Non Fiction Books List


Author Title Notes

Adler, David

  • We Remember the Holocaust.
  • A Picture Book of Eleanor Roosevelt.
Text with some pictures


Corn is Maize-the Gift of the Indians.


Asimov, Isaac


Text with some pictures

Byles, Monica

Life in the Polar Lands.

Picture book

Cherry Lynne

A River Ran Wild.

Picture book with illustrations of historical artifacts around the edges that date with the setting of the historical ecological story of the river.

Christine and Jens Olesen

Chicken and egg.

Picture book

Conrad, Pam

Prairie Visions: The Life and Times of Solomon Butcher.

Mostly text with some pictures
Ehlert, Lois Feathers for Lunch Picture book very colorful art created with torn paper.
Fraser, Mary Ann Sanctuary the Story of Three Arch Rocks Picture book with pictures and pencil illustrations

Freedman, Russell

Indian Chiefs
Lincoln A Photobiography
Buffalo Hunt
The Wright Brothers
Children of the Wild West
Immigrant Kids

Mostly text with some pictures

George, William

Box Turtle At Long Pond.

Picture book
Goodall, Ann The Chimpanzees I Love: Saving their World and Ours Picture book

Jassem, Kate

Chief Joseph Leader of Destiny.

Mostly text with some pictures

Katz, Bobbi

The Creepy, Crawly book

Picture book
Lasky, Kathryn She's Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head Picture book about the founding of the Audobon Society.

Leedy, Loreen

Tracks in the Sand. Bantam

Picture book

Levine, Ellen

If You Traveled West In A Covered Wagon

Mostly text some pictures
Levy, Elizabeth Are We There Yet? Picture book

Macaulay, David

  • City
  • Mill
  • Cathedral
  • Castle
  • Pyramid
  • The Way Things Work
  • Building Big
  • Ship

Combination of pencil drawing illustrations and text that tell the story of the making of the structures in the title.

Ship is a historical account of the building of a thirteenth century vessel combined with an archeological discovery of the same vessel in modern times.

Mallory, Kenneth and Andrea Conley

Rescue of the Stranded Whales.

Mostly text with pictures

Murphy, Jim

  • The Boys War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk about the Civil War
  • The Great Fire
Mostly text with some pictures

Quackenbush, Robert

Pass The Quill, I’ll Write A Draft.

Mostly text with pictures that tells the story about the writing of the US. Declaration of Independence.

Stein, Conrad

The Story of Wounded Knee

Mostly text with pictures

Thomas, Anika

Life in the Ghetto

Mostly text with pictures autobiography

Towle, Wendy

The Real McCoy

Picture book excellent book about a Black American engineer and inventory. Most notable an automatic rail car oiler that gave rise to the expression in the title.

Tunis, Edwin

Colonial Living

Mostly text with illustrations

Wilson, Forrest

What It Feels Like To Be A Building

Picture book that creatively describes structural forces related to archetecture, and science.
Crowe, Chris Getting Awat with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case. (2003) Excellent account of this historic story



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