Discovering Ancient and Medieval History

Genius of Islam by Bryn Barnard

Recommended books on ancient and medieval history. From the January 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

The Civil War

Causes of the War, 1800-1861 by Tim Cooke

Recommended books on civil war history. From the January 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

Machines and Technology

Television by John Grabowski

Recommended books on machines and technology. From the January 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

Books for Presidents’ Day

Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman

Recommended reading for Presidents’ Day. From the January 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

Health and the Human Body

Cool Exercise by Colleen Dolphin

Recommended books on health and the human body. From the January 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

Earth Science

Inside Weather by Mary Kay Carson

Recommended books on earth science. From the January 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

Animal Behavior

Cool Animal Names 238 x 300

Recommended books on animal behavior. From the January 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

Introducing Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

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This afternoon, the inaugural issue of our new quarterly e-newsletter Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book went out to subscribers of our long-running monthly newsletter Notes from the Horn Book. Each issue will offer Horn Book Guide reviews of recommended informational books, grouped by subject, that we believe will be useful for schools adhering to […]

NF Notes: Letter from the Editor

Roger Sutton

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book, a quarterly supplement to our monthly e-newsletter Notes from the Horn Book. Each issue of Nonfiction Notes will contain brief reviews, taken from the Horn Book Guide, of new and recent informational books we think would be especially good for schools looking to […]

Books mentioned in the October 2012 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

Government, Politics, and Leaders Brezina, Corona America‘s Recession: The Effects of Economic Downturn [Headlines! series] High school   64 pp.   Rosen   2011 Library binding ISBN 978-1-4488-1296-7 Systems of Government series Connolly, Sean Communism Middle school   48 pp.   Smart Apple   2012 Library binding ISBN 978-1-59920-802-2 Connolly, Sean Democracy Middle school   48 pp.   Smart Apple   2012 […]