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

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

 

I Am an American: The Wong Kim Ark Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316426923
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 23rd, 2021

He challenged the Supreme Court on his right to be called citizen—and won
 
When American-born Wong Kim Ark returns home to San Francisco after a visit to China, he’s stopped and told he cannot enter: he isn’t American. What happens next would forever change the national conversation on who is and isn’t American.


The 1619 Project: Born on the Water Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593307359
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kokila - November 16th, 2021

The 1619 Project’s lyrical picture book in verse chronicles the consequences of slavery and the history of Black resistance in the United States, thoughtfully rendered by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and Newbery honor-winning author Renée Watson.


Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780307157850
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Golden Books - June 1st, 1998

It's time to start your engines in this Richard Scarry classic all about vehicles!

Buckle-up for a fun-filled day of planes, trains, automobiles . . . and even a pickle truck! Featuring hundreds of clearly labeled vehicles, this is the perfect book for little vehicle fans from the one and only Richard Scarry.


All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374312718
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 28th, 2020

*An Amazon Best Book of the Year optioned for television by Gabrielle Union!*


What Was the Wild West? (What Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780399544248
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Penguin Workshop - April 25th, 2017

Saddle up and get ready for a ride back into the wild and wooly past of the American West.


Who Was Sitting Bull? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448479651
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - December 26th, 2014

No one knew the boy they called “Jumping Badger” would grow to become a great leader. Born on the banks of the Yellowstone River, Sitting Bull, as he was later called, was tribal chief and holy man of the Lakota Sioux tribe in a time of fierce conflict with the United States.


Who Was Alexander the Great? (Who Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448484235
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - June 7th, 2016

Alexander the Great conquers the New York Times best-selling Who Was...? series!


Minecraft: Guide to Survival Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780593158135
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Del Rey - April 7th, 2020

Learn how to survive and thrive. Previously published as Guide to Exploration, the revised and updated Guide to Survival has even more insider info and tips from the experts at game-creator Mojang, making this is the definitive, fully illustrated guide to survival in Minecraft.
 


Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203224
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

A lyrical picture book debut from #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long
 
"I can hear change humming
In its loudest, proudest song.
I don't fear change coming,
And so I sing along."
 


Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593303740
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Delacorte Press - March 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Michelle Obama’s worldwide bestselling memoir, Becoming, is now adapted for young readers.


Minecraft: Guide to Creative (Updated) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593355831
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Del Rey - November 9th, 2021

This classic Minecraft game guide is now completely revamped with 100% new information for the latest version of the game! Discover all the insider tips and tricks in this definitive, fully illustrated guide to creative mode in Minecraft.


Look Inside Your Body Cover Image
$14.99
Currently Unavailable
ISBN: 9780794533113
Published: Usborne Books - January 1st, 2013

The Beach (Bluey) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593226094
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Young Readers Licenses - May 4th, 2021

Read along and join Bluey's latest adventure!
 
Based on an episode of the wildy successful animated series, Bluey, as seen on Disney+


The GayBCs Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781683692508
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Quirk Books - May 4th, 2021

An April-June 2021 Moms Demand Action Book Club Pick

“The perfect way to teach your kiddos LGBTQ+ vocab while celebrating the beauty of embracing yourself and others.”—KIWI Magazine

Now in board book format, a joyful alphabet book of LGBTQ+ vocabulary for kids of all ages!


The Day the Dinosaurs Died (I Can Read Level 2) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780060005306
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - June 12th, 2007

Presenting cutting-edge science to the youngest readers, The Day the Dinosaurs Died is a mesmerizing account of the end of the dinosaurs.