Books mentioned in the January 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

Earth science Our Wonderful Weather series Bodden, Valerie Clouds Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Creative Education     2012 Library binding ISBN 978-1-60818-146-9 Bodden, Valerie Hurricanes Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Creative Education     2012 Library binding ISBN 978-1-60818-147-6 Bodden, Valerie Snow Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Creative Education     2012 Library binding ISBN 978-1-60818-148-3 Bodden, Valerie Thunderstorms Gr. K–3     24 pp.     […]

Science and the Common Core

Danielle J. Ford

Both the new Common Core State Standards in English/Language Arts and the soon-to-be-released Next Generation Science Standards emphasize competencies in nonfiction literacies: the CCSS in its bold push for a central role for informational text in reading instruction, and the NGSS in its just-as-purposeful spotlight on the critical reading, writing, visual, and oral practices of […]

Snow Day Activities

Write a Mystery in 5 Simple Steps by Dunkleberger

Recommended books on snow day activities. From the January 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

Dance

Ole! Flamenco by George Ancona

Recommended dance books. From the January 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

Music

Before There Was Mozart by Lesa Cline-Ransome

Recommended music books. From the January 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

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.