Betty A. McDonald Children's Literature Collection: Nonfiction

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Nonfiction

“Nonfiction books for children are more numerous, more various, and more appealing than ever” (p. 494).

“Accuracy is of primary importance in nonfiction books for children” (p. 497).  

“Making several nonfiction books available on a single topic is important for teachers to consider because this presents ready-made opportunities to encourage critical reading” (p. 516)

Source: Kiefer, B. (2010). Charlotte Huck’s children’s literature. (10th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill 

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2019 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction - Honor Book

Finding Nonfiction Materials

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2019 Orbis Pictus Award Honor Book

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