Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Good Non-Fiction Read-Alouds

Titles borrowed from Jim Trelease's Read Aloud Handbook:
  • Saving the Liberty Bell by Megan McDonald
  • The Flag Maker: A Story of the Star-Spangled Banner by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
  • Mary Anning and the Sea Dragon by Jeannine Atkins
  • The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley
  • The Boy Who Drew Birds: The Story of John James Audubon by Jacqueline Davies
  • The Bobbin Girl and Marvelous Mattie by Emily Arnold McCully
  • Thank You, Sarah by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • The Last Princess: The Story of Princess Ka'iulani of Hawai'i by Fay Stanley
  • Alice Ramsey's Grand Adventure by Don Brown
  • When Esther Morris Headed West: Women, Wyoming, and the Right to Vote by Connie Nordheilm
  • Liberty Rising: The Story of the Statue of Liberty by Pegi Deitz Shea
  • You're on Your Way, Teddy Roosevelt by Judith St. George
  • Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein by Don Brown
  • Eleanor by Barbara Cooney
  • Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki
  • My Brother Martin by Christine King Farris
  • The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles
  • Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez by Kathleen Krull
  • The American Story: 100 True Tales from American History by Jennifer Armstrong.
  • Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline B. Martin
  • Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey by Maira Kalman.
  • Roald Dahl's autobiographies Boy and Going Solo