Some Non-Fiction Books for Kids to Enhance Their Imagination



As parents are you concerned about your toddlers’ reading choices? In a device-driven culture, parents would be more than happy seeing their little ones reading books. While parents should not micromanage their children's reading habits, a good argument can be made for encouraging kids to add nonfiction titles to their reading list. Many kids enjoy reading nonfiction books as they are based on real people, places and events that keep them engaged, excited and glued to the book. Childcare West Covina, CA is sharing a list of nonfiction books for kids that they won’t mind reading.

Mae Among the Stars  by Roda Ahmed :
It’s a nonfiction read about how determination can turn imagination into reality. This children's book is very popular as it shows the journey of Mae Jemison, the first African American woman in space and other details about how she accomplished her childhood dream of soaring amongst the stars.

Baby Loves Green Energy  by Ruth Spiro :
This is one of the great books for the little listeners as this book is accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for kids. This board book explores the climate of our planet and the need to protect it for all the babies. Beautiful and visually stimulating illustrations complement age-appropriate language and encourage children's sense of wonder. Parents and caregivers of the Montessori, childcare and preschools, should inspire kids to read this book as it is informative and fun to read.

Hello, World! : Solar System  by Jill McDonald :
Every young child loves to look up at the moon in the night sky and they are very curious to know more about those stars and planets far away from us. This is a perfect book to satisfy their queries as it can teach toddlers all about the sun, moon, stars, and planets. The author has used different colors, shapes, sizes and some super simple facts about our solar system. Teachers from Childcare West Covina, CA use this book to introduce the nonfiction concept to children as the book is written in a very clear and easy language with bright cheerful illustrations. It is an ideal book to bring science and nature into the busy world of toddlers where learning never stops.

Counting With/ Contando Con Frida  by Patty Rodriguez :
Through this book parents and teachers can introduce the toddlers to the life of one of Mexico’s most iconic painters, Frida Kahlo, while teaching them their numbers 1 to 10 in English and Spanish.

Hidden Figures  by Margot Lee Shetterly :
This nonfiction picture book tells the incredibly inspiring story of four black women who helped NASA launch main into space. These four women were good at math and participated in some of NASA’s greatest successes like providing the calculations for America’s first journey into space. In the child care, the kids are encouraged to read this book as they can explore the story of four female African American mathematicians at NASA known as “colored computers”.

Apart from the above, kids would like to read Your Fantastic Elastic Brain by Joann Deck, Water Can Be by Laura Purdie, She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Her Right Foot by Shawn Harris.