Category Archives: non fiction

FOOD FIGHT!

The fight might be more about who gets to first read this new book from National Geographic Kids. Food industry leader Tanya Steel has put together a five star look at the history of food and also a peek into … Continue reading

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ABSOLUTE EXPERT SERIES

It’s another MARVELOUS MIDDLE GRADE MONDAY! This new effort by National Geographic Kids hits all the right spots in providing detailed information on topics middle grade kids crave. Along with awe inspiring photos and drawings, each edition features support from … Continue reading

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D-DAY—The World War II Invasion That Changed History

SCHOLASTIC FOCUS is a new imprint focusing on narrative non-fiction for tweens and teens. The debut list is an impressive group of titles set to hit the shelves in the coming months. More will be forthcoming in the Spring of … Continue reading

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COUNTDOWN—2979 Days to the Moon

The moon is a fascinating companion to Earth. It’s been nearly 50 years since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first stepped on its surface. For middle grade kids today, reading this fascinating new look at the Apollo years is worth … Continue reading

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THE ULTIMATE BOOK OF SHARKS

Just in time for Shark Week is this stunning achievement from photojournalist, Brian Skerry. The Ultimate Book Of Sharks goes far beyond anything you’ve seen in movies or read about in middle grade books. Beautiful photographs intermix with text covering … Continue reading

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS ALMANAC 2019

My friend and fellow blogger, Karen Yingling, at Mrs. Yingling Reads speaks the truth when she said: “Want the best bang for your buck when it comes to children’s books?  Purchase a copy of the newest almanac for $14.99 and … Continue reading

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DO DOODLEBUGS DOODLE?

Try saying the title three times fast! No, I couldn’t either. This fun book of amazing facts about eleven different insects begins with a silly question. Turn the page and you can read a clearly stated answer. The facts will … Continue reading

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