"Informational children's books" FTW

Jeopardy! fans know that record-smashing contestant James Holzhauer's secret is reading "informational children's books." Perhaps James — or wannabe Jameses — might benefit from a subscription to The Horn Book Guide. Or maybe he should sign up for Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book; our latest issue featured "Collective biographies for Women's History Month," "National Poetry Month 2019," "Librarianship and information science," and "Animals on the move."

And speaking of the latter*: here is something that Horn Book editor Kitty Flynn learned from an informational children's book. Alex Trebek, call her!



*For more jokes like this one (!), see "The Straight Poop on Potty Humor" from the May/June 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Humor.

Elissa Gershowitz

Elissa Gershowitz is executive editor of The Horn Book, Inc. She holds an MA from the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons University and a BA from Oberlin College.

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Cathy Smith

I need a book from here https://tedschildrenssciencebooks.com . Can you suggest me Which is better? Hands On Science Learning for kids or Learning Science by Theory?

Posted : Nov 29, 2019 07:21


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