We’re here in Practically Paradise for Nonfiction Monday. My post is We’ve Got A Job on the next link so we can enjoy these gifts today first:
- At NC Teacher Stuff, Jeff has a review of Did Castles Have Bathrooms?
- Anastasia Suen at Picture Book of the Day: has Giant Pandas by Lyn Sirota
- Cathy & Louise at The Nonfiction Detectives have a review of Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming
- Lisa Von Drasek has her end of the year gift list for kids who like information books at Early Word blog.
- Myra at GatheringBooks shares another novel-in-verse written by Margarita Engle – the Newbery Honor and Pura Belpre award-winning book “The Surrender Tree – Poems of Cuba’s Struggle for Freedom”.
- Heidi at Geolibrarian has a post What to Expect When You’re expecting Joeys: A Guide for Marsupial Parents (and Curious Kids) by Bridget Heos.
- Margo Tanenbaum at Fourth Musketeer is in with Irena’s Jar http://fourthmusketeer.blogspot.com/2011/12/nonfiction-monday-book-review-irenas.html
- Roberta Gibson’s in with her submission of another Cybils nominee, The Many Faces of George Washington, at
Wrapped in Foil.
- Jennifer Wharton with the Jean Little library has a link for Nonfiction Monday, I dreamed of flying like a bird.
- Jeanne Walker Harvey’s True Tales with a Cherry on Top post is about about OLIVIA’s BIRDS -SAVING THE GULF.
- Shirley Duke at SimplyScience, I have Environmental Disasters of which she is the author!
- Lisa at Shelf Employed has her list of favorites for 2011.
- Mary Ann Scheuer at Great Kid Books has a post on Nursery Rhyme Collections.
- Amy’s post on Hope Is the Word Blog is about Star of the Sea: A Day in the Life of a Starfish by Janet Halfmann.
- Abby the Librarian has a a review of DRUMBEAT IN OUR FEET.
- Jen Rothschild has her entry at Biblio File blog for Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart.
- Amy Broadmoore has a delightful list of 9 Children’s Books About Trees on the Delightful Childrens’ Books blog. This post includes 5 nonfiction books about trees: Fernando’s Gift (rainforest trees), Winter Trees (identifying trees in winter), Planting the Trees of Kenya (my favorite picture book biography of Wangari Maathai), Crinkleroot’s Guide to Knowing Trees (a great first nature guide), and The Tree Book (an impressive, more advanced nature guide).
- The Swimmer Writer in honor of Nonfiction Monday recommends Why Do Animals Migrate by Bobbie Kalman.
This 32 page chapter book gives lots of good information about reasons animals migrate. Please visit http://theswimmerwriter.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-learn-about-animal-migration.html for more information.
- Don’t forget to check my blog post on We’ve Got a Job.