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Non-Fiction for Senior Grades

Created by craigriggs
  • Age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: young adult
Recommended non-fiction for high school students

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Louis Riel

Tenth Anniversary Edition

by Chester Brown
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: literary

A limited-edition reprint of Brown's celebrated biography of the Canadian rebel
Louis Rieltells the story of the charismatic, and perhaps mad, nineteenth-century Metis leader whose struggle to win rights for his people led to violent rebellion on the nations western frontier. When the collected book appeared in 2003, Brown won widespread critical …

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The Inconvenient Indian

A Curious Account of Native People in North America

by Thomas King
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged: native american, north america

WINNER of the 2014 RBC Taylor Prize

The Inconvenient Indian is at once a “history” and the complete subversion of a history—in short, a critical and personal meditation that the remarkable Thomas King has conducted over the past 50 years about what it means to be “Indian” in North America.
 
Rich with dark and light, pain and magic, this …

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The Truth About Stories

A Native Narrative

by Thomas King
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: native american studies, native american, native americans

Winner of the 2003 Trillium Book Award

"Stories are wondrous things," award-winning author and scholar Thomas King declares in his 2003 CBC Massey Lectures. "And they are dangerous."

Beginning with a traditional Native oral story, King weaves his way through literature and history, religion and politics, popular culture and social protest, gracefull …