NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young PeopleAmerican Heritage

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
60 Works 18,504 Books 236 Reviews ½ 3.9
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, 1982 (18), 1981 (13), 1980 (15), 1979 (14)
WorkYear
So Proudly She Sailed by Olga Cabral
1982
Jump Ship to Freedom (Arabus Family Saga) by James Lincoln Collier
1982
The Newspapers (Nineteenth Century America) by Leonard Everett Fisher
1982
We the People: The Way We Were, 1783-1793 by Suzanne Hilton
1982
Jesse & Abe by Rachel Isadora
1982
The Night Journey by Kathryn Lasky
1982
The United States in the Vietnam war (The Young people's history of America's wars series) by Don Lawson
1982
The Keeping-Room by Betty Levin
1982
Tilli's new world by Linda Lehmann Masek
1982
Treasures of the land: Archaeology today in America by Walter G. Oleksy
1982
Justice Lion by Robert Newton Peck
1982
The Long Way to a New Land by Joan Sandin
1982
Turning the Corner by Ruth Schiffman
1982
Fur Trappers and Traders by Beatrice Siegel
1982
The New Right (Impact Books) by L. B. Taylor
1982
Let the Circle Be Unbroken by Mildred D. Taylor
1982
A Jar of Dreams by Yoshiko Uchida
1982
What's cooking? : favorite recipes from around the world by Margaret B. Warner
1982
Coming to America: Immigrants from the British Isles by Shirley Blumenthal
1981
Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow by Dee Brown
1981
Ida Early Comes over the Mountain by Robert Burch
1981
My Sister's Keeper by Beverly Butler
1981
Alaska : Indians, Eskimos, Russians, and the rest by Cora Cheney
1981
The Vietnam War (An Impact Book) by E.B. Fincher
1981
The Hospitals (Nineteenth Century America) by Leonard Everett Fisher
1981
Immigrant Kids by Russell Freedman
1981
Strange footprints on the land: Vikings in America by Constance H. Frick Irwin
1981
The Chinese Americans by Milton Meltzer
1981
The year of the apple by Michael New
1981
Down to earth at Walden by Marilynne K. Roach
1981
Flapdoodle, Pure Nonsense from American Folklore by Alvin Schwartz
1981
A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32 by Joan W. Blos
1980
Ellie's inheritance by Hila Colman
1980
Now, Ameriky by Betty Sue Cummings
1980
The Factories (Nineteenth Century America) by Leonard Everett Fisher
1980
Assassination!: Kennedy, King, Kennedy by Stephen Goode
1980
Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall
1980
Fighting mountaineers : the struggle for justice in the Appalachians by Edwin D. Hoffman
1980
The changing face of the Constitution : prohibition, universal suffrage and women's rights, civil rights, and religious freedom by Don Lawson
1980
Meet the Real Pilgrims: Everyday Life on Plymouth Plantation in 1627 by Robert H. Loeb
1980
Mr. Marley's Main Street confectionery : a history of sweets & treats by John J. Loeper
1980
The Other Shore by Lucinda Mays
1980
Shortchanged by history: America's neglected innovators by Vernon Pizer
1980
Gold Rush!: The Yukon Stampede of 1898 by Margaret Poynter
1980
An Orphan for Nebraska by Charlene Joy Talbot
1980
The Little House Cookbook: Frontier Foods from Laura Ingalls Wilder's Classic Stories by Barbara M. Walker
1980
Wagon Wheels by Barbara Brenner
1979
To Stand Against the Wind by Ann Nolan Clark
1979
The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Junior (Focus Book) by Doris Faber
1979
Little Arliss by Fred Gipson
1979
As I Saw It by Cheryl G. Hoople
1979
The Diary of the Strawbridge Place by Helen Pierce Jacob
1979
An Album of the Great Depression by William Loren Katz
1979
Better than a princess by Linda Lehmann
1979
The No-Return Trail by Sonia Levitin
1979
The shop on High Street : the toys and games of Early America by John J. Loeper
1979
Underground to Canada by Barbara Smucker
1979
Journey Home by Yoshiko Uchida
1979
Giants for Justice: Bethune, Randolph, and King by Beth P. Wilson
1979
Land of the Iron Dragon by Alida E. Young
1979

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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