Best history books for high school students
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It is heavily weighted toward World History rather than American History although it includes some of the latter. I have read all of the books on the list, however a few of the reviews were taken from Amazon or other sources in the interest of getting the books on the list in time for the start of the semester. I have noted these. Do not think just because I wrote more about some books that I like them better. I like them all. In all, there are about books listed—one, or more has your name on it.
I have to be honest here: I'm a full-on history nerd. Anyone who's ever listened to me talk at length about the Heian Period of Japan can attest to that because it was a totally interesting period of time, when women blacked out their teeth and did the majority of the writing — but I digress. I love an in-depth discussion of Catullus or Sappho, I always point out historical inaccuracies in movies, and I was nuts for the American Girl series back in the day. But, it's recently come to my attention that some people don't like history. Or at least, they think they don't.
I am interested in locating a list of U. Some of the best and most easily available sources for lists of appropriate books for 9th and 11th graders come from school districts and teachers who have compiled them and shared them on the internet. This annotated list includes both fiction and nonfiction titles related to high school U. Another example of this type of list has been posted by a classroom teacher. This list highlights nonfiction titles on a range of U. Libraries are another obvious choice for booklists. Library Booklists is a clearinghouse of public libraries across the nation, providing links to lists of books put together by librarians on diverse topics.