NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People2013

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
75 Works 23,791 Books 1,848 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
Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt's Treasured Books by Karen Leggett Abouraya
2013
Master of Deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies by Marc Aronson
2013
Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington by Jabari Asim
2013
Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives by Gene Barretta
2013
Marching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr's Final Hours by Ann Bausum
2013
A Passion for Victory: The Story of the Olympics in Ancient and Early Modern Times by Benson Bobrick
2013
His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg by Louise Borden
2013
Laugh with the Moon by Shana Burg
2013
George Bellows: Painter with a Punch! by Robert Burleigh
2013
Unspoken: A Story From the Underground Railroad by Henry Cole
2013
Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette 'Daisy' Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure by Shana Corey
2013
Hanging Off Jefferson's Nose: Growing Up On Mount Rushmore by Tina Nichols Coury
2013
We March by Shane W. Evans
2013
Barnum's Bones: How Barnum Brown Discovered the Most Famous Dinosaur in the World by Tracey Fern
2013
Noah Webster and His Words by Jeri Chase Ferris
2013
The Split History of the Civil War: A Perspectives Flip Book (Perspectives Flip Books) by Stephanie Fitzgerald
2013
These Bees Count! by Alison Formento
2013
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Friendship by Russell Freedman
2013
Now by Morris Gleitzman
2013
A Thunderous Whisper by Christina Diaz Gonzalez
2013
I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery by Cynthia Grady
2013
Tua and the Elephant by R. P. Harris
2013
I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes
2013
To the Mountaintop: My Journey Through the Civil Rights Movement (New York Times) by Charlayne Hunter-Gault
2013
Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman
2013
Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors by Hena Khan
2013
Personal Effects by E.M. Kokie
2013
The Great Molasses Flood: Boston, 1919 by Deborah Kops
2013
The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine
2013
Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin
2013
Ellen's Broom by Kelly Starling Lyons
2013
Tea Cakes for Tosh by Kelly Starling Lyons
2013
Touch the Sky: Alice Coachman, Olympic High Jumper by Ann Malaspina
2013
The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano
2013
Black Gold: The Story of Oil in Our Lives by Albert Marrin
2013
A Beautiful Lie by Irfan Master
2013
Walking on Earth and Touching the Sky: Poetry and Prose by Lakota Youth at Red Cloud Indian School by Timothy P. McLaughlin
2013
A Street Through Time by Anne Millard
2013
Miss Sally Ann and the Panther by Bobbi Miller
2013
Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery
2013
The Giant and How He Humbugged America by Jim Murphy
2013
October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard by Lesléa Newman
2013
I am Helen Keller by Grace Norwich
2013
A Path of Stars by Anne Sibley O'Brien
2013
Jump into the Sky by Shelley Pearsall
2013
The Glass Collector by Anna Perera
2013
Saving Animals from Oil Spills by Stephen Person
2013
Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America (Coretta Scott King Award - Author Winner Title(s)) by Andrea Pinkney
2013
Mrs. Harkness and the Panda by Alicia Potter
2013
Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust by Doreen Rappaport
2013
My Heart Will Not Sit Down by Mara Rockliff
2013
The Pregnancy Project: A Memoir by Gaby Rodriguez
2013
The Camping Trip that Changed America by Barb Rosenstock
2013
From the Good Mountain: How Gutenberg Changed the World by James Rumford
2013
The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure by Martin W. Sandler
2013
Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood
2013
Monsieur Marceau: Actor Without Words by Leda Schubert
2013
Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
2013
Zayde comes to live by Sheri Sinykin
2013
Stars in the Shadows: The Negro League All-Star Game of 1934 by Charles R. Smith, Jr.
2013
The Story of Silk: From Worm Spit to Woven Scarves by Richard Sobol
2013
The Wooden Sword: A Jewish Folktale from Afghanistan by Ann Redisch Stampler
2013
The Quiet Place by Sarah Stewart
2013
Outcasts United: A Refugee Team, an American Town by Warren St. John
2013
Dear Blue Sky by Mary Sullivan
2013
Discovering Black America: From the Age of Exploration to the Twenty-First Century by Linda Tarrant-Reid
2013
Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team by Audrey Vernick
2013
My Family for the War by Anne C. Voorhoeve
2013
Their Skeletons Speak: Kennewick Man and the Paleoamerican World by Sally M. Walker
2013
Harlem's Little Blackbird: The Story of Florence Mills by Renée Watson
2013
Kizzy Ann Stamps by Jeri Watts
2013
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
2013
Tracks by Diane Lee Wilson
2013
Jazz Age Josephine: Dancer, singer--who's that, who? Why, that's MISS Josephine Baker, to you! by Jonah Winter
2013
Crow by Barbara Wright
2013

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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