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ERIC Number: ED235050
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies. An Annotated Bibliography Compiled from April Issues of The Journal "Social Education," 1979-1983.
Kaiser-Cook, Kay, Comp.
Social Education, Apr 1979-1983
Each April issue of the Journal "Social Education" contains an annotated bibliography of notable children's trade books in the field of social studies, evaluated and selected by the Book Review Subcommittee of the National Council for the Social Studies-Children's Book Council Joint Committee. This compilation represents a five-year cumulation (1979-1983) of this journal feature. The books listed emphasize human relations, present an original theme or a fresh slant on a traditional topic, and are highly readable. They are primarily for students in kindergarten through grade eight with suggested reading levels indicated for each book. The categories under which the books are listed are: (1) American history, culture, and heritage; (2) Native Americans; (3) world history and culture; (4) biographies and autobiographies; (5) folktales, legends, traditions, and religions; (6) contemporary interests and controversies; (7) understanding oneself and others; and (8) language, arts, and crafts. (EM)
Descriptors: American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Art Education, Biographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Fiction, Folk Culture, Handicrafts, Interpersonal Relationship, Language, Legends, Nonfiction, Religion, Self Concept, Social Problems, Social Studies, United States History, World History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Boulder, CO.