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Books mentioned in the March 2015 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

Trailblazing women

Demi  Florence Nightingale
Gr. K–3
     40 pp.    Holt    2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-8050-9729-0

Extraordinary Women series

Doak, Robin  Michelle Obama
Gr. 4–6
   48 pp.    Raintree    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4109-5940-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4109-5948-5

Hunter, Nick  Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
Gr. 4–6
   48 pp.    Raintree    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4109-5942-3
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4109-5950-8

Kulling, Monica  Spic-and-Span! Lillian Gilbreth’s Wonder Kitchen
Illustrated by David Parkins
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Tundra     2014
Trade ISBN 978-1-77049-380-3
E-book ISBN 978-1-77049-381-0

Ottaviani, Jim  Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas
Illustrated by Maris Wicks
Middle school, high school    140 pp.    Roaring Brook/First Second    2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-59643-865-1

Rubin, Susan Goldman  Stand There! She Shouted: The Invincible Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron
Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline
Gr. 4–6    73 pp.     Candlewick     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-5753-6

 

Earth Day 2015

Chancellor, Deborah  The Changing Environment [Kingfisher Readers series]
Gr. K–3     48 pp.    Kingfisher/Macmillan    2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-7534-7152-4
Paperback ISBN 978-0-7534-7153-1

Fleischman, Paul  Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines
Middle school, high school
 204 pp.    Candlewick   2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-7102-0
Paperback ISBN 978-0-7636-7545-5
E-book ISBN 978-0-7636-7407-6

Kutner, Laura and Suzanne Slade  The Soda Bottle School: A True Story of Recycling, Teamwork, and One Crazy Idea
Illustrated by Aileen Darragh
Gr. K–3  32 pp.    Tilbury    2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-88448-371-7

McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino  Arctic Thaw: Climate Change and the Global Race for Energy Resources
Middle school, high school
     64 pp.     Twenty-First Century    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-2043-4
E-book ISBN 978-1-4677-4788-2

Newman, Patricia  Plastic, Ahoy!: Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.    Millbrook   2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-1283-5
E-book ISBN 978-1-4677-2541-5

 

National Poetry Month

Florian, Douglas  Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles
Gr. K–3    
154 pp.     Dial     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-8037-4042-6

Heppermann, Christine  Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty
Middle school, high school    
114 pp.     Greenwillow    2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-228957-5
E-book ISBN 978-0-06-228959-9

Schmidt, Annie M. G.  A Pond Full of Ink
Illustrated by Sieb Posthuma
Gr. 4–6   40 pp.     Eerdmans     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-8028-5433-9

Weatherford, Carole Boston  Sugar Hill: Harlem’s Historic Neighborhood
Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
Gr. K–3   32 pp. Whitman 2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-8075-7650-2

Winters, Ben H.  Literally Disturbed: Tales to Keep You Up at Night
Illustrated by Adam F. Watkins
Gr. 4–6     64 pp.     Penguin/PSS     2013
Trade ISBN 978-0-8431-7194-5

 

Folklore from around the world

Andrews, Jan  When Apples Grew Noses and White Horses Flew: Tales of Ti-Jean
Gr. 4–6     69 pp.     Groundwood     2011
Trade ISBN 978-0-88899-952-8

Elya, Susan Middleton  Little Roja Riding Hood
Illustrated by Susan Guevara
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Putnam     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-399-24767-5

Gaiman, Neil  Hansel & Gretel
Illustrated by Lorenzo Mattotti
Gr. 4–6, middle school     54 pp.     Candlewick/TOON     2014
Trade ISBN 978-1-935179-62-7

MacDonald, Margaret Read  Give Up, Gecko!: A Folktale from Uganda
Illustrated by Deborah Melmon
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Amazon     2013
Trade ISBN 978-1477816356

Sehgal, Kabir and Sehgal, Surishtha  A Bucket of Blessings
Illustrated by Jing Jing Tsong
Gr. K–3   32 pp.     Simon/Beach Lane     2014
Trade ISBN 978-1-4424-5870-4
E-book ISBN 978-1-4424-5871-0

 

Sporting life

Pebble Plus: Spokes series

Amstutz, Lisa J.  Bicycle Basics: Let It Roll!
Gr. K–3     24 pp.   Capstone    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4765-3964-5
E-book ISBN 978-1-4765-6027-4

Amstutz, Lisa J.  Bike Safety: A Crash Course
Gr. K–3     24 pp.    Capstone    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4765-3965-2
E-book ISBN 978-1-4765-6028-1

Doeden, Matt  The World Series: Baseball’s Biggest Stage
Gr. 4–6     64 pp.   Millbrook    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-1896-7
E-book ISBN 978-1-4677-2543-9

Romero, Jordan  No Summit Out of Sight: The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven Summits
With Linda LeBlanc
Middle school, high school     355 pp.   Simon    2014
Trade ISBN 978-1-4767-0962-8
E-book ISBN 978-1-4767-0963-5

Taylor, Sean  Goal!
Photographs by Caio Vilela
Gr. K–3   32 pp.    Holt    2014
Trade ISBN 978-1-62779-123-6

Wallace, Rich and Wallace, Sandra Neil  Babe Conquers the World: The Legendary Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Middle school, high school     272 pp.    Boyds/Calkins    2014
Trade ISBN 978-1-59078-981-0

These titles were featured in the March 2015 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

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