Tag Archives: Middle Grade Non-Fiction

INNOVATORS and THE OREGON TRAIL

Here are two titles in Nomad’s Press BUILD IT YOURSELF series that are unique in their approach and presentation. INNOVATORS: THE STORIES BEHIND THE PEOPLE WHO SHAPED THE WORLD is about the products, processes, and improvements people created and implemented. … Continue reading

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HEROES OF BLACK HISTORY

TIME for KIDS of course has perfect timing with this new title and the arrival of Black History month in February. It must have been hard to choose just four great black Americans. If you don’t see your hero on … Continue reading

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HISTORY’S MYSTERIES

I love a good mystery, especially when they’re real. This new title from National Geographic KIDS reveals many of the mysteries that still stump scientists and archaeologists. There were many I had not heard of before. You’ll find the mysteries … Continue reading

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1,000 FACTS ABOUT THE WHITE HOUSE

Did you know… There are 132 Rooms and 6 Levels in the White House Residence. First Daughter Susan Ford held her school’s senior prom in the East Room of the White House in 1975. President Andrew Jackson once hosted an … Continue reading

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS

YIKES! We’re down to just 10 shopping days until Christmas. No need to panic with these last minute gifts from the talented folks at NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS. First up is a fun page-turner: Weird But True! Christmas: 300 Festive Facts … Continue reading

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EVOLUTION—HOW LIFE ADAPTS TO A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT

This science title will have STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fans cheering. Filled with interesting facts, essential questions, and interactive projects, EVOLUTION is a must have for classrooms and home. Here’s the official blurb from Nomad Press: Why do humans … Continue reading

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A MYSTERY FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA

The fascinating history of this man-powered submarine is told in just enough detail to peak the interest of  middle grade kids. The Hunley was designed to attack Union ships during the Civil War. It’s history was short with many missions … Continue reading

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