Saturday, December 1, 2018

SCBWI Hawaii Handout: Five Kinds of Nonfiction

BackgroundI’ve written an article about the 5 kinds of nonfiction here:

I’ve discussed the 5 kinds of nonfiction in this video created for Colby Sharp’s vlog:

5 Kinds of Nonfiction Flashcards

Narrative vs. Expository Sample Texts
Red-Eyed Tree Frog by Joy Cowley and Nic Bishop (Scholastic, 1999)

Frog or Toad? How Do You Know? by Melissa Stewart (Enslow, 2011)

Characteristics of Expository Literature


  1. Mahalo nui loa Melissa! I love that you have done for nonfiction what Linnaeus did for flora and fauna!