Historical Fiction for Kids

Chickadee (Birchbark House Series) – Louise Erdrich

One Came Home – Amy Timberlake

Maniac Magee – Jerry Spinelli

The Broken Blade and Blackwater Ben – William Durbin

Little House on the Prairie (Series) – Laura Ingalls Wilder

Number the Stars – Lois Lowry

Kaspar the Titanic Cat – Michael Morpurgo

Caddie Woodlawn – Carol Ryrie Brink

Once On This Island (Trilogy) – Gloria Whelan

Miracles on Maple Hill – Virginia Sorensen

Elijah of Buxton – Christopher Paul Curtis

Walk Two Moons – Sharon Creech

American Girl Series

Dear America Series

A Gathering of Days – Joan W. Blos

An Eagle to the Wind – Mel Ellis

Bronze Bow and

Witch of Blackbird Pond – Elizabeth George Speare

The King’s Fifth – Scott O’Dell

Calico Bush – Rachel Field

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry – Mildred Taylor

Rifles for Watie – Harrold Keith

Stowaway – Karen Hesse

Sarah Plain and Tall (Series) – Patricia MacLachlan

Maggie’s Door and Nory Ryan’s Song – Patricia Reilly Giff