The top selling kids and young-adult non-fiction titles this week:
New York Times Bestseller!
A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself -- in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.
“Each poem and illustration shines with a personality all its own.” —Shelf Awareness (starred review)
“This book has definitely made an impact on my life.” —Kitt Shapiro, daughter of Eartha Kitt
This is the perfect book for kids who love trucks. On the big, sturdy board pages, they'll discover bright, bold photographs of all different kinds of trucks, from farm trucks to fire trucks to construction vehicles. Each has their name written underneath, so that children can learn what they're called, build their truck vocabulary, and start to develop word and picture association.
A board book shaped like a fire truck!
I am a fire engine.
I have an engine to pump water.
The ladder truck reaches high in the sky, the rescue truck carries special tools, and the fire boat fights fires along the shore! Little firefighters will love learning the names of their favorite vehicles and seeing them in action!
A book and toy in one!
Simple garbage truck facts in a board book shaped like a garbage truck!
I am a garbage truck
I carry trash to the dump.
Readers may want to put on their gloves for this fun and sturdy board book shaped like a garbage truck! Read along as garbage trucks of all sizes travel door to door picking up sticky, icky trash to deliver to the dump!
$4.99ISBN: 9780545206945Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 2010Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck -- he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their Aunt Daisy. The ship is full of exciting places to explore, but when George ventures into the first class storage cabin, a terrible boom shakes the entire boat. Suddenly, water is everywhere, and George's life changes forever.
$4.99ISBN: 9780062432810Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - August 6th, 2019
Learn about the inspiring life of Helen Keller in this early reader biography.
When Helen Keller was a baby, she became sick and lost her ability to see and hear. Although many people doubted her ability to persevere, Helen did not let any obstacle stop her from achieving many things in her amazing life.$12.99ISBN: 9781626721432Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: First Second - March 29th, 2016
Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic--dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects.$7.99ISBN: 9780152064686Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - June 2008Dexter already knows everything there is to know about kindergarten. His big sister, Jessie, told him all about it. So Dexter is not scared. Not even a little bit. But his stuffed dog, Rufus, is scared. Actually, he’s terrified. But Dexter--er, Rufus--has nothing to fear: As he’ll soon find out, kindergarten rocks!$6.99ISBN: 9781631584275Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Racehorse for Young Readers - May 21st, 2019
Geology is the science of the Earth's physical structure and its life recorded in rocks. Little learners can discover more at home by reading the simple explanations and doing the beautifully illustrated activities on each page. Let your children experience the great gift of geology, and give them a lifelong passion for STEM subjects.$9.95ISBN: 9781783124145Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Carlton Kids - March 19th, 2019
This maze book to top all maze books is your child's ticket to understanding geography$17.99ISBN: 9780062418838Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Walden Pond Press - June 25th, 2019
Crazy-but-true stories about the natural world make this acclaimed nonfiction series perfect for fans of curiosities and wonders—and anyone looking to explore ways to separate fact from fiction.$6.99ISBN: 9780062463258Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - March 12th, 2019
Max meets A Dog Called Homeless in this sweet and poignant middle grade novel told from the humorous, thoughtful perspective of a rescued pit bull as she trains to be a service dog for an injured veteran and his family.$17.99ISBN: 9780062677310Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - January 24th, 2017
New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestseller!
Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars champion Laurie Hernandez shares her story in her own words in this debut book for fans of all ages—with never-before-seen photos!$5.99ISBN: 9780399541926Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Workshop - February 7th, 2017
The truly inspiring story of the first Latina Supreme Court Justice.