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Outstanding Nonfiction Titles of the Year:

Cohen, Charles. 2004. THE SEUSS, THE WHOLE SEUSS, AND NOTHING BUT THE SEUSS. New York: Random House. ISBN: 0375822488.

Review of The Whole Seuss

Fradin, Judith Bloom and Dennis Brindell Fradin. 2004. THE POWER OF ONE: DAISY BATES AND THE LITTLE ROCK NINE. New York: Clarion. ISBN: 061831556X.

Freedman, Russell. 2004. THE VOICE THAT CHALLENGED A NATION: MARIAN ANDERSON AND THE STRUGGLE FOR EQUAL RIGHTS. New York: Clarion Books. ISBN: 0618159762.

Rose's Review of The Voice That Challenged A Nation

Giblin, James Cross. 2004. SECRETS OF THE SPHINX. Ill. Bagram Ibatoulline. New York: Scholastic. ISBN: 0590098470.

Goddu, Krystyna Poray. 2004. DOLLMAKERS AND THEIR STORIES. New York: Henry Holt. ISBN: 0805072578.

Hunter, Ryan Ann. 2004. ROBOTS SLITHER. Ill. by Julia Gorton. New York: Putnam. ISBN: 0399237747.

Jackson, Robert. 2004. MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS: A TRIP TO THE 1904 WORLD'S FAIR . New York: HarperCollins. ISBN: 006009267X.

Review of Meet Me In St. Louis

Lawton, Clive A. 2004. HIROSHIMA: THE STORY OF THE FIRST ATOM BOMB. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press. ISBN: 0763622710.

Julie's Review of Hiroshima

McWhorter, Diane. 2004. A DREAM OF FREEDOM: THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT FROM 1954 TO 1968. New York: Scholastic. ISBN: 0439576784.

Myers, Walter Dean. 2004. ANTARCTICA: JOURNEYS TO THE SOUTH POLE. New York: Scholastic. ISBN: 0439220017.

Sandler, Martin W. 2004. ISLAND OF HOPE: THE STORY OF ELLIS ISLAND AND THE JOURNEY TO AMERICA. New York: Scholastic Nonfiction. ISBN: 0439530822.

Review of Island of Hope

Scott, Elaine. 2004. POLES APART: WHY PENGUINS AND POLAR BEARS WILL NEVER BE NEIGHBORS. New York: Viking. ISBN: 0670059250.

Sobol, Richard. 2004. AN ELEPHANT IN THE BACKYARD. New York: Dutton Children's Books. ISBN: 0525472886.

Review of An Elephant in the Backyard

Warren, Andrea. 2004. ESCAPE FROM SAIGON: HOW A VIETNAM ORPHAN BECAME AN AMERICAN BOY. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux. ISBN: 0374322244.

Review of Escape From Saigon

Links on children's nonfiction books:

NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award

2005 Orbis Pictus Award Winner and Honor Books http://www.ncte.org/about/over/nty/etc\119325.htm

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