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

Scientist biographies

Berne, Jennifer  On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein
Illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky
Gr. K–3     48 pp.     Chronicle     2013
Trade ISBN 978-0-8118-7235-5

Burleigh, Robert  Look Up!: Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Simon/Wiseman     2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-4169-5819-2

Byrd, Robert  Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
Gr. 4–6     40 pp.     Dial     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-8037-3749-5

Johnson, Sylvia A.  Shaking the Foundation: Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution
Middle school, high school     88 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2013
Trade ISBN 978-0-7613-5486-4

Ottaviani, Jim Feynman
Illustrated by Leland Myrick; color by Hilary Sycamore
Middle school, high school    
266 pp.     Roaring Brook/First Second     2011
Trade ISBN 978-1-59643-259-8

 

Architecture

Hale, Christy Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Lee     2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-60060-651-9

Paxmann, Christine From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers
Illustrated by Anne Ibelings
Gr. 4–6     64 pp.     Prestel     2012
Trade ISBN 978-3-7913-7113-9

Ritchie, Scot Look at That Building!: A First Book of Structures
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Kids Can     2011
Trade ISBN 978-1-55453-696-2

Rubalcaba, Jill I. M. Pei: Architect of Time, Place, and Purpose
Middle school, high school     120 pp.     Cavendish     2011
Trade ISBN 978-0-7614-5973-6

Woods, Michael and Woods, Mary B. Ancient Construction Technology: From Pyramids to Fortresses
Middle school, high school     96 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2011
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7613-6527-3
Technology in Ancient Cultures series.

 

Social reformers and activists

Colman, Penny Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World
Middle school, high school     256 pp.     Holt/Ottaviano      2011
Trade ISBN 978-0-8050-8293-7

Pinkney, Andrea Davis Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America
Illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Gr. 4–6     243 pp.     Disney/Jump     2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-4231-4257-7

Scandiffio, Laura People Who Said No: Courage Against Oppression
Middle school, high school     168 pp.     Annick     2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-55451-383-3
Paperback ISBN 978-1-55451-382-6

Silverman, Erica Liberty’s Voice: The Story of Emma Lazarus
Illustrated by Stacey Schuett
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Dutton     2011
Trade ISBN 978-0-525-47859-1

Champion of Freedom series

Sawyer, Kem Knapp Nelson Mandela
Middle school, high school     176 pp.     Morgan     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59935-167-4

O’Keefe, Sherry Aung San Suu Kyi
Middle school, high school     160 pp.     Morgan     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59935-168-1

Martin, Michael J. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Middle school, high school     144 pp.     Morgan     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59935-169-8

 

Folklore

Ahlberg, Allan The Goldilocks Variations
Illustrated by Jessica Ahlberg
Gr. K–3
     32 pp.     Candlewick     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-6268-4

Arni, Samhita Sita’s Ramayana
Illustrated by Moyna Chitrakar
Middle school, high school     152 pp.     Groundwood     2011
Trade ISBN 978-1-55498-145-8

Frisch, Aaron The Girl in Red
Illustrated by Roberto Innocenti; story by Roberto Innocenti
Gr. 4–6
     32 pp.     Creative Editions     2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-56846-223-3

Pinkney, Jerry Puss in Boots
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Dial     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-8037-1642-1

Williams, Marcia The Elephant’s Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India
Gr. 4–6     40 pp.     Candlewick     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-5916-5

 

Math is elementary

Long, Ethan The Wing Wing Brothers Math Spectacular!
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Holiday     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-8234-2320-0

Marzollo, Jean Help Me Learn Subtraction
Photographs by Chad Phillips
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Holiday     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-8234-2401-6

Menotti, Andrea How Many Jelly Beans?: A Giant Book of Giant Numbers!
Illustrated by Yancey Labat
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Chronicle     2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-4521-0206-1

Neuschwander, Cindy Sir Cumference and the Viking’s Map: A Math Adventure
Illustrated by Wayne Geehan
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Charlesbridge     2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-57091-791-2
Paperback ISBN 978-1-57091-792-9

Ace Your Math Test series

Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca Addition and Subtraction
Gr. 4–6     104 pp.     Enslow     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3778-6

Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca Fractions and Decimals
Gr. 4–6     104 pp.     Enslow     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3780-9

Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca Geometry
Gr. 4–6     104 pp.     Enslow     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3783-0

Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca Multiplication and Division
Gr. 4–6     104 pp.     Enslow     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3779-3

Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca Percents and Ratios
Gr. 4–6     104 pp.     Enslow     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3781-6

Wingard-Nelson, Rebecca Pre-Algebra and Algebra
Gr. 4–6     104 pp.     Enslow     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3782-3

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

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