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

Religions of the world

Darvic, Debra B.  We Are Jewish Faces
Gr. PS, K–3     32 pp.     Behrman/Apples     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-68115-536-4

Gilani-Williams, Fawzia  Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam
Illustrated by Chiara Fedele
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Kar-Ben     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-8938-7
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-9423-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-2717-2

Jordan, Deloris  A Child’s Book of Prayers and Blessings: From Faiths and Cultures Around the World
Illustrated by Shadra Strickland
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Simon/Wiseman     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-4169-9550-0

Singh, Rina  Diwali: Festival of Lights [Orca Origins series]
Gr. 4–6, middle school   95 pp.     Orca     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-4598-1007-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4598-1008-2

Washington, Linda  Children of the World Storybook Bible
Gr. K–3      242 pp.     WorthyKids     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-945470-27-1

 

Natural history of our world

Brake, Mark  The Big Earth Book: How Our Planet Was Shaped by Earth, Air, Fire, and Wind
Illustrated by Brendan Kearney
Gr. 4–6     256 pp.     Lonely Planet     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-78701-278-3

Gladstone, James  When Planet Earth Was New
Illustrated by Katherine Diemert
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Owlkids     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-77147-203-6

Hale, Christy  Water Land: Land and Water Forms Around the World
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Roaring Brook/Porter     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-250-15244-2

Lendler, Ian  One Day a Dot
Illustrated by Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Roaring Brook/First Second     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-62672-244-6

Miller, Ron  Recentering the Universe: The Radical Theories of Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, and Newton
Middle school, high school     88 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2013
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7613-5885-5

 

Protecting our world

Conservation Success Stories series

Amstutz, Lisa J.  Bringing Back Our Freshwater Lakes
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1314-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5202-3

Hand, Carol  Bringing Back Our Oceans
Middle school, high school      112 pp.     ABDO/Essential     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1315-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5203-0

Hand, Carol  Bringing Back Our Tropical Forests
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1316-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5204-7

MacCarald, Clara  Bringing Back Our Deserts
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1313-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5201-6

Perdew, Laura  Bringing Back Our Wetlands
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1318-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5206-1

Regan, Michael  Bringing Back Our Tundra
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1317-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5205-4

Martinez, Xiuhtezcatl  We Rise: The Earth Guardians’ Guide to Building a Movement That Restores the Planet
Middle school, high school     240 pp.     Rodale     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-63565-067-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-63565-068-6

McCarthy, Meghan  All That Trash: The Story of the 1987 Garbage Barge and Our Problem with Stuff
Gr. K–3
    48 pp.     Simon/Wiseman     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-4814-7752-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-7753-6

Messner, Kate  The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World’s Coral Reefs: The Story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation
Gr. K–3     48 pp.     Chronicle     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-4521-3350-8

Fact Finders: Humans and Our Planet series

Sawyer, Ava  Humans and Earth’s Atmosphere: What’s in the Air?
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Capstone     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-7199-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5157-7213-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-7217-0

Sawyer, Ava  Humans and Other Life on Earth: Sharing the Planet
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Capstone     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-7197-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5157-7211-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-7215-6

 

Myths and folktales around the world

Bowles, David  Feathered Serpent, Dark Heart of Sky: Myths of Mexico
Middle school, high school     303 pp.     Cinco     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-941026-71-7
Paperback ISBN 978-1-941026-72-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-941026-73-1

Graphic Library: Universal Myths series

Hoena, Blake  Cleansing the World: Flood Myths Around the World
Illustrated by Silvio DB
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Capstone     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-6627-8
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5157-6631-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-6635-3

Yomtov, Nel  Dawn of Time: Creation Myths Around the World
Illustrated by Dante Lividini
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Capstone     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-6629-2
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5157-6633-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-6637-7

McAllister, Angela  A World Full of Animal Stories: 50 Folktales and Legends
Illustrated by Aitch
Gr. 4–6     128 pp.     Quarto/Lincoln     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-78603-045-0

Phelps, Ethel Johnston  The Hunter Maiden: Feminist Folktales from Around the World
Illustrated by Suki Boynton
Gr. 4–6, middle school, high school     148 pp.     Feminst     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-55861-434-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-936932-05-4

Yolen, Jane  Once There Was a Story: Tales from Around the World, Perfect for Sharing
Illustrated by Jane Dyer
Gr. K–3     144 pp.     Simon/Wiseman     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-4169-7172-6

From the November 2018 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

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