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The More You Know: 21 Best Nonfiction Books for Kindergarten

Bugs to bunnies, dinosaurs to sharks, and everything in between. These are the best nonfiction books for kindergarten libraries.

On the History and Experience of Tattoos

7 Transgender History Books for LGBTQIA+ History Month and Beyond

In honor of LGBTQIA+ History Month in the UK, here's a collection of nonfiction Transgender history books written by Transgender and Nonbinary authors.

5 Books to Read for the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

Here are five books about the Holocaust to read on the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht involving the attack on Jews and Jewish communities.

3 on a YA Theme: Must-Read Fall 2018 YA Nonfiction

YA nonfiction is on fire right now Expand your brain and your to-be-read with these must-read fall 2019 YA nonfiction titles!

On the Road: Books about Travellers and Roma

Learn more about Roma and other nomadic European communities, including the Irish Travellers.

Don’t Mourn, Organize: A Labor Reading List

You've grilled the burgers, now get to reading.

Some of the Best Books About World War I

A public librarian's recommendations for the best books about World War I.

50 Webcomics You Have to Check Out Now

25 Children’s Books for African American History Month

Picture books, chapter books, and middle grade: 25 excellent children's books for African American History month!

Reformation 500: What Texts Inspired the Protestant Reformation?

What texts caused Martin Luther to break with the Catholic Church and begin the world-changing Protestant Reformation?

100 Years of Women in the Book World Being Kickass

Meet the Women’s National Book Association, created in 1917!

16 Books on the Salem Witch Trials to Kick Off Your Spooky Fall

Fiction and nonfiction about the historical witch trials of Salem, Massachusetts

Walking with Ghosts: Reflections on Rebecca Stott’s GHOSTWALK

Melding fact and fiction, Stott's GHOSTWALK entangles us in not just paranoid conspiracies but also the messy, thorny silk skein of the human heart.

Stunning Photographs of FSA Libraries in the 1940s

Fascinating vintage eye candy for library lovers--from Farm Security Administration!