• 7th Grade Social Studies Suggested Reading for Quarters 1 & 2

    (These books were identified by the textbook publisher)


    National Parks of America, by David Muench, Stewart L. Udall, and James R. Udall (Grade 7 reading level)

    The Mississippi River, by Tim McNeese (Grade 8 reading level)

    We Are Americans: Voice of the Immigrant Experience, by Dorothy Hoobler and Thomas Hoobler (Grade 7 reading level)

    The Signers: The 56 Stories Behind the Declaration of Independence, by Dennis Brindell Fradin (Grade 6 reading level)

    A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620, by Kathryn Lasky (Grade 7 reading level)

    Constitution Translated for Kids, by Cathy Travis (Grade 6 reading level)

    Creating the Constitution: 1787, by Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier (Grade 7 reading level)

    The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation, by Jonathan Hennessey and Aaron McConnell (Grade 8 reading level)

    Dred and Harriet Scott: A Family’s Struggle for Freedom, by Gwenyth Swain  (Grade 7 reading level)

    A Kid’s Guide to America’s Bill of Rights, by Kathleen Krull (Grade 8 reading level)

    Is There a Woman in the House . . . or Senate?, by Bryna J. Fireside (Grade 6 reading level)

    Henry B. Gonzalez: Congressman of the People, by Brenda Haugen (Grade 7 reading level)

    Political Profiles: John Lewis, by Kerrily Sapet (Grade 8 reading level)

    The White House: An Illustrated History, by Catherine O’Neill Grace (Grade 7 reading level)

    Our Country’s Presidents, by Ann Bausum (Grade 8 reading level)

    Thurgood Marshall: Civil Rights Attorney and Supreme Court Justice, by Mark Rowh (Grade 6 reading level)

    The Judicial Branch: Interpreting America’s Laws, by Hamed Medani (Grade 7 reading level)

    The Terrorist Trail of the 1993 Bombing of the World Trade Center: A Headline Court Case, by Michael J. Pellowski (Grade 8 reading level)

    Government: How Local, State, and Federal Government Works, by Mark D. Friedman (Grade 6 reading level)

    State Government, by Ernestine Giesecke (Grade 7 reading level)

    The Executive Branch of State Government: People, Process, and Politics, by Margaret R. Ferguson, ed. (Grade 8 reading level)