Nonfiction

Nonfiction

The books in this collection will entertain as well as educate young readers who want to read about real-life events, historical figures and the natural world.

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Salsa

In this cooking poem, Jorge Argueta brings us a fun and easy recipe for a yummy salsa!

Slavery Today

Written by leading experts, this Groundwork Guide examines modern slavery, and empowers readers to get involved in the global anti-slavery movement.

Sopa de frijoles / Bean Soup

Simply written, yet full of vivid imagery, this bilingual book about preparing bean soup is a fun, almost magical experience.

Tamalitos

Another playful book in the popular bilingual Cooking Poem series that shows that tamalitos, or little tamales, are easy to make!

Technology

Are we in control of technology, or does technology control us? A history of technology from the first tools of the Stone Age to the World Wide Web.

Tecumseh

A gorgeously illustrated biography of Tecumseh — the great Shawnee chief — published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.

The Amazing Discoveries of Ibn Sina

The life story of Ibn Sina (980-1037), one of the greatest philosophers, scientists and physicians of the Islamic world.

The Amazing Travels of Ibn Battuta

The true story of a fourteenth-century traveler, whose journeys through the Islamic world and beyond were extraordinary for his time.

The Betrayal of Africa

This book in the Groundworks Guides series shows that today a real possibility for positive change in Africa now exists.

The Force of Law

This book in the Groundwork Guides series is a penetrating analysis of law and policing around the world.

The News

This Groundwork Guide takes a critical look at the state of the news worldwide. Television, radio, newspaper and internet — who owns these sources?

The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk

For hundreds of thousands of years, Great Auks thrived. And then they were gone …