Nonfiction Monday

Picture Book of the Day

Mule Train Mail

by Craig Brown (Author, Illustrator)

Booktalk: Anthony the Postman delivers the mail, but he doesn’t drive a mail truck. See how he does it…

Snippet: Anthony the Postman doesn’t wear a uniform. He wears a cowboy hat, chaps and spurs.


Chapter Book of the Day

Explorers of the New World: Discover the Golden Age of Exploration with 22 Projects (Build It Yourself series)

by Carla Mooney (Author)

128 pages

Booktalk: Delve into the expeditions of Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, John Cabot, Hernán Cortés, and more. Using common household items and minimal supervision, kids enjoy 22 hands-on activities to help them learn about these legendary explorers and their voyages during the Age of Exploration and Discovery.

Snippet: Most of the projects in this book can be made with little adult supervision, using materials you already have at home or can easily find at a craft store. So get ready to step back into time and discover the men who were the explorers of the New World and the kings and queens who sent them on their journeys.


Nonfiction Monday

Nonfiction Monday

This week’s Nonfiction Monday Round-up host is True Tales & A Cherry On Top


Literary Link

Publishing Innovation Awards for ebooks, enhanced ebooks, and apps: deadline Nov 1. (via @loreenleedy)

Fascinating piece from National Geographic about teen brains. (via @tashrow)


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