Spring has sprung. Poetry is in the air. The birds are singing, flowers bursting, and the insects are all abuzz. Throw off the dark cloaks of winter and come celebrate the warm spring sunshine with a great nonfiction book.
Nonfiction Monday is here today. Please leave a link to your contribution in the comments and I will post them throughout the day.
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|Robin starts us out with a review of the book Art from Her Heart, a wonderful biography about folk artist Clementine Hunter at The Book Nosher.|
|Here at Wrapped in Foil, I have Amy S. Hansen’s Bugs and Bugsicles: Insects in Winter.|
|Doret at TheHappyNappyBookseller presents the young adult book Spies of Mississippi by Rick Bowers.|
|Sarah listed her family’s favorite wildflower guides at In Need of Chocolate. It’s a great time for wildflowers!|
|Bookends is featuring a wonderful book, If Stones Could Speak: Unlocking the Secrets of Stonehenge by Marc Aronson with Mike Parker Pearson.|
|At Abby the Librarian, Abby reviewed Prowling the Seas: Exploring the Hidden World of Ocean Predators by Pamela S. Turner.|
|Jeannine wrote about two nonfiction picture books that got love from otherwise unimpressed children’s literature class: One Thousand Tracings and Planting the Trees of Kenya, at Jeannine Atkins.|
|Kim says they are continuing their Earth Day series at the Wild About Nature blog with a review of Oil Spill! by Melvin Berger.|
|Jennifer has a post on introducing nonfiction to early readers showcasing three nonfiction book titles at Jean Little Library.
– and there are several other nonfiction posts in the April I can Read Carnival!
|Wait isn’t Wicked a fiction book? Peggy at Telling Kids The Truth, shares a story that highlights the difference between nonfiction and fiction writers. OZ– Literally.|
|At Lori Calabrese Writes!, Lori reviews Weird But True: 300 Outrageous Facts. I don’t want to know how they found out about that cat urine thing…|
|Mary Ann at Great Kid Books has a review of Tan to Tamarind, a wonderful book of poetry that celebrates the beauty of brown, and helps give voice to the different shades of skin children see all around them.|
|Anastasia has a sentence fluency mini-lesson relating to Pierre the Penguin: A True Story at Picture Book of the Day.|
|Shirley at SimplyScience reviews Garbage Helps Our Garden Grow: A Compost Story,right in time for spring gardening season.|
|Becky also takes a look at the popular If Stones Could Speak by Marc Aronson today at Becky’s Book Reviews.|
|Today at The Cat & The Fiddle, Michelle has an interview with Poet/Author Betsy Franco about the process of writing her math book Zero is the Leaves on the Tree.|
|Wendie Old at Wendie’s Wanderings is featuring Linda Sue Park’s yummy book of poetry Bee-bim Bop!|
|A big welcome to Tammy Flanders, who writes about 14 Cows at Apples with Many Seeds.|
|Amanda adds a review of Global Warming over at A Patchwork of Books for Earth Day.|
|Welcome to Paula from Belgium. She reviews a book about WWII called The Little Ships at her blog.|
Thank you to everyone who contributed this week.
Nonfiction Monday is a blogging celebration of nonfiction books for kids. For more information, stop by Picture Book of the Day.