Tag Archives: Children’s nonfiction

Cultivating a Love of Nature with Children

The clouds are disappearing and the temperatures are warming, which means the summer months are just within reach in the Pacific Northwest! Take a book or two along as you and your kiddos head to the park or the beach. … Continue reading

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Gift Books for Kids (Nonfiction is your friend!)

~posted by Selby G. If you are reading this post to get ideas about what book to gift a child for the holidays you are probably envisioning a fiction book. Maybe a classic like Treasure Island or an award winner … Continue reading

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I Want To Be A Real Princess

Little girls and their princess fascinations…it’s bound to happen. Your daughter or niece becomes completely obsessed with those blinged-out, spoiled, little darlings and you’re stuck with the monotony of it all. Well, thanks to a mom who decided she wanted … Continue reading

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Tricky books

An amazingly wide range of questions come across our library information desks, I’m sure every librarian has their favorites. My current favorite was from an earnest young man of around seven years of age who was interested in “tricky books.” … Continue reading

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Science at the Library for your new reader

This weekend the Central Library will be hosting the Pacific Science Center’s Super Cool Science Show (Saturday, October 20, at 2 p.m.) where liquid nitrogen will take center stage in a variety of fun demonstrations. What does an exciting science … Continue reading

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Staff Favorites for Children: Dogs!

Don’t Lick the Dog: Making Friends with Dogs by Wendy Wahman In this delightful rhyming tale, children learn how to interact safely with dogs, such as how to approach a strange dog, give a dog a treat or tell if … Continue reading

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Staff Favorites: Nonfiction for Children

An Egg Is Quiet, by Dianna Aston J591.468 As86E This homage to eggs and the variety of land, air, and water creatures that begin their lives in them is as beautiful to look at as it is interesting to read.   ~ … Continue reading

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