Monday, January 28, 2008


The world of nonfiction for kids is alive and thriving.

Here we will meet the writers whose words are presenting nonfiction in a whole new way. Vicki Cobb, Sneed Collard, Steven Jenkins, Sue Macy, David Schwartz and many others will contribute their thoughts on nonfiction.

Discover books that show how nonfiction writers are some of the best storytellers around.

Learn how these writers practice their craft: research techniques, fact gathering and detective work. Check out how they find unusual tidbits, make the facts interesting and write something kids will love to read.

Explore how photos and illustrations are integrated with the text to explain an artists vision of the world.

Consider what subjects are flooding the market and what still needs a voice.

Rethink nonfiction for kids.