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Nonfiction for Younger Readers - 2018
A list of MPL Youth Services Librarians' recent favorites in nonfiction for younger readers
A simple and beautiful picture book biography about Iraqi architecht Zaha Hadid. A lovely and accessible story about art, drive, and overcoming adversity.
A virtual hiking tour of the Grand Canyon, this breathtaking picture books is full of illustrations and facts, big and small, and follows and father and daughter as they wind their way through the Canyon.
The women of Gee's Bend, Alabama have been making gorgeous, colorful quilts for generations. This photo essay tells the story of these women, their quilts, and their community.
In flowing verse and lush pictures, Harriet Tubman narrates her life in reverse.
A super engaging book of nonsense verse, with lots of visual jokes, for silly kids and adults who love Shel Silverstein.
Hand claps, jumprope rhymes, poems, songs and stories from African American tradition. This book will get families moving, talking, and singing.
It's not easy being an elephant, and this book takes readers through all the skills a baby elephant needs to learn to survive on the savanna.
A bilingual picture book biography of Cuban activist Jose Marti.
Have you ever noticed that the statue of liberty is mid-stride? That she's on the move? Why do you think that is? This playful, colorful book examines this question, and the very foundation of our country.
A funny and colorful graphic novel presents facts about bats.