Read Through Social Studies


Orphaned at Ellis Island by Elvira Woodruff

Dragon's Gate by Laurence Yep

Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

Industrial Revolution

So Far from Home by Barry Denenberg

The Bobbin Girl by Emily Arnold McCully

Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix

City of Orphans by Avi

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

        Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

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 Mildred D. Taylor

The Hope Chest by Karen Schwabach

The Watsons go to Birmingham-1963 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

    Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Smith

Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell