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

Creepy things

Fly!: Hollywood Monsters series

Abdo, Kenny  Chucky 
Gr. K–3, 4–6    24 pp.    ABDO/Zoom    2019     
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-2744-1 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-2842-4 

Abdo, Kenny  Freddy Krueger 
Gr. K–3, 4–6    24 pp.    ABDO/Zoom    2019     
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-2745-8 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-2843-1 

Abdo, Kenny  Jason Voorhees 
Gr. K–3, 4–6    24 pp.    ABDO/Zoom    2019     
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-2746-5 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-2844-8 

Abdo, Kenny  Leatherface 
Gr. K–3, 4–6    24 pp.    ABDO/Zoom    2019     
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-2747-2 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-2845-5 

Abdo, Kenny  Michael Myers  
Gr. K–3, 4–6    24 pp.    ABDO/Zoom    2019     
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-2748-9 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-2846-2 

Abdo, Kenny  Pennywise 
Gr. K–3, 4–6    24 pp.    ABDO/Zoom    2019     
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-2749-6     
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-2847-9

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan  Super Simple Halloween Activities: Fun and Easy Holiday Projects for Kids [Super SandCastle: Super Simple Holidays]
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    ABDO    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1245-4  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6147-9952-8

Goldsmith, Connie  Pandemic: How Climate, the Environment, and Superbugs Increase the Risk
Middle school, high school    136 pp.    Twenty-First Century    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-5215-0 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-2476-7

Jarrow, Gail  Spooked!: How a Radio Broadcast and "The War of Worlds" Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America
Gr. 4–6, middle school    142 pp.    Boyds/Calkins    2018  
Trade ISBN 978-1-62979-776-2  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-68437-143-3

Peterson, Megan Cooley  La Llorona: The Legendary Weeping Woman of Mexico [Snap: Real-Life Ghost Stories]
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Capstone    2019     
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5435-7337-4     
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5435-7479-1     
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5435-7346-6

 

Cool Inventions

Checkerboard Library: Toy Trailblazers series

Alkire, Jessie  Hot Wheels Developer: Elliot Handler 
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    ABDO    2019  
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1708-4  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5992-3  

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan  Lincoln Logs Creator: John Lloyd Wright 
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    ABDO    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1709-1  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5993-0 

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan  My Little Pony Pioneer: Bonnie Zacherle 
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    ABDO    2019  
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1710-7  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5994-7 
Thomas, Rachael L.  Nerf Genius: Reyn Guyer 
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    ABDO    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1711-4  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5995-4
Thomas, Rachael L.  Nintendo Innovator: Hiroshi Yamauchi 
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    ABDO    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1712-1 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5996-1 
Thomas, Rachael L.  The Slime Queen: Karina Garcia 
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    ABDO    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1713-8  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5321-5997-8 

Biebow, Natascha  The Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons
Illustrated by Steven Salerno
Gr. K–3    40 pp.    Houghton    2019 
Trade ISBN 978-1-328-86684-4  
Ebook ISBN 978-0-358-06344-5  

Fallon, Michael  Self-Driving Cars: The New Way Forward
Middle school, high school    104 pp.    Twenty-First Century    2018  
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5415-0055-6  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-2483-5  

Stone, Tanya Lee  Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented
Illustrated by Steven Salerno
Gr. K–3, 4–6    40 pp.    Holt/Ottaviano    2018  
Trade ISBN 978-1-62779-168-7  

Tomsic, Kim  Guitar Genius: How Les Paul Engineered the Solid-Body Electric Guitar and Rocked the World
Illustrated by Brett Helquist
Gr. K–3, 4–6    56 pp.    Chronicle    2019  
Trade ISBN 978-1-4521-5919-5 

 

Unusual Crafts

Alkire, Jessie  Construct It!: Architecture You Can Build, Break, and Build Again [Checkerboard Library: Cool Makerspace Gadgets & Gizmos]
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    ABDO    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1252-2 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6147-9994-8   

Read, Learn & Create series

Beaton, Clare  Read, Learn & Create: The Nature Craft Book 

Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Charlesbridge    2019 
Trade ISBN 978-1-58089-843-0 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-63289-734-3 

Beaton, Clare and Haig, Rudi  Read, Learn & Create: The Ocean Craft Book 
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Charlesbridge    2019  
Trade ISBN 978-1-58089-941-3  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-63289-687-2  

Cornell, Kari  The Craft-a-Day Book: 30 Projects to Make with Recycled Materials 
Photographs by Jennifer S. Larson
Middle school, high school    168 pp.    Twenty-First Century    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-1313-7  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-9881-3   

Savvy: Crafty Creations series

Frisby, Shalana  Felting Projects You Won't Be Able to Resist  

Gr. 4–6    48 pp.    Capstone    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-7448-8  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-7452-5   

Whooley, Karen  Crochet Projects That Will Hook You  
Gr. 4–6    48 pp.    Capstone    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-7447-1  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-7451-8   

Amazing Origami series

Ives, Rob  Amazing Origami Animals 

Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Lerner/Hungry Tomato    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5415-0123-2 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-4279-2   

Ives, Rob  Amazing Origami Dinosaurs 
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Lerner/Hungry Tomato    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5415-0126-3 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-4282-2 

Ives, Rob  Amazing Origami Gifts 
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Lerner/Hungry Tomato    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5415-0124-9  
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-4280-8 

Ives, Rob  Amazing Origami Vehicles 
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Lerner/Hungry Tomato    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5415-0125-6 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-4281-5 

 

Sports, Sports, and More Sports 

Neighborhood Sports series

Bailer, Darice  Kickball 
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Child's    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823709  

Bailer, Darice  Street Football 
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Child's    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823730  

Bailer, Darice  Ultimate 
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Child's    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823754  

Ellenport, Craig  Pick-Up Basketball 
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Child's    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823686  

Laughlin, Kara L.  Capture the Flag 
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Child's    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823693 

Laughlin, Kara L.  Four Square 
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Child's    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823723 

Laughlin, Kara L.  Parkour 
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Child's    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823716   

Laughlin, Kara L.  Street Hockey 
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Child's    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1503823747 

National Geographic Kids Chapters series

Bramucci, Steve  Rock Stars!: True Stories of Extreme Climbing Adventures! 

Gr. K–3, 4–6    98 pp.    National    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4263-3050-6 
Paper ISBN 978-1-4263-3049-0 

Maloney, Brenna  White Water!: True Stories of Extreme Adventures! 
Gr. K–3, 4–6    98 pp.    National    2017 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4263-2823-7  
Paper ISBN 978-1-4263-2822-0  

Delle Donne, Elena  My Shot: Balancing It All and Standing Tall
With Sarah Durand
Middle school, high school    253 pp.    Simon    2018 
Trade ISBN 978-1-5344-1228-6 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5344-1230-9  

Doeden, Matt  Coming Up Clutch: The Greatest Upsets, Comebacks, and Finishes in Sports History
Spectacular Sports
Gr. 4–6, middle school    64 pp.    Millbrook    2018 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-2756-1 
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-2475-0  

Spot Sports series

Schuh, Mari  Figure Skating  

Gr. K–3    16 pp.    Amicus Ink    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68151-650-9  

Schuh, Mari  Golf 
Gr. K–3    16 pp.    Amicus Ink    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68151-651-6 

Schuh, Mari  Snowboarding 
Gr. K–3    16 pp.    Amicus Ink    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68151-652-3  

Schuh, Mari  Swimming 
Gr. K–3    16 pp.    Amicus Ink    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68151-653-0 

Schuh, Mari  Tae Kwon Do 
Gr. K–3    16 pp.    Amicus Ink    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68151-654-7 

Schuh, Mari  Volleyball 
Gr. K–3    16 pp.    Amicus Ink    2019 
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68151-655-4 

These titles were featured in the October 2019 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.
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