Tag Archives: nonfiction

Who Doesn’t Love Dogs?

Or at least books about dogs? This year’s Hub Challenge list included two great dog books, the nonfiction title, How to Speak Dog by Aline Alexander Newman and Gary Weitzman, D.V.M. and the graphic novel, Dogs of War by Sheila … Continue reading

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And The Winners Are

I’ve made progress on all of my reading challenges. I did finish my last book for the Morris Award Challenge on time. That meant that when the Youth Media Awards were announced on Monday, I had read all of the … Continue reading

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Challenge Update – Week 6

While I haven’t been posting updates here regularly, I have been reading for the challenge. In fact, I have finished the Nonfiction Challenge and am reading the final book in the Morris Award short list. I should have no problem … Continue reading

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Challenge Progress – Week 3

Three weeks down, four to go, and I am more than halfway through the challenge! So far I have read four of the five on the Nonfiction Award shortlist and two of the Morris Award finalists. Six books read, four … Continue reading

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Challenge Progress – Week 2

This week I made much better progress, finishing three books. I read two more nonfiction titles: Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 by Phillip Hoose and Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson.  That … Continue reading

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Best of the Best Challenge: Week 1 Update

I got off to a good start on my challenge this week, completing three books. The first was Everybody Sees the Ants by A. S. King. I already had this book on hand, so the challenge was a good excuse … Continue reading

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And the winner is . . .

In my reviews of Children’s Nonfiction books, I mentioned that our library was having a Mock Sibert Awards event. That event took place this afternoon and I had the honor to be one of the presenters. My book was The … Continue reading

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Super Nonfiction Books for Children

As my library system gears up for our Mock Sibert Awards event, I’ve been reading a fair bit of new nonfiction for children. So often children’s nonfiction gets overlooked as families head straight to the picture books. Or elementary school … Continue reading

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