We’ve been urged to include more and more non-fiction on our reading lists. Not sure what’s out there? Check out the ReadWriteThink site that includes a Text Message podcast with recommendations that may interest you and your adolescent readers. Below is the link and the posting.
What other books have engaged your students? In your replies, please include the grades in which you’ve used the non-fiction books you’d recommend. It’ll save time for those needing to make quick choices. Thanks.”
I posted this query about Non-Fiction Books on another discussion group and decided to share the link here so you can see the responses and join the conversation. Nonfiction Books for Teens – a link to ReadWriteThink.
The best nonfiction books for teens defy simple distinctions between the dryness of fact and the pleasures of fiction. They draw on photos, interviews, and archival documents to bring the past to life or introduce readers to previously untold stories.