Novelty Nonfiction

books.gif (5024 bytes)Bartoletti, Susan Campbell. Kids on Strike! Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1999. (J331.892973)

Bentley, Nancy. The Young Journalist’s Book: How to Write and Produce Your Own Newspaper. Brookfield, CT: Millbrook Press, 1998. (J070.172)

Center Stage: One-Act Plays for Teenage Readers and Actors. NY: Harper and Row, 1991. (J812.04108)

Chicken Soup for the Kids Soul: 101 Stories of Courage, Hope and Laughter. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, 1998. (J158.12)

Couper, Heather. DK Space Encyclopedia. NY: Dorling Kindersley. 1999. (J520)

Fortos, Heather. Tupac Shakur. PA: Chelsea House, 2001. (JB)

Gourley, Catherine. Welcome to Felicity’s World, 1774: Growing Up in Colonial America. Middleton, WI: Pleasant, 1999. (J973.2)

Herstory: Women Who Changed the World. NY: Viking, 1995. (J920.72)

Jennings, Gael. Bloody Moments: And Further Highlights from the Astounding History of Medicine. Toronto: Annick Press, 2000. (J610.9)

Kramer, Stephen. Hidden Worlds: Looking Through A Scientist’s Microscope. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 2001. (J570.282)

Lanier, Shannon. Jefferson’s Children: The Story of One American Family. NY: Random House, 2000. (J973.460922)

Lauber, Patricia. What You Never Knew About Fingers, Forks, and Chopsticks. NY: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999. (J394.12)

Lauber, Patricia. What You Never Knew About Tubs, Toilets & Showers. NY: Simon & Schuster, 2001. (J391.64)

Leon, Vicki. Outrageous Women of Ancient Times. NY: Wiley, 1997. (J305.4093)

Markel, Michelle. Cornhusk, Silk, and Wishbones: A Book of Dolls From Around the World. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. (J688.7221)

Martin, Wesley. Star Wars Cookbook II: Darth Malt and More Galactic Recipes. San Francisco, CA, 2000. (J641.5123)

McGovern, Ann. …If You Lived 100 Years Ago. NY: Scholastic, 1999. (J974.7275)

Murphy, Jim. The Great Fire. NY: Scholastic, 1995. (J977.311041)

Nye, Bill. Bill Nye the Science Guy’s Consider the Following; A Way Cool Set of Science Questions, Answers, and Ideas to Ponder. NY: Hyperion Books for Children, 2000. (J507.8)

Pallotta, Jerry. The Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar Fractions Book. NY: Cartwheel Books, 1999. (J513.26)

Reisfeld, Randi. Got Issues Much? : Celebrities Share Their Traumas and Triumphs. NY: Scholastic, 1999. (J791.0922)

Schwartz, Stuart. Budgeting Your Money. Mankato, MN: Capstone High/Low Books, 1998. (J640.42)

Stevens, Carla. A Book of Your Own: Keeping a Diary or Journal. NY, Clarion Books, 1993. (J808.06692)

Thimmesh, Catherine. Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women.

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. (J609.2273)

Zakarin, Debra Mostow. The Ultimate Baby-sitter’s Handbook, or, So You Wanna Make Tons of Money? Los Angles, CA: Price Stem Sloan, 1997. (J649.10248)


Florian, Douglas. Insectlopedia: Poems and Paintings. San Diego, CA: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1998. (J811.54)

Florian, Douglas. Mammalabilia: Poems and Paintings. San Diego, CA: Harcourt, Inc., 2000. (J811.54)

Grimes, Nikki. My Man Blue: Poems. NY: Dial, 2000. (J811.54)

Hughes, Langston. The Dream Keeper and Other Poems: Including Seven Additional Poems. NY: Knopf, 1994. (J811.52)

I, Too, Sing America: Three Centuries of African American Poetry. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. (J811.0080928)

Prelutsky, Jack. A Pizza the Size of the Sun. NY: Greenwilllow Books, 1996. (J811.54)

Silverstein, Shel. Where the Sidewalk Ends. NY Harper & Row: HarperCollins, 1974. (J811.54)

Thayer, Ernest. Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888. Brooklyn, NY: Hand Print Books, 2000. (J811.52)

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