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Episode 37 — New and Noteworthy Nonfiction
|Grades||6 – 12|
|Podcast Series||Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published April 05, 2011|
Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  November 19
Students conduct research and write original works of nonfiction on topics of their choice.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  January 11
Students explore the definition of a hero and use the interactive Venn diagram to identify the most common characteristics of a hero.
Grades 6 – 12 | Podcast Episode
With each annual crop of new nonfiction, teens have the opportunity to discover and explore new disciplinary worlds. Tune in to hear about an array of recently-published nonfiction titles that will engage teens in learning about history, science, economics, and medicine. You’ll hear about junk food and advertising, the atomic bomb and civil rights, bird watching and volcanoes – books written in a variety of formats for a variety of teen readers.