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Updated by Rhonda Gail Lesperance on Apr 28, 2018
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MS/HS Fiction/Nonfiction Pairs

Are you a lover of narrative nonfiction like me? Do you enjoy fiction but want more of a framework for the setting? This is your list!



In Cold Blood / Devil in the White City

High School / Adult Nonfiction Reading Pair

Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream and MoneyBall: the Art of Winning an Unfair Game

Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream is a 1990 non-fiction book written by H. G. Bissinger. The book follows the story of the 1988 Permian High School Panthers football team from Odessa, Texas, as they made a run towards the Texas state championship. While originally intended to be a Hoosiers-type chronicle of high school sports that holds together a small town, the final book ended up being critical about life in the town of Odessa. It was later adapted for television and film.

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis

Moneyball has 75,966 ratings and 4,258 reviews. Brina said: I read Moneyball at a time when I wasn't reading too much besides preschool kids books and re...