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In working on this project we studied the book //Making Sense of History// by Myra Zarnowski. The above information came from her book and ideas. We highly recommend this book for those interested in using non-fiction literature to teach history.

Below are some of books mentioned in Making Sense of History to teach these "sense-making concepts."
Book
Author
Interest Level
Grade Level
Guided Reading/
Lexile
Historical
Context
Historical
Significance
Multiple
Perspectives
Historical
Truth
Historical
Accounts
Pioneer Girl
Andrea Warren
6-8
5.8
Z
1020L
X




Orphan Train Rider
Andrea Warren
4-8
6.6
T
960L
X




I Am An American
Jerry Stanley
4-9
6.2
Y
1080

X



Freedom Walkers
Russell Freedman
6-8
8.6
Z
1110
DRA 70

X



America's Champion Swimmer
David Adler
K-4
3.4
M
580L
DRA 28


X


George vs George
Rosalyn Schanzer
6-8
8.6
T
1120L
DRA 44


X


The Many Faces of George Washington
Carla McClafferty







X
Hurry Freedom
Jerry Stanley
6-8
7.3
1090L




X
The Great Fire
Jim Murphy
4-7
6.9
R
1130
DRA 40




X