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

Women’s History

Corey, Shana Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure
Illustrated by Hadley Hooper
Gr. K–3     40 pp.    Scholastic    2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-545-34278-0

McCann, Michelle Roehm and Welden, Amelie Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines from Joan of Arc to Mother Teresa
High school    248 pp.    Simon/Aladdin    2012
New ed., 2000, Beyond Words
Trade ISBN 978-1-58270-361-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-58270-302-2

McCarthy, Meghan Daredevil: The Daring Life of Betty Skelton
Gr. K–3    48 pp    Simon/Wiseman    2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-4424-2262-9

Savvy: Girls Rock! series

Schwartz, Heather E. Girls Rebel!: Amazing Tales of Women Who Broke the Rules
Gr. 4–6, middle school
    64 pp.    Capstone    2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4765-0232-8

Tougas, Shelley Girls Rock!: Amazing Tales of Women in Music
Gr. 4–6, middle school    
64 pp.    Capstone    2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4765-0234-2

Stone, Tanya Lee Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell
Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman
Gr. K–3    40 pp.    Holt/Ottaviano    2013
ISBN 978-0-8050-9048-2

 

Poetry

Hopkins, Lee Bennett, Selector All the World’s a Stage
Illustrated by Guy Billout
Gr. 4–6    40 pp.    Creative Editions    2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-56846-218-9

Kennedy, Caroline, Selector Poems to Learn by Heart
Illustrated by Jon J Muth
Gr. 4–6    192 pp.    Hyperion    2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-4231-0805-4

Sidman, Joyce What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms, & Blessings
Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski
High school    65 pp.    Houghton    2013
Trade ISBN 978-0-544-10616-1

VanDerwater, Amy Ludwig Forest Has a Song
Illustrated by Robbin Gourley
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Clarion    2013
Trade ISBN 978-0-618-84349-7

Vestergaard, Hope Digger, Dozer, Dumper
Illustrated by David Slonim
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Candlewick    2013
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-5078-0

 

Earth Day

Be an Eco Hero series

Barraclough, Sue Be an Eco Hero at Home
Gr. K–3    24 pp.    Sea to Sea    2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59771-379-5

Barraclough, Sue Be an Eco Hero at School
Gr. K–3    24 pp.    Sea to Sea    2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59771-381-8

Barraclough, Sue Be an Eco Hero on the Move
Gr. K–3    24 pp.    Sea to Sea    2013
Library ISBN 978-1-59771-380-1

Barraclough, Sue Be an Eco Hero Outdoors
Gr. K–3    24 pp.    Sea to Sea    2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59771-382-5

Crotta Brennan, Linda When Rivers Burned: The Earth Day Story [Once, in America series]
Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf
Gr. 4–6, middle school    80 pp.    Apprentice Shop    2013
Trade ISBN 978-0-9842549-9-6

Hopkins, H. Joseph The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever
Illustrated by Jill McElmurry
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Simon/Beach Lane    2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-4424-1402-0

Mason, Adrienne Planet Ark: Preserving Earth’s Biodiversity [Citizen Kid series]
Illustrated by Margo Thompson
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Kids Can    2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-55453-753-2

Mulder, Michelle Brilliant!: Shining a Light on Sustainable Energy [Orca Footprints series]
Gr. 4–6
    48 pp.    Orca    2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-4598-0221-6

 

Migration

Cohn, Scotti On the Move: Mass Migrations
Illustrated by Susan Detwiler
Gr. K –3    32 pp.    Sylvan Dell    2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-60718-6168
Paperback ISBN 978-1-60718-6281

Dowson, Nick North: The Amazing Story of Arctic Migration
Illustrated by Patrick Benson
Gr. K–3    56 pp.    Candlewick    2011
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-5271-5

Holing, Dwight Incredible Journeys: Amazing Animal Migrations [Animal Planet series]
Gr. 4–6, middle school    126 pp.    Kingfisher    2011
Trade ISBN 978-0-7534-6726-8

Hoose, Phillip Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95
Gr. 4–6, middle school    148 pp.    Farrar    2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-374-30468-3

Markle, Sandra The Long, Long Journey: The Godwit’s Amazing Migration
Illustrated by Mia Posada
Gr. K–3    40 pp.    Millbrook    2013
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7613-5623-3

 

Math concepts

Displaying Information series

Boswell, Kelly Diagrams, Diagrams, Diagrams!
Gr. K–3
    32 pp.    Capstone    2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4765-0260-1

Boswell, Kelly Timelines, Timelines, Timelines!
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Capstone    2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4765-0261-8

Brockett, Jane 1 Cookie, 2 Chairs, 3 Pears: Numbers Everywhere [Jane Brocket's Clever Concepts series]
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Millbrook    2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-0232-4

Neuschwander, Cindy Sir Cumference and the Off-the-Charts Dessert: A Math Adventure
Illustrated by Wayne Geehan
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Charlesbridge    2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-57091-198-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-57091-199-6

Patel, Mukul We’ve Got Your Number
Illustrated by Supriya Sahai
Gr. 4–6, middle school    96 pp.    Kingfisher    2013
Trade ISBN 978-0-7534-7072-5

Weakland, Mark and Jessica Gunderson Wacky Comparisons: Wacky Ways to Compare Size
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Capstone    2013
Library ISBN 978-1-62370-037-9

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

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