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Searching Beyond the Stars

By Nicole Mortillaro
Illustrated by Amanda Key
Categories: Children's Nonfiction

Are we alone in the cosmos? Could we one day live on a different planet? How is life formed? What other secrets does the universe hold? 

Through profiles of seven remarkable women scientists and their ...

Wild Outside

By Les Stroud
Illustrated by Andrew P. Barr
Photographs by Laura Bombier
Categories: Children's Nonfiction

Join TV’s Survivorman on twelve edge-of-your-seat adventures as he proves anyone can be an outdoor explorer.
From surviving a frigid night in northern Canada to munching on grubs in the Australian Outback, ...

Fatty Legs (10th anniversary edition)

The beloved story of an Inuvialuit girl standing up to the bullies of residential school, updated for a new generation of readers.

Margaret Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton’s powerful story of residential school ...

The Man Who Knew Everything

Even the man who knew everything was wrong some of the time.

The Man Who Knew Everything is a biography of Athanasius Kircher, a 17th-century German Jesuit and scientist. He was one of the modern world’s ...

Bad Girls of Fashion

By Jennifer Croll
Illustrated by Ada Buchholc
Categories: Children's Nonfiction

The title says it all: Bad Girls of Fashion explores the lives of ten famous women who have used clothing to make a statement, change perceptions, break rules, attract power, or express their individuality. ...

Elephant Man

By Mariangela Di Fiore
Illustrated by Hilde Hodnefjeld
Translated by Rosie Hedger
Categories: Children's Nonfiction

An unforgettable story of immense courage and an unbreakable spirit.

“Gather round—prepare to be amazed! A sight so very gruesome that you simply won’t believe it. Ladies and gentlemen … the Elephant ...

Give Me Wings

Changing minds one song at a time.

The 1800s were a dangerous time to be a black girl in the United States, especially if you were born a slave. Ella Sheppard was such a girl, but her family bought their ...

Showtime

Find out about the “other” stars in show business.

There are hundreds of people who make a live show worth seeing: the entertainers on stage, of course, but also the many people behind the scenes whose ...

It's Not All Black and White

Black, white, and everything in between …

Through poems, interviews, and short essays, a group of young people tell what it’s like to be biracial, multiracial, or of mixed race. These poignant firsthand ...

People Who Said No

When saying no is the right thing to do.

Sometimes it’s okay to ignore the rules or break the law. In fact, it’s essential! This thought-provoking book features people who did just that: Sophie and ...