Life Changing Non Fiction Booklist

Life Changing Non Fiction.  I.N.K. Recommended Booklist

Books that have positively impacted our bloggers since childhood plus other, newer titles, we think might do the same for today's readers

The Animal Book  by Steve Jenkins

First published in the mid 1960s and still in print today, A Weed is a Flower tells the lyrical, lovely and inspiring story of the son of slave whose ideas and inventions transformed farming in the south.

The first nonfiction picturebook on inventor genius Nikola Tesla, who brought us radio, remote control, wireless communication, and a whole electrical system that powers our lives today.

How Do You Burp in Space?: And Other Tips Every Space Tourist Needs to Know by Susan E. Goodman

This travel guide prepares future space tourists for their trip—from how to pack and what 

food and accommodations will be like to attractions in Earth's orbit and on the Moon, 

How Much Is a Million?  by David Schwartz

Sneed B. Collard III's Most Fun Book Ever About Lizards  by Sneed Collard III

Made by Dad: 67 Blueprints for Making Cool Stufff by Scott Bedford

by Editors of Martha Stewart Living

written and illustrated by Loreen Leedy

Written by Catherine D. Hughes, illustrated by Franco Tempesta

Poisonous Snakes by Seymour Simon

Round Buildings, Square Buildings, and Buildings that Wiggle Like a Fish by Philip M. Isaacson

An eye-opening book about architecture, ages 10 and up.

by Emily K. Neuburger

Unseen Rainbows, Silent Songs: The World Of Animal Senses by Susan E. Goodman

By portraying animals with senses far more sensitive and extensive than our own, this 

book helps readers understand the world more complex than they might have imagined, 

Written and illustrated by Hannah Bonner

Write On Mercy! The Secret Life of Mercy Otis Warren by Gretchen Woelfle. Mercy’s childhood love of learning, reading, and writing shaped her whole life.

Encyclopedia and Series Recommendations:

National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia 

Dorling Kindersley Encyclopedia of Animals

Smithsonian Super Natural Encyclopedia

By David Schwartz:

The Look Once, Look Again Series 

The Life Cycles series

By Loreen Leedy:

Mission Addition 

Subtraction Action 

Fraction Action 

By April Pulley Sayre:

Trout, Trout, Trout--A Fish Chant 

Ant, Ant, Ant--An Insect Chant 

Rah, Rah, Radishes--A Vegetable chant by 

1 comment:

L. Booth Sweeney said...

This list is fantastic. Thanks so much!