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 Little House Traveler: Writings from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Journey’s Across America

A Little House Traveler: Writings from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Journey’s Across America

Laura Ingalls Wilder
Nonfiction
For ages 12 and up
HarperCollins, 2006   ISBN: 978-0060724917
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Ben Franklin's Almanac: Being a True Account of the Good Gentleman's Life

Ben Franklin's Almanac: Being a True Account of the Good Gentleman's Life

Candace Fleming
Nonfiction
For ages 10 to 14
Simon and Schuster, 2003   ISBN: 0689835493
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Celebrate Valentine's Day with love, cards, and candy

Celebrate Valentine's Day with love, cards, and candy

Carolyn Otto
Non Fiction
For ages 6 to 9
National Geographic Children's Books, 2008   ISBN: 978-1426302138
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D is for Democracy: A Citizen’s Alphabet

D is for Democracy: A Citizen’s Alphabet

Elissa Grodin
Illustrator:  Victor Juhasz 
Nonfiction and Poetry Picture Book  Series
For ages 5 to 10
Sleeping Bear Press, 2004   ISBN: 978-1585362349
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Experience Volcano

Experience Volcano

Anne Rooney
Nonfiction
For ages 9 to 12
DK, 2006   ISBN: 978-0756614096
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For the Birds: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson

For the Birds: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson

Peggy Thomas
Illustrator:  Laura Jacques 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 10
Boyds Mills Press, 2011   ISBN: 978-1590787649
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American Documents: The Bill of Rights

American Documents: The Bill of Rights

Judith Lloyd Yero
Nonfiction
For ages 8 and up
National Geographic Children's Books, 2006   ISBN: 978-0792253952
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The Hindenburg Disaster

The Hindenburg Disaster

Matt Doeden
Illustrator:  Steve Erwin , Charles Barnett III , Keith Williams 
Nonfiction Graphic Novel  Series
For ages 7 to 9
Capstone Press, 2006   ISBN: 978-0736854818
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The Story of the Orchestra

The Story of the Orchestra

Arthur Levine
Illustrator:  Meredith Hamilton 
Nonfiction with audio CD
For ages 5 to 10
Black Dog and Leventhal, 2001   ISBN: 1579121489
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Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires A

Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires A

Sue Macy
Nonfiction
For ages 10 and up
National Geographic Children's Books, 2011   ISBN: 978-1426307614
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