Monday, January 12, 2015

35 New Nonfiction Books for K-5 Published in 2015


  1. Barton, Chris. (2015). The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch. Illustrated by Don Tate. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers.
  2. Golio, Gary. (2015). Bird & Diz. Illustrated by Ed Young. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.
  3. Gourley, Robbin. (2015). Talkin' Guitar: A Story of Young Doc Watson. New York: Clarion Books.
  4. Kugler, Tim. (2015). In Mary's Garden. Illustrated by Carson Kugler. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers.
  5. Myers, Christopher. (2015). My Pen. New York: Disney-Hyperion. 
  6. Ruurs, Margriet and Katherine Gibson. (2015). A Brush Full of Colour: The World of Ted Harrison. Toronto, ON: Pajama Press. 
  7. Turner, Ann. (2015). My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth. Illustrated by James Ransome. New York: HarperCollins.
  8. Weatherford, Carole Boston. (2015). Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America. Illustrated by Jamey Christoph. Park Ridge, IL: Albert Whitman & Company.

Historical Account (Includes Narrative retelling)

  1. Bass, Helen. (2015). Seeds of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama. Illustrated by E.B. Lewis. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.
  2. Little, Linda (2015). Work and More Work. Illustrated by Óscar T. Pérez. Toronto, ON: Groundwood Books.

from Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt. 

Informational (including narrative nonfiction)

  1. Adler, DavidA. (2105). Simple Machines: Wheels, Levers, and Pulleys. Illustrated by Anna Raff. New York: Holiday House. 
  2. Alexander, Rilla. (2015). Her Idea. London: Flying Eye Books.
  3. Aston, Diane. (2015). A Nest is Noisy. Illustrated by Sylvia Long. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books.
  4. Brooks, Leah. (2015). Baking with Kids: Make Breads, Muffins, Cookies, Pies, Pizza Dough, and More! (Hands-On Family).  Minneapolis, MN: Quarry Books.
  5. Delaunois, Angèle. (2015). Magic Little Words. Illustrated by Manon Gauthier.  Toronto, ON: Owlkids.
  6. Diaz, Natalia and Melissa Owens. (2015). A Ticket Around the World. Illustrated by Kim Smith. Toronto, ON: Owlkids.
  7. Frydenborg, Kay. (2015). Chocolate: Sweet Science & Dark Secrets of the World's Most Favorite Treat.  New York: HMH Books for Young Readers. (Grade 5+)
  8. Heos, Bridget. (2015). I, Fly: The Buzz About Flies and How Awesome They Are. Illustrated by Jennifer Plecas. New York: Henry Holt. 
  9. Huber, Raymond. (2015). Flight of the Honey Bee (Read and Wonder). Illustrated by Brian Lovelock. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.
  10. Kelsey, Elin. (2015). Wild Ideas: Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking. Illustrated by Soyeon Kim. Toronto, ON: Owlkids.
  11. Lourie, Peter. (2015). The Polar Bear Scientists (Scientists in the Field Series). New York: HMH Books for Young Readers. (Grade 5+)
  12. Lunde, Darrin. (2015). Dirty Rats?  Illustrated by Adam Gustavson. Watertown, MA:  Charlesbridge.
  13. Manceau,  Édouard. (2015). LOOK! Toronto, ON: Owlkids.
  14. Markle, Sandra. (2015). Toad Weather. Illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publishers.
  15. Messner, Kate. Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt. Illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books. 
  16. Montgomery, Sy. (2015). The Octopus Scientists (Scientists in the Field Series). Illustrated by Keith Ellenbogen. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers. (Grade 5+)
  17. Nelson, Kadir. (2015). If You Plant a Seed. New York: Balzer + Bray.
  18. Page, Robin & Steve Jenkins. (2015). Egg: Nature's Perfect Package. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers.
  19. Roussen, Jean. (2015). Beautiful Birds. Illustrated by Emmanuelle Walker. London: Flying Eye Books.
  20. Sheehy, Shawn. (2015). Welcome to the Neighborhood. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.
  21. Shinghu, Susumu. (2015). Wandering Whale Sharks. Toronto, ON: Owlkids Books 
  22. Sill, Cathryn. (2015). About Hummingbirds: A Guide for Children. Illustrated by John Sill. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publishers.
  23. Smith, Marie & Roland Smith.  (2015). T is for Time. Illustrated by Renée Graef. Ann Arbor MI: Sleeping Bear Press. 
  24. Stockdale, Susan. (2015). Spectacular Spots. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publishers.
  25. Winters, Kari-Lynn and Ishta Mercurio. (2015). Bite Into Bloodsuckers.  Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside.

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