Non-fiction, factual and information books
Lower Key Stage 2 (Year 3 & Year 4: Ages 7+)
Non-fiction books enable children to learn about people, places and events that have shaped our world. They encourage children to question and think critically about the issues facing our society.
Below is a selection of non-fiction books that will appeal to children in Year 3 & Year 4, from nutty non-fiction to beautiful biographies. See the wonders of nature in the amazing animals collection and inspire children to learn more about themselves with books about the body. Get all scientific and mathematical with facts and figures to see the world in numbers.
Show children that history is herstory too and recognise the achievements of women throughout time. Help children to keep calm and be kind and understand differences in society and recognise that everyone is welcome. If you are not sure where to start, take a look at the award-winning non-fiction collection that celebrates the best factual books for children published in the last few years.
Check out my Top 100 Recommended Reads for Year 3 and Year 4 if you're looking for more to top up your classroom bookshelf collections and browse through my other booklists if you're looking for other subjects, topics, genres and themes. There's always more being added!