NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People2012

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
82 Works 29,023 Books 2,590 Reviews 4.2
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
Lunch-Box Dream by Tony Abbott
2012
Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert by Marc Aronson
2012
The Genius of Islam: How Muslims Made the Modern World by Bryn Barnard
2012
The Little Black Dress and Zoot Suits: Depression and Wartime Fashions from the 1930s to the 1950s (Dressing a Nation: the History of U.S. Fashion) by Alison Marie Behnke
2012
While You Are Sleeping: A Lift-the-Flap Book of Time Around the World by Durga Bernhard
2012
Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by Karen Blumenthal
2012
Bronxwood by Coe Booth
2012
Jefferson's Sons by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
2012
Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People by Monica Brown
2012
Before There Was Mozart: The Story of Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-George by Lesa Cline-Ransome
2012
Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen
2012
Titanic Sinks!: Experience the Titanic's Doomed Voyage in this Unique Presentation of Fact andFiction by Barry Denenberg
2012
Phantoms In The Snow by Kathleen Benner Duble
2012
Under the Mambo Moon by Julia Durango
2012
My Name Is Not Easy by Debby Dahl Edwardson
2012
Hurricane Dancers: The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck by Margarita Engle
2012
Prison Puppies (Dog Heroes) by Meish Goldish
2012
Mysterious Bones: The Story of Kennewick Man by Katherine Kirkpatrick
2012
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà Lại
2012
If You Lived Here: Houses of the World by Giles Laroche
2012
The Friendship Doll by Kirby Larson
2012
Vincent van Gogh & the Colors of the Wind by Chiara Lossani
2012
Like the Willow Tree : Portland, Maine, 1918 by Lois Lowry
2012
Promise the Night by Michaela MacColl
2012
Basketball Belles: How Two Teams and One Scrappy Player Put Women's Hoops on the Map by Sue Macy
2012
Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) by Sue Macy
2012
Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy by Albert Marrin
2012
Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India by Gerald McDermott
2012
Me . . . Jane by Patrick McDonnell
2012
Never Forgotten (Junior Library Guild Selection) by Patricia C. Mckissack
2012
Big Turtle by David McLimans
2012
An Elephant in the Garden by Michael Morpurgo
2012
Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero by Marissa Moss
2012
Marching with Aunt Susan: Susan B. Anthony and the Fight for Women's Suffrage by Claire Rudolf Murphy
2012
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson
2012
Something to Hold by Katherine Schlick Noe
2012
I Am Different! Can You Find Me? by Manjula Padmanabhan
2012
The Town that Fooled the British: A War of 1812 Story by Lisa Papp
2012
The Third Gift by Linda Sue Park
2012
Dogtag Summer by Elizabeth Partridge
2012
A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis by Matt de la Peña
2012
Guantanamo Boy by Anna Perera
2012
Celebritrees: Historic and Famous Trees of the World by Margi Preus
2012
Ancient History (One Million Things) by DK
2012
Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy
2012
Illegal by Bettina Restrepo
2012
I'm Here by Peter H. Reynolds
2012
World War II: Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill, Josef Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Hirohito, Dwight D. Eisenhower by Aaron Rosenberg
2012
Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto by Susan Goldman Rubin
2012
Music Was It: Young Leonard Bernstein (Junior Library Guild Selection (Charlesbridge Hardcover)) by Susan Goldman Rubin
2012
Wideness and Wonder: The Life and Art of Georgia O'Keeffe by Susan Goldman Rubin
2012
For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart by Elizabeth Rusch
2012
Chasing the Nightbird by Krista Russell
2012
I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding During World War II by Marisabina Russo
2012
A Mango in the Hand: A Story Told Through Proverbs by Antonio Sacre
2012
Kennedy Through the Lens: How Photography and Television Revealed and Shaped an Extraordinary Leader by Martin W. Sandler
2012
Drawing from Memory by Allen Say
2012
Witches: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem by Rosalyn Schanzer
2012
Good Fortune in a Wrapping Cloth by Joan Schoettler
2012
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
2012
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
2012
The Berlin Boxing Club by Robert Sharenow
2012
Liberty's Voice: The Emma Lazarus Story by Erica Silverman
2012
Tillie the Terrible Swede: How One Woman, a Sewing Needle, and a Bicycle Changed History by Sue Stauffacher
2012
Terezin: Voices from the Holocaust by Ruth Thomson
2012
Diego Rivera: His World and Ours by Duncan Tonatiuh
2012
Marco Polo: History's Great Adventurer (Historical Notebooks) by Clint Twist
2012
A Storm Called Katrina by Myron Uhlberg
2012
The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred by Samantha R. Vamos
2012
Queen of the Falls by Chris Van Allsburg
2012
First Girl Scout: The Life of Juliette Gordon Low by Ginger Wadsworth
2012
Out of Shadows by Jason Wallace
2012
Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London by Andrea Warren
2012
Megan's Year: An Irish Traveler's Story (Tales of the World) by Gloria Whelan
2012
F Is for Friendship: A Quilt Alphabet by Helen L. Wilbur
2012
Born and Bred in the Great Depression by Jonah Winter
2012
Wild Women of the Wild West by Jonah Winter
2012
The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic by Allan Wolf
2012
Daughter of Xanadu by Dori Jones Yang
2012
Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin
2012
The House Baba Built: An Artist's Childhood in China by Ed Young
2012
Saga of the Sioux: An Adaptation from Dee Brown's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dwight Jon Zimmerman
2012

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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