Books mentioned in the January 2014 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

U.S. Presidents

Bausum, Ann Our Country’s Presidents: All You Need to Know About the Presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama
Gr. 4–6     224 pp.     National Geographic     2013 [New ed. 2009]
Trade ISBN 978-1-4263-1089-8

Bolden, Tonya Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty
Middle school, high school     120 pp.     Abrams     2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-4197-0390-4

Castrovilla, Selene Revolutionary Friends: General George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette
Illustrated by Drazen Kozjan
Gr. 4–6     40 pp.     Boyds/Calkins     2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-59078-880-6

Essential Critiques series

Harris, Laurie Lanzen How to Analyze the Works of Abraham Lincoln
High school
     112 pp.     ABDO     2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-61783-642-8

Kesselring, Mari How to Analyze the Works of Franklin D. Roosevelt
High school     112 pp.     ABDO     2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-61783-643-5

Qaiser, Annie How to Analyze the Works of George Washington
High school     112 pp.     ABDO     2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-61783-645-9

Kalman, Maira Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything
Gr. K–3
     40 pp.     Penguin/Paulsen     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-399-24040-9

 

Civil Rights

Civil Rights Movement series

Aretha, David Brown v. Board of Education
Middle school, high school     128 pp.     Morgan     2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59935-370-8

Aretha, David Martin Luther King Jr. and the 1963 March on Washington
Middle school, high school     128 pp.     Morgan     2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59935-372-2

Aretha, David A Time for Martyrs: The Life of Malcolm X [Civil Rights Leaders series]
Middle school, high school     144 pp.     Morgan     2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59935-328-9

Carson, Mary Kay What Was Your Dream, Dr. King?: And Other Questions About Martin Luther King Jr. [Good Question! series]
Illustrated by Jim Madsen
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Sterling     2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-4027-9622-7

Lewis, John and Andrew Aydin March: Book One
Illustrated by Nate Powell
Middle school, high school
     128 pp.     Top Shelf     2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-60309-300-2

Pinkney, Andrea Davis Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song
Illustrated by Brian Pinkney
40 pp.     Little, Brown     2013
Trade ISBN 978-0-316-07013-3

 

Endangered Species

Arnold, Caroline A Warmer World: From Polar Bears to Butterflies, How Climate Change Affects Wildlife
Illustrated by Jamie Hogan
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Charlesbridge     2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-58089-266-7
Paperback ISBN 978-1-58089-267-4

George, Jean Craighead The Eagles Are Back
Illustrated by Wendell Minor
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Dial     2013
Trade ISBN 978-0-8037-3771-6

Kvatum, Lia Saving Yasha: The Incredible True Story of an Adopted Moon Bear
Photographs by Liya Pokrovskaya
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     National Geographic     2012
Trade ISBN 978-1-4263-1051-5
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4263-1076-8

Mapping Global Issues series

Littlewood, Peter Endangered Species
Middle school, high school     48 pp.     Smart Apple     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59920-507-6

Littlewood, Peter and Antonia Littlewood Rain Forest Destruction
Middle school, high school     48 pp.     Smart Apple     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59920-512-0

Oxlade, Chris Global Warming
Middle school, high school     48 pp.     Smart Apple     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59920-508-3

Animals in Danger series

Spilsbury, Louise and Richard Spilsbury Animals in Danger in Africa
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Heinemann     2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4329-7672-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4329-7679-8

Spilsbury, Louise and Richard Spilsbury Animals in Danger in Asia
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Heinemann     2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4329-7673-6
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4329-7680-4

Spilsbury, Louise and Richard Spilsbury Animals in Danger in North America
Gr. K–3
     32 pp.     Heinemann     2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4329-7676-7
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4329-7683-5

Space

Bailey, Diane The Future of Space Exploration [What’s Next series]
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Creative Education     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60818-223-7

Goldsmith, Mike Legendary Journeys: Space
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Kingfisher/Macmillan     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-7534-6848-7

Harrison, James Space [Kingfisher Readers series]
Gr. K–3     48 pp.     Kingfisher/Macmillan     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7534-6883-8
Paperback ISBN 978-0-7534-6884-5

American Space Missions—Astronauts, Exploration, and Discovery series

Green, Carl R. Spacewalk: The Astounding Gemini 4 Mission
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Enslow     2012 [New ed., 2004]
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4075-5

Green, Carl R. Walking on the Moon: The Amazing Apollo 11 Mission
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Enslow     2012 [New ed., 2004]
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4076-2

Holden, Henry M. The Coolest Job in the Universe: Working Aboard the International Space Station
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Enslow     2012 [New ed., 2004]
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4074-8

Holden, Henry M. Danger in Space: Surviving the Apollo 13 Disaster
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Enslow     2012 [New ed., 2004]
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4072-4

Holden, Henry M. Space Shuttle Disaster: The Tragic Mission of the Challenger
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Enslow     2012 [New ed., 2004]
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4073-1

Jackson, Tom Air and Space [Facts at Your Fingertips: Invention and Technology series]
Middle school, high school     64 pp.     Brown Bear     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-1-936333-40-0

Snow Day

Artist’s Library series

Baggetta, Marla Pastel Step by Step
Middle school, high school     64 pp.     Walter Foster     2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-936309-25-2

Fisher, Diana The Art of Rock Painting
Middle school, high school     64 pp.     Walter Foster     2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-936309-31-3

Franks, Gene Pencil Drawing
Middle school, high school     64 pp.     Walter Foster     2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-936309-24-5

Goldman, Ken Charcoal Drawing
Middle school, high school     64 pp.     Walter Foster     2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-936309-26-9

Powell, William F. Perspective
Middle school, high school     64 pp.     Walter Foster     2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-936309-28-3

Swenson, Brenda Steps to Success in Watercolor
Middle school, high school     64 pp.     Walter Foster     2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-936309-27-6

Tollison, Hal Cartooning
Middle school, high school     64 pp.     Walter Foster     2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-936309-29-0

Wang, Lucy The Art of Chinese Brush Painting
Middle school, high school     64 pp.     Walter Foster     2011
Library binding ISBN 978-1-936309-30-6

Loeb, Lisa Lisa Loeb’s Songs for Movin’ & Shakin': The Air Band Song and Other Toe-Tapping Tunes
Illustrated by Ryan O’Rourke
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Sterling     2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-4027-6916-0

Mendez, Sean One World Kids Cookbook: Easy, Healthy and Affordable Family Meals
Gr. 4–6     96 pp.     Interlink     2011
Trade ISBN 978-1-56656-866-1

Roche, Art Art for Kids: Comic Strips: Create Your Own Comic Strips from Start to Finish
Gr. 4–6     112 pp.     Sterling     2011
Trade ISBN 978-1-57990-788-4
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4027-8474-3

Schafer, Albert D. Illusionology: The Secret Science of Magic [Ology series]
Gr. 4–6     30 pp.     Candlewick     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-5588-4

These titles were featured in the January 2014 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

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