Fact-Packed Nonfiction Books for Kids

Keep elementary-age children learning with these nonfiction selections that pack fun with facts.

Summer is a great time to explore and discover.  These fact-filled books will keep your child busy doing both!


Mechanic Mike's Machines Series

by David West


This interactive series is loaded with fast facts! Themed icons detail quick information about the topic such as “Find out what type of engine drives the machine” and “Get you’re amazing fact here.” Colorful images prompt the reader to learn more. Books include trucks, ships, submarines, cars, and rescue vehicles among other fabulous machines.

A True Book Series

by various authors


Books in this series include exciting and fresh titles such as "Extreme Science Careers" and "Organic Food." Among the additional topics offered are "Extreme Places," "Most Endangered Animals," various sports, health subjects, "Greatest Discoveries," and many more.  Each book contains "important words" with definitions and a website suggestion for extended learning. With concise information, entertaining facts, and real pictures, this series is written to impress!  

Books by author Gail Gibbons


Gail Gibbons is a prolific writer and is considered Americas leading non-fiction author for children. Vibrant illustrations and easy to read informative text are just two reasons to read these books. Topics include food, science, animals, weather, and holidays among other exciting themes! Includes captivating pictures detailing quick facts.