NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People2007

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
145 Works 78,224 Books 3,837 Reviews 4.3
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
The American Story: 100 True Tales from American History by Jennifer Armstrong
2007
Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin by Gene Barretta
2007
Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement by Ann Bausum
2007
The Roaring Twenty: The First Cross-Country Air Race for Women by Margaret Whitman Blair
2007
The Killer's Tears by Anne-Laure Bondoux
2007
Across the Blue Pacific : A World War II Story by Louise W. Borden
2007
I Remember Miss Perry by Pat Brisson
2007
Salaam: A Muslim American Boy's Story by Tricia Brown
2007
Geronimo by Joseph Bruchac
2007
Jim Thorpe, Original All-American by Joseph Bruchac
2007
Pieces of Georgia by Jen Bryant
2007
Journeys for Freedom: A New Look at America's Story by Susan Buckley
2007
Kids Make History: A New Look at America's Story by Susan Buckley
2007
Ask Me No Questions by Marina Budhos
2007
Pop's Bridge by Eve Bunting
2007
New York, 1609-1776 (Voices from Colonial America) by Michael Burgan
2007
Tales Our Abuelitas Told: A Hispanic Folktale Collection by F. Isabel Campoy
2007
Florida, 1513-1821 by Matthew C. Cannavale
2007
Blood on the River: James Town 1607 by Elisa Carbone
2007
Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue by Anna Harwell Celenza
2007
Dancing With Katya by Dori Chaconas
2007
Prizefighter en Mi Casa by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo
2007
Akira to Zoltan: Twenty-Six Men Who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee
2007
Behind the Mask by Yangsook Choi
2007
Vive La Paris by Esme Raji Codell
2007
Adventurous Women: 8 True Stories by Penny Colman
2007
Victory by Susan Cooper
2007
Abbie in Stitches by Cynthia Cotten
2007
Counting Coup: Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond by Joseph Medicine Crow
2007
Africa for Kids: Exploring a Vibrant Continent, 19 Activities by Harvey Croze
2007
Little Mama Forgets by Robin Cruise
2007
The Wicked History of the World by Terry Deary
2007
Hurricane Hunters!: Riders on the Storm by Chris L. Demarest
2007
California, 1542-1850 by Robin Doak
2007
Georgia, 1521-1776 by Robin Doak
2007
Copper Sun by Sharon M. Draper
2007
My Last Skirt: The Story of Jennie Hodgers, Union Soldier by Lynda Durrant
2007
Hearts of Stone by Kathleen Ernst
2007
American Documents: The Constitution by Paul Finkelman
2007
Alphabet of Dreams by Susan Fletcher
2007
The Navajo Year Walk Through Many Seasons by Nancy Bo Flood
2007
Mia's Story by Michael Foreman
2007
5,000 Miles to Freedom: Ellen and William Craft's Flight from Slavery by Judith Bloom Fradin
2007
Jane Addams: Champion of Democracy by Judith Bloom Fradin
2007
Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Russell Freedman
2007
Escaping into the Night by D. Dina Friedman
2007
The Braid by Helen Frost
2007
The Buffalo Soldier by Sherry Garland
2007
The White Ram: A Story of Abraham and Isaac by Mordicai Gerstein
2007
Emil and Karl by Yankev Glatshteyn
2007
Stompin' at the Savoy: The Story of Norma Miller by Alan Govenar
2007
Seeds of Change in American History: Great Migration by Monica Halpern
2007
The Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-but-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony (Cheryl Harness Histories) by Cheryl Harness
2007
The Tragic Tale of Narcissa Whitman and a Faithful History of the Oregon Trail (Cheryl Harness Histories) by Cheryl Harness
2007
The Wonder Kid by George Harrar
2007
A Mind with Wings: The Story of Henry David Thoreau by Gerald Hausman
2007
First Freedoms: A Documentary History of First Amendment Rights in America by Charles C. Haynes
2007
The Patch by Justina Chen Headley
2007
Celebrate Diwali with Sweets, Lights, and Fireworks by Deborah Heiligman
2007
Celebrate Hanukkah: With Light, Latkes, and Dreidels by Deborah Heiligman
2007
Celebrate Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr: With Praying, Fasting, and Charity by Deborah Heiligman
2007
Celebrate Thanksgiving by Deborah Heiligman
2007
Lugalbanda: The Boy Who Got Caught Up in a War: An Epic Tale From Ancient Iraq by Kathy Henderson
2007
Delaware, 1638-1776 by Karen Hossell
2007
What a Family by Rachel Isadora
2007
Over a Thousand Hills I Walk With You by Hanna Jansen
2007
Genocide: Modern Crimes Against Humanity by Brendan January
2007
La Linea by Ann Jaramillo
2007
Onward: A Photobiography of African-American Polar Explorer Matthew Henson by Dolores Johnson
2007
Angel City by Tony Johnston
2007
Sand Dollar Summer by Kimberly K. Jones
2007
Standing Against the Wind by Traci L. Jones
2007
Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata
2007
Tsunami: The True Story of an April Fools' Day Disaster by Gail Langer Karwoski
2007
My Senator and Me: A Dog's Eye View of Washington, D.C. by Edward M. Kennedy
2007
The Best Beekeeper of Lalibela: A Tale from Africa by Cristina Kessler
2007
Monkey Town: The Summer of the Scopes Trial by Ronald Kidd
2007
Ladies First: 40 Daring American Women Who Were Second to None by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
2007
The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages
2007
Forbidden City: China's Imperial Palace (Castles, Palaces & Tombs) by Barbara Knox
2007
The Race for Space: The United States And the Soviet Union Compete for the New Frontier (People's History) by Betsy Kuhn
2007
Suicide Bombers by Elaine Landau
2007
I Am Marc Chagall by Bimba Landmann
2007
Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
2007
John Muir: America's First Environmentalist by Kathryn Lasky
2007
Landed by Milly Lee
2007
Bushnell's Submarine by Arthur Lefkowitz
2007
Time's Memory by Julius Lester
2007
Black Duck by Janet Taylor Lisle
2007
Uncle Peter's Amazing Chinese Wedding by Lenore Look
2007
Jackie's Bat by Marybeth Lorbiecki
2007
Of Numbers and Stars: The Story of Hypatia by D. Anne Love
2007
Tunjur! Tunjur! Tunjur!: A Palestinian Folktale by Margaret Read MacDonald
2007
Oh Rats! The Story of Rats and People by Albert Marrin
2007
Saving The Buffalo by Albert Marrin
2007
Pirates: Most Wanted by John Matthews
2007
Something Out of Nothing: Marie Curie and Radium by Carla Killough McClafferty
2007
Documents of Freedom: The Emancipation Proclamation by Marianne McComb
2007
Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor by Emily Arnold McCully
2007
Christmas in the Trenches by John McCutcheon
2007
Rhode Island, 1636-1776 by Jesse McDermott
2007
The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo
2007
Desperate Journey by Jim Murphy
2007
Primary Source Accounts of the Vietnam War (America's Wars Through Primary Sources) by Kim A. O'Connell
2007
Pompeii: Lost and Found by Mary Pope Osborne
2007
Hurricane Katrina: Aftermath of Disaster (Snapshots in History) by Barb Palser
2007
Gordon Parks: No Excuses by Ann Parr
2007
Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine Paterson
2007
The Great Circle: A History of the First Nations by Neil Philip
2007
When I Grow Up, I Will Win the Nobel Peace Prize by Isabel Pin
2007
Eleanor of Aquitaine and the High Middle Ages by Nancy Plain
2007
Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement by Doreen Rappaport
2007
Night Boat to Freedom by Margot Theis Raven
2007
Singing Hands by Delia Ray
2007
Yoon and the Christmas Mitten by Helen Recorvits
2007
Viktor Frankl: A Life Worth Living by Anna Redsand
2007
A Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life by Dana Reinhardt
2007
What the Moon Saw by Laura Resau
2007
The North Pole Was Here: Puzzles and Perils at the Top of the World by Andrew Revkin
2007
Our Constitution by Donald A. Ritchie
2007
Through Georgia's Eyes by Rachel Victoria Rodriguez
2007
Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy
2007
The Cat with the Yellow Star: Coming of Age in Terezin by Susan Goldman Rubin
2007
Small Steps by Louis Sachar
2007
The Weight of the Sky by Lisa Ann Sandell
2007
The Foreshadowing by Marcus Sedgwick
2007
Ryan and Jimmy: And the Well in Africa That Brought Them Together by Herb Shoveller
2007
Tour America: A Journey Through Poems and Art by Diane Siebert
2007
Megiddo's Shadow by Arthur Slade
2007
Sparrow by Sherri L. Smith
2007
Berenice Abbott, Photographer: An Independent Vision by George Sullivan
2007
People Who Changed America: The Civil Rights Movement by Kevin Supples
2007
Bowery Girl by Kim Taylor
2007
Skin by Adrienne Maria Vrettos
2007
Remember Little Bighorn: Indians, Soldiers, and Scouts Tell Their Stories by Paul Robert Walker
2007
Dear Mr. Rosenwald by Carole Boston Weatherford
2007
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford
2007
Counting on Grace by Elizabeth Winthrop
2007
Good Fortune: My Journey to Gold Mountain by Li Keng Wong
2007
Small Beauties: The Journey of Darcy Heart O'Hara by Elvira Woodruff
2007
Documents of Freedom: The Bill of Rights by Judith Lloyd Yero
2007
Documents of Freedom: The Declaration of Independence by Judith Lloyd Yero
2007
Documents of Freedom: The Mayflower Compact by Judith Lloyd Yero
2007
Wild Lives: A History of People & Animals of the Bronx Zoo by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
2007
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
2007

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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