Nonfiction Book Holiday Gift Guide

December 18, 2017

If you are searching for last minute giving ideas. You might love some of these titles that feature historical or scientific concepts. Here is a list of some of our favorite nonfiction books from 2016 & 2017 highlighting some diverse characters.

History & Culture

  1. A Child Through Time by Phil Wilinson
  2. The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid-by Jeanette Winter
  3. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
  4. Hidden Figures by Margot Shetterly
  5. Scholastic Year in Sports 2017 by James Buckley Jr.
  6. Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans by Don Brown
  7. Shaka Rising: A Legend of the Warrior Prince (The African Graphic Novel Series) by Luke Molver
  8. #NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women by Charleyboy
  9. Flying Colors: A guide to flags from around the world by Robin Jacobs
  10. Poster Power: Great posters and how to make them by Teresa Sdralevich
  11. Weird But True Sports: 300 Wacky Facts About Awesome Athletic by National Geographic



  1. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Young Reader’s Edition by William Kamkwamba
  2. Science Encyclopedia: Atom Smashing, Food Chemistry, Animals, Space, and More!  by National Geographic Kids
  3. The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day: Awesome Games and Crafts to Master Your Moods, Boost Focus, Hack Mealtimes and Help Grownups Understand Why You Do the Things You Do by Dayna Abraham
  4. The Animal Atlas Dr. Nick Crumpton and Gaia Bordicchia
  5.  CRAZY ABOUT CATS by Owen Dave
  6.  Professor Astro Cat’s Solar System by Dominic Walliman
  7. Something’s Fishy by Kevin McCloskey
  8.  The Code Book: The Secrets Behind Codebreaking by Simon Singh
  9. DK Workbooks Raspberry Pi Projects Workbook by DK Children
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Holiday Gift Book Guide: Fiction

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