500 – Pure Science

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
Science by design : construct a boat, catapult, glove, and greenhouse TERC 507.1 S35 Intermediate (6-8) 2014 SB&F Best list
Galapagos : a natural history Nicholls, Henry 508.8 Nic Advanced (9-12) 2014 SB&F Best List
Buried glory : portraits of Soviet scientists 509.2 Har Advanced (9-12) 2014 SB&F Best List
Boltzmann's Tomb: Travels in Search of Science Green, Bill 500 Gre Advanced (9-12)
The Farthest Shore: A 21st Century Guide to Space Pelton, Joseph N.; Buckley, Angelia P. 500.5 Far Advanced (9-12)
We Dare You! Hundreds of Fun Science Bets, Challenges, and Experiments You Can Do at Home Cobb, Vicki; Darling, Kathy 507.8 Cob Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8)
Don't Be Such a Scientist: Talking Substance in an Age of Style Olso, Randy 501.4 Ols Advanced (9-12)
Every Season Rotner, Shelley; Woodhull, Anne Love 508.2 Rot Primary (K-2), Elementary (3-5) Additional Resources
Why Sh*t Happens: The Science of a Really Bad Day Bentley, Peter J. 502 Ben
100 Greatest Science Discoveries of All Time Haven, Hendall 509 Hav Intermediate (6-8), Advanced (9-12)

920 – Biography and Genealogy

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
They Were Strong and Good Lawson, Robert 920 Law Elementary (3-5) 1941 Caldecott Award
Abraham Lincoln d'Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar Parin 921 Lin Elementary (3-5) 1940 Caldecott Award

930 – History of Ancient World

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
A Street through Time: A 12,000-Year Walk through History Noon, Steve 936 Noo Elementary (3-5) 2013 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People

940 – General History of Europe

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850 Bartoletti, Susan Campbell 941.5 Bar Elementary (3-5) 2002 Silbert Award
Sir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado Aronson, Marc 942 Aro Elementary (3-5) 2001 Silbert Award
The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler Giblin, James Cross 943 Gib Advanced (9-12) 2003 Silbert Award

950 – General History of Asia

960 – History of Africa

970 – History of North America

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
Their skeletons speak : Kennewick man and the Paleoamerican world Walker, Sally M 970 Wal Elementary (3-5) 2013 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
Queen of the Falls Allsburg, Chris Van 971.3 Van Elementary (3-5) 2012 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Nelson, Kadir 973 Nel Elementary (3-5) 2012 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America Pinkney, Andrea Davis 973 Pin Elementary (3-5) 2013 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
So You Want to be President? St. George, Judith 973 StG Elementary (3-5) 2001 Caldecott Award
Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candlemaker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty Freedman, Russell 973.3 Fre Advanced (9-12) 2013 SB&F Best List
Looking at Lincoln Kalman, Maira 973.7 Kal Elementary (3-5) 2013 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy Marrin, Albert 974.7 Mar Elementary (3-5) 2012 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
Born and Bred in the Great Depression Winter, Jonah 976.4 Win Elementary (3-5) 2012 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
Saga of the Sioux Brown, Dee 978 Zim Elementary (3-5) 2012 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People

980 – History of South America

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
Anthropologist : scientist of the people Batten, Mary 989.2 Bat