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Books mentioned in the September 2017 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

Children around the world

Diaz, Natalia and Owens, Melissa  A Ticket Around the World
Illustrated by Kim Smith
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Owlkids     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-77147-051-3

Lamothe, Matt  This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from Around the World
Gr. K–3     48 pp.     Chronicle     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-4521-5018-5

Lonely Planet Kids  The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World
Gr. 4–6     212 pp.     Lonely Planet     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-74360-774-9

Strickland, Tessa and DePalma, Kate  The Barefoot Book of Children
Illustrated by David Dean
Gr. K–3     64 pp.     Barefoot     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-78285-296-4

Uwiringiyimana, Sandra  How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child
With Abigail Pesta
High school     291 pp.     HarperCollins/Tegen     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-247014-0

 

Women in computing

Edwards, Sue Bradford and Harris, Duchess  Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA [Hidden Heroes series]
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68078-387-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68079-740-4

Gonzales, Andrea and Houser, Sophie  Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done
Middle school, high school
     272 pp.     HarperCollins/Harper     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-247250-2

Robinson, Fiona  Ada’s Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World’s First Computer Programmer
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Abrams     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-4197-1872-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6131-2913-5

Shetterly, Margot Lee  Hidden Figures Young Readers’ Edition: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation into Space
Gr. 4–6, middle school
    231 pp.    HarperCollins/Harper    2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-266238-5
Paperback ISBN 978-0-06-266237-8

Stanley, Diane  Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer
Illustrated by Jessie Hartland
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Simon/Wiseman     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-4814-5249-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-5250-2

Wallmark, Laurie  Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code
Illustrated by Katy Wu
Gr. K–3    48 pp.    Sterling    2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-4549-2000-7

 

Awe-inspiring athletes

Ancona, George  Boys Dancing: From School Gym to Theater Stage
Gr. K–3
     48 pp.     Candlewick     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-8202-6

Copeland, Misty  Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina
With Brandy Colbert
Gr. 4–6, middle school    186 pp.     Simon/Aladdin     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-4814-7979-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-7981-3

Cronn-Mills, Kirstin  LGBTQ+ Athletes Claim the Field: Striving for Equality
Middle school, high school
     104 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-8012-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-1139-3

Lloyd, Carli  All Heart: My Dedication and Determination to Become One of Soccer’s Best
With Wayne Coffey
Gr. 4–6, middle school    290 pp.     Houghton     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-544-97869-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-328-6957-03

Maraniss, Andrew  Strong Inside: The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball’s Color Line: Young Readers Edition
Gr. 4–6, middle school
    252 pp.     Philomel     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-399-54834-5

Wambach, Abby  Forward: My Story: Young Readers’ Edition
Gr. 4–6, middle school
     211 pp.     HarperCollins/Harper     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-245792-9

Yomtov, Nel  The Belles of Baseball: The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League [Hidden Heroes series]
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68078-386-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68079-739-8

 

Paleontology

Alonso, Juan Carlos and Paul, Gregory S.  The Late Jurassic: Notes, Drawings, and Observations from Prehistory
Illustrated by Juan Carlos Alonso
Gr. 4–6     113 pp.     Walter Foster     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-63322-108-6

Arnold, Caroline  Living Fossils: Clues to the Past
Illustrated by Andrew Plant
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Charlesbridge     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-58089-691-7 Ebook ISBN 978-1-60734-836-8

Bonner, Hannah  Dining with Dinosaurs: A Tasty Guide to Mesozoic Munching
Gr. 4–6     40 pp.     National Geographic     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-4263-2339-3
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4263-2340-9

Nardo, Don  Deadliest Dinosaurs [Deadliest Predators series]
Middle school, high school    80 pp.     ReferencePoint     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68282-048-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68282-049-0

Reed, MK  Dinosaurs: Fossils and Feathers
Illustrated by Joe Flood
Gr. 4–6     120 pp.     Roaring Brook/First Second     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-62672-144-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-62672-143-2

 

Outdoor activities

Buchmann, Stephen Honey Bees: Letters from the Hive
Middle school, high school     213 pp.     Delacorte     2010
Trade ISBN 978-0-385-73770-8
Library binding ISBN 978-0-385-90683-8
Ebook ISBN 978-0-375-89557-9

Checkerboard Library: Cool Great Outdoors series

Hengel, Katherine  Cool Birds & Bugs: Great Things to Do in the Great Outdoors
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     ABDO     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-694-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62969-821-2

Hengel, Katherine  Cool Maps & Geocaching: Great Things to Do in the Great Outdoors
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     ABDO     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-695-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62969-822-9

Hengel, Katherine Cool Parks & Trails: Great Things to Do in the Great Outdoors
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     ABDO     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-698-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62969-825-0

Kuskowski, Alex  Cool Backyard Camping: Great Things to Do in the Great Outdoors
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     ABDO     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-693-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62969-820-5

Kuskowski, Alex  Cool Outdoor Activities: Great Things to Do in the Great Outdoors
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     ABDO     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-696-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62969-823-6

Kuskowski, Alex Cool Outdoor Arts & Crafts: Great Things to Do in the Great Outdoors
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     ABDO     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-697-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62969-824-3

Honovich, Nancy and Beer, Julie  National Geographic Kids Get Outside Guide: All Things Adventure, Exploration, and Fun!
Gr. 4–6     160 pp.     National Geographic     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4263-1503-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4263-1502-2

Malnor, Carol L.  Wild Ones: Observing City Critters
Illustrated by Cathy Morrison
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Dawn     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-58469-553-0
Paperback ISBN 978-1-58469-554-7

Omoth, Tyler  Busting Boredom in the Great Outdoors [Edge Books: Boredom Busters series]
Gr. 4–6    
32 pp.     Capstone     2017
Library binding 978-1-5157-4703-1
Ebook 978-1-5157-4715-4

These titles were featured in the September 2017 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

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