History, science, animals and space are popular book requests in the library's Children's Room. Children of all ages truly enjoy reading nonfiction or informational text and many even prefer it over fiction. Here is a not-so-secret secret—educators believe reading nonfiction is important for our children's academic success. In the article, Nonfiction in the Early Grades: A Key to Reading Success, author Emily Miksic gives multiple reasons why we should encourage children to read nonfiction.
Here are the highlights:
Read the full article for more details and reasons to encourage children to read nonfiction.
Check out a few of the Greenburgh Public Library's NEW nonfiction books on dinosaurs, rocket science, famous people, far away countries and more!
She Persisted in Sports by Chelsea Clinton; Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
From Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind She Persisted, comes a new book featuring women athletes who overcame and inspired--just in time for the Olympics! Women athletes have faced their own unique set of challenges, across countless sports and levels of play.