Astronomy

Space by Joan Marie Galat
Travel across the Milky Way and into new galaxies to explore every corner of space so you can become an absolute expert. (j523 Galat)

Solar System by the Numbers by Steve Jenkins
Collects infographics and illustrations that visually represent interesting and easy-to-understand facts, figures, and comparisons intended to offer readers a better understanding about the solar system. (j523.2 Jenkins)

Biography

Leave it to Abigail: the Revolutionary Life of Abigail Adams by Barb Rosenstock
Presents the life of the former first lady, describing how she defied historical conventions by asking questions, marrying against expectations, volunteering during the Revolutionary War, and representing the new nation as the president’s wife. (jBiog Adams)

The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver by Gene Barretta
A picture book account inspired by George Washington Carver’s secret childhood garden describes how his experiences with growing things helped him develop a love of nature that shaped his adult achievements as a botanist, scientist and inventor. (jBiog Carver)

Civil Rights

Sometimes People March by Tessa Allen
Sometimes people march to resist injustice, to stand in solidarity, to inspire hope. Throughout American history, one thing remains true: no matter how or why people march, they are powerful because they march together. (j303.48 Allen)

This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell
Who are you? What is racism? Where does it come from? Why does it exist? What can you do to disrupt it? Learn about social identities, the history of racism and resistance against it, and how you can use your anti-racist lens and voice to move the world toward equity and liberation. (j305.6 Jewell)

Computer Science

Everything you need to ace computer science and coding in one big fat notebook : the complete middle school study guide by Grant Smith
The key concepts of coding and computer science easily digested and summarized, with critical ideas clearly explained, doodles that illuminate tricky concepts, and quizzes to recap it all. Kids will explore the concepts of computer science, learn how websites are designed and created, and understand the fundamentals of coding with Scratch, Python, HTML, and CSS. (j005.133 Smith)

On the Internet: Our First Talk about Online Safety by Jillian Roberts
This picture book introduces the topic of online safety. (j004.67 Roberts)

Poetry

Cast Away: Poems for Our Time by Naomi Shihab Nye
Poet Naomi Shihab Nye shines a spotlight on the things we cast away, from plastic water bottles to refugees. (j811 Nye)

Photo Ark: Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry by Kwame Alexander
A howling wolf, a stalking tiger, a playful panda, a dancing bird — celebrate the beauty, diversity, and fragility of the animal world in this lush picture book that pairs the stunning photography of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore with the delicate mix of poetry and prose of Newbery award-winning author Kwame Alexander. (j811.6 Alexander)

Religion

Shubh Diwali! by Soundar Chitra
One family celebrates the Hindu festival of lights. Diwali is coming up on Saturday, November 14, 2020. (j294.536 Chitra)

Treasury of Bible Stories retold by Donna Jo Napoli
Noah’s Ark, Moses, David and Goliath, the ten plagues, Daniel and the lions’ den, Jonah and the giant fish, and many more of the Bible’s most powerful stories. (j220.9 Napoli)

Sports

A Sporting Chance: How Ludwig Guttmann Created the Paralympic Games by Lori Alexander
Telling the inspiring story behind the creation of the Paralympics, this biography combines archival photos, full-color illustrations, and a riveting narrative to honor the life of Ludwig Guttmann, whose work profoundly changed lives. (j796.04 Alexander)

It’s a Numbers Game! Basketball: the Math Behind the Perfect Pass, the Buzzer-Beating Bank Shot, and So Much More! by James Buckley, Jr.
Math information for kids while learning about basketball. (j796.323 Buckley)