ERIC Number: ED257768
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies. An Annotated Bibliography Compiled from Issues of the Journal "Social Education," 1984-1985.
Social Education, v48 n4 p369-81 Apr 1985 v49 n5 p322-30 May 1985
Each year, 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 second compilation represents a two-year compilation (1983-1984) of this journal feature. In general, the nearly 200 books selected for this bibliography are written primarily for children in grades K-8, emphasize human relations, present an original theme or fresh slant on a traditional topic, are highly readable, and when appropriate include maps and illustrations. All titles were published in the United States in 1983 and 1984. The categories under which the books are listed are (1) United States history, culture, and life; (2) world history and culture; (3) biographies and autobiographical accounts; (4) folktales, legends, poetry, graphic arts, and storytelling; (5) contemporary interests, opportunities, and controversies, and (6) understanding oneself and others. (LH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.
Note: Pages 373-374 mispaginated in the original printing. Compiled by the ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education. For previous compilation, see ED 235 050.