Writing Notable Narrative Nonfiction

From the Series Write This Way

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Have you ever wanted to write a true story? Maybe you have an interesting experience to share from your life or from someone in your family. Or perhaps you’d like to write about a famous person or a fascinating moment in history. This book will help you craft notable narrative nonfiction—appealing true stories. After you discover a topic, you’ll move on to collecting facts and charting your course. Once you’ve written a rough draft, you’ll learn how to revise your work and polish it into a great piece of writing. This book also offers examples, quotes, and short writing exercises to inspire you. Whether your goal is to tell your own story or someone else’s, this book will help you bring the details to life.

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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Copyright 2016
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 56
Publication Date 2015-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF029010, JNF029000
Dewey 808.02
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 9
Lexile 910
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents


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Author: Sue Vander Hook

Sue Vander Hook is the author of more than 40 books, including biographies and books on writing, technology, sports, disease, and historical events. She has a Master’s degree in English Studies from Minnesota State University, Mankato, where she also taught writing. Her educational background and classroom experience teaching English and journalism prepared her for a writing career that focuses on educational books for children and young adults. She especially enjoys writing profiles and biographies of people who made a difference and whose successes and failures give encouragement and hope to readers. She lives in Minnesota with her family and three very interesting dogs.