Jr. High Nonfiction

Megabugs

And Other Prehistoric Critters That Roamed the Planet Written by Helaine Becker, Illustrated by John Bindon This book is both fascinating and freaky! If having a 4 inch scorpion crawl across your foot gives you shivers, imagine facing the 2 ft. 7 in. Pulmonoscorpius! Its survival strategy is referred to as the “toxic stab.” Yikes! …

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She Dared: Malala Yousafzai

Written by Jenni L. Walsh This biography of Malala Yousafzai reaches across cultural lines to inspire everyone who will read it. From the basic desire to go to school to her childhood dream of becoming a doctor, this view of her life is easy to relate to. She has wanted to change the world and …

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War in the Ring: Joe Louis, Max Schmeling and the Fight between America and Hitler

Written by John Florio & Ouisie Shapiro If you like sports and/or history, I think you will like this book. It is about two boxers: one from America and one from Germany. In the 1930s Joe Louis and Max Schmeling faced off two times to decide who was the Heavyweight Champion of the world. The …

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