Category Archives: nonfiction

All About Anne by Anne Frank House

All About Anne by Anne Frank House is a middle grade book about the life and death of Anne Frank, compiled by The Anne Frank House is an vitally important book that should be read by everyone, regardless of age.  It … Continue reading

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Anne Frank by Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Anne Frank by Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Little People, Big Dreams series, is a really nice introduction to Anne Frank.  This is an early picture book biography. The story is a very simplified version of the diary of Anne Frank. The pictures are cartoony, yet … Continue reading

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Kid Scientists by David Stabler and Anoosha Syed

Kid Scientists by David Stabler and Anoosha Syed is a wonderful collection of stories that share the early path of some famous scientists. This is an excellent nonfiction book that would be great upper elementary and middle school students. I … Continue reading

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Cat Lady Embroidery 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat by Applemints

Cat Lady Embroidery 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat by Applemints is a very useful embroidery book to have, especially if you like cats. It has a variety of cat patterns! Silly ones, realistic, playful, outlines, completely filled and detailed, … Continue reading

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National Parks of the USA by Kate Siber

National Parks of the USA by Kate Siber is a visually stunning guide for young readers. It is a wonderful collection of facts and detailed  illustrations highlighting some of the more popular national parks in the United States. The parks … Continue reading

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A Literary Tea by Alison Walsh

A Literary Tea: Party Blends and Treats for Alice, Bilbo, Dorothy, Jo, and Book Lovers Everywhere by Alison Walsh is a collection of literary-inspired recipes of savories, breads, and desserts, which are inspired by familiar children’s classics. Enjoy a Beorn’s Honey … Continue reading

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Retro Cross Stitch by Véronique Enginger

Retro Cross Stitch by Véronique Enginger is a beautiful collection of 500 charts for motifs with a French retro flair to cross stitch. The designs are varied and include many smaller designs as well as some larger pieces. Scattered throughout are … Continue reading

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The Art of Making Gelato: More than 50 Flavors to Make at Home by Morgan Morano

The Art of Making Gelato: More than 50 Flavors to Make at Home by Morgan Morano is a wonderful book that is well presented with lots of information and easy to follow directions. There are some unusual flavors such as olive oil … Continue reading

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On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty by Jillian Roberts; Jaime Casap

On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty by Jillian Roberts; Jaime Casap is a book that talks about poverty, homeless, refugee, and all the difference between people in they basic way of loving. The story is easy to use with kids to … Continue reading

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Tilda Sewing by Heart by Tone Finnanger

Tilda Sewing by Heart by Tone Finnanger has a wide variety of projects. This book is a resource for anyone who enjoys sewing. It is a selection of designs that includes patchwork, applique and quilting projects that will bring color and beauty … Continue reading

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