2019 Children’s Nonfiction

Three Days at the Brink: FDR’s Daring Gamble to Win World War II (Young Readers’ Edition)

Written by Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney I really enjoyed this book! I think this book is good because it has a vivid description of how the events of World War II happened. It also has the back story of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, which I find very interesting. I liked everything about this book. Reviewed …

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Torpedoed: The True Story of the World War II Sinking of “The Children’s Ship”

Written by Deborah Heiligman It was so refreshing reading a book about a part of World War II that I was unfamiliar with. I loved how Heiligman located interviews, letters, and news articles of the incident and was able to weave the story to feel like I was hearing the account told by the individuals …

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Cutting-Edge Black Holes Research

Written by Kevin Kurtz, Illustrated by This book is about black holes and the Milky Way galaxy. In 1974, using special telescopes, astronomers saw a bunch of stars surrounding a HUGE space. It was millions of times bigger than our sun! They knew it was a black hole. Really big black holes are called supermassive …

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Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars

Mars has a visitor. It likes to roam… observe… measure… and collect. It explores the red landscape— crossing plains, climbing hills, and tracing the bottoms of craters—in search of water and life. It is not the first to visit Mars. It will not be the last. But it might be… the most curious. Written by …

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Hooray for Women!

Written and Illustrated by Marcia Williams Hooray for Women! celebrates the accomplishments of women throughout history, some familiar and some I’d never heard of. Each page is devoted to a different woman and her story is told in graphic novel format. Along the border outside of the panels other facts and info are shared, as …

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Animals Are People Too: An Adorable Animal Emotion Thesaurus

Created by Odd Dot I like that this book teaches about feelings and shows that animals have feelings. This book is easy to read so young kids can read it too. Some parts of the book are funny. The book is telling the truth that animals are like people. I really like the pictures too. …

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Epic Athletes: Stephen Curry

Written by Dan Wetzel, Illustrated by Zeke Peña What does it take to become an NBA superstar? Stephen Curry’s life is one way to get there. In this book, Dan Wetzel explains the path he took to become a champion in the basketball world. From growing up with a basketball superstar for a dad and …

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Basketball’s G.O.A.T

Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and more Written by Joseph Levit I like this book because it gives me an opportunity to learn more about basketball. I play basketball and like everything about basketball. This book tells about some of the great basketball players, guys and girls. The book has photos and stats. It’s really good. …

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