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Air Transportation Industry
Heart-pounding nonfiction for kids
Heart-pounding nonfiction for kids

Dramatic true stories have the potential to grab our attention in ways that fiction never can. While daring rebellions, desperate pursuits, peril and courage are all staples of children's adventure novels, they become even more mesmerizing when drawn from real life. We grown-ups consume a steady diet of nonfiction — you're reading the news right now. But articles about water main breaks may not be of much interest to the child in your life, and contemporary stories about conflict and disaster might be too upsetting. That's why we turn to history. As parents and caregivers, sometimes we encourage kids to read nonfiction so that they'll pick up a few school-type...