Monday, September 28, 2009

Nonfiction Monday -- A Little Bit of Everything

Welcome to the home of Nonfiction Monday for September 28.
Bloggers, please leave your information and links in the comments section and I will post them periodically during the day.
I can't wait to see what you are talking about today.
(mine is in the message below, or you can click here.)
-wendie old

1. Mary Ann Scheuer at Great Kid Books has reviewed Heroes of the Environment, an inspiring look at 12 individuals who have taken action to help the environment. The families & teachers who looked at it with her agreed that it's perfect for upper elementary and middle school students.

2. Sarah N. at In Need of Chocolate posted about Many Luscious Lollipops.

3. Laura Purdie Salas has written about Emperor Qin's Terra Cotta Army.

4. Heidi Bee Roemer at the Wild About Nature blog has reviewed Laura Purdie Salas' book, Home on the Earth: A Song About Earth's Layers.

5. Jules at 7-Imp has an interview with Bonnie Christensen, who has illustrated---or both written and illustrated---many nonfiction titles, including her latest about Django Reinhardt.

6. Angela at Bookish Blather reviewed"Michelle Obama: An American Story by David Colbert.

7. Lori Calabrese Writes! highlights the Gotcha for Guys booklist that lists nonfiction books to get boys excited about reading.

8. Cindy Dobrez says that her Bookends Blog features I Can't Keep My Own Secrets: Six-Word Memoirs by Teens Famous and Obscure. We include our own teens' six-word book reviews and memoirs and some ideas for using this activity in school.

9. Amanda Snow at A Patchwork of Books has a review of The Secret World of Walter Anderson.

10. Shirley at SimplyScience has The Prairie Dog’s Town.

11. Amy Graves at The Art of Irreverence has reviewed It's Perfectly Normal for Banned Books Week.

12. Jone at the Check It Out edublog is tying together Banned Book Week and the 1st Amendment.

13. Sally Apokedak at All About Children's Books reviewed Sand to Stone and Back Again, by Nancy Bo Flood and Tony Kuyper.

14. Loree Griffin Burns has a Nonfiction Monday post up at her blog where she muses about why she loves nonfiction and recommends two of her favorites.

15. Barbara Kerley reminds us that over at INK: Interesting Nonfiction for Kids, they have new posts by authors David Schwartz, Anna M. Lewis, April Pulley Sayre, Melissa Stewart, and Linda Salzman.

16 Liz B joins in with a review of The Betsy Tacy Companion by Sharla Scannell Whalen.

17. Anastasia Suen at her Picture Book of the Day blog (she has several blogs) discusses Stonefish: Needles of Pain by Meish Goldish.

18. 3T (which stands for three library turtles) has a guest review by Ami about a new book series from PowerKids Press.

19. Bri Meets Books reviewed Sea Soup: Zooplankton by Mary M. Cerullo.

15 comments:

The Wild About Writing Trio said...

Heidi Bee Roemer at the Wild About Nature blog has reviewed Home on the Earth: A Song About Earth's Layers written by Laura Purdie Salas. http://wildaboutnaturewriters.blogspot.com/2009/09/nonfiction-monday-home-on-earth.html

Jules at 7-Imp said...

Hi. Thanks for hosting!

I'm in with an interview with Bonnie Christensen, who has illustrated---or both written and illustrated---many nonfiction titles, including her latest about Django Reinhardt.

http://blaine.org/sevenimpossiblethings/?p=1806

Angela said...

Thanks for hosting!

I reviewed "Michelle Obama: An American Story" by David Colbert at Bookish Blather: http://bookishblather.blogspot.com/2009/09/review-michelle-obama-american-story-by.html

Lori Calabrese said...

Lori Calabrese Writes! highlights the Gotcha for Guys booklist that lists
nonfiction books to get boys excited about reading.

Look forward to reading everyone's posts!
Lori

Cindy Dobrez said...

Bookends Blog features I Can't Keep My Own Secrets: Six-Word Memoirs by Teens Famous and Obscure. We include our own teens' six-word book reviews and memoirs and some ideas for using this activity in school. http://bookends.booklistonline.com/

Amanda said...

I have a review of The Secret World of Walter Anderson up at A Patchwork of Books.

http://apatchworkofbooks.blogspot.com/2009/09/non-fiction-monday-secret-world-of.html

Thanks for hosting!

Amanda
A Patchwork of Books

Shirley said...

Shirley at SimplyScience has The Prairie Dog’s Town.

www.simplyscience.wordpress.com

Thank you for hosting!

Amy Graves said...

The Art of Irreverence has It's Perfectly Normal for Banned Books Week: http://artofirreverence.com/2009/09/28/perfectly/ -thanks!

jone said...

I am in with tying together Banned Book Week and the 1st Amendment. Here's the link:
http://maclibrary.edublogs.org/2009/09/28/non-fiction-monday-constitution-banned-book-week-and-bill-of-rights/
Thank you for hosting.

sally apokedak said...

Sally Apokedak at All About Children's Books reviewed Sand to Stone and Back Again, by Nancy Bo Flood and Tony Kuyper.

Thanks!

Barbara Kerley said...

Over at INK: Interesting Nonfiction for Kids, we have new posts by authors David Schwartz, Anna M. Lewis, April Pulley Sayre, Melissa Stewart, and Linda Salzman.

www.inkrethink.blogspot.com

Thanks for hosting!

Liz B said...

I'm in with a review of The Betsy Tacy Companion by Sharla Scannell Whalen http://yzocaet.blogspot.com/2009/09/betsy-tacy-companion.html

Loree Griffin Burns said...

Hi Wendy,

I Commented on the wrong post a moment ago ... I've got a Nonfiction Monday post up at my blog this week, too. Here's the link:

http://lgburns.livejournal.com/152517.html

Thanks for doing the Roundup!

Anastasia Suen said...

Stonefish: Needles of Pain by Meish Goldish

http://6traits.wordpress.com/2009/09/28/nonfiction-monday-stonefish-needles-of-pain/

3T said...

3T has a series guest review at: http://3tnar.blogspot.com/2009/09/nonfiction-monday-guest-review-and.html