After I wrote about nonfiction yesterday, I took a look at our bookshelves. Here are a few of the nonfiction books Bill and/or I have read and enjoyed in the last year or so. All would be suitable for teenagers as well.
Alexander, Caroline The Endurance about Shackleton's Antarctic expedition
Philbrick, Nathaniel Mayflower
Philbrick, Nathaniel In the Heart of the Sea We have recommended and given this one to other people a lot.
Bascomb, Neal The Perfect Mile about the race to run the four minute mile
Roach, Mary Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
Hays, David My Old Man and the Sea
Davis, Sampson The Pact
Krakauer, Jon Into Thin Air
Kurson, Robert Shadow Divers
Greenlaw, Linda The Lobster Chronicles:Life on a Very Small Island