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Titles on Reading List 'Got Text Complexity? Nonfiction Books for Grades 6-8'

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Below are the titles on Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)'s "Got Text Complexity? Nonfiction Books for Grades 6-8". If you wish to see the curricular areas, genres, Lexile® and qualitative measures, along with the collection of ready-to-use instructional materials, go online to TeachingBooks at: https://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?lid=2530&a=1


Titles on 'Got Text Complexity? Nonfiction Books for Grades 6-8'

We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball image
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson

Lexile: 900

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Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream image
Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone

Lexile: 980

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The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain image
The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sís

Lexile: 760

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Smile image
Smile by Raina Telgemeier

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Lexile: 410

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Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon image
Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon by Catherine Thimmesh

Lexile: 1060

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The Frog Scientist image
The Frog Scientist by Pamela S. Turner and Andy Comins

Lexile: 950

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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart image
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming

Lexile: 930

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M.L.K.: The Journey of a King image
M.L.K.: The Journey of a King by Tonya Bolden

Lexile: 970

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Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case image
Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case by Chris Crowe

Lexile: 1210

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George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War image
George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War by Thomas B. Allen

Lexile: 1100

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Comic Book Century: The History of American Comic Books image
Comic Book Century: The History of American Comic Books by Stephen Krensky

Lexile: Unknown

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How to Survive in Antarctica image
How to Survive in Antarctica by Lucy Jane Bledsoe

Lexile: Unknown

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