By Emma Bland Smith;
Illustrations by Becca Stadtlander
Calkins Creek. An Imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers. 2022
Two intrepid librarians review the best nonfiction books for children
The 2023 Orbis Pictus Awards for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children were announced at the NCTE Annual Conference last week.
Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Sky
by Nan Ekua Brew-Hammond
illustrated by Daniel Minter
Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement
by Angela Joy
illustrated by Janelle Washington
Fighting for Yes!: The Story of Disability Rights Activist Judith Heumann
by Maryann Cocca-Leffler
illustrated by Vivien Mildenberger
We are excited to reveal the cover of an upcoming nonfiction book by Talia Aikens-Nuñez.
Men of the 65th: The Borinqueneers of the Korean War will be published by Lerner in the spring of 2023. This historical account of the largest mass court martial of the Korean War will appeal to middle grade and young adult readers.
Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults
by Robin Wall Kimmerer
adapted by Monique Gray Smith
illustrated by Nicole Neidhardt