Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday: Best Nonfiction of 2015 Part II

Last week, I shared 15 of my favorite nonfiction books of 2015. Of course, I could not just post 15 books. Here is an assortment of additional favorites from this year.  For more titles, check out my Mock Sibert postsPart I | Part II | Part III  Though I have a few overlaps with my favorites lists, there are additional favorites on those lists.  Check out my Best Of/Favorite Nonfiction Part I list from last week. 

So here are some additional favorites from this year...

Favorite math concepts book:

Tree of Wonder: The Many Marvelous Lives of a Rainforest Tree by Kate Messner; Illustrated by Simona Mulazzani (Chronicle Books, August 11, 2015)

Favorite Civil and Voting Rights books:

Favorite Book in a series:

A Nest is Noisy by Dianna Hutts Aston; Illustrated by Sylvia Long (Chronicle Books, April 14, 2015)

Favorite deadly disease book

Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary by Gail Jarrows (Calkins Creek, March 3, 2015)

Favorite story of bridging a cultural gap:

Watch Out for Flying Kids by Cynthia Levinson (Peachtree Publishers, August 1, 2015)

Favorite Insect Book told with Humor:

I, Fly: The Buzz About Flies and How Awesome They Are by Bridget Heos; Illustrated by Jennifer Plecas (Henry Holt and Co., March 10, 2015)

Favorite American History Collection:

Favorite Scientist in the Field Book

The Octopus Scientist by Sy Montgomery (HMH Books for Young Readers, May , 2015)

Now I don't read a lot of adult books in a year, but most of what I read this year falls in the nonfiction category (professional texts, informational books, etc).

Here are a few of my favorites:

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Spiegel & Grau, July 14, 2015)

The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers by Jennifer Serravallo (Heinemann, May 20, 2015) 

Don't forget to link up your nonfiction reviews or best of lists or Mock-Sibert posts below: