Monday, August 23, 2010

Norma Fleck Award ~ Nonfiction Books for Children

In honor of brilliant NOEL educators and our studies together in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, the following postings will profile excellent nonfiction books for growing writers!

Cheers and happy literacy journeys to you and your students!

Norma Fleck Award Winner:

Mariatu Kamara with Susan McClelland. The Bite of the Mango. Toronto: Annick Press, 2008.


Mary Wallace. Inuksuk Journey: An Artist at the Top of the World. Toronto: Maple Tree Press, 2008.

Susan Hughes. No Girls Allowed: Tales of Daring Women Dressed As Men for Love, Freedom and Adventure. Illustrated by Willow Dawson. Toronto: Annick Press, 2008.

Katie Smith Milway. One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference. Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2008.

Elizabeth MacLeod. Royal Murder: The Deadly Intrigue of Ten Sovereigns. Toronto: Annick Press, 2008.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Benson's Best Books

Sharing a bundle of new "best books" here...discovered with my Book Buddy Angel, Carol Wilcox, at our favorite book store, the Tattered Cover while swapping "son stories."

Bussing Brewster by Richard Michelson
Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
Read to Tiger by S.J. Fore
[more to come soon]

Please add your own favorite new titles!