Children and Young Adult's NonFiction
This is list of all of our Children and Young Adult's NonFiction book and audiobook reviews.
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- 101 Best-Loved Poems, edited by Philip Smith.
The poems in this collection range in date from the 16th to 20th century, and includes works from both American and British poets.
- 125 Brain Games for Toddlers and Twos, by Jackie Silberg.
Simple Games to Promote Early Brain Development. This is a fun-filled collection of ways to lay the groundwork for your child's future. It is packed with everyday opportunities to contribute to brain development during the critical period from 12-36 months.
- Anne Frank's Story: Her Life Retold for Children, by Carol Ann Lee.
A concise biography of Anne Frank, written especially for children. This work covers Anne's life from her birth, until her untimely death at the age of fifteen. It provides intimate details about her early life and education, the years the family spent in hiding after the Nazi's invaded Holland, and the circumstances surrounding Anne's death in the Bergen-Belsen Concentration camp.
- Avian Flu, by Tamra Orr.
A non-technical primer on Avian Flu (H5N1) that separates the fact from the fiction, and which explains to readers how this form of influenza developed, how it is transmitted and treated, and its potential (or lack thereof) of causing a pandemic.
- Bugs In The System, by May R. Berenbaum.
While it may make your skin crawl, you will find it hard to make yourself stop reading Bugs in the System. This book takes you on a fascinating journey into the lives and lifestyles of insects and how they impact and interact with humans.
- Desert Survival - Extreme Habitats, by Jim Pipe.
Did you know that not all deserts are hot? Some are freezing cold! How would you stay alive in a desert? Desert Survival explains how to stay out of trouble in this extreme habitat.
- The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank.
The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank, serves as a poignant commentary on a life cut short. Her diary chronicles the two years she spent in hiding during the Holocaust.
- The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddler Activities, edited by Kathy Charner, Maureen Murphy, and Charlie Clark.
With over three hundred activities written specifically for infants and toddlers, this book will captivate children’s imaginations and create wonderful opportunities for learning.
- Mountain Survival - Extreme Habitats, by Susie Hodge.
Did you know that some mountains explode? Some mountains are formed by volcanoes that can erupt at any time. How would you stay alive on the highest mountains? Mountain Survival explains how to stay out of trouble in this extreme habitat.
- The Native American Book of Knowledge, by White Deer of Autumn.
This book reveals the true history of the Native American people and introduces children to the Native American supernatural and cultural heroes of the past.
- Ocean Survival - Extreme Habitats, by Susie Hodge.
Did you know that oceans cover more of Earth than land does? How do creatures survive in this underwater world? Ocean Survival explains how to stay out of trouble in this extreme habitat.
- Polar Region Survival, by Jim Pipe.
One of the books in the Extreme Habitats series, this book gives readers an exciting look at life in the polar regions, and what goes into exploring the poles. This amply illustrated book also examines related science and geography topics, while also offering polar survival tips in case you ever find yourself in such an extreme environment.
- The Right Word, by Elizabeth Morrison.
Are you confused by homophones such as soul/sole or hall/haul? If so, The Right Word will help to guide you through the labyrinth of words that sound alike, but which are spelled differently and have different meanings...
- Science Is Simple: Over 250 Activities for Preschoolers, by Peggy Ashbrook.
This book encourages children to experience our world fully, and gives teachers learning objectives, items for discovery, related books and follow-up activities.
- The Story of My Life, by Helen Keller.
In this autobiography, Helen, who was blind and deaf, describes the first twenty-two years of her life. The moto she lived by was, "There are no handicaps, only challenges."
- When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Writer, by Cynthia MacGregor.
Finally, a book for the budding wordsmith! Filled with entertaining anecdotes, practical tips, and useful exercises, this book encourages children to sharpen their pencils, satisfy their creative urges, and strengthen their communication skills.
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