Category Archives: nonfiction

Over and Under the Pond – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Over and Under the Pond Author: Kate Messner Illustrator: Christopher Silas Neal Publisher: Chronicle Books, 2017 Ages: 5-8 Themes: pond ecology Genre: nonfiction 40 pages Opening: Over the pond we slide, splashing through lily pads, sweeping through reeds. The water’s a mirrror reflecting the sky. … Continue reading

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The March Against Fear – Book Recommendation

Title: The March Against Fear – The Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black Power Author: Ann Bausum Publisher: National Geographic Ages: 11-18 Themes: civil rights movement, protesting, marching, black power, march against fear, James Meredith, Mississippi, 1966 ……………………………………………………………….. … Continue reading

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Crow Smarts – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Crow Smarts, Inside the Brain of the World’s Brightest Bird Author: Pamela S. Turner Photographs by: Andy Comins Art by: Guido de Filippo Publisher: HMH, 2016 Ages: 8-12 72 pages, nonfiction Themes. Crows, intelligence, tool use Opening: Munin has a problem. A human … Continue reading

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