This Week's Bestsellers - Kids/YA Non-Fiction

The top selling kids and young-adult non-fiction titles this week:

 

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USAToday bestseller!

A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America


This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.


Let's Talk About Race Cover Image
By Julius Lester, Karen Barbour (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064462266
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - December 23rd, 2008

"This wonderful book should be a first choice for all collections and is strongly recommended as a springboard for discussions about differences.” —School Library Journal (starred review)


I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780316241335
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2016

The New York Times bestselling true story of an all-American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe and the letter that changed both of their lives forever.

It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place.


Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780393356502
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Norton Young Readers - February 5th, 2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s #1 New York Times best-selling guide to the cosmos, adapted for young readers.


Science Comics: Solar System: Our Place in Space Cover Image
By Rosemary Mosco, Jon Chad (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781626721418
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: First Second - September 18th, 2018

With Science Comics, you can explore the depths of the ocean, the farthest reaches of space, and everything in between! These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects.


How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062470157
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 15th, 2018

Junior Library Guild Selection * New York Public Library's Best Books for Teens * Goodreads Choice Awards Nonfiction Finalist * Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best Books for Teens: Nonfiction * 2018 Texas Topaz Nonfiction List * YALSA's 2018 Quick Picks List  * Bank Street's 2018 Best Books of the Year


Inside the World of Roblox Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062862600
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperFestival - October 30th, 2018

Discover everything there is to know about Roblox!

Explore the most popular experiences, meet talented members of the community, check out the coolest items in the Roblox Catalog, and get an exclusive sneak peek behind the curtains at Roblox’s HQ.


Sometimes People March Cover Image
By Tessa Allen, Tessa Allen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062991188
Availability: Coming Soon - Pre-Order Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - September 1st, 2020

With a spare, inspiring text and gorgeous watercolor illustrations, this is a timeless and important book for activists of all ages. This hardcover picture book is perfect for sharing and for gifting.

Sometimes people march
to resist injustice,
to stand in solidarity,
to inspire hope.


The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147510426
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Puffin Books - January 5th, 2016

Now a Netflix film starring and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is a gripping memoir of survival and perseverance about the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village.


Minecraft: Guide to Creative (2017 Edition) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780399182020
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Del Rey - May 30th, 2017

The official Minecraft: Guide to Creative will teach you all you need to know to create builds more impressive than you could’ve dreamed of.

The world of Minecraft is so varied and limitless that incredible creations can often be daunting to think about, never mind to build.
 


Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780399548611
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Penguin Books - May 14th, 2019

Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory, puts her Ph.D. to work as she talks to teens about the science of growing up and getting ahead. A must-have book for all teenage girls.


Who Was Blackbeard? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448483085
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - November 10th, 2015

Though much of his early life remains a mystery, Blackbeard most likely began his life as Edward Teach in the sailing port of Bristol, England. He began his career as a hired British sailor during Queen Anne’s War.


When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

Heartbreak and hope exist together in this remarkable graphic novel about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl.


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We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices Cover Image
By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525580454
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Yearling - December 31st, 2019

Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators--including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander--share answers to the question, "In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children?" in this beautiful, full-color keepsake collection, published in partnership with Just Us Books.


Antiracist Baby Picture Book Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593110508
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kokila - July 14th, 2020

From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist comes a new 9x9 picture book that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves, now with added discussion prompts to help readers recognize and reflect on bias in their daily lives.