Nonfiction Books for Your Classroom

Top nonfiction titles perfect for your curriculum, all discounted up to 35% off retail prices

When it comes to literature, representation goes a long way.

Some of the best stories ever told are true.

With a greater emphasis being placed on teaching informational texts, it’s never been more important to include nonfiction in your curriculum. But that doesn’t mean you need to stick to stuffy articles and boring passages. With topics ranging from fascinating historical accounts to moving personal narratives, our collection of nonfiction books has the best titles for every classroom and grade level. And remember, at Prestwick House, you’ll always save at least 25% off every book you purchase, even if you buy only one.


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The 57 Bus
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All the President's Men
Author: Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward

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Always Running
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An American Plague
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Americanized
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Angela's Ashes
Author: Frank McCourt

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The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Author: Malcolm X & Alex Haley

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Bad Boy
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Author: Zora Neale Hurston

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The Best We Could Do
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Between the World and Me
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
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Brian's Song
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
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Chasing Lincoln's Killer
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Chew on This
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The Color of Water
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Columbine
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Coming of Age in Mississippi
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Death Not Be Proud
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The Devil in the White City
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The Distance Between Us
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Educated
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The Emperor of All Maladies
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Empire of the Summer Moon
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Eric
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Essential American Documents and Speeches - Volume One
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Every Falling Star
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Freakonomics
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Frederick Douglass on Slavery and the Civil War
Author: Frederick Douglass

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A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea
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I Am Malala
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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People
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Narrative of Sojourner Truth
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
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Unbroken
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