Non-Fiction Book List

  •  I Fly

    I, Fly: The Buzz About Flies and How Awesome They Are

    by Bridget Heos, illustrated by Jennifer Plecas Year Published: 03/10/2015 Non-Fiction

    For kids who need to be grossed out to be engrossed, this is a great pick. Told from the point of view of a fly who is irritated by everyone’s fascination with butterflies, this book leaves the reader with amazing knowledge about an oft-overlooked insect. 

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  • Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum

    by Meghan McCarthy Year Published: May 4, 2010 Non-Fiction

    Gum. It’s been around for centuries—from the ancient Greeks to the American Indians, everyone’s chewed it. But the best kind of gum—bubble gum!—wasn’t invented until 1928, when an enterprising young accountant at Fleer Gum and Candy used his spare time to experiment with different recipes. Bubble-blowing kids everywhere will be delighted with Megan McCarthy’s entertaining pictures and engaging fun facts as they learn the history behind the pink perfection of Dubble Bubble

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  •  Worst of Friends

    Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and the True Story of an American Feud

    by SUZANNE TRIPP JURMAIN Year Published: Dec 08, 2011 Non-Fiction

    John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were good friends with very different personalities. But their differing views on how to run the newly created United States turned them into the worst of friends. They each became leaders of opposing political parties, and their rivalry followed them to the White House. Full of both history and humor, this is the story of two of America’s most well-known presidents and how they learned to put their political differences aside for the sake of friendship.

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Fiction Book List

  •  Charlotte's Web

    Charlotte's Web

    by E.B. White Year Published: 1952 Fiction

    Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur's life when he was born the runt of his litter.

    E. B. White's Newbery Honor Book is a tender novel of friendship, love, life, and death that will continue to be enjoyed by generations to come. It contains illustrations by Garth Williams, the acclaimed illustrator of E. B. White's Stuart Little and Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series, among many other books.

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  • Goodnight Moon

    by Margaret Wise Brown (Author), Clement Hurd (Illustrator) Year Published: 1947 Fiction

    In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room—to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one—the little bunny says goodnight.

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  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

    by Mo Willems Year Published: 2004 Fiction

    The Pigeon REALLY wants to drive the bus.

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