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Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book was a quarterly supplement to our monthly e-newsletter Notes from the Horn Book. Nonfiction Notes provided recommendations of recently published nonfiction books, by topic, across grade levels, ability levels, and all areas of interest. All reviews are from The Horn Book Guide. The Common Core State Standards Initiative...
      

Week in Review, May 22nd-26th

This week on hbook.com…Watch the 2017 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards announcement LIVE on Wednesday, May 31st! In the meantime, check out our beautiful new BGHB microsite. This week's featured BGHB reminiscence: "Saffy’s Angel by Hilary McKay" by Elizabeth Wein.Mo Willems & Laurie Keller Talk with RogerOur 2017 Summer Reading recommendations...
      

Pride Month 2017

Bausum, Ann  Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay RightsMiddle school, high school     120 pp.     Viking    2016Bausum begins with a detailed, nuanced exposition of the June 1969 Stonewall riots as a galvanizing moment for the gay rights movement, then traces the movement's evolution (in a somewhat more cursory way)...
      

Books mentioned in the May 2017 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

LaborBrown, Monica  Side by Side / Lado a lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and César Chavéz / La historia de Dolores Huerta y César ChávezIllustrated by Joe Cepeda; translated by Carolina ValenciaGr. K–3     32 pp.      HarperCollins/Rayo      2010Trade ISBN 978-0-06-122781-3Farrell, Mary Cronk  Fannie Never Flinched: One Woman's Courage in the...
      

Wonderful world of math

AdBåge, Emma  Outdoor Math: Fun Activities for Every SeasonGr. K–3     24 pp.     Kids CanIn this Swedish import, two dozen or so simple activities, organized seasonally, are designed to reinforce basic mathematical concepts (counting, shapes, etc.); unpretentious vignettes feature children happily engaged in the tasks at hand. Many of the activities...
      

Short story collections

Healy, Nick, ed.  Love & Profanity: A Collection of True, Tortured, Wild, Hilarious, Concise, and Intense Tales of Teenage LifeMiddle school, high school     223 pp.     Capstone/SwitchWith Kristen Mohn, Nate LeBoutillier, and Lindsy O'Brien. This collection of forty-three autobiographical short stories runs the gamut of high-school topics: family, friends, class, crushes,...
      

Memorial Day 2017

Collier, Peter  Choosing Courage: Inspiring Stories of What It Means to Be a HeroMiddle school, high school     226 pp.     ArtisanRanging from World War II through the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, this book offers compelling stories of selected Medal of Honor recipients who performed heroic acts in battle; vignettes of...
      

Labor

Brown, Monica  Side by Side / Lado a lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and César Chavéz / La historia de Dolores Huerta y César ChávezGr. K–3     32 pp.      HarperCollins/RayoIllustrated by Joe Cepeda. Translated by Carolina Valencia. Brown makes a significant contribution to the increasing number of books about César...

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