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

Psychology, emotions, and wellness Savvy: Stress-Busting Survival Guides series Andrus, Aubre  Happiness Hacks: How to Find Energy & Inspiration With Karen Bluth; illustrated by Veronica Collignon Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.     Capstone     2017 Library binding ISBN 978-1-5157-6820-3 Andrus, Aubre  Me Time: How to Manage a Busy Life With Karen Bluth; illustrated by Veronica Collignon […]

Engineering and technology

Bernhardt, Carolyn  Engineer It! Bridge Projects Gr. K–3     32 pp.     ABDO/Super SandCastle Bernhardt, Carolyn  Engineer It! Canal Projects Gr. K–3     32 pp.     ABDO/Super SandCastle Bernhardt, Carolyn  Engineer It! Dam Projects Gr. K–3     32 pp.     ABDO/Super SandCastle Bernhardt, Carolyn  Engineer It! Road Projects Gr. K–3     32 pp.     ABDO/Super SandCastle Bernhardt, Carolyn  Engineer It! Skyscraper Projects Gr. […]

Pollution and conservation

Barker, David M.  E-Waste Middle school, high school 112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library Hand, Carol  Melting Arctic Ice Middle school, high school 112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library Perdew, Laura  The California Drought Middle school, high school     112 pp.     ABDO/Essential Library Perdew, Laura  The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Middle school, high school     112 pp. ABDO/Essential Library Ecological Disasters […]

Refugees and immigrants

Currie, Stephen  Undocumented Immigrant Youth Middle school, high school     80 pp.     ReferencePoint Forgotten Youth series. Currie describes the experiences of children who come to America illegally, either with or without their parents. Using statistics and first-person accounts, the presentation documents the difficulties encountered, including fear of detection and deportation, problems involving detention centers, and factors […]

Adolescence and sexuality

Bialik, Mayim  Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular Middle school, high school     179 pp.     Philomel This volume covers changing anatomy, physical and emotional development, common setbacks, and the importance of mindfulness and responsible decision-making on the journey from child to young woman. Scientist/actor Bialik’s breezy yet intimate voice addresses readers directly, and […]

Psychology, emotions, and wellness

Andrus, Aubre  Happiness Hacks: How to Find Energy & Inspiration Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.     Capstone Andrus, Aubre  Me Time: How to Manage a Busy Life Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.      Capstone Andrus, Aubre Stress Less: How to Achieve Inner Calm & Relaxation Gr. 4–6, middle school     48 pp.     Capstone Illustrated by Veronica […]