It’s Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday!
Even though I teach primary students, I often come across fantastic nonfiction titles that older students (Grades 4-8) might enjoy. Hope some of these titles are ideal for a reader you know.
The final ten:
Tracking Trash Flotsam, Jetsam and the Science of Ocean Motion by Loree Griffin Burns (published 2007)
Island: A Story of the Galapagos by Jason Chin (published 2012)
Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit up the World written by Elizabeth Rusch and illustrated by Oliver Dominguez (published 2013)
Birds of a Feather written by Francesco Pittau and illustrated by Bernadette Gervais (published 2012)
Just a Second by Steve Jenkins (published 2011)
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave written by Laban Carrick Hill and illustrated by Bryan Collier (published 2010)
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams written by Jen Bryant and illustrated by Melissa Sweet (published 2008)
The Journey: Stories of Migration written by Cynthia Rylant and illustrated by Lambert Davis (published 2006)
The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins and illustrated by Jill McElmurry (published 2013)
Eruption: Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives written by Elizabeth Rusch with photographs by Tom Uhlman (published 2013)
Thanks to Alyson from Kid Lit Frenzy for the inspiration to read and share more nonfiction picture books in 2014. Follow the link to Alyson’s blog to read about more nonfiction books you need to read!
My goal is to read 65 nonfiction picture books for 2014. Progress: 104/65 complete!