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Read Through Social Studies

There are many great books out there that offer a unique look at the various topics that will be studied this year in social studies.  I have complied a list of books that look at the different units that we will be covering.  Enjoy!

    Orphaned at Ellis Island by Elvira Woodruff
    Dragon's Gate by Laurence Yep
Industrial Revolution
    So Far from Home by Barry Denenberg
    The Bobbin Girl by Emily Arnold McCully
World War I
    War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
    After the Dancing Days by Margaret Rostkowski
Great Depression
    Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
    Love From Your Friend, Hannah by Mindy Warshaw Skolsky
    Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
    Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck
World War II
    Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
    Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
    Where the Ground Meets the Sky by Jacqueline Davies
   War in the Pacific
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by
    Eyes of the Emperor by Graham Salisbury
    Code Talker by Joseph Bruchac
    Early Suday Morning by Barry Deneberg
Journal of Ben Uchida by Barry Deneberg
    Thin Wood Walls by David Patneaude
Civil Rights
    Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry by
    The Watsons go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis
    The Starplace by Vicki Grove
    A Friendship for Today by Patricia C. McKissack
Korean/Vietnam War
    Parks Quest by Katherine Paterson
    Cracker! by Cynthia Kadohata
    Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell