The National Council of Teachers of English announced the 2006 Orbis Pictus Award Winners for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children:
Children of the Great Depression by Russell Freedman (Clarion Books)
ER Vets: Life in an Animal Emergency Room by Donna Jackson (Houghton Mifflin); Forbidden Schoolhouse: The True and Dramatic Story of Prudence Crandall and Her Students by Suzanne Jurmain (Houghton Mifflin); Genius: A Photobiography of Albert Einstein by Marfe Ferguson Delano (National Geographic); Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (Scholastic); and Mosquito Bite by Alexandra Siy and Dennis Kunkel (Charlesbridge Publishing).
There were also a number of recommended titles. For more information, click here.