Genre: Middle Grade Non-Fiction

Eyes and Spies

Eyes and Spies

Social media and the internet are great for sharing information, meeting new friends, and exchanging points of view. But they also make it very easy to find out everything about you—including things you may not want others to know. This book asks three simple questions: Who’s watching, and why? Where is the line between public and private? How can you keep your secrets to yourself? More info →
DNA Detective

DNA Detective

From genetically-engineered pets to crime solving, the world of DNA will surprise and delight. Full-color photographs complement the text, while Lil Crump’s lively illustrations keep readers entertained. More info →
Extreme Battlefields

Extreme Battlefields

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Not even the strongest troops can match the power of nature. In each of the ten stories in this volume, well-armed forces set off to battle human enemies but find themselves fighting the environment instead. More info →
When the Worst Happens

When the Worst Happens

What would you do if you were stranded or trapped in a situation where you had to fight for your life? When the Worst Happens is a collection of intense, true stories set in distant corners of the earth. More info →
50 Body Questions

50 Body Questions

Most of us eat, run, or sleep without thinking about it. But our bodies are masterful machines of intricate design that perform amazing feats daily. This fifth book in Annick’s successful 50 Questions series guides readers through the details of how our bodies function, from the miracles of genetics, to immune cells shaped like sea monsters. More info →
50 Poisonous Questions

50 Poisonous Questions

It’s a toxic world out there. Poisonous snakes, dangerous herbicides, mind-altering fumes—poisons in one form or another are all around us. An innocent-looking flower may be lethal, and smog can make it impossible to breathe. But poisons can also protect plants and animals, and even cure human diseases. In a fun question-and-answer format, this book presents the good, the bad, and the downright noxious. More info →
50 Underwear Questions

50 Underwear Questions

Most of us take our underwear for granted, but throughout history our undies have revealed a lot about who we are (king or peasant), how we work (in fields or factories) or the shapes we value (manly calves or tiny waists). Readers of 50 Underwear Questions will laugh their pants off at the accompanying cartoons and get the bare but fascinating facts about the history of our unmentionables. More info →
50 Burning Questions

50 Burning Questions

If we took time to examine the flames in our world—fires that have built civilizations, sparked entire religions, and literally changed the surface of the Earth—can you imagine how many questions we would have? The 50 questions in this book may be just the beginning, but they will intrigue and excite young readers. More info →
Seeing Red

Seeing Red

Around the world, blood has always been a symbol of both life and death: blood rites, blood oaths, and blood-soaked legends. Today, we have scientific facts about blood types, transfusions, blood-borne illnesses, and crime-scene blood spatter. Yet the fluid still holds mystery. Open this book to learn about the symbolism and reality of blood, from its role in ancient sacrifices to its uses in modern medicine and forensics. More info →
Canadian Girls Who Rocked the World

Canadian Girls Who Rocked the World

Take an adventure with some of Canada`s most interesting and accomplished young women. Canadian Girls Who Rocked the World tells the stories of Canadian girls who won Olympic medals, discovered dinosaurs, explored their country or shaped its history -- all while still in their teens. More info →
Canadian Boys Who Rocked the World

Canadian Boys Who Rocked the World

No one ever said you had to be a grown-up to do something great. The boys in Canadian Boys Who Rocked the World have proved this to the world. Breaking records, winning hearts in the limelight, changing the face of the scientific community -- these boys have shaken the planet with their achievements. More info →