NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People2005

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
102 Works 21,202 Books 1,207 Reviews 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
Enemies of Slavery by Adlerm David A
2005
George Washington: An Illustrated Biography by David A. Adler
2005
Be My Neighbor by Maya Ajmera
2005
To Be an Artist by Maya Ajmera
2005
Pete for President! (Social Studies Connects) by Daisy Alberto
2005
George Washington, Spymaster: How the Americans Outspied the British and Won the Revolutionary War by Thomas B. Allen
2005
Impact of the Holocaust (The Holocaust in History) by Linda Jacobs Altman
2005
Thura's Diary: My Life in Wartime Iraq by Thura al-Windawi
2005
John Winthrop, Oliver Cromwell, and the Land of Promise by Marc Aronson
2005
The Amazing Mr. Franklin: Or the Boy Who Read Everything by Ruth Ashby
2005
Home by Jeannie Baker
2005
Kumak's Fish: A Tale of the Far North by Michael Bania
2005
Knockin' on Wood: Starring Peg Leg Bates by Lynne Barasch
2005
Archaeology (Kingfisher Knowledge) by Trevor Barnes
2005
High As A Hawk by T. A. Barron
2005
The Bully Blockers Club by Teresa Bateman
2005
Chinese in America by Alison Behnke
2005
A Heart Divided by Cherie Bennett
2005
César: ¡Sí, Se Puede! / Yes, We Can! by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand
2005
Where Washington Walked by Raymond Bial
2005
York's Adventures with Lewis and Clark: An African-American's Part in the Great Expedition by Rhoda Blumberg
2005
Odd Boy Out: Young Albert Einstein by Don Brown
2005
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
2005
The Seuss, the Whole Seuss and Nothing But the Seuss: A Visual Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel by Charles D. Cohen
2005
Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel by Leslie Connor
2005
Dust to Eat: Drought and Depression in the 1930s by Michael L. Cooper
2005
Escape to West Berlin by Maurine F. Dahlberg
2005
Away to the Goldfields! by Pat Derby
2005
Remember D-Day: Both Sides Tell Their Stories by Ronald J. Drez
2005
Fire In the Hole! by Mary Cronk Farrell
2005
The Trial of the Police Officers in the Shooting Death of Amadou Diallo (Headline Court Cases) by Bryna J. Fireside
2005
The Power of One: Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine by Judith Bloom Fradin
2005
The Voice That Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights by Russell Freedman
2005
First Crossing: Stories About Teen Immigrants by Donald R. Gallo
2005
In Your Face: The Culture of Beauty and You by Shari Graydon
2005
Andy Warhol, Prince of Pop by Jan Greenberg
2005
Spilled Water by Sally Grindley
2005
Henry and the Kite Dragon by Bruce Edward Hall
2005
The People Could Fly: The Picture Book by Virginia Hamilton
2005
African princess : the amazing lives of Africa's royal women by Joyce Hansen
2005
Going North by Janice N. Harrington
2005
Curse of the Pharohs: My Adventures with Mummies by Zahi Hawass
2005
The Cats in Krasinski Square by Karen Hesse
2005
Harlem Stomp!: A Cultural History Of The Harlem Renaissance by Laban Carrick Hill
2005
Building Liberty: A Statue is Born by Serge Hochain
2005
The President Is Shot!: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Harold Holzer
2005
Petals in the Ashes by Mary Hooper
2005
Powerful Words: More Than 200 Years Of Extraordinary Writings By .... by Wade Hudson
2005
The Breaker Boys by Pat Hughes
2005
Mable Riley: A Reliable Record of Humdrum, Peril, and Romance by Marthe Jocelyn
2005
Henry Works by D. B. Johnson
2005
Exiled: Memoirs of a Camel by Kathleen Karr
2005
Real Time by Pnina Moed Kass
2005
Global Counterstrike: International Counterterrorism (Terrorist Dossiers) by Samuel M. Katz
2005
Clatter Bash! A Day of the Dead Celebration by Richard Keep
2005
Walt Whitman: Words for America by Barbara Kerley
2005
Don Quixote and the Windmills by Eric A. Kimmel
2005
Wonders and Miracles: A Passover Companion by Eric A. Kimmel
2005
The Boy on Fairfield Street: How Ted Geisel Grew Up to Become Dr. Seuss by Kathleen Krull
2005
A Woman for President: The Story of Victoria Woodhull by Kathleen Krull
2005
Remember, Grandma? by Laura Langston
2005
Kazunomiya: Prisoner of Heaven, Japan, 1858 by Kathryn Lasky
2005
Great Discoveries & Amazing Adventures: The Stories of Hidden Marvels and Lost Treasures by Claire Llewellyn
2005
Helen Keller: A Determined Life by Elizabeth MacLeod
2005
Martin Luther King Jr. : dreaming of equality by Ann S. Manheimer
2005
Squirrel and John Muir by Emily Arnold McCully
2005
Devil on My Heels by Joyce McDonald
2005
How I Found the Strong by Margaret McMullan
2005
A Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement from 1954 to 1968 by Diane McWhorter
2005
Hear that Train Whistle Blow! How the Railroad Changed the World (Landmark Books) by Milton Meltzer
2005
Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
2005
The Coast Mappers by Taylor Morrison
2005
Remember: The Journey to School Integration by Toni Morrison
2005
Say Something by Peggy Moss
2005
Basho and the River Stones by Tim J. Myers
2005
Antarctica: Journey to the South Pole by Walter Dean Myers
2005
Hana in the Time of the Tulips by Deborah Noyes
2005
City of Snow: The Great Blizzard of 1888 by Linda Oatman-High
2005
The Quilt by Gary Paulsen
2005
Monsoon Summer by Mitali Perkins
2005
Jackson Jones and Mission Greentop by Mary Quattlebaum
2005
Circle Unbroken by Margot Theis Raven
2005
Private and Confidential by Marion Ripley
2005
Yankee Girl by Mary Ann Rodman
2005
Hard Hat Area by Susan L. Roth
2005
Sequoyah: The Cherokee Man Who Gave His People Writing by James Rumford
2005
Poles apart : why penguins and polar bears will never be neighbors by Elaine Scott
2005
An Elephant in the Backyard by Richard Sobol
2005
Genetic Engineering by Ray Spangenburg
2005
The Milestones Project: Celebrating Childhood around the World by Richard Steckel
2005
A Day That Changed America: Earthquake! by Shelley Tanaka
2005
Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog by Pamela S. Turner
2005
Candy Shop by Jan Wahl
2005
Grandma Moses by Alexandra Wallner
2005
Rosetta, Rosetta, Sit by Me! by Linda Walvoord
2005
Escape from Saigon: How a Vietnam War Orphan Became an American Boy by Andrea Warren
2005
A Pride of African Tales by Donna L. Washington
2005
A Fine St. Patrick's Day by Susan Wojciechowski
2005
Hannah is My Name by Belle Yang
2005
Gargoyles, Girders & Glass Houses by Bo Zaunders
2005
Mississippi Morning by Ruth Vander Zee
2005
The Persian Gulf and Iraqi Wars (Chronicle of America's Wars) by Lawrence J. Zwier
2005

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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