Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge: What am I reading? - Biographies

This week, I caught up on a few picture book biographies and dove into Sy Montgomery’s new memoir.

Here’s what I have been reading…


Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere by Barb Rosenstock, Illustrated by Katherine Roy (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2018) - I am working on my Mock Sibert/Orbis Pictus post for the beginning of November. I will be putting this on my list.


Through the Window: Views of Marc Chagall’s Life and Art by Barb Rosenstock, Illustrated by Mary GrandPré (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2018) - If you enjoyed The Noisy Paint Box and Vincent Can’t Sleep: Van Gogh Paints the Night Sky, you will enjoy this one.

Don’t miss Barb Rosenstock’s guest post on Melissa Stewart’s Celebrate Science blog. Rosenstock talks about her process of writing biographies.


Starstruck: The Cosmic Journey of Neil Degrasse Tyson by Kathleen Krull and Paul Brewer, Illustrated by Frank Morrison (Crown Books for Young Readers, 2018) - I realized that I didn’t know a lot about Neil Degrasse Tyson and Krull & Brewer do a nice job of introducing young readers to this fascinating scientist.

Currently reading…


How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals by Sy Montgomery, Illustrated by Rebecca Green (HMH Books for Young Readers, 2018)


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