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This book is fascinating on so many levels, it's impossible to list them all. It's a terrific source of nonfiction, a great source of persuasive writing models, and chock full of issues for discussion and writing. With its unique - sometimes controversial - views on many historical events and issues…

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…them. Stoll’s struggles with ethical issues, privacy, and the relationship between trust and community are transparent in this readable non–fiction classic. This book is eligible for Prestwick House paperback volume discounts. You'll always save at least 25% on any paperback you order.…

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…skin in this nonfiction account of a racial experiment conducted in the segregated South of the 1950s. His experiences as an African American teach him lessons about human dignity, compassion, and racism that are still relevant for students today. Black Like Me is a great nonfiction selection for…

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If you’re looking for a nonfiction book that will keep students interested, the story of Eric, a young man suffering with leukemia who refuses to give up on life, is a perfect addition to your library. As told by his mother Doris, this powerful, true story of a boy who decides to live life to…

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…teenagers is a powerful way to help your students understand this watershed event in American history. It's also a fantastic addition to your nonfiction library. This book is eligible for Prestwick House paperback volume discounts. You'll always save at least 25% on any paperback you order. If the…

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This riveting nonfiction account of the yellow fever epidemic that hit Philadelphia in the early days of the United States is perfect for readers at almost any leve, and it's also a great way to tie history and science into your readings. It would work quite well paired with Fever 1793, a fictional…

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…Holmes. The book reveals the world at the turn of the 20th century with an honesty that will truly bring that time to life. This award-winning nonfiction story, part mystery, part history, can easily be taught to most grades. This book is eligible for Prestwick House paperback volume discounts.…

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…the unthinkable feat of reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica from A to Z. An intelligent and engaging memoir, The Know-It-All is a perfect nonfiction text for your classroom. Filled with interesting facts and a compelling story, your students wont want to put it down. This book is eligible for…

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Nickel and Dimed can be a great addition to a unit on modern nonfiction. When a journalist decides to go undercover as a minimum wage worker, she discovers just how challenging life is for millions of Americans. Ehrenreich's stinging critique of welfare reform will make your students think about…

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…memoirs and stories. Religion, sex, love, language, and family are some of the topics explored in this compelling anthology of fiction and nonfiction. With its laughter and tears, its beauty and power, it is a thoroughly enjoyable book and an unforgettable contribution to the Latino tradition…

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…Coates was determined to explore his own relationship with race in modern America. This National Book Award winner, written as a letter to his teenage son, is one of the most honest and striking nonfiction books of the last 20 years and will drive discussions in your classroom like few others will.

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…informational text for your high school classes that does more than just test their reading comprehension and meet your requirements for teaching nonfiction? Freakonomics is the perfect book to help your students challenge their preconceived notions and get them really thinking about the world…

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