The Young Readers’ Room offers a non-fiction section of books that spans just over 25 bookshelf spaces! That is A-LOT of information to soak up! There are so many subject areas to learn about; it may be hard to choose where to begin! Fear not! The Youth Services Crew is here to help guide you to the perfect book!
We’ll begin with a new series we have available titled, “Who Would Win?” by Joseph Pallotta and illustrated by Rob Bolster. One of the titles in the series we’re spotlighting this week is “Ultimate Ocean Rumble.” This particular title encompasses many of the creatures found under the water, such as Great White Shark vs. Giant Manta Ray. This book series highlights qualities of each subject and determines which animal would win the battle. You can find this book under the call number, J591.77 P179u.
The next book selection for you to ponder is “What’s in Your Pocket? Collecting Nature’s Treasures,” written by Heather L. Montgomery and illustrated by Maribel Lechuga. This biography/nature book will have kids turning page after page to see if they can guess who the child turned out to be as a famous adult! The illustrations help speed along the adventure. You can find this book under J508 M766w.
Our next selection for your consideration is “We All Play = Kimêtawânaw” by author and illustrator Julie Flett. The author learned many of the animal habits from her father, a Cree Native American tribe member. This book is arranged in a picture book format, and at the end of this book you will find the Cree names of each of animals mentioned in the book. Please find this book under the call number of J591.5 F638w.
“How To Vanquish A Virus” written by Paul Ian Cross and illustrated by Steve Brown is filled to the last page with eight chapters breaking down viruses in kid lingo. Great illustrations, almost cartoonish, to go along with the text makes for a learning atmosphere of literature. Find this title under J616.24 C884h.
Volumes 4, 5, and 6 of the graphic novel series “Dragon Kingdom of Wrenly,” written by Jordan Quinn have arrived in the Young Readers’ Room! “Ice Dragon” is volume 6 and it’s about the Ice Festival, which is to be an amazing event. The Ice Dragon himself, who is thousands of years old, will make an appearance at the Ice Festival! Do you think Ruskin and his friends will be able to guarantee a safe event for all? Check this latest volume out soon to find out! You will find this series of books in our Graphic Novel section of books under J741.5 Q44d6.
We look forward to having you visit the Youth Services Department as soon as possible to check out some fabulous books!