Isaacs, K.T. (2013). Picturing the World: Informational Picture Books for Children. Chicago, IL: American Library Association.
Enrich your library collection with outstanding informational books that children really want to read. This annotated resource by veteran children’s book reviewer Isaacs surveys the best nonfiction/informational titles for ages 3 through 10, helping librarians make informed collection development and purchasing decisions. With information on 250 books, this volume
- Features an introductory chapter which takes a close look at what makes a successful informational picture book
- Provides thoughtful descriptions for each title, including complete bibliographic information, age-level guidance, and notes on book awards won
- Works as curriculum support as well as a tool for elementary RA, with easy-to-use topical organization and a separate subject index