teens
Book Lists for Teens - Sad but True

Try these sad but true stories (non-fiction)...

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Glass Castle
by Jeannette Walls

The Mighty Fitz by Michael Schumacher
The Mighty Fitz
by Michael Schumacher

Eastland: Legacy of the Titanic by George W. Hilton
Eastland: Legacy of the Titanic
by George W. Hilton

Night by Elie Wiesel
Night
by Elie Wiesel

I Have Lived a Thousand Years by Livia Bitton-Jackson
I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust
by Livia Bitton-Jackson

Hana's Suitcase by Karen Levine
Hana's Suitcase
by Karen Levine

Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned from a Combat Hospital by Heidi Squier Kraft
Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned from a Combat Hospital
by Heidi Squier Kraft

Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank

Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives by Jim Sheeler
Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives
by Jim Sheeler

A Child Called It by David Pelzer
A Child Called It
by David Pelzer

Tuedays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Tuesdays with Morrie
by Mitch Albom

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer

Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears
Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears
by Theda Perdue


The Concubine's Children
by Denise Chong

(can order through interlibrary loan)

Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
Fast Food Nation
by Eric Schlosser