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Nonfiction for Older Readers 2019

Super nonfiction titles for older kids chosen by your YS librarians!

Cover of Impossible Inventions: Ide
Małgorzata
Mycielska
Alexandra and Daniel Mizieliński
Gecko Press
2018

Incredible ideas from the annals of history! Fun, informative, and funky!

Cover of Curiosity: The Story of a
Markus
Motum
Candlewick
2018

The adorable rover takes readers through what he found on Mars in this stylish book.

Cover of What's the Difference
Emma
Strack
Guillaume Plantevin
Chronicle
2018

This book is so cool! What's the difference between butter and margarine? A crocodile and an alligator? This beautiful books have all the answers!

Cover of Library on wheels : Mary L
Sharlee
Glenn
Abrams
2018

A cool history of books, accessablity, and creative problem solving. Librar1484781449ians have always been amazing!

Cover of A History of Pictures for
David Hockney
Mary Gayford
Rose Blake
Abrams
2018

Both a history of art designed with children in mind, and an inspiring lesson in basic art techniques, this book is perfect for inspiring young artists.

Cover of Earth Verse: Haiku from th
Sally M
Walker
William Grill
Candlewick
2018

"Rocks, fossils, earthquakes.
Seventeen short syllables?
Earth Science haiku!"

Cover of Thomas Paine and the Dange
Sarah Jane
Marsh
Edwin Fotheringham
Disney
2018

A biography of Thomas Payne, and a celebration of the written word.

Cover of Timelines of Everything
Sam
Atkinson
DK
2018

Where has this book been all my life?

Cover of Calling All Minds: How To
Temple
Grandin
Philomel
2018

Suggestions on how to experiment and think about science from one of the greats.

Cover of New Favorites for New Cook
Carolyn
Federman
Ten Speed Press
2018

A great place to start for family fun in the kitchen!