Monday, February 23, 2009

Nonfiction Monday Is Here!

Check out this week's cool reads in nonfiction.
100 Scope Notes has a review of First Science Encyclopedia by DK Publishing.

Mark and Andrea at Just One More Book!! podcast their thoughts about Cybils nonfiction picture book winner Nic Bishop Frogs.

Jama Rattaigan at Jama Rattigan's Alphabet Soup has a tasty review of George Crum and the Saratoga Chip. Yum!

Anastasia Suen at Picture Book of the Day has a review of Owney: The Mail Pouch Pooch.

Over at the Scholastic site Kid Lit Kit, Anastasia shares some books and resources on dental health.

Camille at Book Moot shares a review of Are You Afraid Yet?: The Science behind Scary Stuff.

Lori Calabrese at Lori Calabrese Writes! has a review of Buffalo Song.

Shirley at SimplyScience Blog has a review of Wangari's Trees of Peace and some activity ideas.

Abby (the) Librarian shares a review of The Trouble Begins at 8: A Life of Mark Twain in the Wild, Wild West.

Jone at Check It Out has an interview with Kirby Larson, author of Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship and Survival, and Hattie Big Sky (a 2007 Newbery honor book).

Jennifer at Jean Little Library shares a review of Sophie Skates.

Amanda at A Patchwork of Books has a review of
Organic Crafts: 75 Earth-Friendly Art Activities.

Cari at Book Scoops shares a review of Wanda Gag: The Girl Who Lived to Draw.

Meredith at Sweetness and Light has a review of The Usborne Art Treasury.

The ACPL Mock Sibert blog is looking for comments/reviews of One Beetle Too Many: the Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin. If you've read it, do stop by and let them know what you think.

Infant Bibliophile reviews a number of books on baby signing (that's sign language for the wee folk).

Valerie at Living the Good Life on Not Enough Acres Farm shares a review of the book Cow by Jules Older.

Sarah at In Need of Chocolate highlights the book The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss.

Jennie at Biblio File has reviews of two books, We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball and Ain't Nothing but a Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry.

Wendie at Wendie's Wanderings shares a review of Money Madness.

Fiona Bayrock at Books and 'Rocks shares a few of her favorite nonfiction blogs.
It's not too late if you still want to participate. Leave me a note about your review and I'll add it to the list.


  1. (100 Scope Notes) First Science Encyclopedia.

  2. Thanks for rounding us up, Tricia. This week, Mark & I chat about Cybils Non-Fiction Picture book winner Nic Bishop's Frogs.

  3. I'm tempting everyone with potato chips today: George Crum and the Saratoga Chip by Gaylia Taylor.

    Thanks for hosting and have a nice day :)!

  4. Thanks for the roundup this week! At Lori Calabrese Writes! I review the book Buffalo Song.

  5. Thank you for hosting. My book at SimplyScience today is Wangari's Trees of Peace by Jeanette Winter. The title is Cover It With Green.


  6. Thanks for hosting! At Abby (the) Librarian, I have a review of The Trouble Begins at 8:

  7. I have an interview with Krby Larson, author of Two Bobbies.
    Thank you for rounding us up.

  8. I have an interview with Krby Larson, author of Two Bobbies.
    Thank you for rounding us up.

  9. Jennifer, Jean Little Library

    Sophie Skates by Rachel Isadora

  10. I have a review of the book, Organic Crafts, over at A Patchwork of Books.


  11. I was just getting ready to leave you a note and I see that you found me!!! Thanks so much Tricia!

  12. Here is my post for today.

    Thanks for hosting!

  13. Here's another one for today! Thanks so much for hosting:

    The Usborne Art Treasury by Rosie Dickins!

  14. Thanks for hosting. A post about One Beetle Too Many: the Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin by Kathryn Lasky is up on the ACPL Mock Sibert blog.

  15. I'm a little confused as to whether this counts for this week or next week, but I just did a post on baby signing books!
    Thanks :)

  16. Thanks for hosting. Here is my Non-Fiction post for the book Cow by Jules Older.

  17. Thanks for hosting. I've written about some amazing deep sea photography in The Deep.

  18. Thanks for hosting! I'm in with reviews of We Are the Ship and Ain't Nothing but a Man!