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 is For Anaconda: A Rainforest Alphabet

A is For Anaconda: A Rainforest Alphabet

Anthony D. Fredericks
Illustrator:  Laura Regan 
Nonfiction picture and poetry book
For ages 6 to 10
Sleeping Bear Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-1585363179
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A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double

A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double

Anne Rockwell
Illustrator:  Floyd Cooper 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Carolrhoda Books, 2016   ISBN: 978-1467749336
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Caroline's Comets: A True Story

Caroline's Comets: A True Story

Emily Arnold McCully
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Holiday House, 2017   ISBN: 978-0823436644
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All About America: Cowboys and the Wild West

All About America: Cowboys and the Wild West

Hilarie N. Stanton
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Kingfisher UK, 2011   ISBN: 978-0753465103
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Karl, Get Out of the Garden!

Karl, Get Out of the Garden!

Anita Sanchez
Illustrator:   Catherine Stock 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Charlesbridge, 2017   ISBN: 978-1580896061
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Malala: Activist for Girls' Education

Malala: Activist for Girls' Education

Raphaele Frier
Illustrator:  Aurelia Fronty 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Charlesbridge, 2017   ISBN: 978-1580897853
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Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World about Kindness

Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World about Kindness

Donna Janell Bowman
Illustrator:  Daniel Minter 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Lee & Low Books, 2016   ISBN: 978-1620141489
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Storyworlds: Nature

Storyworlds: Nature

Thomas Hegbrook
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 and up
360 Degrees, 2016   ISBN: 978-1944530013
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The Secret Project

The Secret Project

Jonah Winter
Illustrator:  Jeanette Winter 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2017   ISBN: 978-1481469135
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Trudy's Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the Worl

Trudy's Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the Worl

Sue Macy
Illustrator:  Matt Collins 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Holiday House, 2017   ISBN: 978-0823436651
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We

We

Alice Schertle
Illustrator:  Kenneth Addison 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 to 10
Lee and Low Books, 2007   ISBN: 978-1584300601
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We Dig Worms!:

We Dig Worms!:

Kevin McCloskey
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
TOON Books, 2015   ISBN: 978-1935179801
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