What to Read Now - Kids Nonfiction Picture Books

A selection of the latest nonfiction picture books! Last updated on January 26, 2021.

A History of Me Cover Image
By Adrea Theodore, Erin Robinson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823442577
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Published: Neal Porter Books - January 18th, 2022

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Alice Waters Cooks Up a Food Revolution Cover Image
By Diane Stanley, Jessie Hartland (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534461406
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 18th, 2022

Chinese Folktales: The Dragon Slayer and Other Timeless Tales Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804854757
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - December 28th, 2021

All Star: How Larry Doby Smashed the Color Barrier in Baseball Cover Image
By Audrey Vernick, Cannaday Chapman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328482976
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Published: Clarion Books - January 4th, 2022

Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight: Patsy Takemoto Mink and the Fight for Title IX Cover Image
By Jen Bryant, Toshiki Nakamura (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062957221
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 25th, 2022

Amanda Gorman (Little People, BIG DREAMS #75) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711270718
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - February 1st, 2022

By Julie Merberg, Georgia Rucker (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781950587094
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Published: Downtown Bookworks - January 25th, 2022

Sweet Justice: Georgia Gilmore and the Montgomery Bus Boycott Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524720643
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Published: Random House Studio - January 11th, 2022

Opal Lee and What It Means to Be Free: The True Story of the Grandmother of Juneteenth Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781400231256
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Published: Thomas Nelson - January 11th, 2022

Ida B. Wells, Voice of Truth: Educator, Feminist, and Anti-Lynching Civil Rights Leader Cover Image
By Michelle Duster, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250239464
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 4th, 2022

Bold Words from Black Women: Inspiration and Truths from 50 Extraordinary Leaders Who Helped Shape Our World Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534463943
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - January 18th, 2022

Evicted!: The Struggle for the Right to Vote Cover Image
By Alice Faye Duncan, Charly Palmer (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781684379798
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Published: Calkins Creek - January 11th, 2022

Seeking Freedom: The Untold Story of Fortress Monroe and the Ending of Slavery in America Cover Image
By Selene Castrovilla, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781635925821
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Published: Calkins Creek - January 4th, 2022

Bug Atlas 1 (Lonely Planet Kids) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781838694395
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Published: Lonely Planet - December 21st, 2021

It's Up to Us: Building a Brighter Future for Nature, People & Planet (the Children's Terra Carta) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781913750565
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Published: What on Earth Books - February 1st, 2022

The Three Princes of Serendip: New Tellings of Old Tales for Everyone Cover Image
By Rodaan Al Galidi, Geertje Aalders (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536214505
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Published: Candlewick - December 28th, 2021

Blueblood Cover Image
By Malorie Blackman, Laura Barrett (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781642595772
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Published: Haymarket Books - January 4th, 2022

Hansel and Greta Cover Image
By Jeanette Winterson, Laura Barrett (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781642595765
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Published: Haymarket Books - January 4th, 2022

Duckling Cover Image
By Kamila Shamsie, Laura Barrett (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781642595758
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Published: Haymarket Books - January 4th, 2022

The Brainiac's Book of the Climate and Weather Cover Image
By Rosie Cooper, Harriet Russell (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780500652466
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Published: Thames & Hudson - January 11th, 2022

Pirate Queens Cover Image
By Leigh Lewis, Sara Woolley (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781426371950
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Published: National Geographic Kids - January 11th, 2022

Future Worlds 1 (Lonely Planet Kids) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781838690632
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Published: Lonely Planet - January 18th, 2022

Knowledge Encyclopedia Space!: The Universe as You've Never Seen it Before (Knowledge Encyclopedias) Cover Image
By DK
$24.99
ISBN: 9780744028928
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Published: DK Children - January 18th, 2022

How Spaceships Work 1 Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781838694630
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Published: Lonely Planet - December 28th, 2021

Amanda Gorman (Little People, BIG DREAMS #75) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711270718
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - February 1st, 2022

By Julie Merberg, Georgia Rucker (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781950587094
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Published: Downtown Bookworks - January 25th, 2022

Physics for Curious Kids: An Illustrated Introduction to Energy, Matter, Forces, and Our Universe! Cover Image
By Laura Baker, Alex Foster (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781398803879
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Published: Arcturus Editions - January 1st, 2022

The Magnificent Book of Dragons Cover Image
By Stella Caldwell, Gonzalo Kenny (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781681887395
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Published: Weldon Owen - December 14th, 2021