Nonfiction Picturebooks
Young children, even those not yet reading on their own, are often very curious about the world around them and the books in this list are meant to satisfy their curiosity in a fun and age-appropriate way.  Perfect for reading aloud with your little one, these books just may teach adults a thing or two as well.  To request a copy, click on View in Library Catalog. Then click on PLACE REQUEST. Make sure to have your library card handy.  Please contact the library if you need help.

My magic breath : finding calm through mindful breathing

by Ortner, Nick, 1978- author

Christian, the hugging lion

by Richardson, Justin, 1963-

Yawning yoga

by Jordan, Laurie, author.

Big machines : the story of Virginia Lee Burton

by Rinker, Sherri Duskey, author.

Parrots over Puerto Rico

by Roth, Susan L.

Water is water : a book about the water cycle

by Paul, Miranda.

She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world

by Clinton, Chelsea, author.

Before she was Harriet : the story of Harriet Tubman

by Cline-Ransome, Lesa, author.

Who am I? : an animal guessing game

by Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author, illustrator.

The squirrels' busy year

by Jenkins, Martin, 1959- author.

The mysterious sea bunny

by Raymundo, Peter, writer, illustrator.

Plants can't sit still

by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author.

Papa put a man on the moon

by Dempsey, Kristy, author.

Sprout, seed, sprout!

by Dunklee, Annika, 1965- author.

It starts with a seed

by Knowles, Laura, author.

Earth! : my first 4.54 billion years

by McAnulty, Stacy.

Bertha takes a drive

by Adkins, Jan, 1944-, author, illustrator.

Summer green to autumn gold : uncovering leaves' hidden colors

by Posada, Mia, author, illustrator.

Hey, hey, hay!

by Mihaly, Christy, author.


by Sidman, Joyce, author.

Margaret and the Moon : the computer scientist who saved the first lunar landing

by Robbins, Dean, 1957- author.

How long is a whale?

by Limentani, Alison, author, illustrator.

Bird builds a nest

by Jenkins, Martin, author

Inky the Octopus

by Guendelsberger, Erin, author.

Mapping Sam

by Hesselberth, Joyce, author, illustrator.

The Three Water Drop Brothers

by Lee, Eun-hee, author.

Curious George discovers plants

by Perez, Monica.

I know numbers!

by Gomi, Taro, author, illustrator.

A hundred billion trillion stars

by Fishman, Seth, author.

Frida Kahlo and her animalitos

by Brown, Monica, 1969- author.

The honeybee

by Hall, Kirsten, author.

Beware of the crocodile

by Jenkins, Martin, 1959- author.

Curious George discovers the seasons

by Platt, Cynthia.

Curious George discovers the stars

by Freitas, Bethany V.

Crayola science of color

by Schuh, Mari C., 1975-

The giant of Seville

by Andreasen, Dan.

In my backyard

by Giogas, Valarie.

Vincent can't sleep : Van Gogh paints the night sky

by Rosenstock, Barb, author.

Be a king : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you

by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Peaceful fights for equal rights

by Sanders, Rob, 1958- author.

The big beyond : the story of space travel

by Carter, James, 1959- author.

It began with a page : how Gyo Fujikawa drew the way

by Maclear, Kyo, 1970- author.

Sleep : how nature gets its rest

by Prendergast, Kate, author.

Wonder horse : the true story of the world's smartest horse

by McCully, Emily Arnold.

Lost and found cat : the true story of Kunkush's incredible journey

by Kuntz, Doug, author.

Curious George discovers the rainbow

by Cherrix, Amy E., author.

Curious George discovers the sun

by Meier, Anna.

Malala's magic pencil

by Yousafzai, Malala, 1997- author.

Bertha Takes a Drive

by Jan Adkins