Series Name: Yesterday's Voices: Bridge the Gap Between Fiction and Nonfiction
Sample Set: 12 Books (1 each of 12 titles)
Titles Include: Gladiator, Holocaust, Over the Top, Tail Gunner, Titanic, Runaway, Samurai, Viking, Vietnam, Resistance Fighter, Pirate, A Dream of America.
These graphic and colorful 48-page books meet Common Core genre requirements and feature a fictional story, two pages of nonfiction, and two pages of activities, giving students some background knowledge necessary to understanding historical events. Using fiction to amplify history also allows students to think critically about the past and piques curiosity, leading to further exploration and discovery.
Grade Level: 5 to 12, Teen and YA
Approximate Grade-Level Equivalent for Series: 2.0 to 3.0
Lexile Level: 140L to 340L