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

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


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They Called Us Enemy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781603094504
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - July 16th, 2019

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.

Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Susan Hood, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator), Emily Winfield Martin (Illustrator), Shadra Strickland (Illustrator), Melissa Sweet (Illustrator), LeUyen Pham (Illustrator), Oge Mora (Illustrator), Julie Morstad (Illustrator), Lisa Brown (Illustrator), Selina Alko (Illustrator), Hadley Hooper (Illustrator), Isabel Roxas (Illustrator), Erin Robinson (Illustrator), Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062699459
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Published: HarperCollins - January 23rd, 2018

“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

My Big Truck Book (My Big Board Books) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312511067
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Published: Priddy Books - May 10th, 2011

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.

I Am A Fire Truck Cover Image
By Josephine Page, Paola Migliari (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780439916189
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 2007

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!

I Am A Garbage Truck Cover Image
By Ace Landers, Paola Migliari (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780545079631
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Published: Cartwheel Books - November 2008

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!

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived #1) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780545206945
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 2010

Ten-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.

Helen Keller: The World at Her Fingertips (I Can Read Level 2) Cover Image
By Sarah Albee, Gustavo Mazali (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062432810
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Published: 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.

Science Comics: Dinosaurs: Fossils and Feathers Cover Image
By MK Reed
ISBN: 9781626721432
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Published: 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.

Kindergarten Rocks! Cover Image
ISBN: 9780152064686
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - June 2008

Dexter 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!

STEM Starters for Kids Geology Activity Book: Packed with Activities and Geology Facts Cover Image
By Jenny Jacoby, Vicky Barker (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781631584275
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Published: 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.

Maze Quest Geography: Travel the Globe! Cover Image
By Anna Brett, Tom Woolley (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781783124145
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Published: Carlton Kids - March 19th, 2019

This maze book to top all maze books is your child's ticket to understanding geography

Two Truths and a Lie: Forces of Nature Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062418838
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Published: 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.

A Dog Like Daisy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062463258
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Published: 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.

I Got This: To Gold and Beyond Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062677310
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Published: 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!

Who Is Sonia Sotomayor? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Megan Stine, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780399541926
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 7th, 2017

The truly inspiring story of the first Latina Supreme Court Justice.