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Children's Genre List for Teacher Education: Nonfiction Expository

How to Search

Non-Fiction Expository – These are books that attempt to explain or inform the reader about a certain topic: what something is, who someone is, what something means, how something works, why something is important.  For your search terms, you will need to use words like “Titanic” and “shipwrecks”, “Women’s suffrage”, animal names, planet names, etc.  Some words can have many meanings and it may be necessary to add another search term to clarify what you mean.

TAMUCT Nonfiction Expository

  • Anno's magic seeds / written and illustrated by Mitsumasa Anno.QA 295 A66 1999 Children

  • Betcha! / by Stuart J. Murphy ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler.QA 276.13 .M87 1997 Children

  • Cheetah cubs / by Ginjer L. Clarke ; illustrated by Lucia Washburn.QL 737 C23 C533 2007 Children

  • The Cheerios counting book / by Barbara Barbieri McGrath ; illustrated by Rob Bolster and Frank Mazzola, Jr.QA 113 M393684 1998 Children

  • Chipmunk's hole / by Dee Phillips.QL 737 R68 P45 2012 Children

  • Chimp math : learning about time from a baby chimpanzee / by Ann Whitehead Nagda and Cindy Bickel.QB 209.5 .N34 2002 Children

  • Energy and waves through infographics / Rebecca Rowell ; graphics by Alex SciutoTJ 163.23 R693 2014 Children

  • Even an ostrich needs a nest : where birds begin / Irene Kelly.QL 675 K45 2009 Children

  • Fraction action / written and illustrated by Loreen Leedy.QA 117 .L44 1994 Children

  • Freaky Plant Facts: Extreme Greens / by Ellen Lawrence QK 49 L39 2013 Children

  • Global warming / Seymour Simon.QC 981.8 G56 S5498 2010 Children

  • Just a second : a different way to look at time / Steve Jenkins.QB 209.5 J456 2011 Children

  • Let's go to the playground / written & illustrated by Ruth Walton.QC 33 W338 2013 Children

  • My first book of time / Claire Llewellyn. QB 209.5 .L54 1992 Children

  • Shadows / Carolyn B. Otto.QC 381.6 O77 2001 Children

  • What is a plant? / Bobbie Kalman.QK 49 .K16 2000 Children

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