Nonfiction Monday

Picture Book of the Day

If the World Were a Village – Second Edition: A Book about the World’s People (CitizenKid)

by David J Smith (Author) and Shelagh Armstrong (Illustrator)

Booktalk: If the World Were a Village has been newly revised with updated statistics, several new activities and completely new material on food security, energy and health. By exploring the lives of the 100 villagers, children will discover that life in other nations is often very different from their own.

Snippet:

Welcome to the global village

…what if we imagined that the whole population of the world as a village of just 100 people? In this imaginary village, each person would represent 69 million (69 000 000) people from the real world.

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Chapter Book of the Day

Haunted Houses The Unsolved Mystery

by Lisa Wade Mccormick (Author)

32 pages

Booktalk: Footsteps echo down empty hallways. Ghostly shadows float across rooms. Are ghosts real? Do they haunt houses and other places? Find out about haunted houses and how science is trying to solve this mystery.

Snippet:

Haunted Fact

One of the earliest ghost stories comes from Ancient Greece. In this story, a ghost in chains walks through a house at night.

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Nonfiction Monday

Nonfiction Monday

This week’s Nonfiction Monday Round-up host is Apple with Many Seeds

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Literary Links

Lerner Publishing’s New iPad App Offers Access to 1,800 eBooks (via @eBookNewser)

My secret for battling procrastination (it’s a 2-step plan!) (via @JaneFriedman)

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