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Burgan, Michael  Ali's Knockout Punch: How a Photograph Stunned the Boxing WorldGr. 4–6, middle school     64 pp.     Capstone/Compass PointSmith-Llera, Danielle  Black Power Salute: How a Photograph Captured a Political ProtestGr. 4–6, middle school     64 pp.     Capstone/Compass PointCaptured History: Sports series. These volumes each examine the impact of a single famous...
      

Writing and reporting

Bodden, Valerie  The Muckrakers: Ida Tarbell Takes on Big BusinessMiddle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential LibraryHidden Heroes series. The life and work of journalist Ida Tarbell is just one of several topics in this inspiring and accessible volume. Bodden also examines the history of investigative journalism and its impact...
      

Week in Review, October 23rd-27th

This week on hbook.com…We're at Boston Book Festival tomorrow — come by booth #9 to say hi and pick up freebies!Here are the updated submissions guidelines for the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards.From the September/October 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: "The Writer’s Page: On Home, Empathy, and Voice"...
      

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

Harvest and agricultureEliot, Hannah  Carrots Like Peas: And Other Fun FactsIllustrated by Aaron SpurgeonGr. K–3     32 pp.     Little Simon     2015Trade ISBN 978-1-4814-3541-3Paperback ISBN 978-1-4814-3540-6Ebook ISBN 978-1-4814-3542-0Food Matters seriesFelix, Rebecca  Eating EthicallyGr. 4–6, middle school      48 pp.     ABDO/Core Library     2015Library binding ISBN 978-1-62403-861-7Laine, Carolee  Food Safety BasicsGr. 4–6, middle school      48...
      

Photographers

Aronson, Marc and Budhos, Marina  Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern PhotojournalismHigh school     294 pp.     HoltThis biography begins with the D-Day landing, then flashes back and follows Capa and Taro through the development of photojournalism, including their documentation of the Spanish Civil War....
      

Extreme weather

Arnosky, Jim  Frozen Wild: How Animals Survive in the Coldest Places on EarthGr. 4–6     32 pp.     SterlingHow do animals survive the piercing cold and ice of winter? Arnosky invites readers to learn with his signature combination of detailed pencil sketches, colorful paintings, and a conversational narrative. Foldout spreads reveal Arctic...
      

Harvest and agriculture

Eliot, Hannah  Carrots Like Peas: And Other Fun FactsGr. K–3     32 pp.     Little SimonIllustrated by Aaron Spurgeon. Did You Know? series. Loosely linking quirky, random facts about food, Eliot begins on the farm ("Carrots and peas help each other grow"). The conversational text then samples "movie foods" (popcorn, candy), ice...
      

Fascinating facts

Bradford, Wade  Around the World in a Bathtub: Bathing All Over the GlobeGr. K–3     32 pp.     CharlesbridgeIllustrated by Micha Archer. Children worldwide react the same way to bathtime, according to this gently humorous and engaging look at different bathing rituals. The familiar scenario — in which a child evades with...
      

Our universe

Bellisario, Gina  To Mars!Illustrated by Mike MoranGr. K–3     24 pp.     MillbrookBellisario, Gina  To Planet Earth!Illustrated by Paula BeckerGr. K–3     24 pp.     MillbrookBellisario, Gina  To the Stars!Illustrated by Mike MoranGr. K–3     24 pp.    MillbrookShepherd, Jodie  To the Moon!Illustrated by Mike ByrneGr. K–3     24 pp.     MillbrookShepherd, Jodie  To the Sun!Illustrated by Paula...

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