Make Your Own List. Whether you want your kids to know more about the Civil Rights movement and the Vietnam War or the life of Vincent van Gogh or Dmitri Shostakovich, we're entering a golden era of nonfiction books for teens also known as 'Young Adult' or YA nonfiction. Marc Favreau , author of the brilliant Spies , recommends some of the best. Interview by Eve Gerber. Fiction for young adults is flourishing.
Teen & Young Adult Nonfiction Books | Penguin Random House
I love reading nonfiction books. A well-told factual account of a historical or personal event can rival even the most inventive fictional story. These are my favorite nonfiction books that I think everyone should read! PERIOD founder and Harvard College student Nadya Okamoto offers a manifesto on menstruation and why we can no longer silence those who bleed—and how to engage in youth activism. The numbers are staggering: nearly one in five girls ages fourteen to seventeen have been the victim of a sexual assault or attempted sexual assault.