Even reluctant readers respond to these true tales followed by comprehension activities. 96 pages. Brief, amazing stories of adventure, mystery, escape, disaster, rescue, challenge, firsts, and heroes capture and hold students' interest.
Good readers who may not normally choose nonfiction to read will find these stories irresistible. They will learn that nonfiction stories can be as exiting, mysterious, thrilling, and moving as any piece of fiction. These stories tell of courage, hard work, strength, commitment, faith, hope, luck, sorrow, happiness, and mystery.
They begin with a hook that draws the reader in. Then they tell their story quickly so the reader does not lose interest. Before they know it, students have read with interest and learned from nonfiction!