Interesting Non Fiction for Kids Recommendation

Eleanor by Barbara Cooney

One of my favorite picture book biographies about one of my favorite people. Great introduction to Eleanor Roosevelt, specifically her childhood and growing into a confident, influential woman. This is a great mentor text for it’s fabulous opening paragraph and concise, powerful paragraphs. Such a better choice than the standard biography found more easily in the big stores.

Grades 3 and Up

Picture Book Biography

Used successfully with ESL adult learners, too.

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