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

Economics and money

Adler, David A. Prices! Prices! Prices!: Why They Go Up and Down
Gr. K–3
, 4–6     32 pp. Holiday     2015
ISBN 978-0-8234-3293-6

Be Smart About Money and Financial Literacy series

Gordon, Sherri Mabry Be Smart About Money: Money Management and Budgeting
Middle school, high school
     48 pp.   Enslow    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4292-6

Graham, Amy Be Smart About Your Career: College, Income, and Careers
Middle school, high school
     48 pp.     Enslow     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4286-5

Graham, Amy Be Smart About Your Future: Risk Management and Insurance
Middle school, high school
     48 pp.     Enslow     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4285-8

Kowalski, Kathiann M. Be Smart About Credit: Credit and Debit Management
Middle school, high school
     48 pp.     Enslow    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-7282-7

Kowalski, Kathiann M. Be Smart About Investing: Planning, Saving, and the Stock Market
Middle school, high school
     48 pp.    Enslow    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4281-0

Kowalski, Kathiann M. Be Smart About Shopping: The Critical Consumer and Civic Financial Responsibility
Middle school, high school
   48 pp.    Enslow     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4283-4

Jenkins, Martin The History of Money: From Bartering to Banking
Gr. 4–6   53 pp.     Candlewick      2014
ISBN 978-0-7636-6763-4
Ebook ISBN 978-0-7636-7412-0

Searchlight Books: How Do We Use Money? series

Kemper, Bitsy Budgeting, Spending, and Saving
Gr. 4–6
     40 pp.     Lerner     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-5228-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-6252-6

Kemper, Bitsy Earning Income
Gr. 4–6
     40 pp.   Lerner    2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-5227-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-6253-3

Kemper, Bitsy Growing Your Money
Gr. 4–6
     40 pp.     Lerner     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-5230-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-6254-0

Mooney, Carla Understanding Credit
Gr. 4–6
     40 pp.     Lerner     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-5229-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-6255-7

Pebble Books: Money and You series

Reina, Mary Make Money Choices
Gr. K–3
     24 pp.    Capstone    2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-2082-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4914-2300-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-2304-2

Reina, Mary Save Money
Gr. K–3
   24 pp.   Capstone    2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-2083-6
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4914-2301-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-2305-9

Social revolutionaries

Alko, Selina The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage
Gr. K–3    32 pp.     Scholastic/Levine    2015
ISBN 978-0-545-47853-3

Doeden, Matt Whistle-Blowers: Exposing Crime and Corruption
Middle school, high school    96 pp.     Twenty-First Century    2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-4209-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-6312-7

Gormley, Beatrice Nelson Mandela: South African Revolutionary
Gr. 4–6
   247 pp.     Simon/Aladdin    2015
ISBN 978-1-4814-2059-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-2061-7

What Would You Do? series

Landau, Elaine The Alamo: Would You Join the Fight?
Gr. 4–6
   48 pp.     Enslow/Elementary    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4226-1

Landau, Elaine The Boston Tea Party: Would You Join the Revolution?
Gr. 4–6
   48 pp.     Enslow/Elementary    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4223-0

Landau, Elaine The Salem Witchcraft Trials: Would You Join the Madness?
Gr. 4–6
   48 pp.     Enslow/Elementary    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4224-7

Landau, Elaine The Underground Railroad: Would You Help Them Escape?
Gr. 4–6
   48 pp.     Enslow/Elementary    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4225-4

McCarney, Rosemary, with Plan International Dear Malala, We Stand with You
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Crown     2014
ISBN 978-0-553-52120-7
Library binding ISBN 978-0-553-52121-4
Ebook ISBN 978-0-553-52122-1

 

Stories behind the stories

Bird, Betsy, Danielson, Julie and Sieruta, Peter D. Wild Things!: Acts of Mischief in Children’s Literature
Middle school, high school    277 pp.     Candlewick     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-5150-3
Ebook ISBN 978-0-7636-6771-9

Landmann, Bimba In Search of the Little Prince: The Story of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Gr. K–3    40 pp.     Eerdmans     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-8028-5435-3

McDonough, Yona Zeldis Little Author in the Big Woods: A Biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Gr. 4–6    157 pp.     Holt/Ottaviano     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-805-09542-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62779-279-0

Shuter, Paul William Shakespeare: A Man for All Times
Middle school, high school    80 pp.     Heinemann     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4329-9629-1
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4329-9633-8

Walker, Sally M. Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh
Gr. K–3    32 pp.     Holt     2015
Trade ISBN 978-0-8050-9715-3

 

Inventions and innovations

Great Achievements in Engineering series

Abramovitz, Melissa Amazing Feats of Biological Engineering
Middle school, high school    112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-426-8

Carmichael, L. E. Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering
Middle school, high school
   112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-427-5

Smibert, Angie Amazing Feats of Aerospace Engineering
Middle school, high school    112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-425-1

Swanson, Jennifer Amazing Feats of Electrical Engineering
Middle school, high school    112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-428-2

Barretta, Gene Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives
Gr. K–3
   32 pp.     Holt/Ottaviano    2012
ISBN 978-0-8050-9108-3

Colson, Mary Get Inventing! [Dream It, Do It! series]
Gr. K–3
   32 pp.     Raintree    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4109-6264-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4109-6269-0

Kamkwamba, William and Mealer, Bryan The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
Gr. 4–6, middle school
   293 pp.     Dial    2015
ISBN 978-0-8037-4080-8

Rusch, Elizabeth The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans
Gr. 4–6, middle school
   79 pp.     Houghton    2014
ISBN 978-0-544-09999-9

 

Extracurriculars

Albee, Sarah Why’d They Wear That?
Middle school, high school    192 pp.     National Geographic    2015
ISBN 978-1-4263-1919-8
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4263-1920-4

Party Time! series

Braun, Eric Plan a Holiday Party
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.     Lerner    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-3834-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-4723-3

Braun, Eric Plan an Outdoor Party
Gr. 4–6  32 pp. Lerner 2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-3833-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-4725-7

Watson, Stephanie Plan a Birthday Party
Gr. 4–6  32 pp. Lerner 2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-3835-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-4722-6

Watson, Stephanie Plan a Sleepover Party
Gr. 4–6  32 pp. Lerner 2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-3832-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-4724-0

Harbo, Christopher My First Guide to Paper Airplanes [First Facts: My First Guides series]
Gr. K–3    24 pp.     Capstone    2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-2047-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-2253-3

Fun and Festive Crafts for the Seasons series

McGee, Randel Fun and Festive Fall Crafts: Leaf Rubbings, Dancing Scarecrows, and Pinecone Turkeys
Gr. K–3    48 pp.     Enslow/Elementary    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4320-6
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4644-0585-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4645-1282-7

McGee, Randel Fun and Festive Spring Crafts: Flower Puppets, Bunny Masks, and Mother’s Day Pop-Up Cards
Gr. K–3   48 pp.     Enslow/Elementary    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4318-3
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4644-0581-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4645-1280-3

McGee, Randel Fun and Festive Summer Crafts: Tie-Dyed Shirts, Bug Cages, and Sand Castles
Gr. K–3    48 pp.     Enslow/Elementary    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4319-0
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4644-0583-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4645-1281-0

McGee, Randel Fun and Festive Winter Crafts: Snow Globes, Groundhog Puppets, and Fairy Masks
Gr. K–3    48 pp.     Enslow/Elementary    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-4317-6
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4644-0579-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4645-1279-7

Turnbull, Stephanie Cool Stuff to Photograph [Cool Stuff series]
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.     Smart Apple    2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62588-190-8

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

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