What is Nonfiction? Essays and More…

by Dianne White on March 13, 2011

For those interested in learning more about the ins and outs of reading, writing, and teaching nonfiction for K-5 students, there are many resources available for further study. We’ve listed a few of these below and would love to hear some of your favorite links, as well.

  • This month’s Hornbook (March 2011) is full of wonderful essays on “Fact, Fiction, and In Between.” If you’re not a subscriber or are unable to get a copy of this edition, be sure to check out the articles listed below, which are available on-line:

Sing a Song of Science: Scientists in the Field by Erica Zappy

New Knowledge by Marc Aronson

A Fine, Fine Line: Truth in Nonfiction by Tanya Lee Stone

* I.N.K. (Interesting Nonfiction for Kids) is an excellent blog for those interested in reading more on the topic by authors currently writing nonfiction for kids.

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