Nonfiction Resources
The Nonfiction Detectives
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The Nonfiction Detectives: THE NONFICTION DETECTIVES' TIPS FOR EVALUATING NONFICTION
Nonfiction is a hot topic right now. It kicked in when states began adopting the Common Core State Standards. It makes us happy to know more children will be exposed to nonfiction, because we LOVE it! Recently, we were asked to present a workshop for librarians on how we evaluate nonfiction.
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The Nonfiction Minute
The blog written by the award-winning children's nonfiction book authors of iNK Think Tank.
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The Nonfiction Detectives: The Best Nonfiction Books of 2014
Dear Readers, It's that time of year when we reflect upon the past twelve months and look for titles that rose to the top. 2014 was an excellent year for nonfiction, so our list of favorite books is lengthy. We have organized our favorite books into categories: history, science, poetry, and biography/memoir.
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The Uncommon Corps
Dear Readers: Sorry to have been away so long -- I had to go through a lengthy, thorough, and successful process to be reappointed at Rutgers, and am now working hard to finish up two books, but still this is a home and miss being here.
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Kid Lit Frenzy Blog
Book recommendations, author interviews, and literacy © 2010-2014 Alyson Beecher
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Great Kid Books
"We are here because of our ancestors and elders and the people who hold us up every day - thanks for helping all of us never forget them or the way each of us finds a way to make a way out of no way - every single day.
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Great Common Core Nonfiction
Murphy, Jim. An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793. Clarion, 2003. 165pp. Lexile 1130. In 1793, yellow fever swept Philadelphia, then the nation's temporary capital, a tragedy brilliantly recounted in this Sibert Award Winner and Newbery Honor Book.
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There's a Book for That
Where book love and primary classroom hilarity are shared
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Policy Into Practice: NF Paper