... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Slumgirl Dreaming
Slumgirl Dreaming
Written by Rubina Ali, Anne Berthod and Divya Dugar
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375897122
Our Price: $9.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Slumgirl Dreaming
Rubina's Journey to the Stars
Written by Rubina Ali, Anne Berthod and Divya Dugar


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $9.99

My name is Rubina Ali. I don't know when my birthday is, and nor does my father, but I do know that I am nine years old.

Young Rubina is a one-in-a-million star. Plucked from among five hundred slumkids who auditioned for Danny Boyle's multi-Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, she saw her fairy-tale... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Aliens are Coming!
Aliens are Coming!
Written by Meghan McCarthy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385736787
Our Price: $6.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Aliens are Coming!

Written by Meghan McCarthy


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $6.99

A picture-book account of one of the most famous pieces of radio history!

* “Sandwiched between a look at Depression-era radios and a set of fanciful period advertisements, McCarthy delivers a semi-serious account of the 1938 War of the Worlds broadcast, illustrating both passages from the script and briefly told descriptions of... Read more >
Beyond the Dance
Beyond the Dance
Written by Chan Hon Goh and Cary Fagan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490642
Our Price: $10.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
Beyond the Dance
A Ballerina's Life
Written by Chan Hon Goh and Cary Fagan


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2009
Price: $10.99

Shortlisted for the Rocky Mountain Book Award

Nominated for The Rocky Mountain Book Award (An Alberta Children's Choice Book Award)

Nominated for the 2003 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction


An elegant, expressive dancer, Chan Hon Goh is one of the ballet world’s great stars. She is a brilliant technician possessing a delicate... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
A Foot in the Mouth
A Foot in the Mouth
Illustrated by Chris Raschka, Compiled by Paul B. Janeczko
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763606633
Our Price: $17.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

A Foot in the Mouth
Poems to Speak, Sing and Shout
Illustrated by Chris Raschka
Compiled by Paul B. Janeczko


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $17.99

Whether rhyming, tongue-tying, or defying structure, here are more than three dozen poems that simply beg to be read aloud. The creators of A POKE IN THE I and A KICK IN THE HEAD complete a triplet with this collection of lively rhymes and tricky tongue twisters, poems for more than... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Sleeping Beauty Ballet Theatre
The Sleeping Beauty Ballet Theatre
Written by Jean Mahoney, Illustrated by Viola Anne Seddon
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9780763634674
Our Price: $24.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Sleeping Beauty Ballet Theatre

Written by Jean Mahoney
Illustrated by Viola Anne Seddon


Format: Non-traditional book, 32 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $24.99

The ideal interactive gift for every child who likes dancing, theater, music, fairy tales, or make-believe.

Restage the romantic SLEEPING BEAUTY ballet — and invent your own creative embellishments — with the help of a charming miniature theater containing everything you need!

- A sturdy foldout theater
- Changeable scenery and backdrops
- A booklet... Read more >
Thomas and Friends: Henry and the Elephant (Thomas & Friends)
Thomas and Friends: Henry and the Elephant (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry, Illustrated by Richard Courtney
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375839764
Our Price: $3.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Thomas and Friends: Henry and the Elephant (Thomas & Friends)

Written by Rev. W. Awdry
Illustrated by Richard Courtney


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2007
Price: $3.99

The engines are very excited when the circus comes to Sodor. Everyone wants to pull the special freight cars and coaches. Henry carefully pushes an empty truck into the dark tunnel to clear the track. Imagine his surprise when something starts to push back! Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Stompin' at the Savoy
Stompin' at the Savoy
Illustrated by Martin French, Compiled by Alan Govenar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763622442
Our Price: $15.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Stompin' at the Savoy
The Story of Norma Miller
Illustrated by Martin French
Compiled by Alan Govenar


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $15.99

Through extensive interviews with jazz dancer Norma Miller, acclaimed author and filmmaker Alan Govenar captures the vitality, wry humor, and indomitable spirit of an American treasure.

When she was just five years old, in 1924, Norma Miller knew just what she wanted to do for the rest of her life: she wanted... Read more >
The Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents: Nutcracker
The Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents: Nutcracker
Written by Pacific Nw Ballet Assoc
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570614699
Our Price: $27.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents: Nutcracker

Written by Pacific Nw Ballet Assoc


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $27.95

For more than 20 years, the Pacific Northwest Ballet’s performance of Nutcracker has been the Christmas family event to attend in the Northwest. Highlighted by Maurice Sendak’s stunning production design and Kent Stowell’s inventive choreography (which emphasizes the darker psychological aspects of E. T. A. Hoffmann’s original story), the ballet has... Read more >
View pages: 1 | 2
Page 1 of 2
View past category highlights: