Books mentioned in the December 2019 Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

Language and Literature

Fact Finders: Why Do We Say That? series.

Berne, Emma Carlson  What Is an Idiom When It's at Home?
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Capstone    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-6388-8
Paper ISBN 978-1-5157-6393-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-6405-2

Stefoff, Rebecca  Me, Myself, and I: The More Grammar Changes, the More It Remains the Same
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Capstone    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-3687-1
Paper ISBN 978-1-5157-6392-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-6064-5

Bock, Rose, Editor  Hope Nation: YA Authors Share Personal Moments of Inspiration
Middle school, high school   291 pp.   Philomel    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-5247-4167-9

Brunetti, Ivan  Wordplay
Gr. K–3    40 pp.    TOON    2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-943145-17-1

Edwards, Nicola  What a Wonderful Word
Illustrated by Luisa Uribe
Gr. 4–6    64 pp.    Kane Miller    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-61067-722-6

Strack, Emma  What's the Difference?: 40+ Pairs of the Seemingly Similar
Translated by Kate Willsky
Illustrated by Guillaume Plantevin
Gr. 4–6    98 pp.    Chronicle    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-4521-6101-3

 

War and Peacemakers

Goldsmith, Connie  Women in the Military: From Drill Sergeants to Fighter Pilots
Middle school, high school    120 pp.    Twenty-First Century    2019
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5415-2812-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-5707-9

Mitchell, Don  The Lady Is a Spy: Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance
Middle school, high school    267 pp.    Scholastic/Focus    2019
Trade ISBN 978-0-545-93612-5

Robeson, Susan  Grandpa Stops a War: A Paul Robeson Story
Illustrated by Rod Brown
Gr. K–3    48 pp.    Seven/Triangle    2019
Trade ISBN 978-0-60980-882-2

Wallmark, Laurie  Hedy Lamarr's Double Life
Illustrated by Katy Wu
Gr. K–3, 4–6    48 pp.    Sterling    2019
Trade ISBN 978-1-4549-2691-7

Wein, Elizabeth  A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II
Middle school, high school    388 pp.    HarperCollins/B+B    2019
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-245301-3
Ebook ISBN 978-0-06-245304-4

 

U.S. Landmarks

Brown, Carron  Wonders of the USA: A Shine-a-Light Book
Illustrated by Bee Johnson
Gr. K–3    40 pp.    Kane/Miller    2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-61067-543-7

Burling, Alexis  Occupying Alcatraz: Native American Activists Demand Change [Hidden Heroes series]
Middle school, high school    112 pp.    ABDO/Essential Library    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68078-389-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68079-742-8 

Calkhoven, Laurie  Mount Rushmore's Hidden Room and Other Monumental Secrets: Monuments and Landmarks [Ready-to-Read: Secrets of American History series]
Illustrated by Valerio Fabbretti
Gr. K–3    48 pp.    Simon Spotlight    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-5344-2925-3
Paper ISBN 978-1-5344-2924-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5344-2926-0 

National Parks series

Cosson, M. J.  Welcome to Redwood National and State Parks
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Child's    2018
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823457

Dell, Pamela  Welcome to Yosemite National Park
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Child's    2018
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823471

Hall, M. C.  Welcome to Denali National Park and Preserve
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Child's    2018
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823389

Higgins, Nadia  Welcome to Glacier National Park
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Child's    2018
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823402

Lorbiecki, Marybeth  Welcome to Grand Teton National Park
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Child's    2018
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823426

Temple, Teri & Temple, Bob  Welcome to Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Child's    2018
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823433

Wishinsky, Frieda  How Emily Saved the Bridge: The Story of Emily Warren Roebling and the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
Illustrated by Natalie Nelson
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Groundwood    2019
Trade ISBN 978-1-77306-104-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-77306-105-4 

 

Poetry and Poetry Collections

Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience
Edited by Patrice Vecchione and Alyssa Raymond
Middle school, high school    183 pp.    Seven/Triangle    2019
Paper ISBN 978-1-60980-907-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60980-908-9

Landry, Leo  Home Run, Touchdown, Basket, Goal!: Sports Poems for Little Athletes
PS, Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Holt/Godwin    2019
Trade ISBN 978-1-62779-349-0

Rogers, Fred  A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers
Illustrated by Luke Flowers
Gr. K–3    144 pp.    Quirk    2019
Trade ISBN 978-1-68369-113-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68369-114-3

Rosen, Michael  What Is Poetry?: The Essential Guide to Reading & Writing Poems
Illustrated by Jill Calder
Gr. 4–6, middle school    197 pp.    Candlewick    2019
Trade ISBN 978-1-5362-0159-8
Paper ISBN 978-1-5362-0158-1

Singer, Marilyn  I'm the Big One Now!: Poems About Growing Up
Illustrated by Jana Christy
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Boyds/Wordsong    2019
Trade ISBN 978-1-62979-169-2

Waters, Fiona, Selector  Sing a Song of Seasons: A Nature Poem for Each Day of the Year
Illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon
Gr. K–3    333 pp.    Candlewick/Nosy Crow    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-5362-0247-2

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