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Books mentioned in the September 2018 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book: 2018 BGHB Nonfiction Awards Edition

Trailblazing Latinx women

Quintero, Isabel  Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide
Illustrated by Zeke Peña
Middle school, high school     96 pp.     Getty     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-947440-00-5

Acevedo, Sylvia  Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist
Gr. 4–6, middle school    311 pp.     Clarion     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-328-80956-8    $17.99
Ebook ISBN 978-1-328-52690-8    $9.99
Spanish ed. ISBN 978-1-328-53481-1    $18.99

Engle, Margarita  The Flying Girl: How Aída de Acosta Learned to Soar
Illustrated by Sara Palacios
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Atheneum     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-4814-4502-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-4503-0

Mendoza, Sylvia  Sonia Sotomayor: A Biography [Living History series]
Gr. 4–6, middle school     112 pp.     Zest     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-942186-09-0

Tonatiuh, Duncan  Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Abrams     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-4197-2532-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68335-110-8


Incarceration and redemption

Slater, Dashka  The 57 Bus
Middle school, high school     306 pp.     Farrar     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-374-30323-5
Ebook ISBN 978-0-374-30325-9

Birtha, Becky  Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family When a Loved One Is Incarcerated
Illustrated by Maja Kastelic
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Whitman     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-8075-1275-3

Carmichael, L. E.  Forensic Science: In Pursuit of Justice [History of Science series]
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-561-6

Jones, Patrick  Teen Incarceration: From Cell Bars to Ankle Bracelets
Middle school, high school     120 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-7572-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-1138-6

Kanefield, Teri  Guilty?: Crime, Punishment, and the Changing Face of Justice
Gr. 4–6, middle school     130 pp.     Houghton     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-544-14896-3


Planetary science

Fishman, Seth  A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Greenwillow     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-245578-9

Aguilar, David A.  Seven Wonders of the Solar System
Gr. 4–6     80 pp.     Viking/Smithsonian     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-451-47685-2

Brown, Don and Perfit, Mike  Older Than Dirt: A Wild but True History of Earth
Gr. 4–6     104 pp.     Houghton     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-544-80503-3

Latta, Sara  Black Holes: The Weird Science of the Most Mysterious Objects in the Universe
Middle school, high school     120 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-1568-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4863-4

McAnulty, Stacy  Earth!: My First 4.54 Billion Years
Illustrated by David Litchfield
Gr. K–3    40 pp.     Holt     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-250-10808-1

These titles were featured in the September 2018 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book: 2018 BGHB Nonfiction Awards Edition. See more on the 2018 BGHB Award winners and honor books here.

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