Want to find the best nonfiction children’s book reviews and recommendations for all ages including picture books and books for beginning, growing, and independent readers?
Here you’ll find nonfiction picture books, easy readers, poetry books, chapter books, and informational tomes as well. Get book suggestions for preschool, elementary, middle, and high school to be used at home with your own kids or in the classroom with students.
Kids need to read nonfiction books from early on because reading for meaning is an essential skill for their future success.
So vary your children’s and student’s reading diet between fiction and nonfiction to give them strategies, practice, and success with both.
Finally, it’s very important that you help kids find good nonfiction books; books that are engaging and interesting. That’s why I’m sharing the best nonfiction books for kids that they’ll love to read.
You might start with these lists by ages or just scroll down to read the most recent reviews of newly published titles.
Nonfiction Books for Preschoolers, Ages 2 to 5
Nonfiction Books for Ages 5 and 6 (Kindergarten and 1st Grade)
Nonfiction Books for Age 7 (2nd Grade)
Nonfiction Books for Age 8 (3rd Grade)
Short Nonfiction Books for Reluctant, Struggling, and Wiggly Readers
Nonfiction Books for Kids Age 9 (4th Grade)
Nonfiction Books for Kids Age 10 (5th Grade)
Nonfiction Books for Age 11 (6th Grade)
Nonfiction Books for Age 12 (7th Grade)
Nonfiction Books for Age 13+ (8th Grade & HS)