ERIC Number: ED328510
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Notable 1989 Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies.
Social Education, v54 n4 Apr-May 1990
The volumes selected for this annual annotated bibliography of children's books in the social studies: (1) are written primarily for children in grades K-8; (2) emphasize human relations; (3) present an original theme or fresh slant on a traditional topic; (4) are highly readable; and (5) have a pleasing format and, when appropriate, illustrations. Three reading levels--primary, intermediate, and advanced--are used. Books appear in the following categories: North American history, culture, and life; world history and cultures; biography; the examination of origins; rural and business life; environment; and folktales, myths, legends, fables, and stories. (DB)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Annotated Bibliographies, Biographies, Business, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Environment, Folk Culture, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, Legends, Mythology, North American Culture, North American History, Primary Education, Rural Areas, Social Studies, World History
Children's Book Council, 568 Broadway, New York, NY 10012 (5-20 copies, $1.25 each, over 20 copies, $1.00 each).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Book Council, New York, NY.; National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.