Monday, September 06, 2010

Nonfiction Monday is Here!

I've not been seen around these parts much lately, but now that school is back in session I've got my game face on. I'm happy to launch my return by hosting nonfiction Monday. So without further ado, here's what folks are sharing in the vastly informative and entertaining world of nonfiction.
Shelf-employed is in with a call for nominations for the Sibert award.

Andi of a wrung sponge shares a list of titles on global warming.

Roberta of Wrapped in Foil shares a review of Amazing Faces by Lee Bennett Hopkins.

Jeff Barger of NC Teacher Stuff shares a review of Biblioburro: A True Story From Columbia by Jeanette Winter.

Doret of The Happy Nappy Bookseller shares a review of Side by Side/ Lado a Lado by Monica Brown.

Angela Craft of Bookish Blather shares a review of Curveball: The Remarkable Story of Toni Stone, the First Woman to Play Professional Baseball in the Negro League.

In Need of Chocolate shares a review of the book Rabbit by Sally Tagholm.

Jennifer at Jean Little Library shares her thoughts on two gardening/farm books.

Lori Calabrese of Lori Calabrese Writes! shares a review of How To Turn Your Book Club into a Spectacular Event by Mayra Calvani.

Paula of Pink Me shares a review of Hot X: Algebra Exposed by Danica McKellar.

Mary Ann Scheuer of Great Kid Books shares a review of the Scholastic Children's Dictionary.

Tammy Flanders of Apples With Many Seeds shares some thoughts on International Literacy Day.

Margo of The Fourth Musketeer shares a review of The War to End All Wars: World War I by Russell Freedman.

Janet of All About Books with Janet Squires shares a review of Labor Day by Mari C. Schuh.

Alex of The Children's War shares a review of The Champion of Children: the story of Janusz Korczak by Tomek Bogacki.

Michelle Markel of The Cat and the Fiddle recommends some children's books for Labor Day.

Tricia of The Miss Rumphius Effect (that's me!) shares a review of Project Seahorse by Pamela Turner.

Wendie O. of Wendie's Wanderings shares a review of Parrots by Margaret Fetty.

Anamaria of Books Together shares a review of How the Sphinx Got to the Museum by Jessie Hartland.

proseandkahn shares a review of Whose Fingerprints are These? Crime-solving Science Projects by Robert Gardner.
Keep those reviews coming and I'll add to the list throughout the day.


  1. Happy Labor Day, and thanks for hosting My post today is a reminder that ALSC is seeking nominations for the 2011 Sibert Award. More details at

  2. Hey thanks for hosting! I am jumping back in with a review of several books on Global Warming. Jazzed about the new school year and wishing you the best!!

  3. Thanks for hosting on a holiday. I know you appreciate poetry, so I took a look at the poetry collection Amazing Faces at

  4. Thank you for hosting today! I have posted a review of Biblioburro which is the true story of Colombian teacher Luis Soriana:

  5. Thanks for hosting and having it ready to go so early.

    I am in with Side by Side/Lado a Lado by Monica Brown.
    A bilingual book about Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez

    I thought it was the perfect book to have review for Labor Day

    Enjoy your Day

  6. Thanks for posting!

    I'm celebrating the end of summer with a baseball biography Curveball: The Remarkable Story of Toni Stone, the First Woman to Play Professional Baseball in the Negro League. The title's a mouthful, but the story is amazing.

  7. Thanks for hosting! I've posted about The Rabbit: Animal Lives, a book we've used for Nature Study.

  8. Nice to see you back! I've got a post on two books on sustainable farming - Up We Grow by Deborah Hodge and The Good Garden by Katie Smith Milway.

    We both picked the same background to fancy up our blogs! I love the way you put all your listiness in the pages - mind if I borrow your idea? My sidebars are starting to stretch to infinity!

  9. Oops, here's my link

  10. Wow! Everyone came with their game face today--even on a holiday no less! :)

    I'm in with a review of How To Turn Your Book Club into a Spectacular Event by Mayra Calvani!

  11. Ooh, looking forward to Biblioburro - I love Nonfiction Monday!

    I have embraced my inner 90's TV fan and reviewed Danica McKellar's new algebra book, Hot x: Algebra Exposed on Pink Me.


  12. I hope your new school year is getting off to a good start. At Great Kid Books, I'm taking a look at the Scholastic Children's Dictionary.

  13. Thanks for hosting today's event, Tricia.
    My posting today highlights a few children's book about the importance of literacy and education to raise awareness for International Literacy Day which is on September 8th.

  14. Thanks for hosting. Today I am reviewing The War To End All Wars: World War I, by Russell Freedman at The Fourth Musketeer. Here is the link:

  15. Thanks for hosting.
    In recognition of the day, my selection is Labor Day written by Mari C. Schuh.

  16. Hi,
    Thanks for hosting Non-Fiction Monday this week. I have a post on The Champion of Children: the story of Janusz Korczak by Tomek Bogacki at The Children's War. The link is

  17. For Labor Day, The Cat & The Fiddle serves up recommendations for children's books about workers.

  18. Wendie Old at Wendie's Wanderings reviewed a book about Parrots this Monday.

  19. Welcome back and thanks for hosting today, Tricia! I posted a review and giveaway of Jessie Hartland's fabulous How the Sphinx Got to the Museum over at books together:

  20. The best thing about being so late to post, is that I get to click through some great posts all in one sitting. Thanks for hosting.

    I read an entry in the Who Dunnit? series called Whose Fingerprints are These? Crime-solving Science Projects. Come on over to see if it delivers.

  21. Good grief, I posted on my website earlier today and thought I had posted here! Thank you for serving as our host today.

    I read POP! The Invention of Bubble Gum by Meghan McCarthy and it's posted here: