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Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2015-2017

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2015-2017

Resources for the titles recognized by this list since 2015 -- honoring exceptional books for use in social studies classrooms
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Boxers
  • by Gene Luen Yang
  • Notable Social Studies (World History & Culture Selection, 2014)
    BGHB Awards (Honor, 2014)
    CSMCL Best Books (Selection, 2013)
    National Book Award (Finalist, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 37
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    Raymie Nightingale
  • by Kate DiCamillo
  • Multimedia Resources: 34
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    Saints
  • by Gene Luen Yang
  • Notable Social Studies (World History & Culture Selection, 2014)
    BGHB Awards (Honor, 2014)
    CSMCL Best Books (Selection, 2013)
    National Book Award (Finalist, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 33
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    Lightning Dreamer, The: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist
  • by Margarita Engle
  • Multimedia Resources: 26
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    Grandfather Gandhi
  • by Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus, and Evan Turk
  • Notable Social Studies (World History & Culture Selection, 2015)
    Ezra Jack Keats Award (Honor, 2015)
    Ridgway Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 26
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    Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch, The
  • by Chris Barton and Don Tate
  • Notable Social Studies (Biography Selection, 2016)
    Carter G. Woodson Award (Winner, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 24
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    Counting by 7s
  • by Holly Goldberg Sloan
  • Notable Social Studies (Social Interactions & Relationships Selection, 2014)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2014)
    CSMCL Best Books (Selection, 2013)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 22
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    Honest Truth, The
  • by Dan Gemeinhart
  • Notable Social Studies (Social Interactions & Relationships Selection, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 22
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    This Is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration
  • by Jacqueline Woodson and James Ransome
  • Notable Social Studies (History, Life, Culture in the Americas Selection, 2014)
    Zolotow Award (Honor, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 21
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    Locomotive
  • by Brian Floca
  • Notable Social Studies (History, Life, Culture in the Americas Selection, 2014)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2014)
    Caldecott Medal (Winner, 2014)
    Orbis Pictus Award (Honor, 2014)
    Sibert Medal (Honor, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 21
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    One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia
  • by Miranda Paul and Elizabeth Zunon
  • Notable Social Studies (Environment, Energy, Ecology Selection, 2016)
    Children's Africana Book Award (Commended, 2016)
    Green Earth Award (Honor, 2016)
    SB&F Prize (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 21
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    When Thunder Comes: Poems for Civil Rights Leaders
  • by J. Patrick Lewis, Jim Burke, and R. Gregory Christie
  • Notable Social Studies (World History & Culture Selection, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 20
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    Mango, Abuela, and Me
  • by Meg Medina and Angela Dominguez
  • Notable Social Studies (Social Interactions & Relationships Selection, 2016)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2016)
    Pura Belpré Awards (Honor, 2016)
    Pura Belpré Awards (Honor, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 20
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    Towers Falling
  • by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  • Notable Social Studies (History, Life, Culture in the Americas Selection, 2017)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 20
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    Night Gardener, The
  • by Terry Fan and Eric Fan
  • Multimedia Resources: 20
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    Enrique's Journey: The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother
  • by Sonia Nazario
  • Notable Social Studies (Contemporary Concerns Selection, 2014)
    Américas Award (Commended, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    Red Pencil, The
  • by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Shane W. Evans
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    Noisy Paint Box, The: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
  • by Barb Rosenstock and Mary GrandPre
  • Notable Social Studies (Biography Selection, 2015)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2015)
    Caldecott Medal (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    George
  • by Alex Gino
  • Multimedia Resources: 19
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    Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles
  • by Philippe Cousteau, Deborah Hopkinson, and Meilo So
  • Notable Social Studies (Environment, Energy, Ecology Selection, 2017)
    Cook Prize (Honor, 2017)
    Green Earth Award (Winner, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 18
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    One Came Home
  • by Amy Timberlake
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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