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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51 Things to Make with Cardboard Boxes

51 Things to Make with Cardboard Boxes

Fiona Hayes
Illustrator:  Tom Connell 
Nonfiction Craft Book
For ages 6 to 9
QEB Publishing, 2017   ISBN: 978-1609928346
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A is for Abraham: A Jewish Family Alphabet

A is for Abraham: A Jewish Family Alphabet

Richard Michelson
Illustrator:  Ron Mazellan 
Nonfiction and Poetry Picture Book  Series
For ages 6 to 12
Sleeping Bear Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-1585363223
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Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books

Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books

Michelle Markel
Illustrator:  Nancy Carpenter 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Chronicle Books , 2017   ISBN: 978-0811879224
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It happens in the month of June

It happens in the month of June

Nonfiction
For ages 6 to 8
Charlesbridge Publishing, 2000   ISBN: 978-0881069198
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Noah Webster's Fighting Words

Noah Webster's Fighting Words

Tracy Nelson Maurer
Illustrator:  Mircea Catusanu 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Millbrook Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-1467794107
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Out of School and Into Nature: The Anna Comstock Story

Out of School and Into Nature: The Anna Comstock Story

Suzanne Slade
Illustrator:  Jessica Lanan 
Sleeping Bear Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-1585369867
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The Skydiving Beavers: A True Tale

The Skydiving Beavers: A True Tale

Susan Wood
Illustrator:  Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-1585369942
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Things That Grow

Things That Grow

Libby Walden
Illustrator:  Becca Stadtlander 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 9
360 Degrees, 2016   ISBN: 978-1944530051
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A Book of Bridges: Here To There and Me To You

A Book of Bridges: Here To There and Me To You

Cheryl Keely
Illustrator:  Celia Krampien 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-1585369966
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Creekfinding: A True Story

Creekfinding: A True Story

Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Illustrator:  Claudia McGehee 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-0816698028
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