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Nonfiction titles from Owlkids Books for grades K-3 to keep the learning going at home!
Earthrise

Earthrise

Apollo 8 and the Photo That Changed the World
edition:Hardcover

1968 was a year of unrest: many nations were at war. People marched for peace, fairness, and freedom. At the same time, the Apollo 8 crew was about to go farther into space than anyone had gone before—to the moon.
As they surveyed the moon’s surface, astronauts aboard Apollo 8 looked up just when Earth was rising out of the darkness of space. They saw the whole planet—no countries, no borders. The photograph they took, Earthrise, had a profound effect when published widely back on Earth, …

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Wild Ideas

Wild Ideas

Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking
by Elin Kelsey
illustrated by Soyeon Kim
edition:Hardcover

From the creators of You Are Stardust comes a new informational picture book that brings the big ideas of their first book down to earth. Wild Ideas looks deep into the forests, skies and oceans to explore how animals solve problems. Whether it’s weaving a safe place to rest and reflect, blowing a fine net of bubbles to trap fish, or leaping boldly into a new situation, the animals featured (including the orangutan, humpback whale and gibbon) can teach us a lot about creative problem solving …

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Problems are like sticker burrs. They poke. They prick. They nag.
But sometimes, problems spark marvelous ideas.

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Phoebe Sounds It Out

Phoebe Sounds It Out

by Julie Zwillich
illustrated by Denise Holmes
edition:Hardcover

Meet Phoebe. Unfortunately, her name doesn’t look quite like it sounds. At school, her classmates practice writing their names, but Phoebe struggles. Her teacher tells her to “just sound it out.” Phoebe doubts herself and procrastinates before resolving to try. Readers are privy to her funny, endearing interior monologue and little-kid rationale as she writes the result: FEEBY.
Told in a relatable, introspective voice, this school story conveys the feelings and worries of a 5-year-old and …

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It's About Time

It's About Time

Untangling Everything You Need to Know About Time
edition:Hardcover

Follow along as friends Jacob and Lily unravel time, starting from its smallest increment — the second — and finishing with the century. The progressive approach uses crafts, activities, and kid-friendly anecdotes along with speech balloons, rhymes, and illustrations to make the abstract concept of time very real and very fun. It covers everything from the difference between a.m. and p.m. to how we use clocks and calendars to keep track of mealtimes, bedtimes, birthdays, and seasons to exac …

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My Canada

My Canada

An Illustrated Atlas
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover

The essential bestselling kids’ map book of Canada, perfect for ages 4 to 8

This picture book atlas is a whimsical and informative introduction to Canada, from sea to sea to sea. Each province and territory is featured on its own spread, with icons and labels indicating the capital city, other major cities, key lakes and rivers, iconic landmarks, animals, and plants, significant national and provincial parks, and more.
Inspired by the illustrator’s map of PEI, a longtime gift shop bestse …

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I Am Josephine

I Am Josephine

(And I Am a Living Thing)
by Jan Thornhill
illustrated by Jacqui Lee
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover

An upbeat picture book supporting diversity and STEM for ages 4 to 8, exploring how kids are part of the larger world of living things

Meet Josephine: a spirited and curious girl, a big sister, and a human being. She’s also a mammal, an animal, and a living thing—all identities she explores with readers in this simple informational picture book.
Josephine presents her family (and herself) as examples of human beings, and then familiar creatures like her dog and her mom (and herself) as mamm …

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