Non-Fiction Reviews

The Great North Woods

The Great North Woods

Brian Heinz
Illustrator:  Michael Rothman 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Creative Editions, 2016   ISBN: 978-1568462752
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D Is for Drum: A Native American Alphabet

D Is for Drum: A Native American Alphabet

Michael Shoulders, Debbie Shoulders
Illustrator:  Irving Toddy 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 10
Sleeping Bear Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-1585362745
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Pass The Pandowdy, Please: Chewing on History with Famous Folks and Their Fabulo

Pass The Pandowdy, Please: Chewing on History with Famous Folks and Their Fabulo

Abigail Ewing Zelz
Illustrator:  Eric Zelz 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Tilbury House Publishers, 2016   ISBN: 978-0884484684
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Winter at Valley Forge

Winter at Valley Forge

Matt Doeden
Illustrator:  Charles Barnett III , Ron Frenz 
Nonfiction graphic novel
For ages 8 to 10
Capstone Press, 2006   ISBN: 978-0736862127
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Frozen Wild: How Animals Survive in the Coldest Places on Earth

Frozen Wild: How Animals Survive in the Coldest Places on Earth

Jim Arnosky
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 10
Sterling Children's Books, 2015   ISBN: 978-1454910251
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The Founding Fathers! Those Horse-Ridin', Fiddle-Playin', Book-Readin', Gun-Toti

The Founding Fathers! Those Horse-Ridin', Fiddle-Playin', Book-Readin', Gun-Toti

Jonah Winter
Illustrator:  Barry Blitt 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Simon and Schuster, 2015   ISBN: 978-1442442740
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Ira's Shakespeare Dream

Ira's Shakespeare Dream

Glenda Armand
Illustrator:  Floyd Cooper 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Lee & Low Books, 2015   ISBN: 978-1620141557
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Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear

Lindsay Mattick
Illustrator:  Sophie Blackall 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2015   ISBN: 978-0316324908
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Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes

Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes

Nicola Davies
Illustrator:  Emily Sutton 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Candlewick, 2016   ISBN: 978-0763689049
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Ticktock Banneker's Clock

Ticktock Banneker's Clock

Shana Keller
Illustrator:  David C. Gardner 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Sleeping Bear Press, 2016   ISBN: 978-1585369560
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This Is Our Earth

This Is Our Earth

Laura Lee Benson
Illustrator:  John Corrozza 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Charlesbridge, 1994   ISBN: 978-0881068382
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The Tudors: Kings, Queens, Scribes, and Ferrets!

The Tudors: Kings, Queens, Scribes, and Ferrets!

Marcia Williams
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Candlewick, 2016   ISBN: 978-0763681227
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The Nutcracker Comes to America: How Three Ballet-Loving Brothers Created a Holi

The Nutcracker Comes to America: How Three Ballet-Loving Brothers Created a Holi

Chris Barton
Illustrator:  Cathy Gendron 
Nonfiction Picture Book
Millbrook Press, 2015   ISBN: 978-1467721516
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The Marvelous Thing That Came from a Spring: The Accidental Invention of the Toy

The Marvelous Thing That Came from a Spring: The Accidental Invention of the Toy

Gilbert Ford
Photographer: Greg Endries
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2016   ISBN: 978-1481450652
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