Fiction/Nonfiction Book Pairs

Fiction/Nonfiction Book Pairs

For each topic, there is a nonfiction book and a corresponding fiction book. The fiction book is always the second one listed and typically has a call number beginning with "Y PZ."


The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall

Y SB363 .H234 1996

The Apple Pie that Papa Baked by Lauren Thompson

Y PZ7.T37163 Ap 2007x

April Fools

April Fools' Day by Emily Kelley

Y GT4995.A6 K44 1983

Pearl and Wagner: One Funny Day by Kate McMullan

Y PZ7.M47879 Pdc 2009


You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! by Jonah Winter

Y GV865.K67 W56 2009

Ernest L. Thayer's Casey At the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888 by Christopher Bing

Y PS3014.T3 C3 2000


Happy Birthday! by Gail Gibbons

Y GT2460 .G53 1986

A Birthday for Bear by Bonny Becker


Boat Book by Gail Gibbons

Y VM150 .G53 1983

Boats: Speeding! Sailing! Cruising! by Patricia Hubbell

Y PZ8.3.H848 Bo 2009


Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain by Trevor Romain

Y BF637.B85 R66 1997

Third Grade Bullies by Elizabeth Levy

Y PZ7.L5827 Th 1998


Butterflies and Moths by Nic Bishop

Y QL544.2 .B48 2009

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Y PZ7.C21476 Ve 1987x


Cars and How they Go by Joanna Cole

Y TL147 .C54 1983

Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord

Y PZ7.L87734 Hot 2010

Changing Leaves

Autumn Leaves by Ken Robbins

Y QK649 .R63 1998

Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert

Y PZ7.E3225 Re 1991


The Milk Makers by Gail Gibbons

Y SF239.5 .G53 1985

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin

Y PZ7.C88135 Cl 2000

Dust Bowl

Years of Dust: The Story of the Dust Bowl by Albert Marrin

Y F595 .M343 2009

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

Y PZ7.H4364 Ou 1997


I Want to Be a Firefighter by Dan Liebman

Y TH9148 .I25 1999x

This is the Firefighter by Laura Godwin

Y PZ8.3.G5465 Th 2009


How to Be a Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them by Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

Y BF723.F68 B76 1998

Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy by David Soman and Jacky Davis

Y PZ7.S696224 Lb 2009


Frogs by Nic Bishop

Y QL668.E2 B47 2008

Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel

Y PZ7.L7795 Fr

Harriet Tubman

Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led her People to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford

Y E444.T82 W43 2006x

Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky by Faith Ringgold

Y PZ7.R4726 Au 1992


Catch the Wind!: All About Kites by Gail Gibbons

Y TL759.5 .G53 1989

My Pig Amarillo by Satomi Ichikawa

Y PZ7.I16 My 2003


Check It Out!: The Book About Libraries by Gail Gibbons

Y Z665.5 .G53 1985

Miss Brooks Loves Books (And I Don't) by Barbara Bottner

Y PZ7.B6586 Mi 2010


Beacons of Light: Lighthouses by Gail Gibbons

Y VK1023 .G48 1990

The Lighthouse Dog by Betty Waterton

Y PZ7.W2644 Li 1997

Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterfly by Gail Gibbons

Y QL561.D3 G53 1989

Hurry and the Monarch by Antoine OÌ Flatharta

Y PZ7.O331275 Hu 2005


So You Want to be President? by Judith St. George

Y E176.1 .S699 2000

Duck for President by Doreen Cronin

Y PZ7.C88135 Du 2004


Every Season by Shelley Rotner and Anne Love Woodhull

Y QB637.4 .R68 2007

Old Bear by Kevin Henkes

Y PZ7.H389 Okh 2008


Spiders by Seymour Simon

Y QL458.4 .S585 2003

Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin

Y PZ7.C88135 Dg 2005

Statue of Liberty

Lady Liberty: A Biography by Doreen Rappaport

Y F128.64.L6 R36 2008

A Picnic in October by Eve Bunting

Y PZ7.B91527 Ph 1999


All Stations! Distress! : April 15, 1912, the Day the Titanic Sank by Don Brown

Y G530.T6 B756 2008

Polar, the Titanic Bear by Daisy Corning Stone Spedden

Y PZ7.S7414 Po 1994x


Trains by Gail Gibbons

Y TF148 .G53 1987

Jingle the Brass by Patricia Newman

Y PZ7.N4854 Ji 20

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day by Gail Gibbons

Y GT4925 .G5 1986

Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink by Diane deGroat

Y PZ7.D3639 Ro 1996

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