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Sunday
Nov202011

The Nonfiction Monday Roundup

Hello and welcome to Nonfiction Monday at books together!  My contribution this week is Gifts from the Gods by Lise Lunge-Larsen [review coming later this morning]. Please comment with a link to your Nonfiction Monday post (and a brief description if you'd like), and I'll round them up here throughout the day.  Thanks for participating in this edition of Nonfiction Monday!

The night before (good morning, UK!)

Zoe at Playing by the Book reviews What Mr Darwin Saw by Mick Manning and Brita Granström in association with London's Natural History Museum.

Morning edition

Medea of Perogies and Gyoza reviews Japanese Celebrations for her first Nonfiction Monday post.  Welcome, Medea!

Also contributing for the first time, Tara of A Teaching Life reviews The Harlem Hellfighters, an account of the brave regiment who fought in World War I.  Welcome, Tara!

Jone of Check It Out reviews Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom by Shane Evans.

Gathering Books reviews The Boy on Fairfield Street: How Ted Geisel Grew Up to Become Dr. Seuss.

Jeff of NC Teacher Stuff reviews The Fabulous Flying Machines of Alberto Santos-Dumont.

Two reviews at Ms. Yingling Reads: a book about lost cities (Pompeii) and a book about vampires in Transylvania.

Shelf-employed is featuring some light reading today with 1st and Ten : Top Ten Lists of Everything in Football.

At Ana's NonFiction Blog, three articles from kids' science magazines featuring confused spiders, revealing bandages, and scuba spiders.  Congratulations, Ana Maria!

Roberta of Wrapped in Foil took a look at Cybils nominee Digging for Troy: From Homer to Hisarlik.

Anatomy of Nonfiction features Marc Tyler Nobleman on Heroes--Super and Otherwise with a review of Boys of Steel and interview with the author.

Wild About Nature reviews Sea Stars: Saltwater Poems by Avis Harley.

At Bookends, Cindy and Lynn review Every Thing On It by Shel Silverstein.

And Shirley at SimplyScience introduces Enterprise STEM, a new Rourke book by...Shirley Duke!  Congratulations, Shirley!

Afternoon update

Learn about animals through their ears, noses and tails in What Do I Do with a Tail Like This?, reviewed by Camille at A Curious Thing.

Kids' travel guides from Arcadia reviewed by Jennifer at Jean Little Library.

At The Fourth Musketeer, a review of Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War by Tony Horwitz, a new nonfiction title for adults that's also suitable for high schoolers.

A picture book biography of an artist, just for books together's focus on art and artists: Jeanne at True Tales & A Cherry On Top features Diego Rivera: His World and Ours.  Thanks, Jeanne!

Jennie at Biblio File reviews Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and its Legacy.

Wendy at Blog from the Windowsill reviews Celebrate Hannukah. Welcome back, Wendy!

Good evening

Heidi highlights a series called Fall's Here at Geo Librarian.

The Nonfiction Detectives have a review of Balloons Over Broadway on the blog today.

Janet at All About the Books reviews A Wizard from the Start: The Incredible Boyhood & Amazing Inventions of Thomas Edison written by Don Brown, .

That's all for now!

Reader Comments (23)

This is my first post for non-fiction Monday! I reviewed Japanese Celebrations on my blog. http://is.gd/F34Vpx

I can't wait for your review of Gifts from the Gods

November 20, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMedea

I reviewed underground by Shane W. Eveans here: http://maclibrary.wordpress.com/2011/11/20/nonfiction-monday-underground/
Thank you for hosting today.

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjone

My first post! I reviewed "The Harlem Hellfighters" - an account of the brave regiment who fought in World War I.
http://tmsteach.blogspot.com/2011/11/nonfiction-monday-harlem-hellfighters.html

I look forward to Gifts From the Gods, as well...that's a book we could use (right away!) in my classroom library.

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTara

Wow! You are one VERY efficient host Anamaria! Thanks for picking up on my post before I even got here :-) It's a grey start to the week here in the UK.

Gifts from the Gods is one of my Christmas presents to my eldest this year. I'm really looking forward to reading your review.

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterZoe

Hi! Thank you so much for hosting this week's Nonfiction Monday. Here's our post for this week - The Boy on Fairfield Street - How Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss:

http://gatheringbooks.wordpress.com/2011/11/21/nonfiction-monday-the-boy-on-fairfield-street-by-katherine-krull/

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterFats from GatheringBooks

Thank you for hosting today! At NC Teacher Stuff I posted a review of The Fabulous Flying Machines of Alberto Santos-Dumont:

http://ncteacherstuff.blogspot.com/2011/11/nonfiction-monday-fabulous-flying.html

Jeff

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJeff

I have a book about lost cities and one about vampires in Transylvania at
http://msyinglingreads.blogspot.com/2011/11/nonfiction-monday_21.html

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMs. Yingling

http://shelf-employed.blogspot.com/2011/11/1st-and-10-top-ten-lists-of-everything.html

Shelf-employed is featuring some light reading today - 1st and 10: Top ten lists of everythingi n football. Fun for football season.
Thanks for hosting.

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterShelf-employed

Good Nonfiction Monday! Thank you for hosting today. My post is "Confused mosquitoes, revealing bandages, and scuba spiders" at Ana's NonFiction Blog http://anasnonfictionblog.blogspot.com

Thank you! Ana M

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAna Maria Rodriguez

Good Morning,

My review relates to Greek mythology, too. I took a look at Digging for Troy at http://blog.wrappedinfoil.com/2011/11/digging-for-troy-from-homer-to-hisarlik/

It is a Cybils nominee.

Thank you for hosting.

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRoberta

I'd like to change the link to my blog post at Ana's NonFiction Blog. Please, use this one http://anasnonfictionblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/confused-mosquitoes-revealing-bandages_21.html#links

Thank you and I hope it's not too much trouble. :-)
Ana Maria

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAna Maria Rodriguez

Hi,
Anatomy of Nonfiction features Marc Tyler Nobleman on Heros - Super and otherwise. A review of BOYS OF STEEL and interview with the author. Check it out.
Thanks!
Peggy

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPeggy Thomas

Wild About Nature blog reviews Sea Stars: Saltwater Poems by Avis Harley.

http://wildaboutnaturewriters.blogspot.com/2011/11/nonfiction-monday-sea-stars-saltwater.html

Thanks for hosting this week!

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKim

At Bookends, Cindy and I are reviewing Everything On It by Shel Silverstein. Thanks for hosting this Thanksgiving week!

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLynn Rutan

Learn about animals through their ears, noses and tails in What Do I Do with a Tail Like This?

http://childliterature.blogspot.com/2011/11/what-do-you-do-with-tail-like-this.html

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCamille

I have some kid's travel guides from Arcadia

http://jeanlittlelibrary.blogspot.com/2011/11/nonfiction-monday-arcadia-kids.html

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer

Today I have a review of a new nonfiction title for adults that's also suitable for high schoolers: Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War, by Tony Horwitz.Here's the link:

http://fourthmusketeer.blogspot.com/2011/11/nonfiction-monday-book-review-midnight.html

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterFourth Musketeer

Hi Anamaria, Here's another picture book biography of an artist, just for books together's focus of art and artists -- At True Tales & A Cherry On Top features the picture book, Diego Rivera - His World and Ours at http://jeannewalkerharvey.blogspot.com/2011/11/diego-rivera.html

Thanks for hosting today,
Jeanne

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJeanne Walker Harvey

Thanks for hosting! I'm in with a review of Flesh and Blood So Cheap

http://www.jenrothschild.com/2011/11/nonfiction-monday-flesh-and-blood-so.html

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJennie

I'm in for the first time in years, with a short review of Celebrate Hanukkah : http://bunnyplanet.blogspot.com/2011/11/nonfiction-monday-celebrate-hanukkah.html

November 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterweb

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