Nonfiction

Interesting Nonfiction Books for Summer Reading (Grades 6-8)

Bomb: The Race to Build and Steal - The World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
The Boys Who Challenges Hitler: Knud Peterson and the Churchill Club by Phillip Hoose
Code Talker: A Novel About Navajo Marines of World War II by Joseph Bruchac
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans by Don Brown
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wing; A Memoir by Margarita Engle
Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary by Gail Jarrow
Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science by Jeannine Atkins
Going Blue: A Teen Guide to Saving Oceans, Lakes, River and Wetlands by Cathryn Berger Kay
The Great Dust Bowl by Don Brown
Howtoons by Dr. Griffith Dragotta
I Will Always Write Back - How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda
Make a Splash by Cathryn Berger Kay and Philippe Cousteau
Moonbird; A Year on the Wind With the Great Survivor B95 by Phillip Hoose
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsburg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin
Presenting Buffalo Bill: The Man Who Invented the Wild West by Candace Fleming
Radioactive! How Irene Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and
  Changed the World by Winifred Conkling
Rythym Ride: A Road Trip through the Motown Sound by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Samurai Rising by Pamela S. Turner
Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam and the Science of Motion (Scientists in the Field Series) by Loree Griffin Burns
Women of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance and Rescue by Kathryn J. Atwood
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky
Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs