ERIC Number: ED316479
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Notable 1988 Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies.
Children's Book Council, New York, NY.; National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.
One hundred nineteen trade books are identified in this annotated bibliography. In general, they all (1) were written primarily for children in grades K-8; (2) emphasize human relations; (3) present an original theme or a fresh slant on a traditional topic; (4) are highly readable, and (5) have a pleasing format and, when appropriate, were illustrated. All titles were published in 1988. Reading levels of primary, intermediate, or advanced are indicated. The books are divided into categories, but may be appropriate for multiple categories. The categories include: (1) U.S. history, culture, and life, (2) world history and cultures, (3) geography and the examination of origins, (4) folktales, myths, legends, stories, and storytelling, (5) poetry and songs, (6) biography and autobiography, and (7) understanding oneself and others. The members of the subcommittee who evaluated and selected the books are noted. (JB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Children's Book Council, New York, NY.; National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.