The resources below should help you find and locate quality nonfiction for classroom use. We’ve organized them in the following categories: Awards, Lists, Nonfiction Author & Author-Illustrator Websites.
American Library Association (ALA) Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
American Library Association (ALA) YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children
Boston Globe – Horn Book Award (Nonfiction as Category)
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)- Children’s Book Council (CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books
National Council of Teachers of Social Studies (NCSS) – Children’s Book Council (CBC) Notable Trade Books for Young People
General Resources in Children's Literature
Cooperative Center for Books for Children (CCBC)
- Please note that the resources and book lists at the CCBC represent all genres, not just nonfiction.
- Please note the resources and book lists at Teachingbooks.net represent all genres, not just nonfiction.