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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.
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
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.
Chinese Cinderella: The Tale of an Unwanted Daughter
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.
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
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