Best Non-Fiction for 7-9 year olds
While animals, space, and technology continue to be highly popular subjects among 7–9-year-olds, as young minds develop and mature, they become more attuned to the world around them. As a result, many children become interested in learning about different cultures and ways of life to their own. Open doors to new worlds of knowledge and imagination with these brilliant non-fiction titles for 7-9 year olds….
Everything You Know About Dinosaurs Is Wrong (Nosy Crow) is written by Dr. Steve Brusatte and illustrated by Mike Love.
Everything You Know About Dinosaurs Is Wrong challenges common misconceptions and presents the latest scientific understanding of these prehistoric creatures. With vivid illustrations and engaging writing, this book is sure to captivate dinosaur enthusiasts and expand their knowledge of these ancient beasts.
Lands of Belonging: A History of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Britain (Nosy Crow) is written by Sir Martin Sorrell and Anita Anand and illustrated by Kasia Matyjaszek.
Lands of Belonging: A History of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Britain provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of the history of the Indian subcontinent and its relationship with Britain. This book is an excellent resource for readers interested in world history and multiculturalism.
I Am Not a Label: 34 Women Speak Out About Being Stereotyped, Misunderstood and More (Wide Eyed Editions) written by Cerrie Burnell and illustrated by Lauren Mark Baldo.
This book features the stories of 34 women who have faced stereotypes, discrimination, and prejudice due to their culture, race, gender, or disability. Through their stories, young readers will gain a deeper understanding of these women’s experiences and recognise the importance of celebrating difference.
The Lift-the-Flap Periodic Table (Usborne) is written by Alice James and Shaw Nielsen.
Lift-the-Flap Periodic Table offers an interactive introduction to the elements, their properties, and how they are used in everyday life. With over 125 flaps to lift and explore, this book is a fun and informative resource for young scientists.
Human Body Odyssey (Flying Eye) is written by Dr Dominic Walliman and illustrated by Ben Newman.
Human Body Odyssey takes readers on an exciting and informative journey through the inner workings of the human body. It’s packed with fascinating facts and stunning illustrations that bring the body to life. From the digestive to the circulatory system, young readers will gain a deeper understanding of how their bodies function and the importance of taking care of their health. Its graphic novel style is perfect for those who digest (cough, cough) information visually.
How Did I Get Here? (Wren & Rook) is written and illustrated by Phillip Bunting.
Helping young minds tackle big questions, Philip Bunting explores the very beginnings of you, our planet, the universe and beyond. From the Big Bang to birth, this book takes the reader on an exploratory journey of existence and beautifully illustrates the science behind how we came to be.
Old Enough to Save the Planet (Magic Cat Publishing) Written by Loll Kirby, illustrated by Adelina Lirius
For those young readers who like their facts with a side helping of narrative, look no further than this beautiful treasury of real-life stories about the children around the globe doing their bit for the planet. This is an inspiring read, full of colour, hope and ideas for positive change.