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New Nonfiction for Kids: Spring 2018

When we give our kids books, we're giving them the world. Here are new and recent nonfiction books worth checking out.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged kids' nonfiction, 49th kids, nonfiction

On Our Street

Our First Talk About Poverty

by (author) Jillian Roberts & Jaime Casap
illustrated by Jane Heinrichs

Eat This!

How Fast Food Marketing Gets You to Buy Junk (And How to Fight Back)

by (author) Andrea Curtis
illustrated by Peggy Collins

Rising Seas

Flooding, Climate Change and Our New World

by (author) Keltie Thomas
illustrated by Belle Wuthrich & Kath Boake W.

Wild Animals in Captivity

by (author) Rob Laidlaw

Can Your Outfit Change the World?

by (author) Erinne Paisley

Way Downtown, The

Adventures in Public Transit

by (author) Inna Gertsberg
illustrated by Mike Lowery

Professor Astro Cat's Solar System

by (author) Dominic Walliman
illustrated by Ben Newman

Chinese New Year

A Celebration for Everyone

by (author) Jen Sookfong Lee


Supercool Facts You Never Knew

by (author) Kevin Sylvester

A Fair Deal

Shopping for Social Justice

by (author) Kari Jones

Winter in Canada: Sports

by (author) Kelly Spence

Fault Lines

Understanding the Power of Earthquakes

by (author) Johanna Wagstaffe

Elephant Keeper, The

Caring for Orphaned Elephants in Zambia

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Pedro Covo

Innovation Nation

How Canadian Innovators Made the World Smarter, Smaller, Kinder, Safer, Healthier, Wealthier, Happier

by (author) David Johnston & Tom Jenkins


Giving Nature a Second Chance

by (author) Ann Love & Jane Drake

The Man Who Knew Everything

The Strange Life of Athanasius Kircher

by (author) Marilee Peters
illustrated by Roxanna Bikadoroff

Winter in Canada: Machines

by (author) Nicole Mortillaro

Holi Colors

by (author) Rina Singh