Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday: February New Releases

As part of the Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge, I do my best to round-up as many new quality nonfiction books for children and share them with readers of this blog.  Some months, I miss the release of books and add them to the next month's post. Though I have not read many of these titles yet, I will be on the lookout for them.  Hope this is a helpful resource for you, since I know that this is an extremely useful resource for me. ~ Happy Reading!

Link to January 2015 New Release Post, click here.

Here are the new releases that are coming out this month:

January 1, 2015

Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A to Z by Alan Schroeder; Illustrated by John O'Brien (Holiday House)

Swing Sisters: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm by Karen Deans; Illustrated by Joe Cepeda (Holiday House)

January 20, 2015

My Name is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth by Ann Turner; Illustrated by James Ransome (HarperCollins)

January 27, 2015

Seeds of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Hester Bass; Illustrated by E.B. Lewis (Candlewick)

January 30, 2015

A Bird is a Bird by Lizzy Rockwell (Holiday House)

The Fruits We Eat by Gail Gibbons (Holiday House)


Simple Machines: Wheels, Levers, and Pulleys by David A. Adler; Illustrated by Anna Raff (Holiday House)

When the Wind Blows by Stacy Clark; Illustrated by Brad Sneed (Holiday House)

February 1, 2015

Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Boston Weatherford; Illustrated by James Christoph (Albert Whitman & Company)

One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of Gambia by Miranda Paul; Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon (Millbrook Press)

February 10, 2015

Dirty Rats? by Darrin Lunde; Illustrated by Adam Gustavson (Charlesbridge)

Why'd They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History by Sarah Albee (National Geographic Children's Books) 

February 17, 2015

Queen of the Diamond: The Lizzie Murphy Story by Emily Arnold McCully (Farrar, Strauss, & Giroux)

Don't forget to link up your nonfiction reviews: