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Beaver Is Lost

By: Elisha Cooper

Oh, no—Beaver is lost! Will he ever find his way back home?In this nearly wordless picture book by Elisha Cooper, winner of a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, a young beaver...

The Story of Thomas Alva Edison

By: Margaret Cousins

Beginning with Thomas Edison’s childhood, when he set up his first laboratory in his basement as a 10-year-old, and following through his many jobs before he was able to support himself as an inventor,...

Dino Dung

By: Dr. Karen Chin and Thom Holmes
illustrated by: Karen Carr

World-famous “Dung Detective” Dr. Karen Chin explains how coprolites (a.k.a. fossil feces) tell stories that bones cannot tell themselves—like which plants and animals lived together...


Rats!

By: Richard Conniff

The next time you see a rat you should give it a round of applause. Consider the facts: rats can gnaw through lead, wriggle through a hole the size of a quarter, and survive high doses of nuclear radiation....

Beaver Is Lost

By: Elisha Cooper

Oh, no—Beaver is lost! Will he ever find his way back home?In this nearly wordless picture book by Elisha Cooper, winner of a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, a young beaver...

Platypus!

By: Ginjer L. Clarke
illustrated by: Paul Mirocha

Dive and swim. Spin and swoop. The platypus loves to play!Beginning readers will dive right into this simple, Step 2 nonfiction book about one of the most unique animals on earth.


Close to Shore

By: Michael Capuzzo

Combining rich historical detail and a harrowing, pulse-pounding narrative, Close to Shore brilliantly re-creates the summer of 1916, when a rogue Great White shark attacked swimmers along the New Jersey...

Wild Dads!

By: Ginjer L. Clarke
illustrated by: Betina Ogden

From sea horses to prairie dogs to gorillas, animal babies have dads that take care of them. Male sea horses give birth. Male penguins keep their eggs safe and warm under their bellies. This nonfiction...

I, Galileo

By: Bonnie Christensen

Acclaimed author-illustrator Bonnie Christensen adopts the voice of Galileo and lets him tell his own tale in this outstanding picture book biography. The first person narration gives this book a friendly,...