Books mentioned in the March 2018 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

Coding


Coding Projects in Python: A Step-By-Step Visual Guide to Creating Your Own Python Projects
Gr. 4–6     DK     224 pp.      2017
Library binding ISBN 978-0-606-40124-1
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4654-6188-9

Kelly, James Floyd  The Story of Coding [DK Readers series]
Gr. K–3     DK     48 pp.     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4654-6231-2
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4654-6242-8

Kids Get Coding series

Lyons, Heather  Coding in the Real World   
Illustrated by Alex Westgate and Dan Crisp
Gr. K–3     24 pp.      Lerner     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3943-4
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5124-5586-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-5053-8


Lyons, Heather  Coding to Create and Communicate         
Illustrated by Alex Westgate and Dan Crisp
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Lerner     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3944-1
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5124-5584-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-5052-1


Lyons, Heather  Programming Awesome Apps
Illustrated by Alex Westgate and Dan Crisp
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Lerner     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3942-7
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5124-5583-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-5051-4


Lyons, Heather  Programming Games and Animation
Illustrated by Alex Westgate and Dan Crisp
Gr. K–3     24 pp.     Lerner      2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3941-0
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5124-5585-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-5050-7


Saujani, Reshma  Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World
Illustrated by Andrea Tsurumi
Gr. 4–6, middle school     Viking     168 pp.     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-425-28753-8

Young Rewired State   Get Coding!: Learn HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and Build a Website, App, and Game
Illustrated by Duncan Beedie
Gr. 4–6, middle school     208 pp.      Candlewick     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-9833-1
Paperback ISBN 978-0-7636-9276-6

 

Spies, ciphers, and drones


STEM on the Battlefield series

Burrows, Terry  Codes, Ciphers, and Cartography: Math Goes to War
Gr. 4–6, middle school
     48 pp.     Lerner     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3927-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4949-5


Burrows, Terry  Robots, Drones, and Radar: Electronics Go to War
Gr. 4–6, middle school
     48 pp.     Lerner     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-3930-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4952-5


Edge Books: Drones series

Chandler, Matt  Military Drones
Gr. 4–6, middle school
     32 pp.     Capstone     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-3769-8
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5157-3777-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-3797-1


Chandler, Matt  Recreational Drones
Gr. 4–6, middle school
     32 pp.     Capstone     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-3766-7
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5157-3770-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-3794-0


Rose, Simon  Agricultural Drones
Gr. 4–6, middle school
     32 pp.     Capstone     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-3767-4
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5157-3775-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5157-3795-7


Janeczko, Paul B.  Double Cross: Deception Techniques in War
Middle school, high school     247 pp.     Candlewick     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-6042-0

Spies! series

Langston-George, Rebecca  Deep-Cover Spies and Double-Crossers of the Cold War
Gr. 4–6     64 pp.     Capstone/Compass Point     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7565-5497-2
Paperback ISBN 978-0-7565-5501-6
Ebook ISBN 978-0-7565-5505-4


Lassieur, Allison  Cyber Spies and Secret Agents of Modern Times
Gr. 4–6, middle school     64 pp.     Capstone/Compass Point    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7565-5498-9
Paperback ISBN 978-0-7565-5502-3
Ebook ISBN 978-0-7565-5506-1


Larson, Kirsten W.  Drones [Robotics in Our World series]
Gr. K–3, 4–6    32 pp.     Amicus High Interest     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-68151-140-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-68152-171-8

 

Physics


Adler, David A.  Magnets Push, Magnets Pull
Illustrated by Anna Raff
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Holiday     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-8234-3669-9

Alternator Books: Key Questions in Physical Science series

Kenney, Karen Latchana  Energy Investigations
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.    Lerner    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-4003-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4956-3


Kenney, Karen Latchana  Forces and Motion Investigations
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.    Lerner    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-4008-9
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4957-0


Kenney, Karen Latchana  Magnetism Investigations
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.    Lerner    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-4005-8
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4958-7


Kenney, Karen Latchana  Sound and Light Waves Investigation
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.    Lerner    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-4004-1
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4959-4


Kenney, Karen Latchana  States of Matter Investigations
Gr. 4–6, middle school     32 pp.    Lerner    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-4006-5
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4960-0


Marsico, Katie  Electricity Investigations
Gr. 4–6, middle school    
32 pp.    Lerner    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5124-4007-2
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-4955-6


Latta, Sara  Smash!: Exploring the Mysteries of the Universe with the Large Hadron Collider
Illustrated by Jeff Weigel
Middle school, high school      72 pp.     Lerner/Graphic Universe     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4677-8551-8
Paperback ISBN 978-1-5124-3070-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-5124-2701-1

Simple Machine Projects series

Oxlade, Chris  Making Machines with Pulleys
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Heinemann    2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4109-6800-5
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4109-6807-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4109-6821-0


Oxlade, Chris  Making Machines with Ramps and Wedges
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Heinemann     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4109-6801-2
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4109-6808-1
Ebook ISBN 978-14109-6822-7


Oxlade, Chris Making Machines with Springs
Gr. 4–6     32 pp.     Heinemann     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4109-6803-6
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4109-6810-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4109-6824-1


Feel the Force series

Royston, Angela  Win That Sprint!: Forces in Sports
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Heinemann     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4846-2597-2
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4846-2602-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4846-2612-2


Spilsbury, Richard and Spilsbury, Louise  Fly to Mars!: Forces in Space
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Heinemann     2015
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4846-2600-9
Paperback ISBN 978-1-4846-2605-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-4846-2615-3


 

Photography


Captured History: Sports series

Burgan, Michael  Ali's Knockout Punch: How a Photograph Stunned the Boxing World
Gr. 4–6, middle school     64 pp.     Capstone/Compass Point     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7565-5527-6
Paperback ISBN 978-0-7565-5531-3
Ebook ISBN 978-0-7565-5543-6


Smith-Llera, Danielle  Black Power Salute: How a Photograph Captured a Political Protest
Gr. 4–6, middle school     64 pp.     Capstone/Compass Point     2017
Library binding ISBN 978-0-7565-5526-9
Paperback ISBN 978-0-7565-5530-6
Ebook ISBN 978-0-7565-5542-9


Defining Images series

Cornell, Kari  Mathew Brady Records the Civil War
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential Library    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1016-0
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8801-3


Nardo, Don  Edward S. Curtis Chronicles Native Nations
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential Library    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1015-3
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8800-6


Ringstad, Arnold  NASA Takes Photography into Space
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential Library    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1017-7
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8802-0


Rowell, Rebecca  William Williams Documents Ellis Island Immigrants
Middle school, high school   
112 pp.    ABDO/Essential Library    2017
Library binding ISBN 978-1-5321-1018-4
Ebook ISBN 978-1-6807-8803-7


Ellwand, David  Retro Photo: An Obsession
Middle school, high school     212 pp.     Candlewick Studio      2016
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-9250-6

Thomson, Ruth  Photos Framed: A Fresh Look at the World's Most Memorable Photographs
Gr. 4–6     61 pp.     Candlewick     2014
Trade ISBN 978-0-7636-7154-9

Weatherford, Carole Boston  Dorothea Lange: The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression
Illustrated by Sarah Green
Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Whitman     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-8075-1699-7

 

National Poetry Month 2018


Alexander, Kwame with Mary Rand Hess and Deanna Nikaido  Animal Ark: Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures
Photographs by Joel Sartore
Gr. K–3     48 pp.     National Geographic     2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-4263-2767-4
Library binding ISBN 978-1-4263-2768-1

Dickinson, Emily and Snively, Susan  Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson
Illustrated by Christine Davenier
Gr. 4–6     48 pp.     Quarto     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-63322-117-8

Engle, Margarita Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics
Illustrated by Rafael López
Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.     Holt     2017
Trade ISBN 978-0-8050-9876-1

Lane, Diane Luby  Get Lit Rising: Words Ignite. Claim Your Poem. Claim Your Life.
Middle school, high school     245 pp.     Simon Pulse/Beyond Words     2016
Trade ISBN 978-1-58270-576-7
Paperback ISBN 978-1-58270-577-4

VanDerwater, Amy Ludwig  Read! Read! Read!
Illustrated by Ryan O'Rourke
Gr. K–3    40 pp.    Boyds/Wordsong    2017
Trade ISBN 978-1-59078-975-9

These titles were featured in the March 2018 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.
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Emily Goodman

I'd like to suggest another title: A Beginner's Guide to Coding by Marc Scott, illustrated by Mick Marston, published by Bloomsbury. It introduces both Scratch and Python with instructions and projects, and talks about coding in general.

Posted : Apr 10, 2018 03:42


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