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

Writing and reporting

Bodden, Valerie  The Muckrakers: Ida Tarbell Takes on Big Business [Hidden Heroes]
Middle school, high school
    112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library      2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68078-388-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68079-741-1

Giff, Patricia Reilly  Writing with Rosie: You Can Write a Story Too
Gr. 4–6     69 pp.     Holiday     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-8234-3656-9

Macy, Sue  Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber
Illustrated by C. F. Payne
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Simon/Wiseman     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-4814-0120-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-0121-0

Noyes, Deborah  Ten Days a Madwoman: The Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Original “Girl” Reporter Nellie Bly
Middle school, high school     136 pp.     Viking     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-803-74017-4

Pebble Plus: Media Literacy for Kids series

Rustad, Martha E. H.  Learning About Media Literacy
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Capstone     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-1833-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-1838-3

Rustad, Martha E. H.  Learning About Fact and Opinion
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Capstone     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-1831-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-1836-9

 

School days 2017

Allman, Toney  Food in Schools [Matters of Opinion series]
Gr. 4–6, middle school   64 pp.     Norwood     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59953-604-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60357-597-3

Derby, Sally  A New School Year: Stories in Six Voices
Illustrated by Mika Song
Gr. K–3     48 pp.     Charlesbridge     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-58089-730-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60734-975-4

McCarney, Rosemary  The Way to School
With Plan International
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Second Story     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-927583-78-4

Ruurs, Margriet  School Days Around the World
Illustrated by Alice Feagan
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Kids Can     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-77138-047-8

Walker, Paul Robert  Remember Little Rock: The Time, the People, the Stories Remember series]
Middle school, high school     62 pp.     National Geographic     2015      Reissue, 2009
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4263-2352-2
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4263-2247-1

 

Geology

Geology Rocks! series

Baxter, Roberta  Sedimentary Rocks
Gr. 4–6     24 pp.     Child’s     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5038-0805-8

McCarthy, Cecilia Pinto  Metamorphic Rocks
Gr. 4–6     24 pp.     Child’s     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5038-0802-7

Watts, Pam  The Rock Cycle
Gr. 4–6     24 pp.     Child’s     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5038-0804-1

York, M. J.  Igneous Rocks
Gr. 4–6     24 pp.     Child’s     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5038-0801-0

Baxter, Roberta  Seismology: Our Violent Earth [History of Science series]
Middle school, high school     112 pp.      ABDO/Essential Library      2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-565-4

Chad, Jon  Volcanoes: Fire and Life [Science Comics series]
Color by Sophie Goldstein
Gr. 4–6     122 pp.     Roaring Brook/First Second     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-62672-361-0
Paperback ISBN 978-1-62672-360-3

Chin, Jason  Grand Canyon
Gr. K–3, 4–6     56 pp.     Roaring Brook/Porter     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-59643-950-4

Guillain, Charlotte  The Street Beneath My Feet
Illustrated by Yuval Zommer
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Quarto     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-68297-136-9

 

Insects and invertebrates

Aston, Dianna Hutts  A Beetle Is Shy
Illustrated by Sylvia Long
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Chronicle     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-4521-2712-5

Bestor, Sheri Mabry  Good Trick, Walking Stick!
Illustrated by Jonny Lambert
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Sleeping Bear     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-58536-943-0
Paperback ISBN 978-1-58536-981-2

Downer, Ann  Smart and Spineless: Exploring Invertebrate Intelligence
Middle school, high school     88 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-3739-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8805-2

Grajkowski, Wojciech  Bees: A Honeyed History
Illustrated by Piotr Socha; translated by Agnes Monod-Gayraud
Gr. 4–6     72 pp.     Abrams     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-4197-2615-6

Simon, Seymour  Insects
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     HarperCollins/Harper     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-228915-5
Paperback ISBN 978-0-06-228914-8

 

Native American history

Burling, Alexis  Occupying Alcatraz: Native American Activists Demand Change [Hidden Heroes series]
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68078-389-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68079-742-8

Dupuis, Jenny Kay and Kacer, Kathy  I Am Not a Number
Illustrated by Gillian Newland
Gr. K–3    32 pp.     Second Story     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-927583-94-4

Haugen, Brenda  Geronimo: The Inspiring Life Story of an Apache Warrior [Inspiring Stories series]
Gr. 4–6     112 pp.     Capstone/Compass Point     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7565-5162-9
Ebook ISBN 978-0-7565-5184-1

Lewis, J. Patrick  The Navajo Code Talkers
Illustrated by Gary Kelley
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.     Creative Editions     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-56846-295-0

Nelson, S. D.  Red Cloud: A Lakota Story of War and Surrender
Gr. 4–6, middle school     56 pp.     Abrams     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-4197-2313-1

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

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