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   Middle School Nonfiction Essay Prompts

Middle School Nonfiction Literature Topics

1. Chris Crowe Getting Away With Murder

Read Chris Crowe's Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmitt Till Case. How did Emmitt Till's murder affect the Civil Rights movement? What unique details of the case brought it national attention?

2. Mark Mathabane Kaffir Boy

Read Mark Mathabane's Kaffir Boy. Did Mark have to compromise or betray his loyalty to his tribe and race in order to attain personal freedom from oppression? If so, in what way? If not, why not?

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