Notable Social Studies Books

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Children’s Book Council and the National Council for the Social Studies have announced the 2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People List. The list focuses on books for K-12 that were published in the previous year.

The books “emphasize human relations, represent a diversity of groups and are sensitive to a broad range of cultural experiences, present an original theme or a fresh slant on a traditional topic, are easily readable and of high literary quality, and have a pleasing format and, when appropriate, illustrations that enrich the text.”