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Award-winning Book Lists

This guide lists some of the children & young adult books available via Copley Library or Circuit.

About the Award

National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) established the Carter G. Woodson Book Awards for the most distinguished books appropriate for young readers that depict ethnicity in the United States. First presented in 1974, this award is intended to “encourage the writing, publishing, and dissemination of outstanding social studies books for young readers that treat topics related to ethnic minorities and race relations sensitively and accurately.”--from website

Carter G. Woodson Book Award and Honor Winners