500 – Pure Science

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
The Illustrated Timeline of Science: A Crash Course in Words and Pictures Strickland, Sidney, PhD; Strickland, Eliza 509 Str Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8), Advanced (9-12)
Last-Minute Science Fair Projects: When Your Bunsen's not Burning, but the Clock's Really Ticking Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta 507.8 Bar Intermediate (6-8) Additional Resources
Sports Science Levine, Shar; Johnstone, Leslie 507 Lev Elementary (3-5) Additional Resources
Science Fair Season: Twelve Kids, A Robot Named Scorch and What It Takes To Win Dutton, Judy 507.8 Dut Advanced (9-12)
65 Short Mysteries You Solve with Science Yoder, Eric; Yoder, Natalie 500 Yod
Janice VanCleave's Big Book of Play and Find Out Science Projects VanCleave, Janice 507.8 Van Primary (K-2), Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8)
Dr. Art's Guide to Science: Connecting Atoms, Galaxies, and Everything in Between Sussman, Art 500 Sus
What are Opposites in Nature? Kalman, Bobbie 508 Kal Primary (K-2)
Robert Hooke: Creative Genius, Scientist, Inventor Gow, Mary 509.2 Gow Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8)
The Big Idea Science Book: Incredible Concepts That Show How Science Works in the Real World Gollon, Matilda 500 Big Elementary (3-5), 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