Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Non-Fiction Picture Book Releases January 2012

The Nonfiction Detectives and I are hosting a Non-Fiction Picture Book Challenge.  At the beginning of each month, my goal is to post all of the new non-fiction picture books being released over the next 30 days.

January 1, 2012
Here Comes the Girl Scouts! by Shana Corey, Illustrated by Hadley Hooper

*Miles to Go for Freedom: Segregation and Civil Rights in the Jim Crow Years by Linda Barrett Osborne

Those Rebels, John and Tom by Barbara Kerley, Illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham

January 3, 2012
Jazz Age Josephine by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman

Stars in the Shadows: The Negro League All-Star Game of 1934 by Charles R. Smith, Illustrated by Frank Morrison

We March by Shane W. Evans

Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass by Lesa Cline-Ransome,  Illustrated by James E. Ransome

January 10, 2012
A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson, Illustrated by John Hendrix

January 19, 2012
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Young Readers Edition) by William Kamkwamba, Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon (This title is not yet listed on IndieBound.  Link is to GoodReads page.)

The Camping Trip that Changed America by Barbara Rosenstock, Illustrated by Mordecai Gerstein

January 24, 2012
Just as Good: How Larry Doby Changed America's Game by Chris Crowe, Illustrated by Mike Benny

What Color is My World? The Lost History of African-American Inventors by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld, Illustrated by Ben Boos, A.G. Ford

January 28, 2012
Spotty, Stripy, Swirly: What are Patterns? by Jane Brocket (This title is not yet listed on IndieBound.  Link is to GoodReads page.)

The links for the above books will take you directly to the book page for purchasing information, unless otherwise noted.  Please note, I do not make anything off these links or profit in anyway from posting the links.   If you know of a book that should be included in this list, please include the title and author in the comments section and I will update the list. 

* Indicates Non-fiction children's books that are not specifically picture books.