35 Historical Stories for Children.


Historical fiction for school-age children. 35 Books Compiled by the Children’s Services Staff at Monroe County Public Library

1. Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm (Amazon)


2. Lyddie by Katherine Paterson (Amazon)


3. Smith by Leon Garfield (Amazon)


4. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (Amazon)


5. The Kite Fighters by Linda Sue Park (Amazon)


6. The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great by Gerald Morris (Amazon)


7. The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich (Amazon)


8. The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (Amazon)


9. Morning Girl by Michael Dorris (Amazon)


10. Adam & Thomas by Aharon Appelfeld (Amazon)


11. Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan (Amazon)


12. The Star Maker by Laurence Yep (Amazon)


13. One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia (Amazon)


14. Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai (Amazon)


15. Dinosaur Hunter by Elaine Marie Alphin (Amazon)


16. Salt: A Story of Friendship in a Time of War by Helen Frost (Amazon)


17. Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek: A Tall, Thin Tale (introducing his forgotten frontier friend) by Deborah Hopkinson (Amazon)


18. Mr. Tucket by Gary Paulsen (Amazon)


19. The Mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis (Amazon)


20. Catherine Called Birdy by Karen Cushman (Amazon)


21. The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine (Amazon)


22. Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan (Amazon)


23. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare (Amazon)


24. Countdown by Deborah Wiles (Amazon)


25. The Marvels by Brian Selznick (Amazon)


26. The Adventures of Sir Gawain the True by Gerald Morris (Amazon)


27. Around the World by Matt Phelan (Amazon)


28. Pirate Diary: The Journal of Jake Carpenter by Richard Platt (Amazon)


29. A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck (Amazon)


30. Escape by Night: A Civil War Adventure by Laurie Myers (Amazon)


31. Breaking Stalin’s Nose by Eugene Yelchin (Amazon)


32. Heart of a Samurai: Based on the True Story of Manjiro Nakahama by Margi Preus (Amazon)


33. Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk (Amazon)


34. Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson (Amazon)


35. Sophia’s War: A Tale of the Revolution by Avi (Amazon)


Source: https://mcpl.info/staff-picks/Historical%20Stories


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