Collection: Best Social Studies Books for Kids

Your kids will love these teacher-recommended picture books about social studies topics. They are great for preschool, kindergarten, first and second grade students. You can use them as read-alouds, during guided reading instruction, or for independent reading practice. No matter how you use them, your kids will love the engaging texts and beautiful illustrations. Once you find a book you want, you can look for it in your home, classroom, local library, or purchase it directly on Amazon. We do our best to keep the list updated, but prices are subject to change at any time without notification. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. As always, happy teaching! 
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  • I Can Save the Earth! (Ages:4-6)
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  • The Adventures of an Aluminum Can (Ages:4-6)
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  • The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle (Ages:4-6)
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  • The Night Before the Fourth of July (Ages:4-8)
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  • What If Everybody Did That? (Ages:3-7)
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  • Presidents' Day (Ages:4-8)
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  • When Penny Met POTUS (Ages:4-9)
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  • Smart About the Presidents (Ages:5-9)
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  • Why Should I Recycle? (Ages:4-8)
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  • Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe... (Ages:3-7)
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  • We Planted a Tree (Ages:3-7)
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  • Wangari's Trees of Peace (Ages:4-7)
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  • My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ages:4-8)
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  • My Teacher for President (Ages:5-8)
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  • Memorial Day (Ages:5-7)
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  • Heart and Soul (Ages:6-10)
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  • Marching with Aunt Susan (Ages:6-9)
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  • Beatrice's Goat (Ages:4-8)
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  • If I Ran For President (Ages:4-8)
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  • Apple Pie Fourth of July (Ages:4-7)
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  • Seeds of Freedom (Ages:5-8)
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  • Looking at Lincoln (Ages:5-8)
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  • If You Were a Kid During the Civil Rights Movement (Ages:6-9)
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  • Martin's Big Words (Ages:5-8)
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  • America: A Patriotic Primer (Ages:4-8)
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  • I Pledge Allegiance (Ages:3-7)
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  • America Is... (Ages:6-9)
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  • If A Bus Could Talk (Ages:5-9)
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  • Blue Sky White Stars (Ages:4-8)
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  • Alaska's Dog Heroes (Ages:6-9)
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  • Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged! (Ages:5-9)
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  • Her Right Foot (Ages:6-9)
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  • Rosa (Ages:4-8)
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  • She Persisted (Ages:4-8)
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  • Side by Side (Ages:4-8)
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  • I Am Earth: An Earth Day Book for Kids (Ages:4-7)
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  • Our 50 States (Ages:4-8)
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  • Let the Children March (Ages:6-9)
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  • Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters (Ages:6-10)
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