S&S Children’s Nonfiction Catalog
TitleABCs from Space
AuthorVoiland, Adam
Illustrator
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book NF
ISBN-139781481494281
Title StatusAS
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages40
A Smithsonian Air and Space Magazine Best Book of 2017
A 2018 NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Titles

“Twenty or so years from now, we may point to this book as the launchpad for the careers of astrophysicists and astronauts.” —The New York Times

“Young children will find the alphabet in amazing places in ABCs from Space, an abecedary composed of distant landforms, cloud formations, and sinuous waterways.” —The Wall Street Journal

“This remarkable bird’s-eye…view of the planet…lets readers see Earth—and the alphabet—in a new light.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Look up! Does that cloud look like an animal? Do the stars form a circle in the sky? But have you ever wondered what our world looks like from space? Discover the alphabet in an all-new way with this clever picture book filled with unaltered images of Earth from space.
TitleDumpling Dreams
AuthorClickard, Carrie
IllustratorWu, Katy
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book NF
ISBN-139781481467070
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
“Through appealing digitally rendered illustrations and upbeat rhyming text, Clickard celebrates the life of Chen in a way that entertains and informs.” —School Library Journal

“A fascinating historical character is presented in terms easy for young children to appreciate.” —Kirkus Reviews

In this inspiring, mouthwatering story, get to know Chef Joyce Chen who is famous for popularizing Chinese food in the northeastern United States.
TitleShoe Dog
AuthorKnight, Phil
Illustrator
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
ISBN-139781534401181
Title StatusBSB
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages288
“This book, a young reader’s edition of Knight’s autobiography, is an eye-opening look into the story of Knight before his multibillion dollar company. His tenacity is inspiring and will be a valuable lesson for young entrepreneurs.” —School Library Journal

“Knight writes from the heart in this young adult version of his 2016 adult memoir. The book takes readers from the beginning of his dream…to the creation of the internationally known, uber-successful Nike brand. Shoe Dog reads like a great story about how an ambition turned into a business, while at the same time it serves as a guide for accomplishing great things.” —VOYA

In this young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight “offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh” (Booklist, starred review), opening up about how he went from being a track star at an Oregon high school to the founder of a brand and company that changed everything.
TitleBecky Sauerbrunn
AuthorSeigerman, David
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
ISBN-139781481482165
Title StatusAS
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Pages128
Before she was scoring goals, Becky Sauerbrunn was just a kid trying to fit in. Learn more in this first book in a brand-new nonfiction series about the childhoods of your favorite athletes.
TitleTamba Hali
AuthorSeigerman, David
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
ISBN-139781481482196
Title StatusAS
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Pages144
Long before he was sacking quarterbacks, Tamba Hali was facing bigger challenges. Learn about his life in this second book in a brand-new nonfiction series about the childhoods of your favorite athletes.
TitlePope Francis
AuthorGormley, Beatrice
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
ISBN-139781481481410
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages272
Bea Gormley tells the story of Pope Francis, known as the People’s Pope, who has humbly said, “My people are poor and I am one of them.”
TitleSnowman
AuthorHapka, Catherine
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction Illustrated
ISBN-139781481478120
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages160
A twist of fate brings a man and horse together in this remarkable true story now available in a new version adapted by the author of the Marguerite Henry’s Ponies of Chincoteague series.
TitleMore Girls Who Rocked the World
AuthorMcCann, Michelle Roehm
IllustratorHahn, David
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction Illustrated
ISBN-139781582706405
Title StatusAS
US Price$21.99
CDN Price$29.99
Pages320
From the inspiring author of Girls Who Rocked the World comes another comprehensive collection of true, inspiring profiles of successful young women throughout history who made their mark on the world before turning twenty.
TitleObsessed
AuthorBritz, Allison
Illustrator
ImprintSimon Pulse
SubformatTeen Nonfiction
ISBN-139781481489188
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages368
A brave teen recounts her debilitating struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder—and brings readers through every painful step as she finds her way to the other side—in this powerful and inspiring memoir.
TitleHow Sweet the Sound
AuthorWeatherford, Carole Boston
IllustratorMorrison, Frank
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book NF
ISBN-139781481472067
Title StatusAS
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages48
An incredibly moving picture book biography of the man behind the hymn “Amazing Grace” and the living legacy of the song Caldecott Honor–winning author Carole Boston Weatherford and award-winning illustrator Frank Morrison.