Paired Text Lists

Subject area – Social Studies

Below is a book list containing pairs of text (fiction and non fiction) which address some of the common topics taught during social studies in primary classrooms.
The embedded word document includes a sample list of paired texts (fiction and non fiction). Each pair of texts is correlated to an Illinois State standard in social studies.

You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer! by Shana Corey
Amelia Bloomer by Mary Lickteig

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendack
Maurice Sendack by Eric Braun

Boss of the Plains: The Hat That Won the West by Laurie Carlson
Lewis and Papa: Adventure on the Santa Fe Trail by Barbara Joosse

Community Workers
I Stink! by Kate and Jim McMullan
A Day in the Life of a Garbage Collector by Nate LeBoutillier

Country Studies
Cherry Tree by Ruskin Bond
India by Michael Dahl