What do animals do during the winter? How do seeds turn into plants? Fill your classroom library with answers to the (many!) common questions young students have with this list of the best nonfiction books for kids. 

From space to the sea, each title is packed with facts, photos, and on-level text that's just right for curious little minds. Use these books for both independent and guided reading lessons and to take a more in-depth look at a variety of subjects.

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