Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Nonfiction grades 2-3

Wittenstein, Barry, author.

"The true story behind the writing of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" spe...

Olson, Elsie, 1986- author.

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Falcon, F. Anthony, author.

A man of Native American descent contemplates what lessons he will pass on to his newborn son in th...

Colson, Rob, 1971- author.

A spectacular collection of skeletons from some of the world's most fascinating prehistoric an...

Meadows, Michelle, author.

Janet Collins wanted to be a ballerina in the 1930s and 1940s, a time when racial segregation was wi...

Biebow, Natascha, author.

"Celebrating the inventor of the Crayola crayon! This gloriously illustrated picture book biogr...

Portis, Antoinette, author, illustrator.

"Splashy illustrations and simple text explore water in its many shapes and forms"-- ...

Wishinsky, Frieda, author.

Also available on Hoopla. "An accessible, picture-book biography of Emily Warren Roebling. ...

Stier, Catherine, author.

Also available on Hoopla. "A group of kids imagine all the duties and responsibilities of U...

Nargi, Lela, author.

Karl is an Abyssinian ground hornbill with a special challenge. His lower bill had broken off and ma...

McGinty, Alice B., 1963- author.

"When Venetia Burney's grandfather reads aloud from the newspaper about a new discovery--...

Hatkoff, Juliana.

True story of a polar bear cub raised by a bear keeper at Zoo Berlin. ...

Jenkins, Steve, 1952- author, illustrator.

Introduces young readers to some of the stealthiest camouflaged animals in the natural world and ask...

Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960- author.

"Want to write a book? Well, the spunky, know-it-all narrator of this side-splitting story can ...

Paul, Miranda, author.

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Denise, Anika, author.

Also available on Hoopla. "From the author of MONSTER TRUCK and STARRING CARMEN comes a go...

Tonatiuh, Duncan, author.

Also available on Hoopla and Overdrive. "Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court rulin...

Gravel, Elise, author.

Part of a series of hilarious nonfiction about disgusting creatures, this book looks at the spider. ...

Rappaport, Doreen, author.

"A picturebook biography of Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.&qu...

Gravel, Elise.

Shares information on the earthworm with graphic illustrations and fact-filled text that traces its ...