Recommended Reading

Historical Fiction

  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • The Fire Eaters by David Almond
  • American Girl (series)
  • Hard Gold by Avi
  • The Copper Treasure by Melvin Burgess
  • Blood on the River by Elisa Carbone
  • Saving Grace by Pricilla Cummings
  • Just Like Martin by Ossie Davis
  • Dear America (series)
  • My Last Skirt by Linda Durrant
  • The Education of Patience Goodspeed by Heather Vogel Frederick
  • The Eternal Spring of Mr. Ito by Sheila Garrigue
  • Lily’s Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff
  • The Truth About Sparrows by Marian Hale
  • Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
  • My Lady Pocahontas by Kathleen V. Kudlinski
  • Catch a Tiger by the Toe by Ellen Levine
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLauchlan
  • Run Away Home by Patricia C. McKissack
  • Scraps of Time (series) by Patricia C. McKissack
  • How I Found the Strong by Margaret McMullan
  • Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine Patterson
  • Thin Wood Walls by David Patneaude
  • Trouble Don’t Last by Shelley Pearsall
  • Lost in America by Marilyn Sachs
  • Sisters of the Sword by Maya Snow
  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
  • I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Treviño
  • Cabin on Trouble Creek by Jean van Leeuwen
  • After the Train by Gloria Whelan
  • Red Moon at Sharpsburg by Rosemary Wells
  • Little Audrey by Ruth White
  • Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Counting On Grace by Elizabeth Winthrop
  • Bat 6 by Virginia Euwer Wolff
  • My Name is Sally Little Song by Brenda Woods
  • Dragonwings by Laurence Yep
  • Dear Papa by Anne Yivisaker

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