This collection of high-interest nonfiction is designed to promote deep, sustained reading to learn. Featuring science and social studies topics, these books will lure students into engaged reading about a wide variety of topics, including black holes, ancient civilizations, scary monsters, and amusement park science. Many of these books share similar topics with those on other shelves, such as the Biography or Historical Fiction shelves, inviting students to explore their interests more deeply, promoting sustained reading, and encouraging students to increase their reading volume.
The books in this library shelf are also included in the complete Grade 6 Below Benchmark Classroom Library. For complete details about the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Classroom Libraries please visit CalkinsLibraries.com.