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My Brothers’ Flying Machine, Wilbur, Orville and Me

This picture book, which is narrative nonfiction and informational text, highlights through text and illustrations the contributions of Katherine Wright to the work and inventions of her brothers, Wilbur and Orville Wright. Katherine’s life is...

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Grade Range: K - 4

March, Book One

This award-winning graphic nonfiction book, part of a trilogy, is the autobiography of U. S. House of Representatives Congressman John Lewis. Told in flashbacks from the early days of his life in the 1930s to the 1960s, the book opens on the day of...

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Grade Range: 7 - 12

Bud, Not Buddy

This is a historical fiction novel, set in Michigan during the Great Depression. Bud is an orphan living in Flint whose only clue to his father is a few pictures and rocks his mother left him. After being placed in an abusive foster family, Bud runs away.

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Grade Range: 3 - 7

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

This historical fiction novel is set in the 1980s, with flashbacks to the 1940s. As an adult, Henry, a Chinese-American visiting the Panama Hotel in Seattle, comes across some belongings of Japanese-American families who were sent to internment camps...

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Grade Range: 9 - 12

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