Level 8 Unit 10
Social Studies: The American Southwest


The Southwest
by Thomas G. and Virginia Aylesworth
An overview of the history and culture of southwestern states.
  Tucket's Ride
by Gary Paulsen
The protagonist searches for his family in the American Southwest.


Sing Down the Moon
by Scott O'Dell
A girl remembers when her Navajo tribe was forced to leave its home.
  America's Wilderness
by Ansel Adams and John Muir
A glimpse of the Southwest through Muir's writings and Adams's photographs.


Empires Lost and Won
by Albert Marrin
This survey traces the history of the American Southwest through the mid-nineteenth century.
  The Life and Death of Crazy Horse
by Russell Freedman
Biography of the famous Sioux leader.


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