Social Studies and History Children's Books for PreK-Grade 2

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Diverse and Inclusive Social Studies and History Books 

From community and citizenship to health and safety, LEE & LOW has thematic collections designed with the grades preK–2 social studies curricula in mind. Our collections include both fiction and nonfiction that builds an understanding of key historical events and social studies concepts.

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El maíz de Quetzalcóatl

By Elena Castro

Illustrated by Mary Ramírez-Greene

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Los dos volcanes

By Elena Castro

Illustrated by John Martínez

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Danza Africana

By Patricia A. Keeler

Illustrated by Patricia A. Keeler

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Butterfly for a King

By Cindy Trumbore

Illustrated by Susan L. Roth

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Iguanas in the Snow and Other Winter Poems / Iguanas en la nieve y otros poemas de invierno

By Francisco Alarcón

Illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez

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Grandfather's Story Cloth

By Linda Gerdner

Illustrated by Stuart Loughridge

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Lily's New Home

By Paula Yoo

Illustrated by Shirley Ng-Benitez

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Surprise Moon

By Caroline Hatton

Illustrated by Felicia Hoshino

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Rafi and Rosi Pirates!

By Lulu Delacre

Illustrated by Lulu Delacre

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Yo tenía un hipopótamo

By Hector Viveros Lee

Illustrated by Hector Viveros Lee

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Selvakumar Knew Better

By Virginia Kroll

Illustrated by Xiaojun Li

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Piecing Earth and Sky Together

By Nancy Raines Day

Illustrated by Genna Panzarella

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To Swim in Our Own Pond

By Ngoc Dung Tran

Illustrated by Xuan-Quang Dang