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Carter G. Woodson Winners for 2010

FullWoodsonSeal.jpgNational Council for the Social Studies proudly announces the Carter G. Woodson Book Award and Honor Books for 2010. These works have been chosen as the most distinguished social science books depicting ethnicity in the United States for young readers. The awards will be presented at the 90th NCSS Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado.


Elementary Winner
Woodson_ShiningStarElementryWinner.jpgShining Star: The Anna May Wong Story by Paula Yoo and illustrated by Lin Wang. Published by Lee & Low Books Inc.

Elementary Honor
Woodson_BadNewsFin.jpgBad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and illustrations by R. Gregory Christie. Published by Carolrhoda Books, a Division of Lerner

Middle Level Winner
Woodson_ClaudetteMiddleWinner.jpgClaudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose. Published by Melanie Kroupa Books

Middle Honor
Woodson_WithOneSkyMiddleHonor.jpgWith One Sky Above Us: The Story of Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce Indians by Nancy Plain. Published by Mondo Publishing

Secondary Winner
Woodson_Denied2ndWinner.jpgDenied, Detained, Deported: Stories From the Dark Side of American Immigration by Ann Bausum. Published by the National Geographic Society

Secondary Honor
Woodson_AngLee2ndHonor.jpgAng Lee by Clifford W. Mills. Published by Chelsea House Publishers

Click here to see past years winners.