Nonfiction Adapted for Young Readers

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This week Alice and Kim talk about nonfiction adapted for young readers.

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Follow Up

The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont

The Lazy Genius Way by Kendra  Adachi

New Nonfiction 

Sisters of Mokama: The Pioneering Women Who Brought Hope and Healing to India by Jyoti Thottam

Slaves for Peanuts : A Story of Conquest, Liberation, and a Crop That Changed History by Jori Lewis

Life on the Rocks: Building a Future for Coral Reefs by Juli Berwald

Murder on the Mountain : Crime, Passion, and Punishment in Gilded Age New Jersey by Peter J. Wosh, Patricia L. Schall

The Last Baron: The Paris Kidnapping That Brought Down an Empire by Tom Sancton

How to Sell a Poison : The Rise, Fall, and Toxic Return of DDT by Elena Conis

Khabaar: An Immigrant Journey of Food, Memory, and Family by Madhushree Gosh  

Weekly Theme: YA Adaptations of Adult Nonfiction

Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverted Kids by Susan Cain

Hidden Figures Young Readers’  by Margot Lee Shetterly

Just Mercy: A True Story of the Fight for Justice by Bryan Stevenson

Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir by Kwame Onwuachi with Joshua David Stein

Reading Now

KIM: Ancestor Trouble: A Reckoning and a Reconciliation by Maud Newton

ALICE: House of Abraham by Stephen Berry


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