1. The formal definition is that text should consist of arguments and debate, rather than simply present factual knowledge. Non-fiction studies, arguments, views.

2. Many books (mainly fiction) with a school setting have this tag.

See also:
* education
* high school
* school stories

San Fransicko: Why Progressives Ruin Cities
Pequeno Manual Antirracista
Glitch Feminism
They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South
Belly of the Beast: The Politics of Anti-Fatness as Anti-Blackness
Pandemic 1918: The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History
The Force of Nonviolence: The Ethical in the Political
Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side
Understanding Marxism
Poverty, by America
Elite Capture: How the Powerful Took Over Identity Politics (And Everything Else)
Chaucer: A European Life
Swamplands: Tundra Beavers, Quaking Bogs, and the Improbable World of Peat
180 Days: Two Teachers and the Quest to Engage and Empower Adolescents
The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture
The Great Gatsby
To Kill a Mockingbird
Romeo and Juliet
Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity
The Communist Manifesto
The History of Sexuality, Volume 1: An Introduction
The Prince
Lord of the Flies
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
Animal Farm
The Odyssey
Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism
Beyond the Frame by Angela Y. DavisWomen, Race & Class by Angela Y. DavisSight Unseen by Martin A. BergerWoman's Legacy by Bettina ApthekerMexicans in California by Ramón A. Gutiérrez
Race, Women, Culture - UCSC
18 books — 1 voter
Don't Close Your Eyes by Lynessa JamesComplicated Moonlight by Lynessa LayneMad Love by Lynessa LayneTo the Survivors by Robert UttaroHard Times by Charles Dickens
For college students
23 books — 16 voters

Animal Farm by George OrwellThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupéryThe Prince by Niccolò MachiavelliThe Communist Manifesto by Karl MarxThe Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Most influential books under 100 pages
242 books — 1,040 voters
Yes Please by Amy PoehlerThe Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill LeporeAs You Wish by Cary ElwesThe Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny NordbergThe Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons by Sam Kean
Non-Fiction Published in Year: 2014
174 books — 22 voters

Leading Hybrid and Remote Teams by Gleb TsipurskyThe Alchemist by Paulo CoelhoLife of Pi by Yann Martel1984 by George OrwellAnimal Farm by George Orwell
Informative Inspiring and Inimitable
124 books — 187 voters
Jane Boleyn by Julia FoxThe Horse, the Wheel, and Language by David W. AnthonyMusicophilia by Oliver SacksWhat Hath God Wrought by Daniel Walker HoweLucky For Me by Frank Robson
Non-Fiction Published in Year: 2007
29 books — 8 voters

Prof. George Wiafe said, Lailah, wherever you are make the best out of that place.
Lailah Gifty Akita

Harold Bloom
Not a moment passes these days without fresh rushes of academic lemmings off the cliffs they proclaim the political responsibilities of the critic, but eventually all this moralizing will subside.
Harold Bloom, Books of the Western Canon: 797 Great Books by 204 Essential Authors

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