Notable Tradebooks for Young People 2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People (NCSS member login required) The following books were inadvertently left off of the printed list, but have been included in the online list: Seeds of Freedom by Hester Bass, published by Candlewick Press, and Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees by Franck Prévot, published by Charlesbridge. Download pdfs of previous Notables (by year) that are attached at the bottom of this page. The books that appear in these annotated book lists were evaluated and selected by a Book Review Committee appointed by National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and assembled in cooperation with the Children's Book Council (CBC). NCSS and CBC have cooperated on this annual bibliography since 1972.
Best Books for Students and Classroom Teaching Themes Best Books for... Be sure to check out our other Best Book archives:Best Books for Educators' Professional DevelopmentBest Books for Parents and ParentingBest Books for School Leaders ABC Books Alphabet Â Â See ABC Books American Revolution Bibliotherapy for Teens: Health/Mental Illness By Erin E. Moulton on November 6, 2014 It’s been a quiet day at the reference desk at the rural public library where I work, but the hum begins to pick up as the afternoon wears on. Teens drift in, looking for books, movies, and video games. One of my regulars approaches me. He comes up to the desk once a month or so, and always for the same reason.
How to Assess Books for Relevance to ELLs In this excerpt from English Language Learners: The Essential Guide, ELL researchers David and Yvonne Freeman offer a comprehensive set of tips for choosing culturally relevant books in the ELL classroom. They also offer a number of book recommendations and a rubric that teachers and students can use to determine whether a book is culturally relevant. Question #1: Are the characters in the story like you and your family? I Love Saturdays and domingos Francisco is a third-grade bilingual teacher working with Hispanic children in a small city on the California coast. He recently received Ada's I Love Saturdays and domingos (Ada, 2002) as a gift because he and his Anglo wife have a four-year-old daughter.
2016 University Press Books Selected for Public and Secondary School Libraries General Information Ratings Given to Each Book Each title has one or two sets of ratings, one from an AASL reviewer, one from a RUSA/CODES reviewer, or both. Notable Social Studies This is an annual project of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the CBC.This bibliography features K-12 annotated titles published in the previous calendar year, selected by a book review committee appointed by the NCSS. Selection Process The selection committee looks for books that 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.
Young Adult Award Winners Looking for great teen books? Look no further than YALSA's Book Awards and Selected Booklists. While these books have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, the award-winning titles and the titles on YALSA's selected lists span a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage adults to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their families.
Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) 2016 Book and Media Awards 2017 ALSC Book & Media Award winners Watch the 2016 Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder Awards Banquet 2016 Award Acceptance Speeches