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Fiction and Picture Books - American History

Non-fiction Books - American History

Historical Fiction Chapter Books

Carter G. Woodson Book Award

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In 1974, National Council for the Social Studies established the Carter G. Woodson Book Award for the most distinguished social science books appropriate for young readers that depict ethnicity in the United States. The purpose of this award is to encourage the writing, publishing, and dissemination of outstanding social science books for young readers that treat topics related to ethnic minorities and relations sensitively and accurately.

Geography Non-Fiction Books

Geography Fiction/Picture Books

Teaching Primary Sources

Instructional Strategies

Fiction and Picture Books - World History

Non-fiction books - World History

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People

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Books selected by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) for this bibliography are written primarily for children in grades K-8. The selection committee looks for books that emphasize human relations, represent a diversity of groups and are sensitive to a broad range of cultural experiences, present an original theme or a fresh slant on a traditional topic, are easily readable and of high literary quality, and have a pleasing format and, when appropriate, illustrations that enrich the text.