books about: nonfiction
How to Create Nonfiction Book Ideas That Sell
Tightwad Press, 2011
It Only Takes One Nonfiction Book Idea to Make a Million… Will Your Book Idea be Next? This ebook includes over 150 tips and techniques to help you find and create profitable nonfiction book ideas. If you want to become a successful nonfiction author, you will first need a good idea. A good nonfiction idea can make all the difference between a best seller or a book that ends up in the bargain bin. According to self publishing guru Dan ...
The Forbidden Schoolhouse: The True and Dramatic Story of Prudence Crandall and Her Students (Bccb Blue ...
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
They threw rocks and rotten eggs at the school windows. Villagers refused to sell Miss Crandall groceries or let her students attend the town church. Mysteriously, her schoolhouse was set on fire—by whom and how remains a mystery. The town authorities dragged her to jail and put her on trial for breaking the law. Her crime? Trying to teach African American girls geography, history, reading, philosophy, and chemistry. Trying to open and ...
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE WINNER HEARTLAND AWARD WINNER DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE FINALIST NAMED ONE ...
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times • The Washington Post • O: The Oprah Magazine • USA Today • New York • The Miami Herald • San Francisco Chronicle • Newsday NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker • People • Entertainment Weekly • The Wall Street Journal • The Boston Globe • ...
Rachel Thompson, 2012
2013 Global eBook Award Nominee! 'This is a book about rising above; about becoming more than you can possibly believe you ever will be at those terribly low points of your life. It is about surviving, thriving and living and I recommend it more than any other book I have read.' ~ Tracy Riva, Midwest Book Review, Amazon Hall of Fame reviewer The book is written as a series of fragmentary essays. Thompson is a wonderful ...
Nonfiction Comprehension Cliffhangers: 15 High-Interest True Stories That Invite Students to Infer, ...
Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching
This ready-to-use resource contains 15 exciting-and true-stories for kids to read and then write or discuss their predictions about the story's ending. The stories are perfect for building essential reading skills such as making inferences, drawing conclusions, summarizing, and more. Each reproducible nonfiction story comes with a companion teacher page, which includes suggested discussion topics to activate students' prior knowledge, a ...
How to Write a Nonfiction eBook in 21 Days - That Readers LOVE!
How to Write a Nonfiction eBook Fast - EVEN If You Have a Full-Time Job Don't have time to complete a book in 7 days or during a weekend? Want a step-by-step writing plan that's REALISTIC? Need a strategy for creating content that readers love? Ever wish you had a best-selling eBook? Digital publishing has quickly become THE way to make money with your words. The problem? It's not the 'get rich quick' strategy claimed by many gurus. ...
The Non-Fiction Works of Mark Twain (Eight Books with active table of contents)
Douglas Editions, 2009
Collected here in one large, easy to navigate, book is the non-fiction works Mark Twain published over the course of his life. Included works include: Editorial Wild Oats Following the Equator The Innocents Abroad Is Shakespeare Dead? Life on the Mississippi The Private History of a Campaign That Failed Roughing It A Tramp Abroad
Just a Girl...
I just want to be a normal girl, to have friends, to not have to worry, to be happy. But, I cannot sleep in my own house. Instead, I live in fear, wanting to hide, waiting for the doorknob to turn in the middle of the night, wishing he would leave me alone. I would give anything to just be like any other girl... Even though, beyond my secret, I am just like everybody else.
Non-Fiction Writing Machine - How to Write a Book in 5 1/2 Days in 3 SIMPLE Steps
How to Write a Book in 5 ½ days in 3 SIMPLE Steps “Is it even possible?” Yes, it is possible. I did this with my first book. You can do this too. 11 Habits of Highly Ineffective Writers -- No matter how hard they try, some people cannot write a book at all. The reason could be one of the 11 habits they have. -- This book explains each one of these EVIL habits and MIRACULOUS solutions to eradicate them so that you can write ...
How to Discover Best-Selling Nonfiction eBook Ideas - The Bulletproof Strategy
How To Publish Amazon Kindle eBooks That Actually Sell Don't Waste Months Writing Titles That Nobody Wants... ....Learn A Proven System For Discovering Winning Nonfiction eBook Ideas Find The Right Market Full Of Ready-To-Buy Amazon Customers You're wasting time listening to the standard advice about Kindle publishing. You can't write about any topic and expect it will become a best selling eBook. The truth is the Amazon ...
Laurie Halse Anderson
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
During the summer of 1793, Mattie Cook lives above the family coffee shop with her widowed mother and grandfather. Mattie spends her days avoiding chores and making plans to turn the family business into the finest Philadelphia has ever seen. But then the fever breaks out. Disease sweeps the streets, destroying everything in its path and turning Mattie's world upside down. At her feverish mother's insistence, Mattie flees the city with her ...
In Fact: The Best of Creative Nonfiction
W. W. Norton & Company
Twenty-five arresting selections from the groundbreaking journal that defined a genre. Creative nonfiction, also known as narrative nonfiction, liberated journalism by inviting writers to dramatize, interpret, speculate, and even re-create their subjects. Lee Gutkind collects twenty-five essays that flourished on this new ground, all originally published in the journal he founded, Creative Nonfiction , now celebrating its tenth anniversary. ...
61 Ways to Sell More Nonfiction Kindle Books
Want to Sell More Nonfiction Kindle Books? What's the secret to success with Amazon's Kindle publishing? It all starts with having a "system" for selling more books. As you probably know, it's getting harder and harder to compete in the Kindle marketplace. That's why you need a proven plan for increasing your daily sales volume. In " 61 Ways to Sell More Nonfiction Kindle Books " you'll learn what Steve Scott does to average 100+ ...
Logic to the Rescue
Post Hoc Publishing, 2008
What is it? Logic to the Rescue is designed to teach kids critical thinking. A combination of fiction and non-fiction, it weaves examples of logical fallacies into a fictional sword-and-sorcery fantasy. Simple examples for testing a hypothesis and setting up experiments in chemistry and physics are integrated into the plot. Who will it appeal to? Kids ages 10 to 14, though adults who want to brush up on their knowledge of logical fallacies ...
The Kindle Writing Bible: How To Write A Bestselling Nonfiction Book From Start To Finish (Kindle Bible)
Kindle Marketing Group, 2013
How To Write A Nonfiction Book In 7 Days Flat I Believe Anyone Can Succeed As A Nonfiction Author With This Book You could be just a few days away from completing your bestselling nonfiction book. Learn how to: Overcome The 7 Deadly Writing Obstacles Learn how to overcome the 7 deadly writing sins that will stop you from achieving the success you dream of. You will conquer your fear, procrastination, indecision, perfectionism, lack ...
10 Common Core Essentials: Nonfiction: Selections from New and Classic Books for the English Language Arts ...
Harper Perennial, 2013
10 Common Core Essentials: Nonfiction by Harper Academic has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher.
Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers' Guide from the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University
Inspiring stories and practical advice from America’s most respected journalists The country’s most prominent journalists and nonfiction authors gather each year at Harvard’s Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism. Telling True Stories presents their best advice—covering everything from finding a good topic, to structuring narrative stories, to writing and selling your first book. More than fifty well-known writers offer their ...
Left for Dead: A Young Man's Search for Justice for the USS Indianapolis
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Just after midnight on July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The ship sank in 14 minutes. More than 1,000 men were thrown into shark-infested waters. Those who survived the fiery sinking—some injured, many without life jackets—struggled to stay afloat in shark-infested waters as they waited for rescue. But the United States Navy did not even know they were missing. The Navy needed a scapegoat for this ...
On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, On ...
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