Recommended Reading by Virginia Librarians for Middle Grade Social Studies

Bibliography of fiction and nonfiction published between 2008-2018 to extend curriculum topics of WWII, Civil Rights, Immigration and Refugees.

Criteria for Inclusion

  • 7th grade SOL history curriculum topics (WWII-today)
  • 2008-2018 copyright dates•
  • Award winners & Starred Reviews 
  • Powerful Primary Sources
  • Unique point of view, especially from young people
  • Little-known stories of events and people
  • Recommended and used by school librarians

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