Nonfiction ebooks for kids

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Young fans of nonfiction can find many ebook titles to choose from on Overdrive, including those you see here.


Stephanie R Mueller, Ann E Wheeler
Description: Dozens of great gifts for children ages three to eight to create for all the special people in their lives!
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
M. J Cosson
Description: Discusses the three groups of people most impacted by the discovery of America, Europeans, the discoverers; native Americans, the original inhabitants; and the first African slaves, brought to provide the labor to harvest crops.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Elizabeth MacLeod
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Dan Gutman
Description: Dan Gutman takes on his strangest subject ever: the American political system. Reaching through history from the days of the founding fathers to today’s voting system, Gutman tackles complex subjects in a clear, easy-to-understand way. Even grown-ups will find something in here that they’ve never learned before. Politics are a crazy game, and with Dan Gutman teaching you the rules, you’re going to have a blast learning how to play. -- Amazon
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Nina Rolfes
Description: Bad things can happen to people through no fault of their own?as those harmed recently by hurricanes Harvey and Irma know all too well. Whether natural or manmade, disasters have long enthralled young readers. Examining Disasters, a well-reviewed series of eight books from Clara House Books, an imprint of The Oliver Press, explores the science behind disasters. What, for example, causes airplanes to fall from the sky, or bridges to collapse, or ships to sink? For explanations, we must look to physics. It is through the study of geology that we learn how earthquakes occur. Pandemics, such as SARS or the outbreak of Ebola, affect the lives of millions. Biology, and microbiology in particular, holds the answers to how diseases are spread and how they may be prevented. Colorfully illustrated and attractively designed, Examining Disasters will grab the attention of young readers while providing the basis of scientific inquiry that the core curriculum demands.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Kevin Sylvester, Michael Hlinka
Description: You pay for that cool pair of shoes or a new CD. But what happens to that money once it leaves your hands? Who actually pockets it or puts it into the bank? This book answers these questions and more.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Cecilia Minden
Description: Teaches young readers how to prevent the spread of germs by washing hands and the importance of cleanup.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Patricia J. Murphy
Description: David joins his Grandma on a trip to Asia and Africa to study the problems elephants are facing. They spend a week as volunteers at an Asian elephant sanctuary in Sri Lanka, caring for the elephants. Then they fly to Kenya to meet the anti-poaching patrol, staff and researchers at a nature reserve. Find out about these amazing creatures, the dangers they face, and by working alongside local people, the ways elephants can have a more hopeful future.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, Sal Murdocca
Description: Presents a nonfiction companion book to "Stallion by Starlight," discussing the history of domesticating horses and explaining why Alexander the Great's horse was so famous.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Lawrence Kovacs, Farah Rizvi
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Joyner Joseph
Description: This Book presents popular and very exciting mods which you will certainly need if you would like to survive in the world of Minecraft. Minecraft is a creation, development and adventure game that can be whatever you want it to be. And you can make it even better with the use of Minecraft mods. There are thousands of mods online and there are many more in production and development. Using mods is a way to make your Minecraft adventure come to life. There are mods for conjuring new powers, witchcraft, alchemy, engineering, mapping, enhancing mining, gardening, forestry and for so many other wonderful options that you can only do in Minecraft. There is certainly a mod that will get you what you need and what you want to get done in the game. In this book you will find top 35 Minecraft mods. Legal Disclaimer: Author of the book is not associated with the game or its creators. This is an unofficial guide.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Steve Sheinkin
Description: From Steve Sheinkin, the award-winning author of The Port Chicago 50 Most Dangerous further establishes Steve Sheinkin as a leader in children's nonfiction.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Gary L Blackwood, Jason Henry
Description: From the ingenious ciphers of Italian princes to the spy books of the Civil War to the advanced techniques of the CIA, codes and code breaking have played important roles throughout history.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Greg Jacobs, Kurt Dobler, Beth L Blair
Description: Examines the sport of football, including how to play organized tackle football, tips for offensive and defensive schemes, statistics, players, how to set up a fantasy football league, and more. Includes activities.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Richie Chevat, Michael Pollan
Description: In a smart, compelling format with updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, this book encourages kids to consider the personal and global health implications of their food choices.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Tamra Orr, Inc OverDrive
Description: The ability to use the scientific method is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the scientific method to find out what happens during the spread of an epidemic. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Agnieszka, Biskup
Description: Join Max Axiom as he explores the science behind viruses. Max helps young readers understand how virus attack our bodies and what we can do to protect against them. These newly revised editions feature Capstone 4D augmented reading experience, with videos, writing prompts, discussion questions, and a hands-on activity. Fans of augmented reality will love learning beyond the book!
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Patricia Demuth
Description: You've probably seen her on t-shirts, mugs, and even tattoos, well, now that famous face graces the cover of our latest Who Is? title. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is famous for her stylish collars (called jabots) and her commanding dissents. This opera-loving New Yorker has always spoken her mind; as a young lawyer, RBG advocated for gender equality and women's rights when few others did. She gained attention for the cases she won when arguing in front of the Supreme Court, before taking her place on the bench in 1993. Author Patricia Brennan Demuth answers all the question about what makes RBG so notorious and irreplaceable
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Karen Bush Gibson
Description: Detailing the role of women in aviation, from the very first days of flight to the present, this rich exploration of the subject profiles 26 women pilots who sought out and met challenges both in the sky and on the ground. Divided into six chronologically arranged sections, this book composes a minihistory of aviation. Learn about pioneers such as Katherine Wright, called by many the ""Third Wright Brother, "" and Baroness Raymonde de Laroche of France, the first woman awarded a license to fly. Read about barnstormers like Bessie Coleman and race.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
Flora Brett
Description: The respiratory system is the breathing control center of the body. With engaging text, fun facts, and infographics, learn how oxygen goes from your lungs to your cells.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 15, 2020
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101 Great Gifts Kids Can Make [Electronic Resource]
Stephanie R Mueller, Ann E Wheeler
Minecraft [Electronic Resource] : Top 35 Minecraft Mods You Should Know
Joyner Joseph
A Million Little Bricks [Electronic Resource] : The Unofficial Illustrated History Of The Lego Phenomenon
Sarah Herman
Most Dangerous [Electronic Resource] : Daniel Ellsberg And The Secret History Of The Vietnam War
Steve Sheinkin
America [Electronic Resource] : Three Worlds Meet : Beginnings To 1620
M. J Cosson
Mysterious Messages [Electronic Resource] : A History Of Codes And Ciphers
Gary L Blackwood, Jason Henry
Bones Never Lie [Electronic Resource] : How Forensics Helped Solve History's Mysteries
Elizabeth MacLeod
The Everything Kids' Football Book [Electronic Resource] : The All-time Greats, Legendary Teams, Today's Superstars-- And Tips On Playing Like A Pro
Greg Jacobs, Kurt Dobler, Beth L Blair
Election! [Electronic Resource] : A Kid's Guide To Picking Our President
Dan Gutman
The Omnivore's Dilemma [Electronic Resource] : The Secrets Behind What You Eat
Richie Chevat, Michael Pollan
Examining Pandemics [Electronic Resource]
Nina Rolfes
Tracking An Epidemic [Electronic Resource]
Tamra Orr, Inc OverDrive
Follow Your Money [Electronic Resource] : Who Gets It, Who Spends It, Where Does It Go
Kevin Sylvester, Michael Hlinka
Understanding Viruses With Max Axiom, Super Scientist [Electronic Resource] : 4d An Augmented Reading Science Experience
Agnieszka, Biskup
Germ Free [Electronic Resource] : Keep It Clean
Cecilia Minden
Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg? [Electronic Resource].
Patricia Demuth
Hope For The Elephants [Electronic Resource]
Patricia J. Murphy
Women Aviators [Electronic Resource] : 26 Stories Of Pioneer Flights, Daring Missions, And Record-setting Journeys
Karen Bush Gibson
Horse Heroes [Electronic Resource]
Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, Sal Murdocca
Your Respiratory System Works! [Electronic Resource]
Flora Brett
Inca [Electronic Resource] : Discover The Culture And Geography Of A Lost Civilization With 25 Projects
Lawrence Kovacs, Farah Rizvi