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 Tower of Giraffes: Animals in Groups

A Tower of Giraffes: Animals in Groups

Anna Wright
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Charlesbridge, 2015   ISBN: 978-1580897075
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Coco and the Little Black Dress

Coco and the Little Black Dress

Annemarie van Haeringen
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
NorthSouth, 2015   ISBN: 978-0735842397
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Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

Laurel Snyder
Illustrator:  Julie Morstad 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Chronicle Books, 2015   ISBN: 978-1452118901
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Spectacular Spots

Spectacular Spots

Susan Stockdale
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Peachtree Publishers, 2015   ISBN: 978-1561458172
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Louisiana Purchase

Louisiana Purchase

Peter Roop, Connie Roop
Illustrator:  Sally Wern Comport 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 10
Simon and Schuster, 2004   ISBN: 978-0689864438
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Monarch and Milkweed

Monarch and Milkweed

Helen Frost
Illustrator:  Leonid Gore 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Simon and Schuster, 2008   ISBN: 978-1416900856
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Number 1 Teacher: A School Counting Book

Number 1 Teacher: A School Counting Book

Steven L. Layne, Deborah Dover Layne
Illustrator:  Doris Ettlinger 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Sleeping Bear Press, 2008   ISBN: 978-1585363070
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Give A Goat

Give A Goat

Jan West Schrock
Illustrator:  Aileen Darragh 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Tilbury House Publishers, 2013   ISBN: 978-0884483434
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Lords of the Sea: The Vikings Explore the North Atlantic

Lords of the Sea: The Vikings Explore the North Atlantic

Allison Lassieur
Illustrator:  Ron Frenz , Charles Barnett III 
Nonfiction Graphic Novel  Series
For ages 7 to 9
Capstone Press, 2006   ISBN: 978-0736862080
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The Construction Alphabet

The Construction Alphabet

Jerry Pallotta
Illustrator:  Rob Bolster 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 4 to 8
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2006   ISBN: 978-1570914386
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Boy, Were We Wrong About the Weather!

Boy, Were We Wrong About the Weather!

Kathleen Kudlinski
Illustrator:  Sebastia Serra 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Penguin Books, 2015   ISBN: 978-0803737938
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Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

Don Tate
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Peachtree Publishers, 2015   ISBN: 978-1561458257
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Ralph Masiello's Bug Drawing Book

Ralph Masiello's Bug Drawing Book

Ralph Masiello
Nonfiction Drawing Book
For ages 8 to 12
Charlesbridge, 2004   ISBN: 978-1570915260
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