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Lake Oswego Public Library

Nonfiction Booklist

Most Dangerous by Steve Sheinkin
*Asterisk denoted book for older reader
 
The Unexplained
Aliens and UFOs J 001.942 Hawkins, John
 
Optical Illusions
Xtreme Illusions: National Geographic Kids J 152.148 Xtreme
 
Mythology
Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters J 292.13 Napoli, Donna Jo
 
Social Sciences
Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights
   in Mississippi*
J 323.119 Rubin, Susan Goldman
The Dark Game: True Spy Stories* J 327.73 Janeczko, Paul
Climate Change: A Hot Topic J 363.73874 Green, Dan
 
Folklore and Fairy Tales
Princess Tales: Once Upon a Time in Rhyme with Seek
and Find Pictures
J 398.2 Maccarone, Grace
 
Science
Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France J 500 Rockliff, Mara
Mysterious Patterns: Finding Fractals in Nature J 516 Campbell, Sarah C.
Girls in Science: Astronomy: Cool Women in Space J 520.92 Yasuda, Anita
The Solar System Through Infographics J 523.2 Higgins, Nadia
The Mighty Mars Rover J 523.43 Rusch, Elizabeth
A Black Hole is Not a Hole J 523.8875 DeCristfano, Carolyn Cinami
For Good Measure J 5530.8 Robbins, Ken
Eruption! Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives* J 551.21 Rusch, Elizabeth
Everything Dinosaurs J 567.91 Hoena, B.A.
Scaly Spotted Feathered Frilled: How Do We Know What
Dinosaurs Really Looked Like?*
J 567.91 Thimmesh, Catherine
 
Animals/Insects
The Animal Book: A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest,
Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest Animals--and most surprising--
Animals on Earth
J 590 Jenkins, Steve
Weird and Wild Animal Facts J 590 Loy, Jessica
Animal Stories: Heartwarming True Tales from the Animal Kingdom J 591 Yolen, Jane
Bug Detective J 595 Li, Maggie
Friends J 591.5 Thimmesh, Catherine
A Nest is Noisy J 591.56 Aston, Diana H.
The Most Amazing Creatures in the Sea J 591.77 Guiberson, Brenda
Curious Critters J 591.97 Fitzsimmons, David
I, Fly: The Buzz About Flies and How Awesome They Are J 595.774 Heos, Bridget
I Don't Like Snakes J 597.96 Davies, Nicola
Neighborhood Sharks J597.31 Roy, Katherine
Nic Bishop Snakes J 597.96 Bishop, Nic
Look Up: Bird Watching in Your Own Backyard J598.07234 Cate, Annette
Moonbird* J 598.07234 Hoose, Phillip
A Place for Birds J 598.2 Stewart, Melissa
How Animals Play (Animal Behavior Revealed Series) J 5.99.052 Stefoff, Rebecca
Tapir Scientist* J 599.66 Montgomery, Sy
Winnie: The True Story of the Bear that Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh J 599.785 Walker, Sally, M.
Mrs. Harkness and the Panda J 599.789 Potter, Alicia
Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall J 599.8 Silvey, Anita
The Chimpanzees I Love: Saving Their World and Ours J 599.885 Goodall, Jane
 
Medicine/Health
The Omnivore's Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat* J 612. 3 Pollan, Michael
 
Enginereering/Technology
Bomb: The Race to Build the World's Most Famous
Weapon*
J 623.4519 Sheinkin, Steve (Newbery Honor Book)
Fabulous Bridges J 624.2 Graham Ian
Robotics--From Concept to Consumer J629.892 Mara, Wil
 
Transportation
Airplanes J 629.1333 Stamps, Caroline
Cars J 629.222 Flounders, Anne
 
Space Exploration
Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics J 629.4 Mooney, Carla
This is Rocket Science* J 629.4 Skurzynski, Gloria
Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream* J 629.45 Stone, Tanya Lee
Spacewalk: The Astounding Gemini 4 Mission J 629. 454 Green, Carl R.
 
Gardening
The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids J 635 Cohen, Whitney
Potatoes on Rooftops: Farming in the City J 635.0917 Dyer, Hadley
 
Animals (Pets)
Kate and Pippin: An Unlikely Friendship E 636 Springett, Martin
A Chicken Followed Me Home: Questions and Answers About a Familiar Fowl J 636.5 Page, Robin
If You Were a Cat J. 636.8 Hibbert, Clare
Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot J 636.97871 Montgomery, Sy
 
Architecture
From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers:Architecture for Children* J 720 Paxmann, Christine
Storybook Homes J 728 Bailey, Gerry (Young Architect series)
 
Graphic Novels
A Wrinkle in Time:  A Graphic Novel J 741.5 Larson, Hope
 
Art/Crafts
Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design* J 741.6 Kidd, Chip
How to Make Stuff with Duct Tape J 745.5 Bell, Samantha
 
Jokes/Riddles
Just Joking 3: 300 Hilarious Jokes About Everything Including
Tongue Twisters, Riddles and More
J 793.7 Just
 
Sports
Basketball: From Tip Off to Slam Dunk: The Essential Guide J 796.323 Gifford, Clive
Play Like a Pro: Soccer Skills and Drills J 796.334 Dann, Sarah
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball* J 796.357 Nelson, Kadir
Camping J 796.54 Hardyman, Robin
 
Explorers
Pirates J 910.4 Stewart, Alex
Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration for Kids: With 21 Activities J 910.92 Columbus
 
United States
United States of America J 917.3 Burgan, Michael
Oregon J 917.95 hart, Joyce
 
Biography
The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure
Heroism, and Treachery*
J 921 Arnold, Benedict
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart* J 921 Earhart, Amelia
Life in the Ocean J 921 Earle, Sylvia
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein J 921 Einstein, Albert
Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin J 921 Franklin, Ben
Lincoln's Spymaster J 921 Seiple, Samantha
Lives of the Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought) J 921 Krull, Kathleen
I Am Malala* J 921 Yousufzai, Malala
Colorful Dreamer the Story of Artist
     Henri Matisse
J 921 Matisse, Henri
Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America* J 921 Pickney, Andrea
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus J 921 Bryant, Jen
Becoming Babe Ruth J 921 Ruth, Babe
Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower J 921 Pizzoli, Greg
 
History
You Choose: History Series
World War I J940.3 Oxlade
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption* J 940.547 Hi8llenbrand, Laura
Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlifts "Chocolate Pilot"* J 943.155 Tunnell, Michael
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion and the Fall of Imperial Russia* J 947.083 Fleming, Candance
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War* J 959.704 Sheinkin, Steve
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans J 973.0496 Nelson, Kadie
The Boston Tea Party J 973.311 Freedman, Russell
Lincoln's Grave Robbers* J 973.7092 Sheinkin, Steve
Voices From the Oregon Trail J 978.02 Winters, Kay
The Camping Trip That Changed the
     World
J 979.447 Rosenstock, Barbara
Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing
Arctic Adventure
J 979.803 Sandler, Martin
 
Nonfiction Series Books
13...Children Should Know (Various topics in the Arts) Heine, Florian
American Girl (Various Topics)  
Early Bird Nature Books (Animals and Insects)  
Edge Books (Various Topics)  
Fact Finders: First-Person Histories (Excerpts from Diaries of children from American's Past.)  
First Facts (Various topics)  
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales (Various Events in American History) Hale, Nathan
True Book (Various Topics)  
What Would You Do? (Various Events in American History) Landau, Elaine
Who Is/Who Was (Biographies)  
You Choose Books (Various Events in History)  
 
Other Topics of Interest
Religion Location: J 200-291
Learning Foreign Languages Location: J 430-499
Science Experiments Location: J 507.2
Mathematics Location: J 510
Inventions Location: J 609
Human Body Location: J 612
Cooking Location: J 641-641.9
Artists Location: J 751-759
Foreign Countries Location: J 912-917.2
Ancient Egypt Location: J 932
Ancient Greece Location: J 938
Knights and Castles Location: J 940.1
Native Americans Location J 970
American Revolution Location J 973.3
American Civil War Location J 973.7
American Colonies Location J 974 - J 975
Pioneers Location J 978