Zahra's Paradise in the Classrooom:This book is powerful and informative. I recommend it for high school students and older (meeting Common Core State Standards for language, reading, writing, and for history ) along with the many links provided in this post as students read, write and discuss:
Key ideas and details,
Craft and structure of this work
Integration and knowledge and ideas relayed in this work
Range of reading and level of text complexity
Word choices, vocabulary and language usage
Check post for Common Core State Standard links and for links to related resources.