Cooler Than Fiction: A Planning Guide for Teen Nonfiction Booktalks
Designed for public librarians, school media specialists, teachers, and anyone with an interest in supporting teen literacy, this book features 133 nonfiction booktalks to use with both voracious and reluctant teen readers. These booktalks cover a wide and varied range of nonfiction genres, including science, nature, history, biography, graphic novels, true crime, art, and much more. Each includes a set of discussion questions and sample project ideas which could be easily expanded into a classroom lesson plan or full library program. Also included are several guidelines for classroom integration, tips for making booktalks more interactive and interesting, and selections for further reading.
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1 Funny Gross and Disturbing
3 Biographies and Memoirs
5 Food and Crafts
7 Short Stories and Poetry
12 Knowing Your World
13 Life Skills
8 Graphic Novels
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