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
The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure Sandler, Martin W 978.8 San Intermediate (6-8) 2013 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
The Camping Trip that Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and our National Parks Rosenstock, Barb 979.4 Ros Elementary (3-5) 2013 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
Mysterious Bones: The Story of Kenewick Man Kirkpatrick, Katherine 979.7 Kir 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