Do you need a suggestion for a book to nominate for the Cybils in the category of Elementary and Middle Grade Nonfiction? Nominations are open through October 15th, and anyone can nominate a book, as long as the book was published between October 15, 2014 and October 15, 2015. And here’s a link to the nomination form.
The following books are a few titles that haven’t been nominated yet that I’ve either read or heard good things about. I would like very much to get my hands on the ones I haven’t read.
The Biggest Story: How the Snake Crusher Brings Us Back to the Garden by Kevin DeYoung. Crossway, August 2015.
Fur, Fins, and Feathers: Abraham Dee Bartlett and the Invention of the Modern Zoo by Cassandra Maxwell. Eerdmans, August 2015. NOMINATED.
Fire Birds: Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests by Sneed B. Collard III. Bucking Horse Books, December 2014.
Whale Trails, Before and Now by Lesa Cline-Ransome. Henry Holt, January 2015.
Ira’s Shakespeare Dream by Glenda Armand. Lee & Low, August 2105.
The House That Jane Built: A Story About Jane Addams by Tanya Lee Stone. Henry Holt, June 2015.
The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower, or John Howland’s Good Fortune by P.J. Lynch. Candlewick, September 2015.
Marie Durand by Simonetta Carr. Reformation Heritage Books, June 2015. NOMINATED>
Abe Lincoln: His Wit and Wisdom from A-Z by Alan Schroeder. Holiday House, January 2015.
Draw What You See: The Life and Art of Benny Andrews by Kathleen Benson. Clarion, January 2015. NOMINATED
The Fantastic Ferris Wheel: The Story of Inventor George Ferris by Betsy Harvey Kraft. Henry Holt, October 13, 2015.
Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by Laurie Hallmark. Preston Books, October 13, 2015. NOMINATED
High Tide for Horseshoe Crabs by Lisa Schnell. Charlesbridge, April 2015.
The Great Monkey Rescue: Saving the Golden Lion Tamarins by Sandra Markle. Hillbrook, October 1, 2015. NOMINATED The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch by Chris Barton. Eerdmans, April 2015. NOMINATED Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Boston Weatherford. Albert Whitman, February 2015. NOMINATED
My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth by Ann Turner. HarperCollins, January 2015.