Books mentioned in the June 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

Social issues

Exploring Tough Issues series

Brownlie, Ali  Why Do People Abuse Human Rights?
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Raintree      2004
Library binding ISBN 0-7398-6684-2

Senker, Cath  Why Are People Refugees?
Gr. 4–6      48 pp.     Raintree      2004
Library binding ISBN 0-7398-6685-0

Woolf, Alex  Why Are People Terrorists?
Gr. 4–6      48 pp.     Raintree      2004
Library binding ISBN 0-7398-6686-9

Woolf, Alex  Why Do People Commit Crime?
Gr. 4–6      48 pp.     Raintree      2004
Library binding ISBN 0-7398-6682-6

DiPiazza, Francesca Davis  Friend Me! 600 Years of Social Networking in America
Middle school, high school      112 pp.     Twenty-First Century      2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-7613-5869-5

Gay, Kathlyn  Food: The New Gold
Middle school, high school      96 pp.     Twenty-First Century      2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7613-4607-4

Headlines! Series

Gerber, Larry  Torture
Middle school, high school      64 pp.     Rosen      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4488-1291-2

Jones, Molly  Health Care for Everyone
Middle school, high school      64 pp.     Rosen  2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4488-1290-5

Serres, Alain  I Have the Right to Be a Child
Gr. K–3      40 pp.     Groundwood (House of Anansi Press)     2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-55498-149-6

 

Poetry

Corcoran, Jill  Dare to Dream…Change the World
Gr. 4–6      40 pp.     Kane/Miller      2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-61067-065-4

Koertge, Ron  Lies, Knives, and Girls in Red Dresses
High school      88 pp.     Candlewick      2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-4406-2

Levine, Gail Carson  Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It: False Apology Poems
Gr. K–3      80 pp.     HarperCollins/Harper      2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-178725-6
Library binding ISBN 978-0-06-178726-3

Lewis, J. Patrick  If You Were a Chocolate Mustache
Gr. 4–6      160 pp.     Boyds/Wordsong      2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-59078-927-8

Singer, Marilyn  A Stick Is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play
Gr. K–3      40 pp.     Clarion      2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-547-12493-3

 

Myths and legends

Mythology Rocks! series

Altman, Linda Jacobs  African Mythology Rocks!
Gr. 4–6      112 pp.     Enslow      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3896-7
New ed., 2003.

Bernard, Catherine Celtic Mythology Rocks!
Gr. 4–6      104 pp.     Enslow      2011 (New ed., 2003)
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3895-0

Collier, Irene Dea  Chinese Mythology Rocks!
Gr. 4–6      128 pp.     Enslow      2011 (New ed., 2001)
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3898-1

Houle, Michelle M.  Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology Rock!
Gr. 4–6      128 pp.     Enslow      2011 (New ed., 2001)
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3897-4

Schuman, Michael A.  Maya and Aztec Mythology Rocks!
Gr. 4–6      128 pp.     Enslow      2011 (New ed., 2001)
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3899-8

Spies, Karen Bornemann  Heroes in Greek Mythology Rock!
Gr. 4–6      128 pp.     Enslow      2011 (New ed., 2002)
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3900-1

Lupton, Hugh and Morden, Daniel  The Adventures of Achilles
Gr. 4–6      128 pp.     Barefoot      2012
Paperback ISBN 978-1-84686-800-9

McLimans, David  Big Turtle
Gr. K–3      32 pp.     Walker      2011
Trade ISBN 978-0-8027-2282-9

Ancient Greek Mythology series.

Nardo, Don  The Gods and Goddesses of Greek Mythology
Middle school      64 pp.     Capstone/Compass Point      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7565-4479-9

Nardo, Don  The Heroes and Mortals of Greek Mythology
Middle school      64 pp.     Capstone/Compass Point      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7565-4480-5

Olympians series

O’Connor, George  Poseidon: Earth Shaker
Gr. 4–6      78 pp.     Roaring Brook/First Second      2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-59643-828-6
Paperback ISBN 978-1-59643-738-8

Oceanography and marine life

Bang, Molly and Chisholm, Penny  Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas
Gr. K–3      48 pp.     Scholastic/Blue Sky (Scholastic Trade Division)     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-545-27322-0

Becker, Helaine  The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea
Gr. 4–6      80 pp.     Kids Can      2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-55453-746-4
Paperback ISBN 978-1-55453-747-1

Watery Worlds series

Johnson, Jinny  Coral Reef Life
Gr. 4–6      32 pp.     Smart Apple      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59920-502-1

Johnson, Jinny  Deep Sea Life
Gr. 4–6      32 pp.     Smart Apple      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59920-503-8

Johnson, Jinny  Ocean Life
Gr. 4–6      32 pp.     Smart Apple      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59920-504-5

Johnson, Jinny  Polar Sea Life
Gr. 4–6      32 pp.     Smart Apple      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59920-505-2

Johnson, Jinny  River and Lake Life
Gr. 4–6      32 pp.     Smart Apple      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59920-506-9

Johnson, Jinny  Seashore Life
Gr. 4–6      32 pp.     Smart Apple      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59920-501-4

Kurlansky, Mark  World Without Fish
High school      184 pp.     Workman      2011
Trade ISBN 978-0-7611-5607-9

Sayre, April Pulley  Here Come the Humpbacks
Gr. K–3      40 pp.     Charlesbridge      2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-58089-405-0
Paperback ISBN 978-1-58089-406-7

 

Sports and outdoor recreation

Berman, Len  The Greatest Moments in Sports: Upsets and Underdogs
Gr. 4–6      124 pp.     Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky      2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-4022-7226-4

Great Outdoors Sports Zone series

Carpenter, Tom  Big Game Hunting: Bear, Deer, Elk, Sheep, and More
Gr. 4–6      32 pp.     Lerner      2012
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-0222-5

Carpenter, Tom  Freshwater Fishing: Bass, Trout, Walleye, Catfish, and More
Gr. 4–6      32 pp.     Lerner      2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-4677-0219-5

Carpenter, Tom  Saltwater Fishing: Snapper, Mackerel, Bluefish, Tuna, and More
Gr. 4–6      32 pp.     Lerner      2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-4677-0220-1

Carpenter, Tom  Small Game Hunting: Rabbit, Raccoon, Squirrel, Opossum, and More
Gr. 4–6      32 pp.     Lerner      2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-4677-0224-9

Carpenter, Tom  Upland Bird Hunting: Wild Turkey, Pheasant, Grouse, Quail, and More
Gr. 4–6      32 pp.     Lerner      2012
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-0223-2

Carpenter, Tom  Waterfowl Hunting: Duck, Goose, and More
Gr. 4–6      32 pp.     Lerner      2012
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-0221-8

Coy, John  Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball
Gr. K–3      32 pp.     Carolrhoda      2013
Trade ISBN 978-0-7613-6617-1

St. John, Warren  Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town
High school      226 pp.     Delacorte      2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-385-74194-1
Library binding ISBN 978-0-375-99033-5

Super SandCastle: Super Simple Exercise series

Tuminelly, Nancy  Super Simple Bend & Stretch: Healthy & Fun Activities to Move Your Body
Gr. K–3      32 pp.     ABDO      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-61714-959-7

Tuminelly, Nancy  Super Simple Hop & Jump: Healthy & Fun Activities to Move Your Body
Gr. K–3      32 pp.     ABDO      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-61714-960-3

Tuminelly, Nancy  Super Simple Move & Shake: Healthy & Fun Activities to Move Your Body
Gr. K–3      32 pp.     ABDO      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-61714-961-0

Tuminelly, Nancy  Super Simple Punch & Kick: Healthy & Fun Activities to Move Your Body
Gr. K–3      32 pp.     ABDO      2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-61714-962-7

These titles were featured in the June 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

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