August: Nonfiction Reviews for Teens
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“Updated Monthly: Students at Cohasset High School can Quickly Access the Newest Books and Reviews”
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NAZI GAMES

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Read the Kirkus Review of NAZI GAMES The Olympics of 1936. The Olympics are supposed to transcend politics, but this fine study reminds us that the Berlin Games were nothing but political.
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The Burn Journals

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I don’t want to get out of bed.I’m so stupid.I did so many things wrong.I don’t know what to do.I’m going to be in so much trouble.What am I going to do?
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A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog | Teenreads

A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog | Teenreads | August: Nonfiction Reviews for Teens | Scoop.it

"Enter Trixie, who would change Dean and Gerda’s lives forever. Koontz’s writing style is lightning-speed, page-turning prose of murder and mayhem, high-speed chases and things that go bump in the night."

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When Boston Won the World Series | Teenreads

When Boston Won the World Series | Teenreads | August: Nonfiction Reviews for Teens | Scoop.it

"Sports columnist Bob Ryan does an excellent job
transporting readers back to the fabled Huntington Avenue Grounds,
where the first modern World Series took place in 1903. He also
brings to life a period when the nation's pastime was revered by
all."

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The Pregnancy Project: A Memoir | Teenreads

The Pregnancy Project: A Memoir | Teenreads | August: Nonfiction Reviews for Teens | Scoop.it
Gaby Rodriguez was repeatedly told she would end up a teen mom like her mother. As a high school project, she faked her own pregnancy to find out how her community would react.
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SOMETHING LIKE THE GODS

SOMETHING LIKE THE GODS | August: Nonfiction Reviews for Teens | Scoop.it
Read the Kirkus Review of SOMETHING LIKE THE GODS A Cultural History of the Athlete from Achilles to LeBron. A brief but enlightening history of the athlete as a cultural icon.
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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius | Teenreads

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius | Teenreads | August: Nonfiction Reviews for Teens | Scoop.it

"To start with, when Eggers was 21, both of his parents died five weeks apart, of separate cancers, leaving him with custody of his eight-year-old brother Toph (short for Christopher). Both brothers soon move, with their older sister Beth, from Chicago to San Francisco, where Eggers and some high school friends start the alternative magazine, Might".

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Sex

Sex | August: Nonfiction Reviews for Teens | Scoop.it
The co-creator of the popular online Midwest Teen Sex Show brings us a hilarious, honest, and in-depth look at every teen's favorite subject: sex. This isn't your mother's sex book: It's punchy and unapologetic.
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A Few Seconds of Panic: A 5-foot-8, 170-pound, 43-year-old Sportswriter Plays in the NFL | Teenreads

A Few Seconds of Panic: A 5-foot-8, 170-pound, 43-year-old Sportswriter Plays in the NFL | Teenreads | August: Nonfiction Reviews for Teens | Scoop.it

"From James Thurber to George Plimpton, literature has often focused upon the dreamer, the man who contemplates an imaginary moment in the spotlight. Plimpton, the late journalist and editor, made a cottage industry of living the dream of sports in baseball, golf, football, boxing and hockey."

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