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Books mentioned in the May 2017 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book


Brown, Monica  Side by Side / Lado a lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and César Chavéz / La historia de Dolores Huerta y César Chávez
Illustrated by Joe Cepeda; translated by Carolina Valencia
Gr. K–3     32 pp.      HarperCollins/Rayo      2010
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-122781-3

Farrell, Mary Cronk  Fannie Never Flinched: One Woman’s Courage in the Struggle for American Labor Union Rights
Gr. 4–6      48 pp.     Abrams     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-4197-1884-7

Jiménez, Francisco  Taking Hold: From Migrant Childhood to Columbia University
Middle school, high school     200 pp.      Houghton      2015
Trade ISBN 978-0-547-63230-8

Lyon, George Ella  Which Side Are You On?: The Story of a Song
Illustrated by Christopher Cardinale
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Cinco Puntos     2011
Trade ISBN 978-1-933693-96-5

Otfinoski, Steven  The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Core Events of an Industrial Disaster [Fact Finders: What Went Wrong? series]
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.     Capstone     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4765-4183-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4765-5132-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-5484-8


Memorial Day 2017

Collier, Peter  Choosing Courage: Inspiring Stories of What It Means to Be a Hero
Middle school, high school     226 pp.     Artisan     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-57965-596-9

deRubertis, Barbara  Let’s Celebrate Memorial Day [Holidays & Heroes series]
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Kane Press     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-57565-833-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-57565-831-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-57565-832-2

Furstinger, Nancy  Paws of Courage: True Tales of Heroic Dogs That Protect and Serve
Gr. K–3, 4–6     159 pp.     National Geographic     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-4263-2377-5
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4263-2378-2

Hopkinson, Deborah  Dive!: World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the Pacific
Gr. 4–6, Middle school, high school     366 pp.     Scholastic     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-545-42558-2

Lewis, J. Patrick  The Navajo Code Talkers
Illustrated by Gary Kelley
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.     Creative Editions     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-56846-295-0


Short story collections

Healy, Nick, ed.  Love & Profanity: A Collection of True, Tortured, Wild, Hilarious, Concise, and Intense Tales of Teenage Life
With Kristen Mohn, Nate LeBoutillier, and Lindsy O’Brien
Middle school, high school     223 pp.     Capstone/Switch     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-63079-021-7

Kendall, Grace, ed.  I See Reality: Twelve Short Stories about Real Life
Middle school, high school     291 pp.     Farrar     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-374-30258-0
Ebook ISBN 978-0-374-30259-7

Nash, Scott  Shrunken Treasures: Literary Classics, Short, Sweet, and Silly
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Candlewick     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-6972-0

Scieszka, Jon, ed.  Guys Read: Terrifying Tales
Illustrated by Gris Grimly
Gr. 4–6, middle school     272 pp.     HarperCollins/Walden Pond      2015
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-238558-1
Paperback ISBN 978-0-06-238557-4

Winchell, Mike, ed.  Been There, Done That: Writing Stories from Real Life
Illustrated by Eglantine Ceulemans.
Gr. 4–6     291 pp.     Grosset     2015
Trade ISBN 978-0-448-48672-7


Wonderful world of math

AdBåge, Emma  Outdoor Math: Fun Activities for Every Season
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Kids Can     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-77138-612-8

Goldstone, Bruce  I See a Pattern Here
Gr. K–3     32 pp.      Holt     2015
Trade ISBN 978-0-8050-9209-7

Great Minds of Ancient Science and Math series

Gow, Mary  The Great Philosopher: Plato and His Pursuit of Knowledge
Middle school, high school     128 pp.     Enslow     2010
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3119-7

Gow, Mary  The Great Thinker: Aristotle and the Foundations of Science
Middle school, high school     128 pp.    Enslow     2010
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3121-0

Hightower, Paul  The Father of Geometry: Euclid and His 3-D World
Middle school, high school     128 pp.     Enslow      2010
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7660-3409-9

Math Everywhere! series

Marsico, Katie  Fitness Math
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Lerner     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-8578-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-8628-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8629-4

Marsico, Katie  Garden Math
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Lerner     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-1887-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-8630-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8631-7

Marsico, Katie  Money Math
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Lerner     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-8579-2
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-8632-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8633-1

Marsico, Katie  Weather Math
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Lerner     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-1886-8
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-8634-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8635-5

McCallum, Ann  Eat Your Math Homework: Recipes for Hungry Minds
Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Charlesbridge     2011
Trade ISBN 978-1-57091-779-0
Paperback ISBN 978-1-57091-780-6


Pride Month

Bausum, Ann  Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights
Middle school, high school     120 pp.     Viking    2016
Trade 978-0-670-01679-2

Looking Glass Library: My Family series

Harrington, Claudia  My Two Dads
Illustrated by Zoe Persico
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     ABDO/Magic Wagon (ABDO)     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62402-108-4

Harrington, Claudia  My Two Moms
Illustrated by Zoe Persico
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     ABDO/Magic Wagon (ABDO)     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62402-110-7

Jennings, Jazz  Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen
Gr. 4–6, Middle school     265 pp.     Crown     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-399-55464-3
Library binding ISBN 978-0-399-55465-0
Ebook ISBN 978-0-399-55466-7

Moon, Sarah, ed.  The Letter Q: Queer Writers’ Notes to Their Younger Selves
With contributing editor James Lecesne
Middle school, high school      282 pp.     Scholastic/Levine     2012
Trade ISBN 978-0-545-39932-6

Thrash, Maggie  Honor Girl: A Graphic Memoir
High school      270 pp.      Candlewick      2015
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-7382-6

These titles were featured in the May 2017 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

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