Bang, Molly & Penny Chisolm. (2014). Buried Sunlight: How Fossil Fuels Have Changed the Earth. New York: Scholastic.
Burleigh, Robert. (2015). Trapped! A Whale's Rescue. Illustrated by Wendell Minor. Watertown MA: Charlesbridge.
Davis, Kathryn Gibbs. (2014). Mr. Ferris and His Wheel. Illustrated by Gilbert Ford. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers.
Duke, Kate. (2014). It’s The Rainforest. New York: HarperCollins.
Elliot, David. (2014). On the Wing. Illustrated by Becca Stadtlander. Somerville, MA Candlewick Press.
Jenkins, Steve & Robin Page. (2014). Creature Features: Twenty-Five Animals Explain Why They Look the Way They Do. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers.
Johnson Tony. (2014). Sequoia. Illustrated by Wendell Minor. New York: Roaring Brook Press.
Latham, Irene. (2014). Dear Wandering Wildebeest: And Other Poems from the Water Hole. Illustrated by Anna Wadham. Minneapolis, MN: Millbrook Picture Books.
Little, Linda. (2015). Work and More Work. Illustrated by Óscar T. Pérez. Toronto, ON: Groundwood Books.
McCarthy, Megan. (2015). Earmuffs for Everyone!: How Chester Greenwood Became Known as the Inventor of Earmuffs. New York: Paula Wiseman Books.
Page, Robin and Steve Jenkins (2015). Egg: Nature’s Perfect Package. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers.
Pfeffer, Wendy. (2014). We Gather Together: Celebrating the Harvest Season. Illustrated Linda Bleck. New York: Puffin Reprint.
Posada, Mia. (2014). Who Was Here?: Discovering Wild Animal Tracks. Minneapolis, MN: Millbrook Picture Books.
Prévot, Frank. (2015). Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted a Million Trees. Illustrated by Aurélia Fronty. Watertown MA: Charlesbridge.
Rockliff, Mara. (2015). Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France. Illustrated by Iacopo Bruno. Somerville, MA Candlewick Press.
Rosenstock, Barn. (2014). Ben Franklin's Big Splash: The Mostly True Story of His First Invention. Illustrated by S.D. Schindler. Honesdale, PA: Calkins Creek.
Sayre, April Pulley. (2015). Raindrops Roll. New York: Beach Lane Books.
Sidman, Joyce. (2014). Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold. Illustrated by Rick Allen. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers.
Singer, Marilyn. (2015). A Strange Place to Call Home: The World's Most Dangerous Habitats & the Animals That Call Them Home. Illustrated by Ed Young. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books. (Note this is the release of the paperback version. The hardcover is available now. The collage work is especially amazing, alongside Singer’s poems.)
Sisson, Stephanie Roth. (2014). Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos. New York: Roaring Brook Press.
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Kurlansky, Mark. (2014). Frozen in Time: Clarence Birdseye's Outrageous Idea About Frozen Food. New York: Delacorte Books for Young Readers.
Marrin, Albert. (2014). Oh Rats!: The Story of Rats and People. Illustrated by C.B Mordan. New York: Puffin.
Mercer, Bobby. (2014). The Robot Book: Build & Control 20 Electric Gizmos, Moving Machines, and Hacked Toys (Science in Motion). Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press.
Rusch, Elizabeth. (2014). The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans (Scientists in the Field Series). New York: HMH Books for Young Readers.