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Books mentioned in the September 2016 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

National Parks Service at 100

Brown, Craig  Mule Train Mail
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Charlesbridge     2009
Trade ISBN 978-1-58089-187-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-58089-188-2

Carson, Mary Kay  Park Scientists: Gila Monsters, Geysers, and Grizzly Bears in America’s Own Backyard [Scientists in the Field series]
Photographs by Tom Uhlman
Gr. 4–6, middle school     75 pp.     Houghton     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-547-79268-2

Preserving America series

Frisch, Nate  Badlands National Park
Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.     Creative Education     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60818-604-4
Paperback ISBN 978-1-62832-179-1

Frisch, Nate  Big Bend National Park
Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.     Creative Education     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60818-605-1
Paperback ISBN 978-1-62832-180-7

Frisch, Nate  Grand Teton National Park
Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.     Creative Education     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60818-606-8
Paperback ISBN 978-1-62832-181-4

Frisch, Nate  Rocky Mountain National Park
Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.     Creative Education     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60818-607-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-62832-182-1

America’s National Parks series

Aretha, David Yellowstone  National Park: Adventure, Explore, Discover
Gr. 4–6, middle school     128 pp.     Enslow/Links.com     2008
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59845-087-3

Graham, Amy  Acadia National Park: Adventure, Explore, Discover
Middle school, high school     128 pp.     Enslow/Links.com     2008
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59845-090-3

Graham, Amy  Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Adventure, Explore, Discover
Middle school, high school     128 pp.     Enslow/Links.com     2008
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59845-093-4

Jankowski, Susan  Everglades National Park: Adventure, Explore, Discover
Middle school, high school     128 pp.     Enslow/Links.com     2008
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59845-091-0

Jankowski, Susan  Olympic National Park: Adventure, Explore, Discover
Middle school, high school     128 pp.     Enslow/Links.com     2008
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59845-092-7

Reed, Jennifer  Cape Hatteras National Seashore: Adventure, Explore, Discover
Middle school, high school     128 pp.      Enslow/Links.com     2008
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59845-086-6

Rosenstock, Barb  The Camping Trip That Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks
Illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Dial     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-8037-3710-5

 

U.S. politics

Good Question! series

Carson, Mary Kay  Why Couldn’t Susan B. Anthony Vote?: And Other Questions About Women’s Suffrage
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Sterling     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-4549-1241-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4549-1242-2

Richmond, Benjamin  What Are the Three Branches of Government?: And Other Questions About the U.S. Constitution
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Sterling     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-4549-1243-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4549-1244-6

Inside Elections series

Donovan, Sandy  Media: From News Coverage to Political Advertising
Gr. 4–6, middle school
     64 pp.     Lerner     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-7909-8
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-8525-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8526-6

Donovan, Sandy  Special Interests: From Lobbyists to Campaign Funding
Gr. 4–6, middle school
     64 pp.     Lerner     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-7912-8
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-8523-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8524-2

Grayson, Robert  Voters: From Primaries to Decision Night
Gr. 4–6, middle school
     64 pp.     Lerner     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-7911-1
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-8529-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8530-3

McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino  Political Parties: From Nominations to Victory Celebrations
Gr. 4–6, middle school
     64 pp.     Lerner     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-7910-4
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-8527-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8528-0

Keenan, Edward  The Art of the Possible: An Everyday Guide to Politics
Illustrated by Julie McLaughlin
Gr. 4–6     64 pp.     Owlkids     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-77147-068-1

Marrin, Albert  Thomas Paine: Crusader for Liberty: How One Man’s Ideas Helped Form a New Nation
Middle school, high school     165 pp.     Knopf     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-375-86674-6
Library binding ISBN 978-0-375-96674-3
Ebook ISBN 978-0-385-38605-0

Waxman, Laura Hamilton  What Are the Articles of Confederation?: And Other Questions About the Birth of the United States [Six Questions of American History series]
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Lerner     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7613-5330-0

 

Internet safety and security

Gitlin, Martin and Goldstein, Margaret J.  Cyber Attack
Middle school, high school     72 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-2512-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-6304-2

Heos, Bridget  Be Safe on the Internet [Be Safe! series]
Illustrated by Silvia Baroncelli
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Amicus Illustrated     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-445-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60753-660-4

January, Brendan  Information Insecurity: Privacy Under Siege
Middle school, high school     96 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-2517-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8803-8

Searchlight Books: What Is Digital Citizenship? series

Lindeen, Mary  Digital Safety Smarts: Preventing Cyberbullying
Gr. 4–6     40 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-9488-6
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-9691-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-9692-7

Lindeen, Mary  Smart Internet Surfing: Evaluating Websites and Advertising
Gr. 4–6     40 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-9492-3
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-9689-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-9690-3

Lindeen, Mary  Smart Online Communication: Protecting Your Digital Footprint           
Gr. 4–6     40 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-9487-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-9695-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-9696-5

Lindeen, Mary  Smart Online Searching: Doing Digital Research
Gr. 4–6
     40 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-9491-6
Paperback 978-1-4677-9693-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-9694-1

Rooney, Anne  Internet Safety [Let’s Read and Talk About… series]
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Sea to Sea     2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59771-398-6

 

Folklore and mythology collections

Leupin, Herbert  Tales from the Brothers Grimm
Gr. K–3     156 pp.     NorthSouth     2015
Trade ISBN 978-0-7358-4228-1

McGinnis, Mark WWhen the Buddha Was an Elephant: 32 Animal Wisdom Tales from the Jataka
Gr. 4–6     86 pp.     Shambhala     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-61180-264-1

Moses, Will  Fairy Tales for Little Folks
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Viking     2015
Trade ISBN 978-0-451-47283-0

Napoli, Donna Jo  Treasury of Norse Mythology: Stories of Intrigue, Trickery, Love, and Revenge
Illustrated by Christina Balit
Gr. 4–6, Middle School     192 pp.     National Geographic     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-4263-2098-9
Library binding ISBN  978-1-4263-2099-6

Umezawa, Rui  Strange Light Afar: Tales of the Supernatural from Old Japan
Illustrated by Mikiko Fujita
Middle school, high school     160 pp.     Groundwood     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-55498-723-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-55498-724-5

 

Sports science and technology

Anniss, Matt  The Impact of Technology in Sports [Impact of Technology series]
Middle school, high school     56 pp.      Heinemann      2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4846-2636-8
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4846-2641-2

Sports Illustrated Kids: Top 10 Science series

Chandler, Matt  The Science of Baseball: The Top 10 Ways Science Affects the Game
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Capstone      2016
Library binding 978-1-4914-8218-6
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4914-8598-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-8602-3

Chandler, Matt  The Science of Hockey: The Top 10 Ways Science Affects the Game
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Capstone     2016
Library binding 978-1-4914-8221-6
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4914-8601-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-8605-4

Kurtz, Kevin  What Makes Sports Gear Safer? [Engineering Keeps Us Safe series]
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-7915-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8650-8

McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino  Doping in Sports: Winning at Any Cost?
Middle school, high school
     104 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-6148-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-9576-0

Tardif, Benoit  Sport-o-Rama
Gr. K–3     56 pp.     Kids Can     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-77138-327-1

These titles were featured in the September 2016 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

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