Books mentioned in the September 2019 issue of Nonficton Notes from the Horn Book

Health and human body

Fishman, Seth  Power Up
Illustrated by Isabel Greenberg
Gr. K–3    40 pp.    Greenwillow    2019
Trade ISBN 978-0-06-245579-6

Ritchie, Scot  See How We Move!: A First Book of Health and Well-Being [Exploring Our Community]
Gr. K–3    32 pp.    Kids Can    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-77138-967-9

Settel, Joanne  Your Amazing Skin from Outside In
Illustrated by Bonnie Timmons
Gr. 4–6    88 pp.    Atheneum    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-4814-2205-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-2206-2

Thornburgh, Blair  Skulls!
Illustrated by Scott Campbell
Gr. K–3    40 pp.    Atheneum    2019
Trade ISBN 978-1-5344-1400-6
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5344-1401-3

Zimmer, Marc  Lighting Up the Brain: The Science of Optogenetics
Middle school, high school  
  80 pp.    Twenty-First Century    2018
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-2752-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-9884-4

 

Undocumented immigrant experiences

Arce, Julissa  Someone like Me: How One Undocumented Girl Fought for Her American Dream
Gr. 4–6, middle school 
  240 pp.    Little, Brown    2018
Trade ISBN 978-0-316-48174-8
Ebook ISBN 978-0-316-48173-1

Argueta, Jorge  Somos como las nubes/We Are like the Clouds
Illustrated by Alfonso Ruano; translated by Elisa Amado
Gr. K–3, 4–6    32 pp.    Groundwood    2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-55498-849-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-55498-850-1

Guerrero, Diane and Moroz, Erica  My Family Divided: One Girl's Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope
Gr. 4–6, middle school 
  251 pp.    Holt    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-250-13486-8

Kuklin, Susan  We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults
Middle school, high school
   182 pp.    Candlewick    2019
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-7884-5

Saedi, Sara  Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card
Middle school, high school    280 pp.    Knopf    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-5247-1779-7
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5247-1780-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5247-1781-0

 

Coding and computer science

Alkire, Jessie  Code It!: Programming and Keyboards You Can Create Yourself [Checkerboard Library: Cool Makerspace Gadgets & Gizmos]
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    ABDO    2018
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1250-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6147-9992-4

Funk, Josh  How to Code a Sandcastle: A Girls Who Code Book
Illustrated by Sara Palacios
Gr. K–3    40 pp.    Viking    2018
Trade ISBN 978-0-425-29198-6

McCully, Emily Arnold  Dreaming in Code: Ada Byron Lovelace, Computer Pioneer
Middle school, high school    164 pp.    Candlewick    2019
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-9356-5

Redding, Anna Crowley  Google It: A History of Google
Middle school, high school    231 pp.    Feiwel    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-250-14822-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-250-14821-6

Project Code series

Wood, Kevin  Create an Animation with Scratch
Illustrated by Glen McBeth
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Lerner    2018
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5415-2513-9
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5415-2436-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-2441-5

Wood, Kevin  Create Computer Games with Scratch
Illustrated by Glen McBeth
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Lerner    2018
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5415-2514-6
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5415-2439-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-2442-2

Wood, Kevin  Create Music with Scratch
Illustrated by Glen McBeth
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Lerner    2018
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5415-2515-3
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5415-2437-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-2443-9

Wood, Kevin  Create Your Own Story with Scratch
Illustrated by Glen McBeth
Gr. 4–6    32 pp.    Lerner    2018
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5415-2512-2
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5415-2438-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5415-2440-8

 

Exploration

Bergreen, Laurence  Magellan: Over the Edge of the World
Middle school, high school  
  211 pp.    Roaring Brook    2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-62672-120-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-62672-121-0

Bishop, Gavin  Cook's Cook: The Cook Who Cooked for Captain Cook
Gr. K–3, 4–6
    32 pp.    Gecko    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-77657-204-5

Litton, Jonathan  Journeys: Tales of Travel and Trailblazers
Illustrated by Chris Chalik, Dave Shephard, Jon Davis, and Leo Hartas
Gr. 4–6    96 pp.    Tiger Tales/360    2018
Trade ISBN 978-1-944530-13-6

Lourie, Peter  Locked in Ice: Nansen’s Daring Quest for the North Pole
Gr. 4–6, middle school, high school    316 pp.    Holt/Ottaviano    2019
Trade ISBN 978-1-250-13764-7

Mortensen, Laurie  Away with Words: The Daring Story of Isabella Bird
Gr. K–3
   40 pp.    Peachtree    2019
Trade ISBN 978-1-68263-005-1

 

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

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