CHLA Book Drive Favorite Non-Fiction Books

Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316475174
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

The instant New York Times bestseller!

From the author of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History comes the highly anticipated follow-up, a beautifully illustrated collectible detailing the lives of women creators around the world.


Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316475143
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 19th, 2019

Author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history in this #1 New York Times bestseller.


Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

This beautifully illustrated board book edition of instant bestseller Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History showcases women who changed the world and is the perfect goodnight book to inspire big dreams.


Rosa Parks (Little People, BIG DREAMS #9) Cover Image
By Lisbeth Kaiser, Marta Antelo (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781786030184
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - September 7th, 2017

In this book from the highly acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Rosa Parks, the "Mother of the Freedom Movement."

Rosa Parks grew up in Alabama, where she learned to stand up for herself at an early age. Rosa went on to become a civil rights activist.


Jane Goodall (Little People, BIG DREAMS #21) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781786032317
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - October 2nd, 2018

Part of the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the amazing life of Jane Goodall, the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees.

When Jane was little, her father gave her a toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. This inspired her lifelong love of animals, and she went to study them in the wild as soon as she could.


Jean-Michel Basquiat (Little People, BIG DREAMS #41) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711245808
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - June 16th, 2020

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the graffiti street art movement pioneer.

Jean-Michel was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a Puerto Rican mother and Haitian father.


Frida Kahlo (Little People, BIG DREAMS #2) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781847807830
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - February 4th, 2016

In this international bestseller from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Frida Kahlo, the world-renowned painter.

When Frida was a teenager, a terrible road accident changed her life forever. Unable to walk, she began painting from her bed.


Amelia Earhart (Little People, BIG DREAMS #3) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781847808882
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - August 9th, 2016

In this international bestseller from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Amelia Earhart, the American aviation pioneer.

When Amelia was young, she liked to imagine she could stretch her wings and fly away like a bird. As a grown woman, she set a new female world record for flying up to 14,000 feet.


Marie Curie (Little People, BIG DREAMS #6) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781847809629
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 2nd, 2017

In this international bestseller from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Marie Curie, the Nobel Prize–winning scientist.

When Marie was young, she was unable to go to college because she was a woman. But when she was older, her scientific work was respected around the world.


Bruce Lee (Little People, BIG DREAMS #29) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781786037893
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - July 30th, 2019

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Bruce Lee, the martial artist and Hollywood film star.

Born in San Francisco but raised in Hong Kong, Bruce Lee was the child star of Hong Kong cinema. But, after getting into trouble as a teenager, his father sent him to live in America.


Martin Luther King, Jr. (Little People, BIG DREAMS #33) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711245679
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

* 2021 EUREKA!


David Attenborough (Little People, BIG DREAMS #34) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711245648
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - February 4th, 2020

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series,discover the life of David Attenborough, the inspiring broadcaster and conservationist.

Little David grew up in Leicester on the campus of a university, where his father was a professor.


Prince (Little People, BIG DREAMS #54) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711254398
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - January 19th, 2021

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Prince, one of the most iconic performers in music history.

From a young age, Prince was obsessed with music. Even though he couldn’t read it, his talent—whether on piano, drums, guitar, or vocals—turned him into an icon.


Josephine Baker (Little People, BIG DREAMS #16) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781786032287
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - July 31st, 2018

Meet Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life! Part of the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the incredible life of Josephine Baker, from growing up in St.


Zaha Hadid (Little People, BIG DREAMS #31) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781786037459
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - October 1st, 2019

Part of the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, Zaha Hadid tells the inspiring true story of the visionary Iraqi-British architect.

Zaha Hadid grew up in Baghdad, Iraq, surrounded by music. She was a curious and confident child, who designed her own modernist bedroom at nine years old.


The Sun Is Kind of a Big Deal Cover Image
By Nick Seluk, Nick Seluk (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338166972
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Published: Orchard Books - October 9th, 2018

A hilarious nonfiction picture book from the New York Times bestselling author and creator of Awkward Yeti.

Oh hey, guess what? The Sun never stops working to keep things on Earth running smoothly. (That's why it's been Employee of the Month for 4.5 billion years.) So why does the Sun get to be the center of attention? Because it's our solar system's very own star!


Moon! Earth's Best Friend (Our Universe #3) Cover Image
By Stacy McAnulty, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250199348
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 11th, 2019

From writer Stacy McAnulty and illustrator Stevie Lewis, Moon! Earth's Best Friend is a light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the moon—told from the perspective of the moon itself.


Sun! One in a Billion (Our Universe #2) Cover Image
By Stacy McAnulty, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250199324
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 23rd, 2018

From the author of Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years comes a new picture book about space—this time starring our Sun!


Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years (Our Universe #1) Cover Image
By Stacy McAnulty, David Litchfield (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250108081
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 24th, 2017

A lighthearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the Earth--told from the perspective of the Earth itself!

"Hi, I’m Earth! But you can call me Planet Awesome."


Ocean! Waves for All (Our Universe #4) Cover Image
By Stacy McAnulty, David Litchfield (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250108098
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 5th, 2020

From writer Stacy McAnulty and illustrator David Litchfield, Ocean! Waves for All is a light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the ocean, told from the perspective of the ocean itself.


An Anthology of Intriguing Animals Cover Image
By DK
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465477026
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Published: DK Children - October 2nd, 2018

From lions and butterflies to sharks and spiders, there's an animal for everyone in this animal encyclopedia with a twist!

With stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations, this animal encyclopedia explores the wildlife of the world, from the most massive whales to the smallest insects. Which one is your new favorite?


Antología de animales extraordinarios (Anthology of Intriguing Animals) Cover Image
By DK
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465486622
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Published: DK Children - October 22nd, 2019

From lions and butterflies to sharks and spiders, there's an animal for everyone in this animal encyclopedia with a twist!

With stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations, this animal encyclopedia explores the wildlife of the world, from the most massive whales to the smallest insects. Which one is your new favorite?


The Mysteries of the Universe: Discover the best-kept secrets of space Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465499332
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Published: DK Children - September 1st, 2020

Journey from Earth to the outer reaches of the universe with this stunning book about space! You'll encounter bizarre planets, distant stars, and intricate galaxies.


The Wonders of Nature Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465485366
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Published: DK Children - September 3rd, 2019

Explore the curiosities of planet Earth and marvel at the beauty of the natural world in a new way.

From opals to orchids and tapirs to toadstools, this beautiful collection brings more than 100 incredible items from the natural world to life. Perfect for all the nature-loving readers on the planet we call home.


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