Social Studies and History Books for Middle School

Middleschool_socialstudies

Diverse Books that Support Social Studies and History Learning in Middle School

Social studies and history learning is not complete without a variety of perspectives and voices. Lee & Low's diverse books for middle school support culturally responsive teaching by including a wide range of perspectives on history, including those that are historically underrepresented. Look beyond household names to introduce your students to new heroes with our The Story Of chapter book biography series; dive in to a culturally authentic study of a different culture with Ted and Betsy Lewin's Adventures Around the World; or explore topical issues such as refugees and immigration.

From geography and human rights to U.S. history and world history, discover thematic books and text sets you need for your social studies curriculum. 

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The School the Aztec Eagles Built

By Dorinda Makanaonalani Nicholson

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D is for Doufu

By Maywan Shen Krach

Illustrated by Hongbin Zhang

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How We Are Smart

By W. Nikola-Lisa

Illustrated by Sean Qualls

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When the Horses Ride By

By Eloise Greenfield

Illustrated by Jan Gilchrist

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Tankborn

By Karen Sandler

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Dear Mrs. Parks

By Rosa Parks

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Tofu Quilt

By Ching Russell

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Dragonsong

By Russell Young

Illustrated by Civi Cheng

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I Love China

By Maywan Shen Krach

Illustrated by Youshan Tang

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Piecing Earth and Sky Together

By Nancy Raines Day

Illustrated by Genna Panzarella

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The Dragon Lover

By Yong-Shen Xuan

Illustrated by Yong-Shen Xuan

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Drift

By M.K. Hutchins

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Rebellion

By Karen Sandler