The popular Social Studies Connects series links history, geography, civics and economics to kids’ daily lives. Featuring stories with diverse characters who face situations young readers can relate to, these books support reading and social studies skills including researching, inferring, comparing, and communication. An activity to stimulate curiosity about the world is included in each book!
What a campout! Gus brings a granola bar. Mickey brings a TV! But who brought the tent? Both boys learn a lot about wants versus needs in one unforgettable day in the woods. (Social Studies Topic: Economics/Wants & Needs)
About the Author
Eleanor May is the author of many books for Kane Press, including several titles in the Mouse Math and Math Matters series. She lives with her family in eastern Pennsylvania. Blanche Sims has illustrated scores of books for children, including the books in Patricia Reilly Giff’s Polk Street School series and those in the Oliver and Company series by Page McBrier. She lives in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.