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National Non-Fiction November Picks: Part 2

National Non-Fiction November Picks: Part 2

See The World Around Us in a whole new light with these reading recommendations for National Non-Fiction November


Steve Backshall: A Year of Adventure by Steve Backshall

Steve’s year is full of spiders, crocodiles, snakes, sharks, stingrays, tigers, hawks and many more exciting creatures!

This annual is bursting with fascinating facts, puzzles, quizzes, and photos of amazing animals from across the globe.

30 People Who Changed the World

What do Julius Caesar, Rosa Parks, and Vincent van Gogh all have in common?
They’re all fascinating figures who shaped our world!
Learn about these and so many more historical VIPs.

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai’s extraordinary journey has taken her from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations. She has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.


Go with the non-fiction flow and take a look at Part 1 of our NNFN recommendations here

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