Tag Archives: Non-Fiction

Music for Alice

  Title: Music for Alice Author(s): Allen Say Illustrator/Photographer: Allen Say Publisher, Year: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Non-fiction, autobiography Descriptive Annotation: This is an autobiography of Alice. Alice loved to dance when she was a girl, … Continue reading

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Our World Coral Reefs

Title: Our World Coral Reefs Author(s): Aaron Frisch Illustrator/Photographer:  Georgienne Bradley and Jay Ireland Publisher and Year: Creative Education, 2008 Number of pages: 24 Tags/Themes: Animals, Non-fiction, Science, 2-3, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Juvenile Literature Descriptive Annotation:  This book is an … Continue reading

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Grandad Bill’s Song

Title: Grandad Bill’s Song            Author: Jane Yolen Illustrator: Melissa Bay Mathis Publisher and Year: Putnam & Gosset Group, 1994 Number of pages: 29 Genre: Non-fiction, Poetry Descriptive Annotation: A little boy, Jon, asks several family members what they did on … Continue reading

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Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation

Title: Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation  Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney Illustrator: Brian Pinkney Publisher and Year: HarperCollins Publishers, 2008 Number of pages: 34 Genre: Non-fiction Descriptive Annotation: Boycott Blues tells the story of Rosa Parks and how … Continue reading

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Katya’s Busy Morning

Title: Katya’s Busy Morning Author(s): Thea Feldman Illustrator/Photographer: E. Friedman Publisher and Year: Meredith Books, 2006 Number of pages: 23 Tags/Themes: Kasey Reaber, Animals, Family, Non-Fiction Genre: Non-Fiction, Juvenile Literature Descriptive Annotation:  This book is about a mother tiger named … Continue reading

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When This Box Is Full

Title: When This Box Is Full Author(s): Patricia Lillie Illustrator/Photographer: Donald Crews Publisher and Year: Scholastic, 1993 Number of pages: 30 Tags/Themes: Kasey Reaber, Months, K-2, Non-fiction Genre: General Non- Fiction Descriptive Annotation: This book is about an empty box … Continue reading

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Balloons Over Broadway

Title: Balloons Over Broadway Author(s): Melissa Sweet Illustrator/Photographer: Melissa Sweet Publisher and Year: Houghton Mifflin Books, 2011 Number of pages: 34 Tags/Themes: Award Book, Fine Arts, Non-fiction, Meagan DeSalvo, 4-5, 6-8, Caldecott Award Genre: Biography Descriptive Annotation:  A Robert F. … Continue reading

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Feliz Nochebuena, Feliz Navidad: Christmas Feasts of the Hispanic Caribbean

Title: Feliz Nochebuena, Feliz Navidad: Christmas Feasts of the Hispanic Caribbean Author(s): Maricel E. Presilla Illustrator/Photographer: Ismael Espinosa Ferrer Publisher and Year: Henry and Holt Company, 1994 Number of pages: 33 Genre: Nonfiction, Autobiography Descriptive Annotation: “Feliz Nochebuena, Feliz Navidad” … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln

Title: Abraham Lincoln Author: Ingri & Edgar Parin d’Aulaire Illustrators: Ingri & Edgar Parin d’Aulaire Publisher and Year: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957 Number of pages: 54  Genre: non-fiction Descriptive Annotation: As the title gives it away, this book is … Continue reading

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Many Luscious Lollipops: A Book About Adjectives

Title: Many Luscious Lollipops: A Book About Adjectives Author(s): Ruth Heller Illustrator/Photographer: Ruth Heller Publisher and Year: Scholastic, 1989 Number of pages: 42 Genre: Non-Fiction/Informational Descriptive Annotation: “Many Luscious Lollipops” is a book about adjectives. It begins by describing what … Continue reading

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