Category Archives: non fiction

BREAKING THROUGH…

How FEMALE ATHLETES SHATTERED STEREOTYPES in the ROARING TWENTIES Happy Valentine’s Day! Opportunities to watch our modern day female athletes excel at their chosen sport are available without a problem. It could be a superstar in tennis, basketball, golf, and … Continue reading

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BRAIN CANDY

This is it! My final holiday MG non-fiction recommendation. Do you know a kid who doesn’t like to read? Hand them this book and they’ll be reading these fun facts right back to you. Hundreds are included along with colorful … Continue reading

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THE BIG BOOK OF BLING

Have some sparkle and shine with my fourth of five recommendations for MG holiday non-fiction shopping: Bling isn’t just the shiny ring on your finger or the fancy extras at a party. It’s everything that shines and amazes. Keep your … Continue reading

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Treasury of Bible Stories

You don’t have to be faithful to enjoy this collection of re-tellings from the ancient Bible, my third of five recommendations for MG holiday non-fiction shopping. The text has a gentle, lyrical quality making for an easy read. Here’s the … Continue reading

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INTO THE DEEP—An Exploration of Our Oceans

The second non-fiction book in my MG holiday gift guide takes us out to sea. Open this book on your lap for a journey unlike none other. It begins as you climb aboard the research vessel, Meteor, where you take … Continue reading

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NERD A to Z

The holiday time is near and you may be wondering what to give to the middle grader in your life. Why not a non-fiction book? They can provide hours of reading and visual delights. I have five new favorites to … Continue reading

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DON’T READ THIS BOOK BEFORE DINNER

GROSS SICKENING REPUGNANT NAUSEATING Need I say more? Why yes, middle graders are going to love this new title from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS. Here’s the vile and disgusting background straight from the source: ********************** From wretched rodents and beastly bugs … Continue reading

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