Narrative Nonfiction


Books to help meet the Common Core initiative of increased nonfiction reading

  • Spies of Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement

  • The Dark Game: True Spy Stories from Invisible Ink to CIA Moles

  • Every Bone Tells a Story: Hominin Discoveries, Deductions, and Debates

  • Faces from the Past: Forgotten People of North America

  • Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty (Carter G Woodson Award Book (Awards))

  • Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition

  • Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll's History and Her Impact on Us

  • Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95 (Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor (Awards))

  • Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon (Newbery Honor Book)

  • Titanic: Voices From the Disaster

  • The Great Fire

  • Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure

  • An American Plague

  • We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards))

  • The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treachery

  • Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science

  • They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group

  • Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream

  • Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice (Japanese Edition)