Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events. Public library - mew43792 - Diigo. One-Page Nonfiction Reading/Thinking Passages Aligned with Core Priorities. Illinois Reading Council. Reading Passages Newsela This tool has differentiated informational reading passages about current events with multiple Lexile levels as well as comprehension assessments.
ReadWorks. Mentor texts for writing 6 8. Adult Nonfiction Books Repackaged for Teens. YALSA’s upcoming YA Literature Symposium will explore the future of young adult literature.
The symposium begins on November 2nd, but we wanted to get a head start here at The Hub, so we’re devoting October to 31 Days of the Next Big Thing. Each day of the month, we’ll bring you forecasts about where YA literature is headed and thoughts on how you can spot trends and predict the future yourself. I’ve noticed a big increase in nonfiction adult books being adapted for teen readers. I wonder if publishers think repurposing adult books for younger readers is like film producers who think if a film does well the first time, it should be remade. That doesn’t always work, but I think that adapting popular nonfiction adult titles for teens can be a great way to attract them to books they might not otherwise pick up. Welcome to the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal home page! Giant Squid written by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Eric Rohmann, a Neal Porter Book, published by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing Holdings Limited Partnership.
Poetic text and lush oil paintings immerse readers in a suspenseful deep-sea investigation of the elusive giant squid, exploring what is known – and what remains unknown – about this fascinating marine creature. Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story, written by Caren Stelson, published by Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group Inc. In powerful, spare prose, Stelson recounts the haunting experiences of a young Sachiko and her family in the months and decades following the atomic destruction at Nagasaki. Historical photographs and topical essays combine to provide valuable context for today’s readers.
Welcome to the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal home page! NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children. Congratulations to the 2017 award winners!
2017 Winner Some Writer! : The Story of E.B. White written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers) 2011 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. The Quick Picks list, presented annually at the ALA Midwinter Meeting suggests books that teens, ages 12-18, will pick up on their own and read for pleasure; it is geared to the teenager who, for whatever reason, does not like to read.
The 2011 list includes 87 titles, both nonfiction and fiction, from a variety of genres, including biography, pop culture, fantasy, street lit, and more. The Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers committee also selected a Top Ten list.