Tag Archives: Nonfiction

Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy

If you’re a fan of Little Women and its various interpretations like me (I still am dying to buy the The Annotated Little Women from W. W. Norton & Company, it’s so gorgeous) then you’ll love this nonfiction companion to … Continue reading

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The Art of Disney Costuming

This week we’re reading through a wonderful nonfiction book from Disney. If you’re a fan of their films and the beautiful costumes featured in them, you’re going to love this one! Summary: Love the Red Queen’s regally quirky wardrobe? Think … Continue reading

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The History of Rock

Yeah we know. Anything nonfiction with the word “history” in the title aimed at children and there’s an instant trepidation. But who says learning can’t be fun? Rita Nabais and illustrator Joana Raimundo certainly think it can be and they … Continue reading

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The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth

This year has brought us some excellent nonfiction books and this next one is no exception. With beautiful illustrations and chapters broken down easily for reading, The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth is a book worth checking out. Summary: Rachel … Continue reading

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Showtime at the Apollo

Sometimes the most interesting stories surround places and the people who fill them. There’s nothing quite like music to bring people together, as proved by the Apollo in Harlem, as brought to life once more by author Ted Fox and … Continue reading

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Amazing Decisions

This week we’re reading a nonfiction read that is both entertaining and informative. Adults, teens, and children alike can enjoy this book – Amazing Decisions: The Illustrated Guide to Improving Business Deals and Family Meals by Dan Ariely and Matt Trower – … Continue reading

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The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History

Kid’ nonfiction seems to be getting better and better, with reads that could be considered quite easily enjoyable for adults, teens, pre-teens, and children alike. While a movie was made several years ago about the “Monuments Men”, author Robert M. … Continue reading

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Dutch Girl

For movie fans, Audrey Hepburn is one of the most stunningly beautiful and iconic film stars, but very few know the truth about the darkest years of her life, while the war raged on in Europe. This week we’re taking … Continue reading

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Timelines of Everything

We’re reading another nonfiction read as the beginning of school comes closer. For history buffs, parents, or just educators looking to review some fun material before the school year starts, Smithsonian and DK’s new book Timelines of Everything is an … Continue reading

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Seeing Stars

This week we’re going over a nonfiction read perfect for the summertime. Before star-gazing on the roof, why not pick up this book on constellations for your kids? Summary: For the budding astronomists and mythology nerds among your children, Sara … Continue reading

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