Subscribe to The Horn Book

Books mentioned in the May 2018 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

Psychology, emotions, and wellness

Savvy: Stress-Busting Survival Guides series

Andrus, Aubre  Happiness Hacks: How to Find Energy & Inspiration
With Karen Bluth; illustrated by Veronica Collignon
Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.     Capstone     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-6820-3

Andrus, Aubre  Me Time: How to Manage a Busy Life
With Karen Bluth; illustrated by Veronica Collignon
Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.      Capstone      2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-6821-0

Andrus, Aubre Stress Less: How to Achieve Inner Calm & Relaxation
With Karen Bluth; illustrated by Veronica Collignon
Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.     Capstone     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-6822-7

Bumba Books: Feelings Matter series

Clark, Rosalyn  Feeling Angry
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Lerner     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3370-8
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5124-5546-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-5026-2

Clark, Rosalyn  Feeling Happy
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Lerner     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3368-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5124-5545-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-5025-5

Clark, Rosalyn  Feeling Sad
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Lerner     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3367-8
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5124-5547-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-5027-9

Clark, Rosalyn  Feeling Scared
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Lerner     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3369-2
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5124-5548-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-5028-6

Character Education series

Murray, Julie  Fairness
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     ABDO Kids     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-0008-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-0077-2

Murray, Julie  Forgiveness
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     ABDO Kids     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-0009-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-0078-9

Murray, Julie  Kindness
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     ABDO Kids     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-0010-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-0079-6

Murray, Julie  Respect
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     ABDO Kids     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-0011-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-0080-2

Murray, Julie  Responsibility
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     ABDO Kids     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-0012-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-0081-9

Murray, Julie  Trust
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     ABDO Kids     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-0013-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-0082-6

Nuchi, Adah  Bunk 9’s Guide to Growing Up: Secrets, Tips, and Expert Advice on the Good, the Bad & the Awkward
Illustrated by Meg Hunt
Gr. 4–6, middle school     190 pp.     Workman     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-5235-0268-4
Paperback ISBN 978-0-7611-9359-3

Mind Games series

Olson, Elsie  Dreams and What They Mean: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.     Lerner     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3417-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4939-6

Olson, Elsie  Memory Fun: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.     Lerner     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3418-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4941-9

Potts, Francesca  What’s Your Personality?: Facts, Trivia, and Quizzes
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.     Lerner     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3413-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4942-6

 

Adolescence and sexuality

Bialik, Mayim  Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular
Middle school, high school     179 pp.     Philomel     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-399-54860-4

Bloom, Naama  Helloflo: The Guide, Period.
Illustrated by Fleur Sciortino
Gr. 4–6     161 pp.     Dutton     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-399-18731-5
Paperback ISBN 978-0-399-18729-2
Ebook ISBN 978-0-399-18730-8

Harris, Robie H.  It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health
Illustrated by Michael Emberley
Gr. 4–6     99 pp.     Candlewick     2014     New ed., 1994
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-6871-6
Paperback ISBN 978-0-7636-6872-3

Harris, Robie H.  It’s So Amazing!: A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families
Illustrated by Michael Emberley
Gr. K–3     82 pp.     Candlewick     2014     New ed., 1999
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-6873-0
Paperback ISBN 978-0-7636-6874-7

Higginbotham, Anastasia  Tell Me About Sex, Grandma [Ordinary Terrible Things series]
Gr. K–3     64 pp.     Feminist     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-558-61419-2

Wittenstein, Vicki Oransky  Reproductive Rights: Who Decides?
Middle school, high school     160 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-4187-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-8804-5

 

Refugees and immigrants

Currie, Stephen  Undocumented Immigrant Youth [Forgotten Youth series]
Middle school, high school     80 pp.     ReferencePoint     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60152-980-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60152-981-7

Seeking Refuge series

Glynne, Andy  Ali’s Story: A Real-Life Account of His Journey from Afghanistan
Illustrated by Salvador Maldonado
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Capstone/Picture Window     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5158-1412-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5158-1417-7

Glynne, Andy  Juliane’s Story: A Real-Life Account of Her Journey from Zimbabwe
Illustrated by Karl Hammond
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Capstone/Picture Window     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5158-1414-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5158-1419-1

Immigrant Experiences series

Henzel, Cynthia Kennedy  Mexican Immigrants: In Their Shoes
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.     Child’s     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1503820302

Hutchison, Patricia  Somali Immigrants: In Their Shoes
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.     Child’s     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1503820319

MacCarald, Clara  Japanese Immigrants: In Their Shoes
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.     Child’s     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1503820272

Monnig, Alex  German Immigrants: In Their Shoes
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.     Child’s     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1503820265

McCarney, Rosemary  Where Will I Live?
Gr. K–3, 4–6     24 pp.     Second Story     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-77260-028-5

Roberts, Ceri  Refugees and Migrants [Children in Our World series]
Illustrated by Hanane Kai
Gr. K–3, 4–6     32 pp.     Barron’s     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-4380-5020-1

 

Pollution and conservation

Ecological Disasters series

Barker, David M.  E-Waste
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1022-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8807-5

Hand, Carol  Melting Arctic Ice
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1025-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8810-5

Perdew, Laura  The California Drought
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1020-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8805-1

Perdew, Laura  The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Middle school, high school     112 pp. ABDO/Essential Library     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1023-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8808-2

Barnard, Bryn  The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in a Changing Sea
Gr. 4–6     40 pp.     Knopf     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-375-87049-1
Library binding ISBN 978-0-375-97049-8
Ebook ISBN 978-0-307-97403-7

Keeping Cities Clean series

Heos, Bridget  Follow That Bottle!: A Plastic Recycling Journey
Illustrated by Alex Westgate
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Amicus Illustrated     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-964-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68151-082-8

Heos, Bridget  Follow That Garbage!: A Journey to the Landfill
Illustrated by Alex Westgate
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Amicus Illustrated     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-963-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68151-081-1

Heos, Bridget  Follow That Paper!: A Paper Recycling Journey
Illustrated by Alex Westgate
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Amicus Illustrated     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-965-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68151-083-5

Heos, Bridget  Follow That Tap Water!: A Journey Down the Drain
Illustrated by Alex Westgate
Gr. K–3     24 pp. Amicus Illustrated     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-962-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68151-080-4

Kallen, Stuart A.  Trashing the Planet: Examining Our Global Garbage Glut
Middle school, high school     104 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-1314-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4866-5

Stewart, Melissa  Droughts [Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science series]
Illustrated by André Ceolin
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     HarperCollins/Harper      2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-238666-3
Paperback ISBN 978-0-06-238665-6

 

Engineering and technology

Super Simple Engineering Projects series

Bernhardt, Carolyn  Engineer It! Bridge Projects
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     ABDO/Super SandCastle     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1122-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8907-2

Bernhardt, Carolyn  Engineer It! Canal Projects
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     ABDO/Super SandCastle     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1123-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8908-9

Bernhardt, Carolyn  Engineer It! Dam Projects
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     ABDO/Super SandCastle     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1124-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8909-6

Bernhardt, Carolyn  Engineer It! Road Projects
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     ABDO/Super SandCastle     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1125-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8910-2

Bernhardt, Carolyn  Engineer It! Skyscraper Projects
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     ABDO/Super SandCastle     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1126-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8911-9

Bernhardt, Carolyn  Engineer It! Tunnel Projects
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     ABDO/Super SandCastle     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1127-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8912-6

Engineering That Made America series

Bethea, Nikole Brooks  The Invention of the Assembly Line
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Child’s     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1503816367

Hutchison, Patricia  The Invention of the Airplane
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Child’s     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1503816398

MacCarald, Clara  The Invention of the Transistor
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Child’s     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1503816381

Ringstad, Arnold  The Building of the Hoover Dam
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Child’s     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5038-1637-4

Building by Design series

Conley, Kate  Engineering the Golden Gate Bridge
Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp. ABDO/Core Library     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1166-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8951-5

LaPierre, Yvette  Engineering the Colosseum
Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp. ABDO/Core Library     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1164-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8949-2

McCarthy, Cecilia Pinto  Engineering the NYC Subway System
Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.     ABDO/Core Library     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1168-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8953-9

Slingerland, Janet  Engineering the Eiffel Tower
Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.     ABDO/Core Library     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1165-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8950-8

Cutting Edge Technology series

Kallen, Stuart A.  Cutting Edge Energy Technology
Middle school, high school     80 pp.     ReferencePoint     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68282-038-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68282-039-1

Kallen, Stuart A.  Cutting Edge Entertainment Technology
Middle school, high school     80 pp.     ReferencePoint     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68282-040-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68282-041-4

Sheen, Barbara  Cutting Edge Military Technology
Middle school, high school     80 pp.     ReferencePoint     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68282-044-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68282-045-2

Sheen, Barbara  Cutting Edge Transportation Technology
Middle school, high school     80 pp.     ReferencePoint     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68282-046-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68282-047-6

Steffens, Bradley  Cutting Edge Internet Technology
Middle school, high school     80 pp.     ReferencePoint     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68282-090-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68282-091-9

Smibert, Angie  Exciting Engineering Activities [First Facts: Curious Scientists series]
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Capstone     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-6884-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5157-6890-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-6902-6

These titles were featured in the May 2018 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

Share
Comment Policy:
  1. Be respectful, and do not attack the author, people mentioned in the article, or other commenters. Take on the idea, not the messenger.
  2. Don't use obscene, profane, or vulgar language.
  3. Stay on point. Comments that stray from the topic at hand may be deleted.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through (though some comments with links to multiple URLs are held for spam-check moderation by the system). If you see something objectionable, please let us know. Once a comment has been flagged, a staff member will investigate.

We accept clean XHTML in comments, but don't overdo it and please limit the number of links submitted in your comment. For more info, see the full Terms of Use.

Speak Your Mind

*