Two intrepid librarians

Two intrepid librarians review the best nonfiction books for children

Monday, January 15, 2024

New Nonfiction: January 2024


Fighting with Love: The Legacy of John Lewis
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
illustrated by James Ransome
Simon & Schuster

Coretta: The Autobiography of Mrs. Coretta Scott King
by Coretta Scott King
illustrated by Ekua Holmes

The Girl Who Sang: A Holocaust Memoir of Hope and Survival 
by Estelle Nadel
illustrated by Sammy Savos
Roaring Brook Press

Remember My Story: A Girl, a Holocaust Survivor, and a Friendship That Made History
by Claire Sarnowski ad Sarah Durand
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Jimmy's Rhythm and Blues: The Extraordinary Life of James Baldwin
by Michelle Meadows
illustrated by Jamiel Law

A Grand Idea: How William J. Wilgus Created Grand Central Station
by Megan Hoyt
illustrated by David Szalay
Quill Tree Books

The Fabulous Fannie Farmer
by Emma Bland Smith
illustrated by Susan Reagan
Calkins Creek

American Wings: Chicago's Pioneering Black Aviators and the Race for Equality in the Sky
by Sherri L. Smith and Elizabeth Wein
G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers

Unstoppable: My Journey from World Champion to Athlete A to 8 Time NCAA National Gymnastics Champion and Beyond
by Maggie Nichols
Roaring Brook Press

Kid Olympians: Summer: True Tales of Childhood from Champions and Game Changers
by Robin Stevenson
illustrated by Allison Steinfeld
Quirk Books