Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Nonfiction Picture Book Releases - January 2013


As part of the Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge, I try to post new releases for the month.  Here are a list of titles that I found being released in January 2013.  Books marked with an asterik (*) indicated full length chapter books for grades 5 to 8.


January 1, 2013


*Yoko Ono: Collector of Skies by Nell Beram, Carolyn Boriss-Krimsky (Scholastic)


*Lincoln's Grave Robbers by Steve Sheinkin (Scholastic)

January 2, 2013


Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson (Katherine Teegan Books)

January 8, 2013


The Price of Freedom: How One Town Stood Up to Slavery by Dennis Brindell Fradin, Judith Bloom Fradin; Illustrated by Eric Velasquez (Walker Children's)


A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant; Illustrated by Melissa Sweet (Knopf Books for Young Readers)


You Never Heard of Willie Mays?! By Jonah Winter, Terry Widener (Schwartz & Wade)

January 22, 2013


*Courage Has No Color, The True Story of Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers by Tanya Lee Stone (Candlewick)


Henry and the Cannons: The Extraordinary True Story of the American Revolution by Don Brown (Roaring Brook Press)


Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtmakers' Strike of 1909 by Michelle Markel; Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

January 29, 2013


Peace by Wendy Anderson Halperin (Atheneum)

The links for the above books will take you directly to the Indie Bound's webpage for purchasing information, unless otherwise noted. Please note, I do not make anything off these links or profit in anyway from posting the links. If you know of a book that should be included in this list, please include the title and author in the comments section and I will update the list.  

If you have posted any nonfiction book reviews, please link them up with this post:

6 comments:

  1. Hi !
    Here is my link to the book I read:
    http://theamyrudder.blogspot.com/2013/01/a-lively-rock.html?m=1
    Thanks for the new release suggestions!

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    1. Hi Amy - Thanks for linking up. I love A Rock is Lively

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  2. Hello Alyson,
    I hope it was okay to link in a book I reviewed at the end of December. I also have one I did this week that I can add in for next week if that is okay with you. If this is not okay just "beam" me out.
    Thanks,
    Margie

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    1. Margie - No worries. Typically it is a book that you did recently but I know people are just getting started and I want to encourage linking up. :-) Thanks.

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  3. Such fantastic titles coming out. I love Melissa Sweet's illustrations. Thanks for sharing these!

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    1. I love Melissa Sweet's illustrations. Love, love, love.

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