Resource Type: Books: Non-Fiction

Below is a collection of our recommended non-fiction books for readers at middle school level and above.

You can find non-fiction illustrated books for children in our Picture Books collection.

1919 by Eve Ewing book cover


Book — Non-fiction. By Eve L. Ewing. 2019. 96 pages.
Poetic reflections on the Chicago Race Riots of 1919 — part of 'Red Summer' — in a history told through Ewing's speculative and Afrofuturist lenses.
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Artists in Times of War

Artists in Times of War

Book — Non-fiction. By Howard Zinn. 2004. 112 pages.
In this collection of four essays, Zinn writes about the unique role of artists, activists, and publishers in working toward change.
Teaching Activity by Howard Zinn
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