Social Studies

 

Here is a list I have accumulated of high-quality Social Studies trade & chapter books:

Book details have been cited for every book listed below. There are also link sto the author’s/illustrators’ website or biography if they have one published online. Not all books have been given a Lexile Measure, but if they have been assigned one, it has been listed. On top of that, there is an age range for each book, but I have chosen a select age based off my finding from researching or reading the book.

Suggested Age: 7

  • The Grand Mosque of Paris: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust – By: Karen Grey Ruelle & Deborah Durland DeSaix

Suggested Age: 11

Suggested Age: 8

  • The Cart That Carried Martin – By: Don Tate & Eve Bunting

Suggested Age: 7

Suggested Age: 6

Suggested Age: 7

Suggested Age: 11

Suggested Age: 11

  • Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices – By: Mitali Perkins

Suggested Age: 15

Suggested Age: 16

  • If the World Were a Village: A Book About the World’s People – By David J. Smith

Suggested Age: 11

  • If You Were There When They Signed the Constitution – By Elizabeth Levy

Suggested Age: 6

Suggested Age: 7

Suggested Age: 11

Suggested Age: 8

Suggested Age: 12

  • You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Suffragist! – By: Fiona MacDonald

Suggested Age: 9

  • Chasing Lincoln’s Killer: The Search for John Wilkes Booth – By: James L. Swanson

Suggested Age: 13

  • Chief: The Life of Peter J. Ganci, a New York City Firefighter – By: Chris Ganci

Suggested Age: 9

  • Ancient Mesopotamia – By: Virginia Schomp

Suggested Age: 12

  • The Ballad of Mulan – By: Song Na Zang

Suggested Age: 8

Suggested Age: 6

Suggested Age: 13

Suggested Age: 6

  • EXCLAMATION MARK! – By: Amy Krouse Rosenthal

    Suggested Age: 5

    *Product Details were created courtesy of http://www.barnesandnoble.com.

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