Pam Allyn's Blog Booksource Banter
Certainly you have been hearing a lot about the inclusion of non-fiction in your balanced reading programs. There is much more to do than just look at Appendix B and make those books available to your readers. When selecting titles for your classroom, be sure the voices and interests of your students are represented.
Read Pam Allyn's blog Get “Core Ready” with a Focus on Fiction