Winter Nonfiction Notes out now

This afternoon subscribers to our monthly newsletter Notes from the Horn Book receive its quarterly supplement Nonfiction Notes. In the winter 2013 issue, Associate Professor of Science Education (and frequent Horn Book contributor) Danielle Ford considers scientific literacy, science books, and the Common Core. You’ll also find reviews of recommended nonfiction books covering a wide range of topics — from earth science to snow day activities — for all grade levels.

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Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, assistant editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College.

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