Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday: Stand There! She Shouted #nfpb2015 5/13/15

My favorite reading challenge is Kid Lit Frenzy’s Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge. Visit her blog to discover more wonderful nonfiction titles. Stand There! She Shouted is Susan Goldman Rubin’s biography of nineteenth-century photographer Julia Margaret Cameron. It’s a wonderful book–full of engaging, informative writing and two types of illustrations: Cameron’s photographs and Bagram Ibatoulline’s paintings…

Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday: Mr. Ferris and His Wheel #nfpb2015

Kid Lit Frenzy hosts one of my favorite reading challenges, Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday. Visit her blog to discover more wonderful nonfiction titles. Mr. Ferris and His Wheel does everything right. Kathryn Gibbs Davis identifies an excellent subject for a nonfiction picture book–mechanical engineer George Ferris’s attempt to top the magnificence of the Eiffel Tower…