Poetry Madness
 
 

Employee Picks


spacer

Employee Picks
Children's Nonfiction


There are 27 books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Employee Picks - Children's Nonfiction
Page 1 of 2 next

Maps
Maps
by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski
Staff Pick
I am obsessed with this book; I have spent hours poring over all of the maps. The authors include all sorts of information on various countries from around the world: historical events and people, landmarks, traditional food and dress, wildlife, and more... (read more)

Your price: $35.00
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


S Is for Salmon: A Pacific Northwest Alphabet
S Is for Salmon: A Pacific Northwest Alphabet
by Hannah Viano
Publisher Comments
In this beautiful ABC book, C is for Crab; D is for Douglas fir; and E is for Eagle. Based on Pacific Northwest artist Hannah Viano’s regionally themed paper-cut art, this lovely children’s book sheds a new light on the ABCs that will appeal... (read more)

Your price: $16.99
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Portland ABC (Larry Gets Lost)
Portland ABC (Larry Gets Lost)
by John Skewes
Publisher Comments
JOHN SKEWES is a professional illustrator living in Seattle. He began work as a product designer and character artist for Disney Consumer Products before leaving to start his own company, Retrodyne Industries, in 2001. His clients include Warner Bros... (read more)

List Price $14.99
Your price: $8.39
Sale - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Omnivore's Dilemma Young Readers Edition The Secrets Behind What You Eat
The Omnivore's Dilemma Young Readers Edition The Secrets Behind What You Eat
by Michael Pollan
Staff Pick
Have you ever wondered why Twinkies never go bad? Are you eating food, or are you eating "edible food-like substances"? This book will help you answer those questions, and help you eat and cook in ways that are healthier for your body and better for the... (read more)

List Price $9.99
Your price: $6.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Eats, Shoots and Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!
Eats, Shoots and Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!
by Lynne Truss and Bonnie Timmons
Staff Pick
With illustrated sentences like, "Eat here, and get gas," alongside, "Eat here and get gas," how can you resist? Introduce children to this small, but important punctuation mark. Who knew that a comma could be as funny as a punch line? A good time (and a... (read more)

List Price $15.99
Your price: $9.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
by Isabella Hatkoff and Craig Hatkoff and Paula Kahumbu
Staff Pick
The true tale of an unlikely friendship, Owen and Mzee is an important illustration of peace and camaraderie, especially in these fraught times. Filled with wonderful photographs that will warm the heart, this is truly a story to be savored.... (read more)

List Price $16.99
Your price: $8.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


A Little Book of Sloth
A Little Book of Sloth
by Lucy Cooke
Staff Pick
Do you shriek or weep easily? Then be prepared to go into overload! These little bundles of SQUEE! will melt even the most curmudgeonly naysayers. You'll  find yourself saying, "Kittens? What kittens?", or possibly becoming what I call "sloth-drunk." As... (read more)

List Price $16.99
Your price: $11.89
Sale - Hardcover

add to wish list


B Is for Beaver: An Oregon Alphabet
B Is for Beaver: An Oregon Alphabet
by Roland Smith and Marie Smith
Staff Pick
Not only are Roland Smith's myriad of kids books some of my favorites, but this recent title written with his wife Marie is a true gem! It's as approachable to picture books fans as it is to alphabet book seekers and lovers of the Northwest! I can't wait... (read more)

Your price: $17.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Tree of Life : Charles Darwin (03 Edition)
Tree of Life : Charles Darwin (03 Edition)
by Peter Sis
Staff Pick
"A wild scheme" was one of Dr. Darwin’s objections to his son’s voyage aboard the H.M.S. Beagle. Charles Darwin overthrows his father’s concerns, and embarks on the journey. Sis masterfully recreates his life through a collection of anecdotes... (read more)

List Price $19.99
Your price: $11.00
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Brick Bible: The New Testament: A New Spin on the Story of Jesus
The Brick Bible: The New Testament: A New Spin on the Story of Jesus
by Brendan Powell Smith
Staff Pick
Completely ignore whatever your own inclinations are toward organized religion when picking up this book. Cuz it's KWAZY! Everybody can take something away from this, even if it's just enjoying looking at literal interpretations of Bible passages in LEGO... (read more)

Your price: $19.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Daring Book for Girls
The Daring Book for Girls
by Andrea J. Buchanan and Miriam Peskowitz
Staff Pick
These volumes, The Dangerous Book for Boys and The Daring Book for Girls, are utterly brimming with tips, tools, maps, pictograms, glossaries, advice, game rules, blueprints... you name it! They're fantastic guidebooks for kids. And, truth be told, I... (read more)

List Price $26.95
Your price: $6.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Gallop!: A Scanimation Picture Book
Gallop!: A Scanimation Picture Book
by Rufus Butler Seder
Staff Pick
A book that will charm and amuse any little one on your list. The horse really gallops; the chimp really swings from a tree — all through the magic of "scanimation."... (read more)

List Price $12.95
Your price: $6.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Kids on Strike!
Kids on Strike!
by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Staff Pick
Bartoletti's triumph! A must read! Now hear this! Newspaper kids on strike? When its youngest citizens spoke up, New York City experienced one of its finest hours.... (read more)

List Price $9.95
Your price: $6.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Danger!
Danger!
by DK Publishing
Staff Pick
In Danger!, turning the page is like stumbling across a new website; each is filled with freaky, petrifying factoids from science, nature, and history. Perfect for fact-seeking youngsters ages 8 to 12!... (read more)

List Price $19.99
Your price: $8.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Really, Really Big Questions: About Life, the Universe, and Everything
Really, Really Big Questions: About Life, the Universe, and Everything
by Stephen Law
Staff Pick
These aren't just questions that philosophy majors in college sit around asking. You ask them, too. And since there are no "right" answers, anyone can think about them and formulate their own opinions. Some of these questions might be important to you... (read more)

Your price: $16.99
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Spyology (Ologies)
Spyology (Ologies)
by Spencer Blake and Dugald Steer
Staff Pick
The latest in the 'Ology series, Spyology instructs young readers in the art and science of spycraft. With pull-outs, decoders, and puzzles, it offers an interactive reading adventure. Budding secret agents can even continue the fun at 'Ology's website.... (read more)

List Price $22.99
Your price: $11.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Life-Size Zoo: From Tiny Rodents to Gigantic Elephants, an Actual Size Animal Encyclopedia
Life-Size Zoo: From Tiny Rodents to Gigantic Elephants, an Actual Size Animal Encyclopedia
by Kristin Earhart
Staff Pick
The pictures in Life-Size Zoo show what zoo animals would look like if they were standing right in front of you! What is smaller than expected? Or bigger? Notes on the side help you notice things in the picture that you may not have been looking for, and... (read more)

Your price: $17.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Rocks and Minerals: A Gem of a Read! (Basher Science)
Rocks and Minerals: A Gem of a Read! (Basher Science)
by Dan Green and Simon Basher
Staff Pick
Dan Green and Simon Basher have done it again! Rocks and Minerals is the fifth book in their basic science series, and it's truly a "gem of a read." It features clear factual information and delightful illustrations that highlight the unique... (read more)

List Price $8.99
Your price: $4.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Best Friends: The True Story of Owen and Mzee (All Aboard Science Reader: Level 1)
Best Friends: The True Story of Owen and Mzee (All Aboard Science Reader: Level 1)
by Roberta Edwards
Staff Pick
The true tale of an unlikely friendship, Owen and Mzee is an important illustration of peace and camaraderie, especially in these fraught times. Filled with wonderful photographs that will warm the heart, this is truly a story to be savored.... (read more)

Your price: $3.99
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Witchcraft of Salem Village (Landmark Books)
The Witchcraft of Salem Village (Landmark Books)
by Shirley Jackson
Staff Pick
Have you ever read about the Salem Witch Trials? Shirley Jackson's Witchcraft of Salem Village superbly chronicles how suspicion can transform a small and rigidly structured community. Landmark's history series has an incredible author and title list... (read more)

List Price $5.99
Your price: $2.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


1 2 next»


There are 27 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Employee Picks
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.