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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A House in the Sky

A House in the Sky

Steve Jenkins
Illustrator:  Robbin Gourley 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Charlesbridge, 2018   ISBN: 978-1580897808
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A is for Astronaut: Blasting Through the Alphabet

A is for Astronaut: Blasting Through the Alphabet

Clayton Anderson
Illustrator:  Scott Brundage 
Poetry and Nonfiction Picture Book  Series
For ages 6 to 10
Sleeping Bear Press, 2018   ISBN: 978-1585363964
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Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México

Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México

Duncan Tonatiuh
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017   ISBN: 978-1419725326
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Draw 50 Sea Creatures: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Fish, Sharks, Mollusks, Dolphins, and More

Draw 50 Sea Creatures: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Fish, Sharks, Mollusks, Dolphins, and More

Nonfiction
For ages 9 and up
Watson-Guptill, 2017   ISBN: 978-0399580178
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Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrator:  James E. Ransome 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2018   ISBN: 978-1481476843
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Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail

Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail

Jennifer Thermes
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Harry N. Abrams, 2018   ISBN: 978-1419728396
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Journeys: Tales of Travel and Trailblazers

Journeys: Tales of Travel and Trailblazers

Jonathan Litton
Illustrator:  Chris Chalik , Dave Shephard , Jon Davis , Leo Hartas 
Nonfiction
For ages 8 and up
360 Degrees, 2018   ISBN: 978-1944530136
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Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten

Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten

Laura Veirs
Illustrator:  Tatyana Fazlalizadeh 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Chronicle Books, 2018   ISBN: 978-1452148571
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Little Guides to Great Lives: Amelia Earhart

Little Guides to Great Lives: Amelia Earhart

Isabel Thomas
Illustrator:  Dalia Adillon 
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 7 to 10
Laurence King Publishing, 2018   ISBN: 978-1786271600
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Nature's Friend: The Gwen Frostic Story

Nature's Friend: The Gwen Frostic Story

Lindsey McDivitt
Illustrator:  Eileen Ryan Ewen 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2018   ISBN: 978-1585364053
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Write On, Irving Berlin!

Write On, Irving Berlin!

Leslie Kimmelman
Illustrator:  David C. Gardner 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2018   ISBN: 978-1585363803
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