Recommended Kids Non-Fiction


Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars by Douglas Florian

The brightly colored pages of this book will attract people of all ages to read poems about each of the planets, plus the moon, stars, and more.


Dogs and Cats by Steve Jenkins

Whether you are a cat lover or a dog person, this book is for you! Read about how your favorite companion came to be a pet and how its body works.


An Egg is Quiet by Dianna Aston

Award winning artist Sylvia Long has teamed with author Dianna Aston to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to eggs.


Here’s Looking at Me: How Artists See Themselves by Bob Raczka

Enlightening artist information accompanies this colorful self-portrait collection made up of drawings, paintings, and photos of 14 famous artists including Vincent Van Gogh, Norman Rockwell, and Jan Vermeer.


The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary by Candace Fleming

This book is packed with short informational pieces as well as photos and other visual primary documents from Abraham and Mary’s life. Fleming leaves nothing out as she describes life before, during, and after the family’s time in the White House.


Oh, Rats! The Story of Rats and People by Albert Marrin

Did you know that a rat can squeeze its entire body through a pipe the size of a quarter or that a rat can survive being flushed down a toilet? Well, in this fascinating book, you will find out these as well as many other unusual and sometimes shocking facts about the rat.