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non·fic·tion - nänˈfikSHən/ noun 1. prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real people, such as biography or history. -Dictionary.com 2013
The Children's Book Guild of Washington, D.C. has a list of great non fiction books, check it out!
The Nerdy Book Club. A home to share that love of reading with others as well as to organize voting and announcing winners of our First Annual Nerdies Book Awards.
The Nonfiction Detectives. A great website by two librarians who review nonfiction children's books.
Celebrate Science - resources for teaching science and writing nonfiction
Common Core State Standard, links- Kids Are Writers
Layer upon Layer: Building a Nonfiction Manuscript by Melissa Sweet
A Step by Step Guide to Conducting the Research Interview
Nonfiction or Informational? What's the Difference
Five Reasons Back Matter Matters in Nonfiction
Making Science Sing: Writing Creative Nonfiction about Science, for Kids
8 Rules of Writing Historical Fiction Research
Four Tips on Finding Your Nonfiction Voice
Melissa Stewart and Diversity in Thinking
Nonfiction Proposal Guidelines (for MG, YA)
Fiction to Nonfiction and the New Mashups in Between
Nonfiction of Olympic Proportions
Nonfiction Picture Books: 7 Choices
Nonfiction in Picture Books, A Panel Discussion
Children's Picture Books: Swinging Toward Nonfiction
Do Nonfiction Picture Books Always Have a Story Arc?
NF PB Journey: Picture Book Rubric
Must I Contact Descendants for Biography?
Invented Dialogue and the Conundrum of the Picture Book Biography (Betsy Bird)
The Biography Pie
Mining for Heart: "Writing a Picture Book Biography? So What?"
21st Century Nonfiction Conference: The Nonfiction Triumvirate Handout
How to Write a Nonfiction Children's Book Query Letter
William and Mary Quarterly - historical scholarly magazine founded in 1892 covering early American history and culture. Searchable online.
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