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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, November 27th-December 1st

This week on hbook.com…Horn Book Fanfare 2017: The Horn Book’s list of the best books of the year for children and teensFrom the November/December 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: "Holiday High Notes" Field Notes: "Lucha Libros: Bilingual Battle of the Books" by AnnMarie Hurtado From The Guide: "Chapter...
      

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

Writing and reportingBodden, Valerie  The Muckrakers: Ida Tarbell Takes on Big Business [Hidden Heroes]Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library      2017Library binding ISBN 978-1-68078-388-9Ebook ISBN 978-1-68079-741-1Giff, Patricia Reilly  Writing with Rosie: You Can Write a Story TooGr. 4–6     69 pp.     Holiday     2016Trade ISBN 978-0-8234-3656-9Macy, Sue  Miss Mary Reporting:...
      

Native American history

Burling, Alexis  Occupying Alcatraz: Native American Activists Demand ChangeMiddle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential LibraryHidden Heroes series. Well-paced chapters with archival photos examine Native American activists' first attempt to occupy Alcatraz in 1964, the history of their struggles with non-Native settlers and the U.S. government, and the seeds of...
      

Insects and invertebrates

Aston, Dianna Hutts  A Beetle Is ShyGr. K–3     40 pp.     ChronicleIllustrated by Sylvia Long. Larger-than-life watercolor illustrations of colorful, gem-like beetles are framed by poetic text describing their features and behaviors. This exploration of beetle biodiversity showcases their "kaleidoscopic" colors; their range of stature ("A beetle is colossal... / or...
      

Geology

Baxter, Roberta  Sedimentary RocksGr. 4–6     24 pp.     Child'sMcCarthy, Cecilia Pinto  Metamorphic RocksGr. 4–6     24 pp.     Child'sWatts, Pam  The Rock CycleGr. 4–6     24 pp.     Child'sYork, M. J.  Igneous RocksGr. 4–6     24 pp.     Child'sGeology Rocks! series. These books present middle graders with basic information about rocks (in somewhat choppy texts); Cycle focuses...
      

School days 2017

Allman, Toney  Food in SchoolsGr. 4–6, middle school   64 pp.     NorwoodMatters of Opinion series. This book examines three school lunch–related issues: what should be served, how much government control there should be, and what the schools' involvement in nutrition should be. In addition to the pros and cons of each and...
      

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...

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