Nonfiction Reviews

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All too often the reading public thinks that non-fiction titles are boring. Below you find some books which are quite the opposite, they are hard to put down. Many of these books are both interesting to read and very enjoyable to look at. You will find further non-fiction titles in the Series, Bookish Calendar, Board and Novelty Books, and feature sections.

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30 People Who Changed the World

30 People Who Changed the World

Written by Award Winning Writers
Nonfiction
For ages 8 to 11
Seagrass Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-1633223776
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A Kiss Goodnight

A Kiss Goodnight

Richard M. Sherman, Brittany Rubiano
Illustrator:  Floyd Norman , Adrienne Brown Norman 
Nonfiction Picture Book and music CD
For ages 5 to 7
Disney Editions, 2017   ISBN: 978-1484782286
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A Moment in Time: A Perpetual Picture Atlas

A Moment in Time: A Perpetual Picture Atlas

Thomas Hegbrook
Novelty Nonfiction Book
For ages 7 and up
360 Degrees, 2017   ISBN: 978-1944530075
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Amazing Animal Friendships: Odd Couples in Nature

Amazing Animal Friendships: Odd Couples in Nature

Pavla Hanackova
Illustrator:  Linh Dao 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Salariya, 2017   ISBN: 978-1912006489
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Before She was Harriet

Before She was Harriet

Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrator:  James E. Ransome 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Holiday House, 2017   ISBN: 978-0823420476
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B is for Blue Planet: An Earth Science Alphabet

B is for Blue Planet: An Earth Science Alphabet

Ruth Strother
Illustrator:  Bob Marstall 
Poetry and nonfiction Picture Book  Series
For ages 6 to 10
Sleeping Bear Press, 2011   ISBN: 978-1585364541
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Dangerous Jane

Dangerous Jane

Suzanne Slade
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Peachtree Publishers, 2017   ISBN: 978-1561459131
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Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion

Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion

Chris Barton
Illustrator:  Victo Ngai 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Millbrook Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-1512410143
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Full Moon Lore

Full Moon Lore

Ellen Wahi
Illustrator:  Ashley Stewart 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-1585369652
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Giant Squid

Giant Squid

Candace Fleming
Illustrator:   Eric Rohmann 
Nonfiction
For ages 6 to 8
Roaring Brook Press, 2016   ISBN: 978-1596435995
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Silent Days, Silent Dreams

Silent Days, Silent Dreams

Allen Say
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Scholastic, 2017   ISBN: 978-0545927611
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Why'd They Wear That? Fashion as the Mirror of History

Why'd They Wear That? Fashion as the Mirror of History

Sarah Albee
Nonfiction
For ages 10 and up
National Geographic Children's Books, 2015   ISBN: 978-1426319198
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