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Thursday, October 3, 2019

New Nonfiction- October 2019

Here are the titles that hit shelves this month.

Spies: The Secret Showdown Between America and Russia 
by Marc Favreau

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North America: A Fold-Out Graphic History 
by Sarah Albee and William Exley

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The Book Rescuer: How a Mensch from Massachusetts Saved Yiddish Literature for Generations to Come
by Sue Macy and Stacy Innerst

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I See Sea Food: Sea Creatures That Look Like Food
by Jenna Grodzicki

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Eek, You Reek!: Poems About Animals That Stink, Stank, Stunk
By Jane Yolen, Heidi Stemple and Eugenia Nobati

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The Great Shark Rescue: Saving the Whale Sharks
by Sandra Markle

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Nature’s Ninjas: Animals with Spectacular Skills
by Rebecca L. Johnson

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Hi, I’m Norman: The Story of American Illustrator Norman Rockwell
by Robert Burleigh and Wendell Minor

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Ona Judge Outwits the Washingtons
by Gwendolyn Hooks and Simone Agoussoye

Fighting for the Forest
by P. O'Connell Pearson

No Map, Great Trip: A Young Writer's Road to Page One
by Paul Fleischman

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Ours to Share: Coexisting in a Crowded World
by Kari Jones

Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of "The Children's Ship"
by Deborah Heiligman

Counting the Stars: The Story of Katherine Johnson NASA Mathematician
by Lesa Cline-Ransome and Raúl Colón

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Infinite Hope: A Black Artist’s Journey from World War II to Peace
by Ashley Bryan

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The Poison Eaters: Fighting Danger and Fraud in Our Food and Drugs
by Gail Jarrow

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Gross as a Snot Otter: Discovering the World's Most Disgusting Animals
by Jess Keating and David DeGrand

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Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir

by Nikki Grimes

Accused! by Larry Dane Brimner
Accused!: The Trials of the Scottsboro Boys
by Larry Dane Brimner


  1. My "to read" list just got this much longer! Thanks for sharing a great lineup of titles!

  2. So many great books, so little time!! Thanks for the recs, Cathy!