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

Presidential biographies

Presidential Powerhouses series

Brennan, Linda Crotta  Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Presidency
Middle school, high school     104 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-7928-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8549-5

Goddu, Krystyna Poray  George Washington’s Presidency
Middle school, high school     104 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-7924-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8598-3

Rowell, Rebecca  John F. Kennedy’s Presidency
Middle school, high school     104 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-7927-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8600-3

Wittekind, Erika  James Madison’s Presidency
Middle school, high school     104 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-7929-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8599-0

America’s Great Political Families series

Burling, Alexis  The Kennedys
Middle school, high school    112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-909-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68077-086-5

Grayson, Robert  The Roosevelts
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-910-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68077-087-2

Mooney, Carla  The Bushes
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-907-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68077-084-1

Perdew, Laura  The Clintons
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-908-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68077-085-8

Burns, Ken  Grover Cleveland Again!: A Treasury of American Presidents
With David Blistein and Cauley Powell. Illustrated by Gerald Kelley
Gr. 4–6     94 pp.     Knopf     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-385-39209-9
Library binding ISBN 978-0-385-39210-5
Ebook ISBN 978-0-385-39211-2

Real-Life Story series

Gormley, Beatrice  Barack Obama: Our Forty-Fourth President
Gr. 4–6, middle school     266 pp.     Simon/Aladdin     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-4814-4648-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-4650-1
New ed., 2008

Gormley, Beatrice  George W. Bush: Our Forty-Third President
Gr. 4–6, middle school     246 pp.     Simon/Aladdin     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-4814-4645-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-4647-1
New ed., 2001

Jurmain, Suzanne Tripp  Nice Work, Franklin!
Illustrated by Larry Day
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Dial     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-8037-3800-3

 

Domestic animals

Do You Really Want a Pet? series

Heos, Bridget  Do You Really Want a Guinea Pig?
Illustrated by Katya Longhi
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Amicus Illustrated     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-749-6
Ebook ISBN 978-60753-848-6

Heos, Bridget  Do You Really Want a Lizard?
Illustrated by Katya Longhi
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Amicus Illustrated     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-750-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60753-849-3

Heos, Bridget  Do You Really Want a Snake?
Illustrated by Katya Longhi
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Amicus Illustrated     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-751-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60753-850-9

Heos, Bridget  Do You Really Want a Turtle?
Illustrated by Katya Longhi
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Amicus Illustrated     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-752-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60753-851-6

Snap Books: Cats Rule! series

Kaelberer, Angie Peterson  Favorite Cat Breeds: Persians, Abyssinians, Siamese, Sphynx, and All the Breeds In-Between
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Capstone     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-8402-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-2830-6

Webster, Maureen  Cat Speak: Revealing Answers to the Strangest Cat Behaviors
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Capstone     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-8400-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-2828-3

Seedlings series

Murray, Laura K.  Retrievers
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Creative Education     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60818-664-8
Paperback ISBN 978-1-62832-249-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-56660-678-3

Murray, Laura K.  Terriers
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Creative Education     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60818-666-2
Paperback ISBN 978-1-62832-251-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-56660-696-7

Riggs, Kate  Beagles
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Creative Education     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60818-661-7
Paperback ISBN 978-1-62832-246-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-56660-675-2

Riggs, Kate  Bulldogs
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Creative Education     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60818-662-4
Paperback ISBN 978-1-62832-247-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-56660-676-9

Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw  Decorated Horses
Illustrated by Jeannie Brett
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.      Charlesbridge     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-58089-362-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60734-643-2

Weintraub, Robert  No Better Friend: A Man, a Dog, and Their Incredible True Story of Friendship and Survival in World War II
Middle school, high school     291 pp.     Little     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-316-34467-8
Ebook ISBN 978-0-316-34466-1

 

Natural resources at risk

Bang, Molly and Chisholm, Penny  Buried Sunlight: How Fossil Fuels Have Changed the Earth
Illustrated by Molly Bang
Gr. K–3, 4–6     48 pp.     Scholastic/Blue Sky     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-545-57785-4
Ebook ISBN 978-0-545-57786-1

Unstable Earth series

Colson, Mary  What Happens If the Ozone Disappears?
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Smart Apple     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62588-161-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62588-570-8

Colson, Mary  What Happens If the Rain Forests Disappear?
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.      Smart Apple     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62588-163-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62588-571-5

Royston, Angela  What Happens If We Overfish the Oceans?
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Smart Apple     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62588-162-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62588-572-2

Royston, Angela  What Happens When an Ice Cap Melts?
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Smart Apple     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62588-160-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62588-573-9

Hand, Carol  Dead Zones: Why Earth’s Waters Are Losing Oxygen
Middle school, high school
     80 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-7573-1
Ebook 978-1-4677-9575-3

Fact Finders: Endangered Earth series

Iyer, Rani  Endangered Energy: Investigating the Scarcity of Fossil Fuels
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Capstone     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-2037-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4914-2212-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-3592-2

Iyer, Rani  Endangered Rivers: Investigating Rivers in Crisis
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Capstone     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-2040-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4914-2215-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-3595-3

Green World, Clean World series

Lawrence, Ellen  Dirty Air
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Bearport     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62724-103-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62724-155-7

Lawrence, Ellen  Garbage Galore
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Bearport     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62724-102-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62724-154-0

Lawrence, Ellen  Global Warming
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Bearport     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62724-104-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62724-156-4

Lawrence, Ellen  Poisoned Rivers and Lakes
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Bearport     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62724-105-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62724-157-1

Lawrence, Ellen  Polluted Oceans
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Bearport     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62724-236-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62724-237-0

 

Personal and global economics

How Money Works series

Bailey, Gerry and Law, Felicia  World Money
Gr. 4–6     64 pp.     Norwood     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59953-720-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60357-823-3

Bailey, Gerry and Law, Felicia  Your Money
Gr. 4–6     64 pp.     Norwood     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59953-718-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60357-821-9

Whitehead, William  Family Money
Gr. 4–6     64 pp.     Norwood     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59953-717-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60357-820-2

Whitehead, William, Law, Felicia, and Bailey, Gerry  Country Money
Illustrated by Mark Beech
Gr. 4–6     64 pp.     Norwood     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59953-719-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60357-822-6

Furgang, Kathy  Everything Money: A Wealth of Facts, Photos, and Fun!
With Fred Hiebert
Gr. 4–6     64 pp.     National Geographic     2013
Trade ISBN 978-1-4263-1027-0
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4263-1026-3

Jenkins, Emily  Lemonade in Winter: A Book About Two Kids Counting Money
Illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Random/Schwartz & Wade     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-375-85883-3
Library binding ISBN 978-0-375-95883-0
Ebook ISBN 978-0-375-98773-1

Kallen, Stuart A.  The Great Recession [Understanding World History series]
Middle school, high school     96 pp.     ReferencePoint     2013
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60152-596-3

Money Smarts series

Schwartz, Heather E.  Bank Wisely
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Amicus High Interest     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-792-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60753-901-8

Schwartz, Heather E.  Earn Wisely
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Amicus High Interest     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-793-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60753-902-5

Schwartz, Heather E.  Save Wisely
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Amicus High Interest     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-794-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60753-903-2

Schwartz, Heather E.  Spend Wisely
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Amicus High Interest     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-795-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60753-904-9

 

Blood and gore (for Halloween!)

Bedell, J. M.  So, You Want to Work with the Ancient and Recent Dead?: Unearthing Careers from Paleontology to Forensic Science [Be What You Want series]
Gr. 4–6, middle school     248 pp.     Simon/Aladdin/Beyond Words     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-58270-546-0
Paperback ISBN 978-1-58270-545-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-3846-9

Chambers, Catherine  Count Dracula [Autobiographies You Never Thought You’d Read series]
Illustrated by Christian Suarez
Gr. K–3, 4–6     32 pp.     Heinemann-Raintree     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4109-7963-6
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4109-7968-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4109-7978-0

Heos, Bridget  Blood, Bullets, and Bones: The Story of Forensic Science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA
High school     259 pp.     HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-238762-2
Ebook ISBN 978-0-06-238764-6

Newquist, HP  The Book of Blood: From Legends and Leeches to Vampires and Veins
Middle school, high school     152 pp.     Houghton     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-547-31584-3

Zimmern, Andrew Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre World of Food: Brains, Bugs, & Blood Sausage
Gr. 4–6     191 pp.     Delacorte     2011
Trade ISBN 978-0-385-74003-6
Library binding ISBN 978-0-385-90820-7
Ebook ISBN 978-0-375-89870-9

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

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