2014 NERDY AWARDS FOR NON FICTION PICTURE BOOKS ANNOUNCED BY CINDY MINNICH

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Nerdy Book Club

When you live with a small child, the world is filled with questions – What is this? How does that work? Why are things the way they are? Who made this? Curiosity is everywhere — and it is contagious.

When my son started to ask questions – something that I am grateful has not stopped or slowed down yet – we got into the habit of checking to see what kinds of books were in the library to help answer them. A new love and appreciation for non fiction picture books was born.

The beauty of these books – and the reason why they are shared with my high school students as excitedly as they are with my son – is because they are testaments to research, to storytelling, and to curiosity.  These authors and illustrators and photographers capture the story and tell it in a way that is both…

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