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Melissa Stewart is the award-winning author of more than 150 science and nature books for children. She offers a wide range of programs for schools, libraries, nature centers, and conferences. www.melissa-stewart.com"


Common Core has made educators much more focused on back matter in nonfiction books, and that’s a good thing. Source notes, bibliographies, and further reading lists are the perfect places for curious young readers and report-writers to begin exploring a topic that interests them. By grades 4 or 5, students should be thinking about examining an author’s sources.

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Published on March 24, 2015 21:30
Average rating: 4.02 · 1,548 ratings · 500 reviews · 195 distinct works · Similar authors
Feathers: Not Just for Flying
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 237 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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No Monkeys, No Chocolate
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Under the Snow
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Dolphins (National Geograph...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Snakes!
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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A Place for Turtles
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A Place For Bats
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This fascinating page turner is sure to delight even the most reluctant middle-grade readers. Brimming with captivating, meticulously-research information, it offers a humorous, punny, fast-paced overview of world history that highlights how diseases ...more
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The Boy Who Loved Math by Deborah Heiligman
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I love the way this book is written. The tone is perfect, and how cool that all the numbers are written as digits throughout. Paul Erdos was a complicated man who did complicated work, but Heiligman does a fantastic job bringing both to life for youn ...more
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"This is a great book to tie in to rain forests but also for plant cycles. A few parts were really gross like eating anti brains, but third through fifth grades will probably enjoy it."
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Hysterical and heartwarming. Kids will love the family fun.
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All the Truth That's in Me
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Set in early America, this book starts off with hints of The Scarlet Letter, but a lurking mystery and a masterful plot twist make this a great read that stands on its own. Well-drawn, believable characters and great pacing.
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message 2: by Sue

Sue Hi Melissa -
I'm a big nonfiction fan, too!

So glad you're my friend!


Sandra Thanks for friending me! :)


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