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History & Social Studies for Ages 8-10

History & Social Studies for Ages 8-10

 
This adventurous, historical fiction series will get your independent reader hooked on learning about the past!
Share this historical fiction series with your independent reader. These stories, written in diary format, will transport your child to some of the most important moments in history.
Use these books to teach your child about the history of Veterans Day and to honor our country's military heroes.
Kids can explore realistic fiction with I Survived. Each book in the series tells a thrilling story from history, through the eyes of a boy who lived to tell the tale.
Introduce the topic of war to your middle grade child on Memorial Day -- or any day.
Through contemporary stories and retellings of traditional myths, these books about native peoples emphasize the revelatory powers of Mother Nature and the tremendous strength of one's own spirit.
With themes such as immigration, family, and food, these books capture vivid Latin traditions in the U.S., Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America.
Honor America's birthday with fiction and nonfiction that promotes patriotism, encourages reflection, and enlivens history.
Find biographies of African Americans who made their mark and fiction that reflects the experiences of ordinary people.
Explore Asia's colorful literary presence with stories and folktales.
Explore the drama of campaigning and voting with these books.
Celebrate Women's History month with these books about inspiring women. Perfect for 8- to 10-year-old girls and boys!
Honor America's birthday with fiction and nonfiction that promotes patriotism, encourages reflection, and enlivens history.
Honor America's birthday with books that promote patriotism.

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