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This week 5 Books To Read If You Love… Memoirs!
Here are some of the top non-fiction books for teens to read..
Michelle Obama’s Becoming is divided into three sections, each telling of a different part of her life. We learn of her roots, growing up in Chicago and defying the odds to attend Harvard University, her accomplishments as a young lawyer, how she met Barack Obama future president, and what life in the White House was like for her and her family. Michelle’s style of writing draws a reader in, you won’t feel as though you are reading non-fiction.
The Diary of Anne Frank is perhaps one of the most famous memoirs in the world and a one of the must read non-fiction books for teens. Recounting a first hand experience of one of the biggest atrocities in human history, this book is an important read for everyone.
Adeline Yen Mah’s life really did mimic that of the fairytale. Against all odds, Adeline managed to escape a life of abuse by doing well in school, and eventually moving to England to further her education. Chinese Cinderella is a tale of rising from the ashes, even when nobody has your back. When it comes to non-fiction books for teens, this is our top pick.
We’re sure you’ve head of Malala Yousafzai. She has become the voice of a generation sticking up for her rights, and the rights of others from a very young age. In this memoir Malala recounts her journey to fighting for her education. An inspirational read!
Have you read any memoirs? What’s your favourite memoir?
*Blurbs taken from amazon.co.uk