A Literature of Questions: Nonfiction
for the Critical Child
Mariposa Gang and Other Stories' by Catherine Torres, short fiction, UST; 'Lait Pa More' by John Jack Wigley, creative nonfiction
, UST; 'Geeks Vs.
com)-- BHC Press announced today they have signed a multi-genre ten-book publishing contract with bestselling YA and nonfiction
author Shelley Wilson.
As I talked a bit about earlier, and particularly with nonfiction
, I've been exposed to such a wide variety of topics and have learned so much as a by-product of illustration, it's a wonderful (and unexpected) bonus to an already really fun and rewarding job
Marvelous Minilessons for Teaching Nonfiction
In "Making Nonfiction
from Scratch" children's book author Ralph Fletcher draws upon his many years of experience and expertise to offer a candid critique of how nonfiction
writing is often taught in schools and gives teachers the inspiration and strategies they need to help their students write authentic nonfiction
from Scratch offers a thought-provoking critique of how nonfiction
writing is taught in schools, and also provides teachers with new options to teaching differently to elicit passion and insights from your aspiring writers.
In 2012, the field of literary nonfiction
again found itself in turmoil, thanks to another public controversy about the poetic license--or just plain license--taken by putatively factual text.
is aware of the blurry lines between insides and outsides, and relishes the haze, but does not pretend to ignore the differences as the subject (the "I") bounces in and out, restlessly bringing the reader along for the journey.
Narrative Paths" reveals the important role that travel played as a frame in these modernist fictions as well as the crucial ways that nonfiction
travel narratives appropriated fictional strategies.
Boys outpace girls in reading nonfiction
at every grade level--but even boys are far below the nonfiction
reading goals set by National Assessment of Educational Progress, according to a report on reading by Renaissance Learning.
Losure's first nonfiction
book turns a mysterious scientific case about a feral boy into an enjoyable story about the human spirit.