NEW Narrative Nonfiction – Get Kids to Read!

These are lists of new, highly regarded “narrative nonfiction” titles for all age levels. 

“Narrative nonfiction” is a literary term for a text that presents nonfiction written in fictional style. To accomplish this, the writer pays close attention to elements of plot structure, character development and themes to make the story compelling.

State education standards now emphasize the use of nonfiction, specifically Narrative Nonfiction, to help teach critical thinking skills. Libraries with strong nonfiction collections and open communication with faculty find that they are ready to support full implementation of standards – and succeed! 

This is INTERESTING nonfiction that will be READ!

Newest Recommended Science & Social Studies – 2021-22

Newest Recommended Science & Social Studies – 2021-22

NEWEST Narrative Nonfiction, All Ages 2021

NEWEST Narrative Nonfiction, All Ages 2021

NEWEST Narrative Nonfiction, All Ages 2022

NEWEST Narrative Nonfiction, All Ages 2022

Current State Awards Nominee Lists from Every State in the Nation!

Updated State Award Nominee Lists. If it’s available, we have it!
These are also excellent lists to shop for even more popular titles!

 

Alabama State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Alabama State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Alaska State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Alaska State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Arizona State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Arizona State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Arkansas State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Arkansas State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

California State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

California State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Colorado State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Colorado State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Connecticut State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Connecticut State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Delaware State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Delaware State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

District of Columbia State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

District of Columbia State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Florida State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Florida State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Georgia State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Georgia State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Hawai’i State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Hawai’i State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Idaho State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Idaho State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Illinois State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Illinois State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Indiana State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Indiana State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Iowa State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Iowa State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Kansas State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Kansas State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Kentucky State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Kentucky State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Louisiana State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Louisiana State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Maine State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Maine State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Maryland State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Maryland State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Massachusetts State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Massachusetts State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Michigan State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Michigan State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Minnesota State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Minnesota State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Mississippi State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Mississippi State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Missouri State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Missouri State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Montana State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Montana State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Nebraska State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Nebraska State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Nevada State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Nevada State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

New Hampshire State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

New Hampshire State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

New Jersey State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

New Jersey State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

New Mexico State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

New Mexico State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

New York State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

New York State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

North Carolina State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

North Carolina State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

North Dakota State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

North Dakota State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Ohio State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Ohio State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Oklahoma State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Oklahoma State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Oregon State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Oregon State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Pennsylvania State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Pennsylvania State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Rhode Island State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Rhode Island State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

South Carolina State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

South Carolina State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

South Dakota State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

South Dakota State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Tennessee State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Tennessee State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Texas State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Texas State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Utah State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Utah State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Vermont State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Vermont State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Virginia State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Virginia State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Washington State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Washington State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Wisconsin State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Wisconsin State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Wyoming State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Wyoming State Awards Book Lists and Nominees

Beloved Authors and Their Series

Just like favorite movies, kids enjoy reading and rereading favorite books. These lists show MANY classic book titles, favorite authors – and they series that they wrote. This is a great way to find books that you loved as a child – and now want to share!

 

Popular Children’s Series Authors A-L

Popular Children’s Series Authors A-L

Popular Children’s Series/Authors M-Z

Popular Children’s Series/Authors M-Z

Popular Young Adult Series Authors A-L

Popular Young Adult Series Authors A-L

Popular Young Adult Series Authors M-Z

Popular Young Adult Series Authors M-Z

Classic Literature for K-8 Kids

Classic Literature for K-8 Kids

Classic YA/Adult Literature Sets

Classic YA/Adult Literature Sets