Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge: What are you reading? Nonfiction Edition

Before I jump too fast into 2019 titles, I requested a stack of books from the library in order to read a few more 2018 titles before ALA’s Youth Media Awards. Below you will find a combination of titles from this year and from past years.

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Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face by Larissa Theule, Illustrated by Kelsey Garrity-Riley (Abrams Books for Young Readers, March 2019) - I enjoyed the lively voice and fun in this book. However, don’t miss the information in the back about the importance of bicycles to the women’s rights movement.

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If You Were the Moon by Laura Purdie Salas, Illustrated by Jaime Kim (Millbrook Press, 2017) - Not sure how I missed this one in 2017 but excited to finally read it.

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Sun! One in a Billion by Stacy McNulty, Illustrated by David Litchfield (Henry Holt & Co., 2018) - For some reason, I didn’t have high expectations about this book. However, once I got my hands on the book, I really enjoyed it.

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Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years by Stacy McNulty, Illustrated by David Litchfield (Henry Holt & Co., 2017) - This book came out before SUN! And I loved them both.

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Out of This World: The Surreal Art of Leonara Carrington by Michelle Markel, Illustrated by Amanda Hall (Balzer & Bray, 2019) - I really loved the pairing of the text and illustrations in this book.

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Mary, Who Wrote Frankenstein by Linda Bailey, Illustrated by Julia Sarda (Tundra Books, 2018) - Fascinating book about Mary Shelly and how she ended up writing Frankenstein.

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Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented by Tanya Lee Stone, Illustrated by Steve Salerno (Henry Holt & Co, 2018) This was another book from 2018 that I was excited to finally get to read.

Look for these and other titles at your local indie bookstore or community library.

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