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

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

 

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark Cover Image
By Debbie Levy, Elizabeth Baddeley (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481465595
Availability: Temporarily Out of Stock - Check back soon
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2016

Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life—as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable!

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what’s right for people everywhere.


Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice Cover Image
By Debbie Levy, Whitney Gardner (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534424555
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of I Dissent comes a biographical graphic novel about celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a modern feminist icon—a leader in the fight for equal treatment of girls and women in society and the workplace.


Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062742469
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - January 16th, 2018

Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award–nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award winner Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers! 


Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062748539
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - November 28th, 2017

The New York Times bestselling biography Notorious RBG—whose concept originated with a Tumblr page of the same name—is now available in a vibrant, full-color young readers’ edition.


Sometimes People March Cover Image
By Tessa Allen, Tessa Allen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062991188
Availability: On Our Shelves 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.


Brains On! Presents...It's Alive: From Neurons and Narwhals to the Fungus Among Us Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316428293
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 8th, 2020

The creators of the award-winning science podcast for kids, Brains On!, present a humorous, fact- and fun-filled look at life on Earth -- from deep sea creatures and carnivorous plants to the human body and stinky bacteria. Perfect for STEM collections!


Who Is Barack Obama? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Roberta Edwards, Who HQ, John O'Brien (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448453309
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - December 24th, 2009

As the world now knows, Barack Obama has made history as our first African-American president. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this biography is perfect for primary graders looking for a longer, fuller life story than is found in the author's bestselling beginning reader Barack Obama: United States President.


Who Was Paul Revere? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Roberta Edwards, Who HQ, John O'Brien (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448457154
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - September 1st, 2011

In 1775, Paul Revere of Boston made his now-famous horseback ride warning colonists of an impending attack by the British. This event went largely unnoticed in history until Longfellow celebrated it in a poem in 1861. So who was Paul Revere? In addition to being an American patriot, he was a skilled silversmith and made false teeth from hippo tusks!


Who Is Malala Yousafzai? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Dinah Brown, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448489377
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - August 11th, 2015

Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner of Pakistan and realized that words can bring about change. She has continued to speak out for the right of all children to have an education. In 2014 she won the Nobel Peace Prize.


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.


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

A #1 New York Times Bestseller!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!
Featured on Good Morning America, NPR's Morning Edition, CBS This Morning, and more!


The Skin You Live In Cover Image
By Michael Tyler, David Lee Csicsko (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780975958001
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chicago Children's Museum - April 1st, 2005

With the ease and simplicity of a nursery rhyme, this lively story delivers an important message of social acceptance to young readers. Themes associated with child development and social harmony, such as friendship, acceptance, self-esteem, and diversity are promoted in simple and straightforward prose.


Laugh-Out-Loud Awesome Jokes for Kids (Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids) Cover Image
By Rob Elliott, Gearbox (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062497956
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - February 14th, 2017

The #1 bestselling Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids series returns with a timeless collection of jokes for every occasion and every member of the family! A great activity book for kids 5 to 10, including anyone looking for a boredom buster when home from school.


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.


The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution (The Thrifty Guides #2) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780451479617
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - January 30th, 2018

From the publishing house that brought you the Who Was? books comes the next big series to make history approachable, engaging, and funny!

The Thrifty Guide to the American Revolution
provides useful information for the practical time traveler, like:
 


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