Non-Fiction Reviews

Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X

Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X

Ilyasah Shabazz
Illustrator:  Ag Ford 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Simon and Schuster, 2014   ISBN: 978-1442412163
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Parrots Over Puerto Rico

Parrots Over Puerto Rico

Susan L. Roth, Cindy Trumbore
Illustrator:  Susan L. Roth 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Lee & Low Books, 2013   ISBN: 978-1620140048
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Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies

Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies

Cokie Roberts
Illustrator:   Diane Goode 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 9
HarperCollins, 2014   ISBN: 978-0060780029
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P Is for Princess: A Royal Alphabet (Sleeping Bear Alphabets)

P Is for Princess: A Royal Alphabet (Sleeping Bear Alphabets)

Steven L. Layne, Deborah Dover Layne
Illustrator:  Robert Papp , Lisa Papp 
Nonfiction Picture Book  Series
For ages 6 to 10
Sleeping Bear Press, 2007   ISBN: 978-1585363063
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So you want to be an inventor?

So you want to be an inventor?

Judith St. George
Illustrator:   David Small 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 to 12
Penguin, 2002   ISBN: 978-0399235931
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Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin

Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin

Gene Barretta
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Henry Holt and Co, 2006   ISBN: 978-0805079173
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Wish: Wishing Traditions Around the World

Wish: Wishing Traditions Around the World

Roseanne Thong
Illustrator:  Elisa Kleven 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Chronicle Books, 2008   ISBN: 978-0811857161
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A Seed Needs Sun

A Seed Needs Sun

Kate Riggs
Illustrator:  Fiammetta Dogi 
Nonfiction Board Book
For ages 3 to 5
Creative Editions, 2014   ISBN: 978-1568462547
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Nature in the Neighborhood

Nature in the Neighborhood

Gordon Morrison
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 9
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008   ISBN: 978-0547015484
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Philip Reid Saves The Statue of Freedom

Philip Reid Saves The Statue of Freedom

Steven Sellers Lapham, Eugene Walton
Illustrator:  R. Gergory Christie 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Sleeping Bear Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-1585368198
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Animal ABC

Animal ABC

Marcus Pfister
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
NorthSouth, 2013   ISBN: 978-0735841369
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The Price of Freedom: How One Town Stood Up to Slavery

The Price of Freedom: How One Town Stood Up to Slavery

Dennis Brindell Fradin, Judith Bloom Fradin
Illustrator:  Eric Velasquez 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Walker Children's Books, 2013   ISBN: 978-0802721679
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A Zeal of Zebras: An Alphabet of Collective Nouns

A Zeal of Zebras: An Alphabet of Collective Nouns

Woop Studios
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 and up
Chronicle Books, 2011   ISBN: 978-1452104928
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A Log’s Life

A Log’s Life

Wendy Pfeffer
Illustrator:  Robin Brickman 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2007   ISBN: 978-1416934837
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Nina's Book of Little Things

Nina's Book of Little Things

Nonfiction Drawing Book
For ages 6 to 8
Big Picture Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-0763668938
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