[ISLMA-Share] Seeking recommendation for all school nonfiction read

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We did Steve Sheinkin author visit last year and offered various nonfiction
texts for each grade 6 - 8.  He was really really good. :)
Tabatha Otto
Daniel Wright JHS

On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 12:21 PM, Email list for the Illinois School Library
Media Association <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:

> Hi All,
> We're just off our first successful school-wide summer reading program at
> the 6-8 grade middle school where I work.
> This year students could choose either *I am Malala* or *I Will Always
> Write Back* to read over the summer. In the fall we had many activities
> surrounding the books across the curriculum culminating with a visit from
> Caitlin Alifirenka a couple weeks ago.
> The staff and most of the students expressed interest in continuing the
> program for Year 2.
> *I'm looking for some recommendations. *
> We'd like to tie in an author visit again.
> We want to continue with informational/nonfiction reads.
> We want the books to have appeal to our middle school students.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance,
> Erin
> --
> Erin Wyatt, Ph.D.
> Learning Center Director
> Highland Middle School
> 310 W. Rockland Rd.
> <https://maps.google.com/?q=310+W.+Rockland+Rd.%C2%A0+Libertyville,+IL+60048&entry=gmail&source=g>
> Libertyville, IL 60048
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> http://highlandlc.weebly.com/ <http://www.d70schools.org/~hlc>
> ejdwyatt at gmail.com
> Currently Reading *Tess of the Road* by Rachel Hartman
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Tabatha A. Otto, Teacher/Library Media Specialist
Daniel Wright Junior High School
1370 Riverwoods Road
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
(847) 295-1560
totto at d103.org

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