Expand your child's knowledge and horizons with these fascinating and informative non-fiction picture books.

nonfiction picture books Recommended Books for 8 10 year olds (and a new After School Linky!

Ada Byron Lovelace

Fishpond Australia, Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by April Chu (Illustrated ) Laurie Wallmark. Buy Books online: Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine, ISBN April Chu (Illustrated by) Laurie Wallmark


In the Middle Ages, people believed that insects were evil, born from mud in a process called spontaneous generation. Maria Merian was only a child, b


The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever - Institute for Humane Education

Rachel Carson

Picture Book: Rachel Carson and her book that changed the world by Laurie Lawlor & Laura Beingesser. Helped launch the modern environmental movement

The House that Jane Built

The House That Jane Built: A Story About Jane Addams: Tanya Lee Stone, Kathryn…

Snowflake Bentley

Snowflake Bentley The man who proved no two snowflakes are the same - side bars about the science

Prevot, Franck. Wangari Maathai

Heather Lang Nonfiction Picture Books about Brave Women Conservationists

Vernick, Audrey. The Kid from Diamond Street

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Rosenstock, Barb. Dorthea's Eyes

Dorothea's Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth - Barb Rosenstock, Gerard DuBois

miss mary reporting

Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber by Sue Macy. Provo City Library pick for best books of