For the Curious Mind

The Atlas of a Changing Climate: Our Evolving Planet Visualized with More Than 100 Maps, Charts, and Infographics By Brian Buma Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781604699944
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Published: Timber Press - November 9th, 2021

Climate change, visualized. 

Climate change, shrinking wildlife habitats, rising sea levels, and vanishing species.


We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623541927
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Published: Charlesbridge - April 20th, 2021

A 2022 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Book
A 2022 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Twelve Native American kids present historical and contemporary laws, policies, struggles, and victories in Native life, each with a powerful refrain: We are still here!


The Leaf Detective: How Margaret Lowman Uncovered Secrets in the Rainforest By Heather Lang, Jana Christy (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Heather Lang, Jana Christy (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781684371778
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Published: Calkins Creek - February 9th, 2021

This picture book biography tells the story of Meg Lowman, a groundbreaking female scientist called a "real life Lorax" by National Geographic, who was determined to investigate the marvelous, undiscovered world of the rainforest treetops.


Voices of the People By Joseph Bruchac, Various Artists (With) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781478875154
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Published: Reycraft Books - January 1st, 2023

DEVELOPMENT: Voices of the People Trade Book (Paperback)


Better Than We Found It: Conversations to Help Save the World By Frederick Joseph, Porsche Joseph Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536224528
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Black Friend and a seasoned activist comes an indispensable guide to social and political progressivism for young people and anyone wanting to get more involved.
 


Our World in Pictures: An Encyclopedia of Everything (DK Our World in Pictures) By DK Cover Image
By DK
$29.99
ISBN: 9780744060157
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Published: DK Children - October 25th, 2022

From animals to the internet, and from pandemics to global warming, this children's encyclopedia includes everything you need to know on just about everything!


My Two Border Towns By David Bowles, Erika Meza (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Bowles, Erika Meza (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593111048
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Published: Kokila - September 14th, 2021

A picture book debut by an award-winning author about a boy's life on the U.S.-Mexico border, visiting his favorite places on The Other Side with his father, spending time with family and friends, and sharing in the responsibility of community care.


Hurricane By John Rocco Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780759554931
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

A gorgeously-illustrated picture book about the power of community from Caldecott-Honoree John Rocco  

That night the wind roars and rumbles, 
like the sound of a thousand waves 
pounding the shoreline. 

 
A young boy’s favorite place in the world is the old, splintery neighborhood dock.


The New Children's Encyclopedia: Packed with thousands of facts, stats, and illustrations (DK Children's Visual Encyclopedias) By DK Cover Image
By DK
$19.99
ISBN: 9780744056211
Availability: Backordered at our distributor but we can check availability from the publisher.
Published: DK Children - November 8th, 2022

Packed with thousands of facts, stats and illustrations covering all the questions that children love to ask!


How to Build a Museum: Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture By Tonya Bolden Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451476371
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2016

Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is truly groundbreaking! 

The first national museum whose mission is to illuminate for all people, the rich, diverse, complicated, and important experiences and contributions of African Americans in America is opening.


Over and Under the Canyon By Kate Messner, Christopher Silas Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452169392
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 7th, 2021

In this latest book in the acclaimed Over and Under series, a spectacular hike reveals the hidden wonders, rich colors, and layers of wildlife living within a thriving desert slot-canyon.

Over and Under the Canyon takes young readers on a thrilling tour of a desert canyon ecosystem. Over the canyon, the sun scalds the air, baking desert mud to stone.


Me and White Supremacy: Young Readers' Edition By Layla Saad Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781728261287
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - February 1st, 2022

How do we give young people the tools they need to actively dismantle racism and create a better world for everyone? From the author of the groundbreaking NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, Me and White Supremacy, Layla Saad's young readers' edition is a timely, crucial, and empowering guide for today's youth on how to be antiracist change makers.


This Book Is Gay By Juno Dawson, David Levithan (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Juno Dawson, David Levithan (Introduction by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781728254326
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Published: Sourcebooks Fire - September 7th, 2021

The bestselling young adult non-fiction book on sexuality and gender!

Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual. Transgender. Queer. Intersex. Straight. Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who's ever dared to wonder. This book is for YOU.


Let's Celebrate!: Special Days Around the World By Kate Depalma, Martina Peluso (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Depalma, Martina Peluso (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781782858348
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Published: Barefoot Books - October 17th, 2019

Lyrical, sensory nonfiction text and vibrant illustrations invite readers to experience a child's-eye view of 13 holidays around the world, such as the Spring Festival in China, Inti Raymi in Peru, Eid al-Fitr in Egypt, D a de Muertos in Mexico and the New Yam Festival in Nigeria. Includes pronunciation guides, a global festival calendar and educational notes about why we celebrate.


Backpack Explorer: Discovering Trees: What Will You Find? By Editors of Storey Publishing, Oana Befort (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781635863468
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 8th, 2021

Backpack Explorer: Discovering Trees encourages junior naturalists to step outside and get curious about the trees they see, whether in their backyard, in their neighborhood, in a park, or on a trail.


Two Truths and a Lie: It's Alive! By Ammi-Joan Paquette, Lisa K. Weber (Illustrator), Laurie Ann Thompson Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780062418814
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Published: Walden Pond Press - May 22nd, 2018

“Considering the fresh attention being paid to teaching a skeptical approach to information evaluation, this series opener couldn’t be better timed. A brief but savvy guide to responsible research methods adds further luster to this crowd pleaser.” —ALA Booklist (starred review)


We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor) Cover Image
By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525580454
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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.


The History of Juneteenth: A History Book for New Readers (The History of: A History Series for New Readers) By Arlisha Norwood, PhD Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781685394417
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Published: Rockridge Press - May 24th, 2022

An introduction to the history of Juneteenth for kids ages 6 to 9

On June 19, 1865, a Union soldier traveled to Texas to tell the enslaved people who lived there that they were free—that slavery was now illegal in every state. The people danced and sang in celebration of their freedom.


Save the Crash-test Dummies: An Action-Packed Journey through the History of Car Safety Engineering By Jennifer Swanson, Temika Grooms (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jennifer Swanson, Temika Grooms (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781682632802
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Published: Peachtree - September 7th, 2021

Jump in the driver's seat for this entertaining, STEM-filled tour of the history of car production and the science and engineering that makes cars safe.

Cars take us to work. To school. To soccer practice. To the grocery store and home again. Can you imagine a world without them? It's not so easy!


What a Wonderful Phrase By Nicola Edwards, Manu Montoya (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nicola Edwards, Manu Montoya (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781684642991
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Published: Kane/Miller Book Publishers - June 1st, 2021

Have you ever wondered why we talk about "buttering someone up" or where the phrase "raining cats and dogs" comes from? Explore these and 27 more idioms from around the world in this voyage of cultural discovery, loaded with fascinating facts and beautiful illustrations.


The New Children's Encyclopedia: Packed with thousands of facts, stats, and illustrations (DK Children's Visual Encyclopedias) By DK Cover Image
By DK
$19.99
ISBN: 9780744056211
Availability: Backordered at our distributor but we can check availability from the publisher.
Published: DK Children - November 8th, 2022

Packed with thousands of facts, stats and illustrations covering all the questions that children love to ask!


We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623541927
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Charlesbridge - April 20th, 2021

A 2022 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Book
A 2022 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Twelve Native American kids present historical and contemporary laws, policies, struggles, and victories in Native life, each with a powerful refrain: We are still here!


A Ticket Around the World (Updated Edition) By Natalia Diaz, Melissa Owens, Kim Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Natalia Diaz, Melissa Owens, Kim Smith (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781771475808
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Owlkids - March 1st, 2022

Goodnight Racism By Ibram X. Kendi, Cbabi Bayoc (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi, Cbabi Bayoc (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593110515
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Published: Kokila - June 14th, 2022

National Book Award–winning and New York Times bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi (How to Be an Antiracist, Antiracist Baby) returns with a new picture book that serves as a modern bedtime classic.


Lonely Planet Kids How Everything Works (How Things Work) By Clive Gifford, James Gulliver Hancock (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781838695248
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Published: Lonely Planet - November 15th, 2022

The latest title in the popular ‘How Things Work’ series will make the ordinary seem extraordinary.


The Moon: Discover the Mysteries of Earth's Closest Neighbor (Space Explorers) By Dr. Sanlyn Buxner, Pamela Gay, Georgiana Kramer Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780744056594
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Published: DK Children - November 1st, 2022

Discover the mysteries of Earth’s closest neighbor in this incredible guide to the Moon.


Rural Voices: 15 Authors Challenge Assumptions About Small-Town America By Nora Shalaway Carpenter (Editor) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781536226065
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Published: Candlewick - July 12th, 2022

Think you know what rural America is like? Discover a plurality of perspectives in this enlightening anthology of stories that turns preconceptions on their head.


Mega-Predators of the Past By Melissa Stewart, Howard Gray (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Melissa Stewart, Howard Gray (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781682631096
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Published: Peachtree - November 8th, 2022

Award-winning nonfiction author and science specialist Melissa Stewart offers young readers a mega-exploration of little-known prehistoric predators that rival even the mightiest of dinosaurs!


Lonely Planet Kids A Time to Celebrate By Kate Baker, Ya Ling Huang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Baker, Ya Ling Huang (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781838695323
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Published: Lonely Planet - October 18th, 2022

A follow-up to A Place Called Home, this beautifully illustrated lift-the-flap book explores and celebrates different people, places, cultures and traditions from across the world. Featuring eight festivals - at least one from each of the inhabited continents - this title provides a glimpse into diverse traditions, customs and beliefs.


A Curious Collection of Wild Companions: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Inseparable Species (Curious Collection of Creatures) By Sami Bayly Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781615199129
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Published: The Experiment - September 27th, 2022

Heartwarming, surprising, and downright bizarre creature connections

Relationships can be complicated, and it’s no different in the wild. Meet 60 dynamic duos across the plant and animal kingdom—from “aww” to “eek”!


All About Horses: A Kid's Guide to Breeds, Care, Riding, and More! By Kelly Milner Halls Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781647393625
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Published: Rockridge Press - June 29th, 2021

Learn how much there is to love about horses—for kids ages 6 to 9

Do you know a young horse lover who dreams of riding a horse? Or loves to learn about what it takes to care for one? All About Horses can teach them!


An Anthology of Aquatic Life (DK Children's Anthologies) By Sam Hume Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780744059823
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Published: DK Children - November 1st, 2022

Dive into the wondrous world of water and discover the stories of more than 100 incredible aquatic lifeforms.


The Highlights Book of How: Discover the Science Behind How the World Works (Highlights Books of Doing) By Highlights (Created by) Cover Image
By Highlights (Created by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781644728499
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Published: Highlights Press - October 4th, 2022

The Highlights Book of How is the winner of the:

  • 2022 National Parenting Product Award
  • Mom’s Choice Award, Gold
  • National Parenting Center Seal of Approval