500 – Pure Science

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
The Story of Science: Einstein Adds a New Dimension Hakim, Joy 509 Hak Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8), Advanced (9-12) Additional Resources
S is for Scientists Verstraete, Larry 500 Ver Primary (K-2), Elementary (3-5)
What in the Wild? Mysteries of Nature Concealed...and Revealed Schwartz, David; Schy, Yael 508 Sch Elementary (3-5)
Theo Gray's Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do at Home - But Probably Shouldn't Gray, Theodore 507.8 Gra Advanced (9-12)
World Book's Science & Nature Guides, 12 volumes 500 Wor
Stomp Rockets, Catapults, and Kaleidoscopes: 30+ Amazing Science Projects You Can Build for Less than $1 Gabrielson, Curt 507.8 Gab
Why does a ball bounce? 101 questions you never thought of asking Hart-Davis, Adam 500 Har
What Darwin Saw: The Journey that Changed the World Schanzer, Rosalyn 508.092 Sch Primary (K-2), Elementary (3-5) Additional Resources
How to Be a Scientist: Watch Out! Science Tools and Safety Glass, Susan 502.8 Gla
How to Be a Scientist: Analyze This! Understanding the Scientific Method Glass, Susan 507.2 Gla Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8)

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