Nonfiction Monday for September 20, 2010

Please leave your posts in the comments below and I’ll include them here throughout the day.

Math Vs Words

At Simply Science Shirley takes a look at two math books:  Help Your Kids With Math, and Math:  A Book You Can Count On! (Basher Series)

Inside Hurricanes by Mary Kay Carson

at Wrapped In Foil is a middle grade book with ten fold-out pages.

Kids Care! 75 Ways to Make a Difference for People, Animals & the Environment

at TheBookNosher is a book of projects to help others, for 7-12 year olds.

Ideas that Changed the World

Charlotte at Charlotte’s Library found this DK book fascinating.

Saving the Ghost of the Mountain

Jennie at Biblio File loves this book that is part of the popular Scientists in the Field series.

Anne Frank: The Graphic Biography

At Bookish Blather, Angela writes the graphic format works well as an introduction to Anne Frank’s life.

Is That a Fact?

Amanda reviews five new books in the series at A Patchwork of Books.

Looking Closely in the Rain Forest

Jennifer at Jean Little Library says this book will work for a range of ages.

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Suzy)

Margo has a review of a new picture-book biography by Barbara Kerley at The Fourth Musketeer.

What Does Peace Feel Like?
Tammy at Apples with Many Seeds shares a book for International Peace Day.
Sonia Sotomayor; Supreme Court Justice

Jone interviewed the author, Carme T. Bernier-Grand, last week at Check It Out.

Blockhead: The Life Fibonacci

Carol at Rasco From RIF wanted to find out more about fabulous Fibonacci and she discovered the right book.

The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews during the Holocaust

Have you been to Alex’s blog The Children’s War? He has books about World War II for children and young adults, including this little-known story.

Four Word Self Help

Andromeda at a wrung sponge notes one of her illustrations is published in this adult book of essays.

Hip-Pocket Papa by Sandra Markle

Who is Hip-Pocket Papa? Cindy and Lynn tell us all about it at Booklist Online.

100 Ways to Celebrate 100 Days by Bruce Goldstone

Pink Me has found a perfect book for all those 100 day celebrations at school.

Sir Charlie Chaplin: The Funniest Man in the World

Becky admires this biography by Sid Fleischman at Becky’s Book Reviews.

Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country)

At Young Readers, Becky takes a look at this picture book biography.

Tropical Rainforests
Anastasia has found a picture book full of beautiful photographs at Picture Book of the Day.
Susan at Chicken Spaghetti notes that the Cybils judging panels for Middle Grade/Young Adults have been announced.
Johnny Appleseed
What better way to celebrate a crisp fall day than a book by Jane Yolen and an apple? Recommended by Janet at Books with Janet Squires.
Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum

Natalie at This Purple Crayon can enjoy nonfiction when it is done like this.

I’m a Truck Driver

At NC Teacher Stuff, Jeff discusses how this book can be used with kindergartners.

Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing

Abby writes that this book is for grades 8+ at Abby the Librarian

Thank you to everyone who submitted such wonderful posts!


Nonfiction Monday is a blogging celebration of nonfiction books for kids. For more information, stop by Anastasia Suen’s Nonfiction Monday page.

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