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Best Middle-Grade Nonfiction of 2019

  • CHILDREN'S

    MONSTROUS

    SEPT. 3, 2019

CHILDREN'S

MONSTROUS

by Carlyn Beccia ; illustrated by Carlyn Beccia

Informative and entertaining throughout for readers undead or otherwise. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    TORPEDOED

    OCT. 8, 2019

CHILDREN'S

TORPEDOED

by Deborah Heiligman ; illustrated by Lawrence Lee

An exceptionally well-researched and impressively crafted tale of desperation, tragedy, and survival. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MUMMIES EXPOSED!

    MAY 7, 2019

CHILDREN'S

MUMMIES EXPOSED!

by Kerrie Logan Hollihan

Mummy books cram the shelves, but this one won’t stay buried for long. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE POISON EATERS

    OCT. 15, 2019

  • CHILDREN'S

    DISASTER STRIKES!

    MAY 7, 2019

CHILDREN'S

DISASTER STRIKES!

by Jeffrey Kluger

A thrill ride punctuated with spectacular failures—but also spectacular successes. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE FIRST DINOSAUR

    OCT. 8, 2019

CHILDREN'S

THE FIRST DINOSAUR

by Ian Lendler ; illustrated by C.M. Butzer

An outstanding case study in how science is actually done: funny, nuanced, and perceptive. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SUFFRAGETTE

    OCT. 8, 2019

CHILDREN'S

SUFFRAGETTE

by David Roberts ; illustrated by David Roberts

This compelling story of determination and persistence can’t help but inspire today’s readers. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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