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Two intrepid librarians review the best nonfiction books for children

Monday, September 2, 2019

New Nonfiction- September 2019

Buckle your seat belts because September is a busy month for publishers! Here are some of the nonfiction titles for children and teens that hit shelves this month.

Nya’s Long Walk: A Step at a Time
by Linda Sue Park and Brian Pinkney

Fever Year: The Killer Flu of 1918
by Don Brown

The Dozier School for Boys: Forensics, Survivors, and a Painful Past
by Elizabeth A. Murray, PhD

Child of the Dream: A Memoir of 1963
by Sharon Robinson

Ruby’s Hope
by Monica Kulling and Sarah Dvojack

What Miss Mitchell Saw
by Hayley Barrett and Diana Sudyka

Growing Up Gorilla
by Clare Hodgson Meeker

More Than a Game: Race, Gender, and Politics in Sports
by Matt Doeden

by Jonah Winter and Bryan Collier

The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border
by Juan Pablo Villalobos

Thanku: Poems of Gratitude
by Miranda Paul and Marlena Myles

Little Libraries, Big Heroes
by Miranda Paul and John Parra

The Animal Awards 
by Martin Jenkins and Tor Freeman

Monument Maker: Daniel Chester French and the Lincoln Memorial 
by Linda Booth Sweeney and Shawn Fields

Soldier for Equality: Jose de la Luz Saenz and the Great War
by Duncan Tonatiuh

Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science Behind Your Favorite Monsters
Carlyn Beccai

Prairie Boy: Frank Lloyd Wright Turns the Heartland Into a Home
by Barb Rosenstock and Christopher Silas Neal

One Person, No Vote: How Not All Voters Are Treated Equally (Young Readers' Edition)
by Carol Anderson and Tonya Bolden

Caught!: Nabbing History's Most Wanted
by Georgia Bragg and Kevin O'Malley

Follow Chester!: A College Football Team Fights Racism and Makes History
by Gloria Respress-Churchwell and Laura Freeman

Born to Fly: The First Women's Air Race Across America
by Steve Sheinkin and Bijou Karman


  1. WOW! Some great books in there for sure.

  2. So many great titles to look forward to! Many of these are going on the library queue right now!! Love Don Brown's stuff,so I'm especially looking forward to that as well as What Miss Mitchell Saw (love the art & I know Hayley!) as well as Monstrous & the gorilla book--too cute! Thanks, Cathy!