NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People2000

Given by National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

Other Names: National Council for Social Studies Notable Children’s Book Award, NCSS/CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, Social Education notable children's trade book
207 Works 60,782 Books 1,741 Reviews ½ 4.0
The books that appear in these lists were evaluated and selected by a Book Review Committee appointed by National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and assembled in cooperation with the show more Children's Book Council (CBC). NCSS and CBC have cooperated on this annual bibliography since 1972.

Books selected 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. Each book is read by several reviewers, and books are included on the list by committee assent.

Continues NCSS/CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (since 1998)
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Categories:
All, 3-5 (26), 3-8 (2), 6-8 (28), 9-12 (24), American Heritage (60), American History and Culture (25), Autobiography and Biography (12), Biography (28), Biography and Autobiography (34), Contemporary Concerns (26), Contemporary Concerns—Careers (5), Contemporary Concerns—Handicaps (7), Contemporary Concerns—Human Rights (5), Contemporary Concerns—Immigration (4), Contemporary Concerns—Minorities (5), Contemporary Concerns—Other (31), Contemporary Concerns—Special Children (4), Contemporary Concerns—The Environment (6), Contemporary Concerns—The Future (5), Contemporary Concerns—Women's Studies (12), Contemporary Interests and Controversies (19), Environment, Energy, and Ecology (4), Folktales, Legends, and Religion (15), Folktales, Myths, and Legends (13), Geography, People and Places (27), History, Life and Culture in the Americas (62), K-2 (52), Kindergarten to Fifth Grade (13), Kindergarten to Second Grade (173), Language, Arts, and Crafts (13), Legends, Traditions, and Religions (33), Native Americans (26), Ninth to Twelfth Grade (69), Other Places and Cultures Today (34), Sixth to Eighth Grade (142), Sixth to Twelfth Grade (5), Third to Eighth Grade (5), Third to Fifth Grade (161), Understanding Oneself and Others (41), Understanding Oneself and Others—Aging (5), Understanding Oneself and Others—Aging and Death (11), Understanding Oneself and Others—Family Relations (7), Understanding Oneself and Others—Family and Interpersonal Relations (34), Understanding Oneself and Others—Other (5), World History (31), World History and Culture (14), [2016], Ninth to Twelfth Grade, 2016 (1), [2018], Ninth to Twelfth Grade, 2018 (1), [2019], Kindergarten to Second Grade, 2019 (2), No Category (2,645)
Years:
All, 2023 (143), 2022 (189), 2021 (145), 2020 (127), 2019 (160), 2018 (134), 2017 (132), 2013; Sixth to Eighth Grade, 2016 (1), 2016 (142), 2015 (126), 2014 (127), 2013 (75), 2012 (82), 2011 (119), 2002, 2010 (1), 2010 (138), 2001, 2009 (1), 2009 (132), 2008 (90), 2001, 2007 (1), 2007 (145), 2006 (117), 2005 (102), 2004 (168), 2003 (143), 2002 (204), 2001 (188), 2000 (207), 1999 (143), 1996 (1), 1994 (1), 1993 (1), 1989 (1), 1985 (1), 1983 (107), 1982 (106), 1981 (102), 1981? (1), 1980 (100), 1979 (98), 1976 (1)
WorkYear
Titanic (Eyewitness Books) by Simon Adams
2000
The Babe & I by David A. Adler
2000
Extraordinary Girls by Maya Ajmera
2000
To Be a Kid by Maya Ajmera
2000
William Shakespeare & the Globe by Aliki
2000
Schenck V. United States: Restrictions on Free Speech (Landmark Supreme Court Cases) by Karen Alonso
2000
Extraordinary Women of the American West by Judy Alter
2000
The Holocaust, Hitler, and Nazi Germany (The Holocaust Remembered) by Linda Jacobs Altman
2000
Slavery and Abolition: In American History by Linda Jacobs Altman
2000
Farolitos for Abuelo by Rudolfo Anaya
2000
The Mats by Francisco Arcellana
2000
Elizabethan England (Cultures of the Past) by Ruth Ashby
2000
Mary Anning and the Sea Dragon by Jeannine Atkins
2000
Woodrow for President: A Tail of Voting, Campaigns, and Elections by Peter W. Barnes
2000
Anna of Byzantium by Tracy Barrett
2000
Kids On Strike! by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
2000
No Man's Land: A Young Soldier's Story by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
2000
Fire in Their Eyes: Wildfires and the People Who Fight Them by Karen Magnuson Beil
2000
Stretch Your Wings: Famous Black Quotations for Teens by Janet Cheatham Bell
2000
The Navajo (Lifeways, Group 1) by Raymond Bial
2000
My Bridges of Hope by Livia Bitton-Jackson
2000
The Boy Who Loved to Draw: Benjamin West by Barbara Brenner
2000
Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges
2000
Rare Treasure: Mary Anning and Her Remarkable Discoveries by Don Brown
2000
The Quiltmaker's Gift by Jeff Brumbeau
2000
Football (Eyewitness Books) by James Buckley Jr.
2000
Butterfly House by Eve Bunting
2000
A Picnic in October by Eve Bunting
2000
Hurray for Three Kings' Day! by Lori Marie Carlson
2000
A Is For The Americas by Cynthia Chin-Lee
2000
Scholastic Encyclopedia of the Civil War by Catherine Clinton
2000
The Manhattan Project by Daniel Cohen
2000
Indian School: Teaching the White Man's Way by Michael L. Cooper
2000
DK Space Encyclopedia by Heather Couper
2000
Strong to the Hoop by John Coy
2000
Rushmore by Lynn Curlee
2000
Turtle Island: Tales of the Algonquian Nations by Jane Louise Curry
2000
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
2000
The Cello of Mr. O by Jane Cutler
2000
Traditions from the Caribbean (Cultural Journeys) by Paul Dash
2000
Nowhere to Call Home by Cynthia DeFelice
2000
Granddaddy's Street Songs (Jump at the Sun Books) by Monalisa Degross
2000
The Journal of Ben Uchida: Citizen 13559, Mirror Lake Internment Camp, California, 1942 by Barry Denenberg
2000
The Emerald Lizard: Fifteen Latin American Tales to Tell by Pleasant DeSpain
2000
William Bradford: Rock of Plymouth by Kieran Doherty
2000
The House Book (Picture Books) by Keith DuQuette
2000
The Journal of Sean Sullivan: A Transcontinental Railroad Worker, Nebraska and Points West, 1867 by William Durbin
2000
The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia by Editors of Kingfisher
2000
A Blizzard Year by Gretel Ehrlich
2000
The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich
2000
The Barefoot Book of Father and Son Tales by Josephine Evetts-Secker
2000
The Barefoot Book of Mother and Son Tales by Josephine Evetts-Secker
2000
The World Turned Upside Down by Richard Ferrie
2000
Under the Lemon Moon by Edith Hope Fine
2000
The Way Things Never Were: The Truth About the "Good Old Days" by Norman H. Finkelstein
2000
Alexander Graham Bell by Leonard Everett Fisher
2000
A Big Cheese for the White House: The True Tale of a Tremendous Cheddar by Candace Fleming
2000
When The Rain Sings: Poems By Young Native Americans by Lee Francis
2000
Vicksburg: The Battle That Won the Civil War by Mary Ann Fraser
2000
Babe Didrikson Zaharias: The Making of a Champion by Russell Freedman
2000
Why Not, Lafayette? by Jean Fritz
2000
Gowanus Dogs by Jonathan Frost
2000
Eleanor's story : an American girl in Hitler's Germany by Eleanor Ramrath Garner
2000
What Are You?: Voices of Mixed-Race Young People by Pearl Fuyo Gaskins
2000
TURNING POINT INVENTIONS: TELEPHONE by Sarah Gearhart
2000
Santa Who? by Gail Gibbons
2000
The Mystery of the Mammoth Bones and How It Was Solved by James Cross Giblin
2000
Grand Fathers: Reminiscences, Poems, Recipes, and Photos of the Keepers of Our Traditions by Nikki Giovanni
2000
Journeys with Elijah: Eight Tales of the Prophet by Barbara Diamond Goldin
2000
Beyond the Sea of Ice: The Voyages of Henry Hudson by Joan Elizabeth Goodman
2000
A Boy Named Giotto by Paolo Guarnieri
2000
Unbroken by Jessie Haas
2000
Lakota Hoop Dancer by Suzanne Haldane
2000
In Search of the Spirit: The Living National Treasures of Japan by Sheila Hamanaka
2000
I Look like a Girl by Sheila Hamanaka
2000
The Garden of Eden Motel by Morse Hamilton
2000
The Rabbit's Tail: A Story From Korea by Suzanne Crowder Han
2000
Geography Of Hope:Black Exodus by Jim Haskins
2000
A to Z--Do You Ever Feel Like Me? by Bonnie Hausman
2000
Thunder Bear and Ko: The Buffalo Nation and Nambe Pueblo by Hazen-Hammond
2000
The House of Wisdom by Florence Parry Heide
2000
A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin, Fenwick Island, Delaware, 1861 by Karen Hesse
2000
Summertime by DuBose Heyward
2000
Jason's Gold by Will Hobbs
2000
Herbert Hoover (United States Presidents) by David M. Holford
2000
Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm
2000
Lives: Poems About Famous Americans by Lee Bennett Hopkins
2000
Las Posadas: An Hispanic Christmas Celebration by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith
2000
The Barefoot Book of Stories from the Opera by Shahrukh Husain
2000
Drums of Noto Hanto by J. Alison James
2000
The Century for Young People by Peter Jennings
2000
My Dear Noel: The Story of a Letter From Beatrix Potter by Jane Johnson
2000
Yukon Gold: The Story of the Klondike Gold Rush by Charlotte Foltz Jones
2000
Next Stop Grand Central by Maira Kalman
2000
Kindle Me a Riddle: A Pioneer Story by Roberta Karim
2000
The Colors of Us by Karen Katz
2000
Black Pioneers: An Untold Story by William Loren Katz
2000
Iron Horses by Verla Kay
2000
Andrew Carnegie: Steel King and Friend to Libraries (Historical American Biographies) by Zachary Kent
2000
Leaving Vietnam: The Journey Of Tuan Ngo (Ready-To-Read:) by Sarah S. Kilborne
2000
Ice Story: Shackleton's Lost Expedition by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
2000
Robert Fulton: From Submarine to Steamboat by Steven Kroll
2000
Angels of Mercy: The Army Nurses of World War II by Betsy Kuhn
2000
Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544 by Kathryn Lasky
2000
Children of the Trail West by National Geographic Learning
2000
A Day with a Chumash by Georgia Lee
2000
Gorilla Walk by Ted Lewin
2000
Nilo and the Tortoise by Ted Lewin
2000
At the Wish of a Fish: A Russian Folktale by J. Patrick Lewis
2000
The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin
2000
Tree of Hope by Amy Littlesugar
2000
Love As Strong As Ginger by Lenore Look
2000
Rio Grande: From the Rocky Mountains to the Gulf of Mexico by Peter Lourie
2000
The Troll with No Heart in His Body by Lise Lunge-Larsen
2000
Building the Book Cathedral by David Macaulay
2000
Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction by David Macaulay
2000
Alexander Graham Bell: An Inventive Life by Elizabeth MacLeod
2000
The Story of Clocks and Calendars by Betsy Maestro
2000
The Good Liar by Gregory Maguire
2000
Stagecoach: The Ride of a Century (Building America Series (Watertown, Mass.).) by A. Richard Mansir
2000
Emergency! by Joy Masoff
2000
Always Inventing: A Photobiography of Alexander Graham Bell by Tom L. Matthews
2000
The Stars in My Geddoh's Sky by Claire Sidhom Matze
2000
The Wild Colorado: The true adventures of Fred Dellenbaugh, age 17, on the second Powell Expedition into the Grand Canyon by Richard Maurer
2000
Good Night, Maman by Norma Fox Mazer
2000
A Ticket to Kenya by Sean McCollum
2000
Carl Sandburg: A Biography by Milton Meltzer
2000
Mary, Bloody Mary by Carolyn Meyer
2000
Hope by Isabell Monk
2000
True Heart by Marissa Moss
2000
Treasury of Saints and Martyrs by Brenda Mulvilhill
2000
Grandmothers' Stories: Wise Woman Tales from Many Cultures by Burleigh Muten
2000
At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess In Victorian England by Walter Dean Myers
2000
The Journal of Joshua Loper: A Black Cowboy, The Chisholm Trail, 1871 by Walter Dean Myers
2000
What Have You Lost? by Naomi Shihab Nye
2000
A Ticket to Vietnam by Karen O'Connor
2000
A Ticket to South Africa by Mary N. Oluonye
2000
Pioneer Church by Carolyn B. Otto
2000
Olympics (Eyewitness Books) by Chris Oxlade
2000
Great Ice Bear: The Polar Bear and the Eskimo by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
2000
Alida's Song by Gary Paulsen
2000
Brian's Return by Gary Paulsen
2000
Century Farm: 100 Years on a Family Farm by Cris Peterson
2000
Who Were They Really? by Susan Beth Pfeffer
2000
Celtic Fairy Tales by Neil Philip
2000
Silent Thunder by Andrea Davis Pinkney
2000
The Little Match Girl (Adapted & Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney) by Jerry Pinkney
2000
Aztecs: The Fall of the Aztec Capital (DK Discoveries) by Richard Platt
2000
Castle Diary: The Journal of Tobias Burgess by Richard Platt
2000
DK Illustrated Book of Great Adventures: Tales of Real-Life Adventurers Throughout History by Richard Platt
2000
The Legend of the Lady Slipper (Ojibwe Tale) by Margi Preus
2000
When the Soldiers Were Gone by Vera W. Propp
2000
The Basket Moon by Mary Lyn Ray
2000
Goodbye, Walter Malinski by Helen Recorvits
2000
Clara Schumann: Piano Virtuoso by Susanna Reich
2000
A Ticket to China by Janet Riehecky
2000
Cal Ripken, Jr.: Play Ball! (Puffin Easy-to-Read, Level3) by Cal Ripken
2000
A Thanksgiving Wish by Michael J. Rosen
2000
Mother Teresa (A&E Print Biography) by Amy Ruth
2000
Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride by Pam Muñoz Ryan
2000
The Crystal Mountain by Ruth Sanderson
2000
Letters from Vinnie by Maureen Stack Sappey
2000
The History of Counting by Denise Schmandt-Besserat
2000
Anson's Way by Gary D. Schmidt
2000
Saga of Lewis and Clark: Into the Unknown West by Tom Schmidt
2000
Ralph Bunche: Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize by Anne E. Schraff
2000
A Symphony of Whales by Steve Schuch
2000
The Peddler's Gift by Maxine Rose Schur
2000
Einstein: Visionary Scientist by John B. Severance
2000
In the Time of the Drums by Kim L. Siegelson
2000
All Kinds of Children by Norma Simon
2000
Molly Bannaky by Chris K. Soentpiet
2000
Franklin D. Roosevelt (United States Presidents) by Karen Bornemann Spies
2000
John F. Kennedy (United States Presidents) by Karen Bornemann Spies
2000
Children of the Tlingit (World's Children) by Frank J. Staub
2000
Moon Landing (DK Discoveries) by Carole Stott
2000
Jesse Owens (A&E Print Biography) by Thomas Streissguth
2000
John Glenn (A&E Print Biography) by Thomas Streissguth
2000
Bedtime! by Ruth Freeman Swain
2000
O'Sullivan Stew by Hudson Talbott
2000
Tallchief: America's Prima Ballerina by Maria Tallchief
2000
Secrets of the Mummies by Shelley Tanaka
2000
Little Cliff and the Porch People by Clifton L. Taulbert
2000
Through the Eyes of Your Ancestors: A Step-by-Step Guide to Uncovering Your Family's History by Maureen Taylor
2000
Daily Life in a Plains Indian Village 1868 by Michael Terry
2000
Flags by Maxine Trottier
2000
White Tiger, Blue Serpent by Grace Tseng
2000
Mei-Mei Loves the Morning by Margaret Holloway Tsubakiyama
2000
The Girl Who Chased Away Sorrow: The Diary of Sarah Nita, a Navajo Girl, New Mexico, 1864 by Ann Turner
2000
Jacob Lawrence (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists) by Mike Venezia
2000
Johannes Brahms (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers) by Mike Venezia
2000
Legends Of Land Forms: Native by Carole G. Vogel
2000
Nature's Fury: Eyewitness Reports of Natural Disasters by Carole Garbuny Vogel
2000
Boy of the Deeps by Ian Wallace
2000
Turning Point Inventions: The Lightbulb by Joseph Wallace
2000
Locomotive: Building an Eight-wheeler by David Weitzman
2000
Streets of Gold by Rosemary Wells
2000
Miranda's Last Stand by Gloria Whelan
2000
Exodus by Brian Wildsmith
2000
The Illustrated Cottage: A Decorative Fairy Tale Inspired by Provence (Country Living) by Nina Williams
2000
Sebastian: A Book about Bach by Jeanette Winter
2000
The Memory Coat by Elvira Woodruff
2000
Ancient MEDICINE : From Sorcery to Surgery by Michael Woods
2000
Lena by Jacqueline Woodson
2000
The Alphabet Atlas by Arthur Yorinks
2000
A Letter to Mrs. Roosevelt by C. Coco De Young
2000
A Personal Tour of Monticello (How It Looked) by Robert Young
2000

Descriptions

The books that appear in these lists were evaluated and selected by a Book Review Committee appointed by National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and assembled in cooperation with the Children's Book Council (CBC). NCSS and CBC have cooperated on this annual bibliography since 1972.

Books selected 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. Each book is read by several reviewers, and books are included on the list by committee assent.

Continues NCSS/CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies (since 1998) (English, Member-written)
Continued by NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People after 1997. (English, Member-written)

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