Collection: Informational

Informational: Factual and Content Unrelated to Race or Culture

Here is a selection of books from our collection in the Informational category. Books in the Informational category are nonfiction books presenting factual information, with or without a storyline; may be encyclopedic. Diverse communities are depicted, but culture is not always central to the content. These titles are only a sample of what you can find in our full collection. To see more, use the filtered search on the left-hand bar: go to “Book-Category” and click “Informational.”

The great big green book

2015

by Mary Hoffman and Ros Asquith

"Think of the future. Can you imagine our planet as beautiful as it used to be? You could be the one to help make it beautiful again, with the things you do and the ideas you have. Your planet needs YOU!" From a simple introduction to our home in Space, the authors explain what we need for life on Earth, and show the importance of the rainforests and the oceans; they stress the need to look after our planet and show how some of the things we take for granted are running out, and how we have polluted so much our planet. The action plans include saving water, saving energy, recycling, reparing, growing seasonal food, cooking fresh food, saving on packing, asking questions ... and thinking of new inventions and big ideas

Informational






We feel good out here

2008

by Julie-Ann André, Tessa Macintosh and Mindy Willett

The story of Julie-Ann André, a Canadian ranger, mother, hunter, trapper, business owner, and student. She shares her family's story and that of her land, Khaii Luk, the place of winter fish

Beautiful Life Informational


The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families

2011

"A cumulative verse, alternating with additional narrative, describes the ecological and social transformation resulting from the work of Dr. Gordon Sato, a Japanese American cell biologist who made saltwater and desert land productive through the planting of mangrove trees in the tiny African country of Eritrea. Includes afterword, photographs, glossary, and author's sources"--Provided by publisher.

Biography Informational



Just like me, climbing a tree

2015

by Durga Bernhard

"If you were climbing a tree, just what might you see? Birds or animals or insects? Would you swing like a monkey? Or pick the ripest fruit straight from the branch? Join award-winning author and illustrator, Durga Yael Bernhard, on a trip around the world to climb its weirdest and most wonderful trees. No matter if you are in Africa, Asia, Europe, or America, there is a grand adventure waiting for you--provided you have a tree to climb in your neighborhood! Just Like Me, Climbing a Tree explores 12 of the most distinctive trees from across the globe, and includes educational notes about each of the trees to help answer questions that curious young minds might have"-- |cProvided by publisher

Incidental Informational