Jr. High Nonfiction

No Map, Great Trip: A Young Writer’s Road to Page One

Written by Paul Fleischman I enjoyed how this book does not start instantly, but tells a story first. It is a book I really get sucked into. I want to be a writer when I am older so this book really interested me. It is a fun book to read. It is very close to …

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Life Sucks: How to Deal With The Way Life Is, Was, and Always Will be Unfair

Written by Michael I. Bennett, M.D. and Sarah Bennett Life Sucks provides solid, healthy advice for teens dealing with the complexities of navigating life in the real world. Topics include Friendship, School, Cultural Differences, Bodies, Homes, and Sexuality. Each chapter is structured to include situations, advice, what you really want to do and why you …

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Bones: An Inside Look at the Animal Kingdom

Written by Jules Howard, Illustrated by Chervelle Fryer The human skeleton is amazing, but have you ever wondered about why skeletons are different for every living creature? Bones: An Inside Look at the Animal Kingdom briefly covers different aspects of a skeleton. This includes jaws, digging, grasping, holding weight, jumping, gliding, running, and swimming. Each …

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Suffragette: The Battle for Equality

Written and Illustrated by David Roberts Cleverly illustrated and concisely written, this nonfiction book about the fight for the female vote is a timely offering as we celebrate the U.S. constitutional amendment that was ratified 100 years ago and gave women the right to vote. This book shares the history of the suffrage movement not …

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