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Non-Fiction Picture Books for English Language Learners

Printable book lists for English Language Learners

Be My Neighbor

Be My Neighbor: With Words of Wisdom from Fred Rogers by Maya Ajmerea & John D. Ivanko (2004)
HM756 .A36 2004 (JUV)

Simple text and photographs explore the variety of places in a neighborhood.  More detail is provided in additional paragraphs.

 The Bones You Own

The Bones You Own: A Book About the Human Body by Rebacca Baines (2009)
QM101 .B346 2009 (JUV)

This book is a simple introduction to the human skeleton with a dynamic graphic layout.

 Minnesota

Minnesota by Sean Dolan (2005)
F606 .D65 2005 (JUV)

Part of the Rookie Read-About-Geography series, this book focuses on the state of Minnesota.

 You and Me Together

You and Me Together: Moms, Dads, and Kids around the World by Barbara Kerley (2005)
HQ755.85 .K47 2005 (JUV)

A series of dynamic photographs, along with sparse poetic text, depict families from across the globe.

 Houses and Home

Houses and Homes by Ann Morris (1992)
HD7287 .M65 1992 (JUV)

Photographs show the wide diversity of homes across many cultures.

 Guess What is Gorwing Inside the Egg

Guess What is Growing Inside this Egg by Mia Posada (2007)
SF490.3 .P67 2007 (JUV)

This book uses both simple verse and short descriptive paragraphs to explore the many types of animals that hatch from eggs