Nonfiction Monday April 19 Edition

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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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Art from her heart 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.
bugs-and-bugsicles Here at Wrapped in Foil, I have Amy S. Hansen’s Bugs and Bugsicles: Insects in Winter.
spies of mississippi Doret at TheHappyNappyBookseller presents the young adult book Spies of Mississippi by Rick Bowers.
wildflowerfieldguide Sarah listed her family’s favorite wildflower guides at In Need of Chocolate. It’s a great time for wildflowers!
if-stones-could-speak Bookends is featuring a wonderful book, If Stones Could Speak: Unlocking the Secrets of Stonehenge by Marc Aronson with Mike Parker Pearson.
prowling At Abby the Librarian, Abby reviewed Prowling the Seas: Exploring the Hidden World of Ocean Predators by Pamela S. Turner.
One-Thousand-tracings 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.

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oil spill Kim says they are continuing their Earth Day series at the Wild About Nature blog with a review of Oil Spill! by Melvin Berger.
wolfsnail 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!

wicked 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.
weird-but-true 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…
Tan to Tamarind 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.
pierrethepenguin Anastasia has a sentence fluency mini-lesson relating to Pierre the Penguin: A True Story at Picture Book of the Day.
garbage-helps Shirley at SimplyScience reviews Garbage Helps Our Garden Grow: A Compost Story,right in time for spring gardening season.
if-stones-could-speak Becky also takes a look at the popular If Stones Could Speak by Marc Aronson today at Becky’s Book Reviews.
franco zero 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.
bee bim Wendie Old at Wendie’s Wanderings is featuring Linda Sue Park’s yummy book of poetry Bee-bim Bop!
14-cows A big welcome to Tammy Flanders, who writes about 14 Cows at Apples with Many Seeds.
global Amanda adds a review of Global Warming over at A Patchwork of Books for Earth Day.
shapeimage_2 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.

lily-filler

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Nonfiction Monday is a blogging celebration of nonfiction books for kids. For more information, stop by Picture Book of the Day.


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Nonfiction Monday April 19 Edition — 21 Comments

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  2. Today we are featuring a wonderful book, If Stones Could Speak: Unlocking the Secrets of Stonehenge by Marc Aronson with Mike Parker Pearson. My favorite nonfiction book so far this year. Thanks for hosting.

    Lynn Rutan

  3. I wrote about One Thousand Tracings and Planting the Trees of Kenya, two nonfiction picture books that got love from otherwise unimpressed children’s literature class at http://jeannineatkins.livejournal.com/116848.html

    (and for Poetry Friday, for those who want to go back three days, I wrote about Joyce Sidman’s Ubiquitous, which could as easily appear here on Monday for the way it connects poetry and science). Thank you for hosting!

  4. Today at The Cat & The Fiddle, an interview with Poet/Author Betsy Franco about the process of writing her math book Zero is the Leaves on the Tree. Thanks!

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