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

Young people making a difference


Freedman, Russell  We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler
Gr. 4–6, middle school     104 pp.     Clarion     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-544-22379-0

Goodman, Susan E.  The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial
Illustrated by E. B. Lewis
Gr. K–3, 4–6     40 pp.     Bloomsbury     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-8027-3739-7
Ebook ISBN 978-0-8027-3741-0

Hoose, Phillip  The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
Middle school, high school     198 pp.     Farrar     2015
Trade ISBN 978-0-374-30022-7
Ebook ISBN 978-0-374-30272-6

Sawyer, Kem Knapp  Grace Akallo and the Pursuit of Justice for Child Soldiers [Out in Front series]
Middle school, high school     64 pp.     Morgan     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-59935-456-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-59935-457-6

Winter, Jeanette  Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan / Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Simon/Beach Lane     2014
Trade ISBN 978-1-4814-2294-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-2295-6

 

Civics and community


Ancona, George  Can We Help?: Kids Volunteering to Help Their Communities
Gr. K–3     48 pp.     Candlewick     2015
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-7367-3

Clinton, Chelsea  It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!
Gr. 4-6, middle school, high school     402 pp.     Philomel     2015
Trade ISBN 978-0-399-17612-8

Pebble Books: Our Community Helpers series

Deedrick, Tami  Teachers Help
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Capstone     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4765-3949-2
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4765-5153-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4765-6010-6


Ready, Dee  Police Officers Help
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Capstone     2014
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4765-3948-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4765-5152-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4765-6009-0


Donovan, Sandy  Volunteering Smarts: How to Find Opportunities, Create a Positive Experience, and More [USA Today Teen Wise Guides: Lifestyle Choices series]
Middle school, high school     64 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2012
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7613-7021-5

Paul, Miranda  Whose Hands Are These?: A Community Helper Guessing Book
Illustrated by Luciana Navarro Powell
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Millbrook     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-4677-5214-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-9726-9

 

Farm to table


Growing Green series

Barker, David M.  Organic Foods
Gr. 4–6, middle school     64 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-9391-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-9712-2


Hand, Carol  Urban Gardening
Gr. 4–6, middle school          64 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-9390-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-9709-2


Mickelson, Trina  Free-Range Farming
Gr. 4–6, middle school          64 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-9389-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-9710-8


Perdew, Laura  Eating Local
Gr. 4–6, middle school          64 pp.     Lerner     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-9388-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4677-9711-5


Castaldo, Nancy  The Story of Seeds: From Mendel's Garden to Your Plate, and How There’s More of Less to Eat Around the World
Middle school, high school     136 pp.     Houghton     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-544-32023-9

Grow Your Food series

Heos, Bridget  So You Want to Grow a Pie?
Illustrated by Daniele Fabbri
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Amicus Ink     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-739-7
Paperback ISBN 978-1-68152-012-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60753-906-3


Heos, Bridget  So You Want to Grow a Pizza?
Illustrated by Daniele Fabbri
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Amicus Ink     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-740-3
Paperback ISBN 978-1-68152-013-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60753-907-0


Heos, Bridget  So You Want to Grow a Salad?
Illustrated by Daniele Fabbri
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Amicus Ink     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-741-0
Paperback ISBN 978-1-68152-014-8
Ebook ISBN 978-0-60753-908-7


Heos, Bridget  So You Want to Grow a Taco?
Illustrated by Daniele Fabbri
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Amicus Ink     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-60753-742-7
Paperback ISBN 978-1-68152-015-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-60753-909-4


Pollan, Michael  The Omnivore's Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat
Adapted by Richie Chevat. New ed., 2009.
Gr. 4–6, middle school, high school      377 pp.     Dial      2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-101-99382-8
Paperback ISBN 978-1-101-99383-5

Shores, Erika L.  How Food Gets from Farms to Store Shelves [Pebble Plus: Here to There series]
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Capstone     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-8428-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4914-8436-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-8440-1

 

Architecture and engineering


Corey, Shana  The Secret Subway
Illustrated by Red Nose Studio
Gr. K–3, 4–6     40 pp.     Random/Schwartz & Wade     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-375-87071-2
Library binding ISBN 978-0-375-97071-9
Ebook ISBN 978-0-307-97457-0

Dillon, Patrick  The Story of Buildings: From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond
Illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Gr. 4–6, middle school     96 pp.     Candlewick     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-6990-4

Dyer, Hadley  Watch This Space: Designing, Defending and Sharing Public Spaces
Illustrated by Marc Ngui
Middle school, high school      80 pp.     Kids Can     2010
Trade ISBN 978-1-55453-293-3

Heine, Florian  13 Architects Children Should Know [Children Should Know series]
Gr. 4–6   46 pp.    Prestel     2014
Trade ISBN 978-3-7913-7184-9

Porter, Esther  Peeking Under the City
Illustrated by Andrés Lozano
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Capstone/Picture Window     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4795-8665-3
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4795-8669-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4795-8673-8

 

Our solar system and beyond


Smithsonian: Planets series

Adamson, Thomas K.  The Secrets of Neptune
Gr. K–3, 4–6     32 pp.     Capstone     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-5867-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4914-5900-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-5911-9


Berne, Emma Carlson  The Secrets of Earth
Gr. K–3, 4–6     32 pp.     Capstone      2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-5863-1
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4914-5896-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-5907-2


Radomski, Kassandra  The Secrets of Saturn
Gr. K–3, 4–6     32 pp.     Capstone     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-5868-6
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4914-5901-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-5912-6


Aldrin, Buzz  Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet
With Marianne J. Dyson
Gr. 4–6     96 pp.     National Geographic      2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-4263-2206-8
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4263-2207-5

Kortenkamp, Steve  Demoting Pluto: The Discovery of the Dwarf Planets [Connect: Exploring Space and Beyond series]
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Capstone     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4914-4162-6
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4914-4176-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4914-4182-4

Kruesi, Liz  Astronomy [Cutting-Edge Science and Technology series]
Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library     2016
Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-913-3

Scott, Elaine  Our Moon: New Discoveries About Earth's Closest Companion
Gr. 4–6     72 pp.     Clarion     2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-547-48394-8

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