Books mentioned in the May 2019 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

Life skills


Alexander, Kwame  The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life
Photographs by Thai Neave
Gr. 4–6, middle school     172 pp.     Houghton     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-544-57097-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-328-69892-6

Groban, Betsy, Editor  Totally Middle School: Tales of Friends, Family, and Fitting In
Gr. 4–6, middle school
     181 pp.     Delacorte     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-5247-7220-8
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5247-7221-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5247-7222-2

Kerley, Barbara  With a Friend by Your Side
Gr. K–3     48 pp.     National Geographic     2015
Trade ISBN 978-1-4263-1905-1
Library edition ISBN 978-1-4263-1906-8

Odom, Leslie, Jr.  Failing Up: How to Take Risks, Aim Higher, and Never Stop Learning
Middle school, high school     202 pp.     Feiwel     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-250-13996-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-250-13997-9

Reed, Amy, Editor  Our Stories, Our Voices: 21 YA Authors Get Real About Injustice, Empowerment, and Growing Up Female in America
Middle school, high school
    297 pp.     Simon Pulse     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-5344-0899-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5344-0901-9

 

Activists and activism


Easton, Emily  Enough!: 20 Protesters Who Changed America
Illustrated by Ziyue Chen
Gr. K–3     48 pp.     Crown     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-9848-3197-2
Library binding ISBN 978-1-9848-3199-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-9848-3198-9

Falkowski, Melissa and Garner, Eric, Editors  We Say #NeverAgain: Reporting by the Parkland Student Journalists
Middle school, high school     260 pp.     Crown     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-9848-4996-0
Library binding ISBN 978-1-9848-4997-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-9848-4998-4

Sanders, Rob  Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights
Illustrated by Jared Andrew Schorr
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Simon     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-5344-2943-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5344-2944-4

Stewart, Louise Kay  Rebel Voices: The Global Fight for Women's Equality and the Right to Vote
Illustrated by Eve Lloyd Knight
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Crocodile     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-61371-964-7

Styron, Alexandra  Steal This Country: A Handbook for Resistance, Persistence, and Fixing Almost Everything
Middle school, high school     212 pp.     Viking     2018
Trade ISBN 978-0-451-47937-2
Ebook ISBN 978-0-451-47939-6

 

Evolution


Bonner, Hannah  When Fish Got Feet, When Bugs Were Big, & When Dinos Dawned: A Cartoon Prehistory of Life on Earth
Gr. 4–6
     128 pp.     National Geographic     2015     (New ed.)
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4263-2105-4
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4263-2104-7

Broom, Jenny  Animalium
Illustrated by Katie Scott
Gr. 4–6     96 pp.     Candlewick/Big Picture     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-7508-0

Heos, Bridget  Shell, Beak, Tusk: Shared Traits and the Wonders of Adaptation
Gr. K–3
     32 pp.     Houghton     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-544-81166-9

Stefoff, Rebecca, Adapter  Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species”: Young Readers Edition
Illustrated by Teagan White
Middle school, high school     170 pp.     Atheneum     2018
Trade 978-1-4814-6249-5
Ebook 978-1-4814-6251-8

Tweet, Jonathan  Grandmother Fish: A Child's First Book of Evolution
Illustrated by Karen Lewis
Gr. K–3     40 pp.     Feiwel     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-250-11323-8

 

Sustainable eating


Archer, Joe and Craig, Caroline  Plant, Cook, Eat!: A Children's Cookbook
Gr. 4–6
     112 pp.     Charlesbridge     2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-58089-817-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-63289-689-6

Cornell, Kari  Dig In!: 12 Easy Gardening Projects Using Kitchen Scraps
Photographs by Jennifer S. Larson
Gr. 4–6     64 pp.     Millbrook     2018
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3065-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-9864-6

Mihaly, Christy and Heavenrich, Sue  Diet for a Changing Climate: Food for Thought
Middle school, high school     128 pp.     Twenty-First Century     2018
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-8121-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-2477-4

Ritchie, Scot  See What We Eat!: A First Book of Healthy Eating
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Kids Can     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-77138-618-0

Veness, Kimberley  Let's Eat!: Sustainable Food for a Hungry Planet [Orca Footprints series]
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Orca     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-4598-0939-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4598-0941-3

These books were featured in the May 2019 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.
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