Nonfiction (Grades 3 to 9)

TRUE BOOKS
Published in 2013

Scholastic/Children’s Press
Grades 3-5

This series, co-authored with astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison, explores new ideas in space travel. The books explain how astronomers have used technology to discover new stars, planets, and ways to explore further than ever before.

Titles:
The 100 Year Starship
Discovering New Planets
Exploring Our Sun
Journey through Our Solar System

COOKING AROUND THE WORLD
Published in 2014

Raintree
Grades 3-5

Explore the world through these culinary tours!

Titles:
Recipes from China
Recipes from India
Recipes from Italy
Recipes from Mexico

DESSERT DESIGNER
Published in 2013

Capstone Young Readers
Grades 3-9

Create desserts that are treats for the eyes! Decorate like a pro with these fun ideas and tips to make amazing creations, such as a lollipop disco ball, nail polish bottle cake pops, alien cookies, and armadillo cupcakes. You may decide your creations are too awesome to eat! Also available in RLB as four separate titles: Eye Candy: Crafting Cool Candy Creations Piece of Cake! Decorating Awesome Cakes Smart Cookie: Designing Creative Cookies What's Up, Cupcake? Creating Amazing Cupcakes


Awards

Moonbeam Children's Book Award
2013 Bronze Award
Activity Book 1-Games, Arts, & Crafts category


HOW-TO LIBRARY
Published in 2013-2017
Illustrated by Kathleen Petelinsek

Cherry Lake Publishing
Grades 2-5

There are always new skills to learn. Choose a new challenge and try your hand at projects in these books. Try them on your own or with a friend, in every season, indoors and out!

Titles:
Braiding Hair
Building Birdhouses
Building Sandcastles
Building Snow Forts
Carving Pumpkins
Crafting with Duct Tape
Crafting with Papier Mache
Crafting with Recyclables
Crafting with Recyclables: Even More Projects
Creating Crafts from Nature
Creating Fairy Retreats
Creating Party Favors
Creating Halloween Crafts
Creating Thanksgiving Crafts
Creating Winter Crafts
Decorating Eggs
Folding Origami
Having Fun with Felting
Having Fun with Hair Feathering
Learning to Crochet
Learning to Knit
Making a Paper Airplane and other Paper Toys
Making Butterfly Gardens
Making Jewelry
Making Knot Projects
Painting Rocks
Making Musical Instruments
Printmaking

FOOD REVOLUTION
Published in 2012

Compass Point Books
Grades 6-9

Do you ever stop to think about what you eat? These books are healthy guides, filled with facts, tips, advice, and recipes for making the switch to an organic, vegetarian, or vegan diet.

Titles:
Going Organic
Going Vegetarian
Going Vegan

Awards

Santa Monica Public Library
2013 Green Prize for Sustainable Literature
Youth Nonfiction Series


TRUE BOOKS
Published in 2012

Scholastic/Children’s Press
Grades 3-5

Explore the United States and its landforms in this series that covers the people, hsitory, economy, and land of the U.S. regions.

Titles:
Midwest
Northeast
Southeast
Southwest
U.S. Landforms
West