Best Children's Nonfiction
Best nonfiction literature written for children - from elementary to high school.
1 George's Secret Key to the ...
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2 Balloons Over Broadway: The...
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3 The Diary of a Young Girl
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4 Snowflake Bentley
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5 If You Lived Here: Houses o...
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6 The Way Things Work
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7 The Scrambled States of Ame...
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8 The New 50 Simple Things Ki...
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9 Chemistry: The Atom and Ele...
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10 Pyramid
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11 Moonshot: The Flight of Apo...
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12 The Great Fire
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13 Castle
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14 You Forgot Your Skirt, Amel...
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15 A Butterfly Is Patient
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16 The Upstairs Room
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17 D Is for Drum: A Native Ame...
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18 The Kids' Kitchen Take-Over
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19 The Four Seasons: Uncoverin...
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19 One Tiny Turtle: Read and W...
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21 Ancient Egypt
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22 Balto: The Dog Who Saved Nome
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23 Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sect...
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23 Open Wide: Tooth School Inside
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25 The Notorious Benedict Arno...
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26 Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nat...
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27 King George: What Was His P...
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28 Astronomy: The Solar System
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29 Cellular Biology: Organelle...
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29 Neurology: The Amazing Cent...
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29 Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in ...
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32 14 Cows for America
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32 Anatomy & Physiology Part 1...
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34 If You Made a Million
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34 Earth From Above for Young ...
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36 Lincoln: A Photobiography
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36 Desert Leveret
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36 Thank You, Sarah: The Woman...
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39 Fly Traps!: Plants That Bit...
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40 Harvest
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41 City: A Story of Roman Plan...
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41 Bridges Are to Cross
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43 Pluto's Secret: An Icy Worl...
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44 Look to the North: A Wolf P...
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45 Only Yesterday: An Informal...
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46 How to Babysit an Orangutan
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46 How Much Is a Million?
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48 The Wright Brothers: How Th...
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49 City
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50 51 High-Tech Practical Joke...
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51 Made In The Middle Ages
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51 Building Big
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53 Nights of the Pufflings
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54 Waiting for Wings
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55 Over and Under the Snow
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56 The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
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56 Snowflakes, Sugar, and Salt...
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56 Thomas Jefferson Builds a L...
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56 A Walk in the Woods: Redisc...
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60 Tarra & Bella: The Elephant...
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60 An Egg Is Quiet
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60 Pierre the Penguin: A True ...
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63 Hachiko: The True Story of ...
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63 And Then What Happened, Pau...
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65 Fly, Cher Ami, Fly!: The Pi...
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65 Super Smart Workout Series #1
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65 A Rock Is Lively
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65 Horses!
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69 The Wolves Are Back
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69 Cellular Biology: Organelle...
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71 The Story of Snow: The Scie...
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72 Underground
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72 Miss Dorothy and Her Bookmo...
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72 Locomotive
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72 Astronomy: The Solar System
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72 Man on the Moon
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77 Mosque
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77 What's Up, What's Down?
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77 Barnum's Bones: How Barnum ...
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77 Crystals
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77 Neurology: The Amazing Cent...
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82 Hurry Freedom
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82 Saving Audie: A Pit Bull Pu...
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82 The Tree of Life: Charles D...
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82 Amazon Alphabet
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86 Dinosaur
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86 Testing the Ice: A True Sto...
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86 Amazon ABC
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86 Neo Leo: The Ageless Ideas ...
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90 Castle (Eyewitness Books)
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90 Amistad Rising: A Story of ...
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90 The Planets in Our Solar Sy...
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90 Now & Ben: The Modern Inven...
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94 Tree (Eyewitness Books)
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94 Muhammad
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94 A Street Through Time
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94 One Well: The Story of Wate...
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94 Our Stars
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94 Timeless Thomas: How Thomas...
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100 Deserts
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