Reviews and Blog Posts: nonfiction

Making cents

by Elizabeth Keeler Robinson

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The United States has a lot of different forms of currency, or money, from the penny up to the $100 bill. How much is the money worth and how can you get some of it? This book describes each monetary unit, shows a nice picture of it, and describes what...

No choirboy : murder, violence, and teenagers on death row

by Susan Kuklin

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In the United States, if juveniles are convicted of a really heinous crime, they can be tried as adults and even get life in prison. Until recently, juveniles could even be sentenced to death. This book tells the stories of several young men who were given the death sentence when...

Model : a memoir

by Cheryl Diamond

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Cheryl went to New York City to try to become a supermodel when she was 14. Everyone said, "Come back when you're older." At 16, Cheryl tried again and was hired by an agency. This is the story of how Cheryl became a model and got to do photo shoots,...

Ten things I can do to help my world

by Melanie Walsh

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This book tells you how you can help the environment by saving water, feeding birds, and other great tips. It is very simple and has really great illustrations and cool cut-out pages. It's perfect for the youngest children and older ones too.

The year we disappeared : a father - daughter memoir

by Cylin Busby

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Cylin Busby's dad was a cop when she was growing up. She and her family lived in a beach town and had a lot of fun. One night Cylin's dad was driving to work and someone pulled up and shot him in the head. They were trying to kill him!...

Is my hamster wild? : the secret lives of hamsters, gerbils & guinea pigs

by Rain Newcomb

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Have you ever seen a hamster running around in the wild? Can you even imagine it? This great non-fiction book tells about the different countries and environments where our rodent pets actually live in the wild. It tells about the strange behaviors that help them survive winter and predators. The...

How I learned geography

by Uri Shulevitz

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When Uri Shulevitz was a boy, he and his family had to flee Poland and live as refugees in Kazakhstan. Sometimes they didn't have any food to eat. One night, his father brought home a big map from the market. Everyone was mad that he didn't bring home food, but...

Manfish : a story of Jacques Cousteau

by Jennifer Berne

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Jacques Cousteau is famous for his undersea movies. This story tells how Cousteau invented equipment to help him breathe underwater and discover the magical world under the sea. Over time, humans began to pollute the sea, so Cousteau set out to show them the beauty they were destroying and how...

Hip-hop U.S. history

by Blake Harrison

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Yo Yo Yo - Think history is whack? Well, listen up. Word.

Own your space : keep yourself and your stuff safe online

by Linda McCarthy

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If you ever buy anything online, sign up for social networks like MySpace or get asked a lot of computer questions by your friends and family, read this book! Great to recommend to others, written in a straightforward style this up-to-date book on home computer security is a must read!

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