Kids Books - Historical Books

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

By Lauren Tarshis
4.63
71 ratings86 reviews
  • 5kcoumerilh
    5kcoumerilh44 stars
    March.This book is about a boy named George that gets to go on the Titanic! He is finding all sorts of cool things to do on the big ship (but he always gets in trouble for them) like sliding down the main staircase banister or going to the 1st class baggage room to get a peek of an ancient prinnc...
I Survived #5: I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906

I Survived #5: I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906

By Lauren Tarshis
4.53
19 ratings24 reviews
  • linusg
    linusg55 stars
    I survied The San Franscisco Earthquake was awsome. It was like I was in the earthquake. I loved the similies writen when the earthquake just began to rumble. I also liked when the narator told the storys of grandpop. The book was scary, funny, and action packed. I recomend it to all my friends.
I Survived #7: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863

I Survived #7: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863

By Lauren Tarshis
4.33
9 ratings8 reviews
  • rosalina2458
    rosalina245855 stars
    The slave, Thomas wants to be free from the ranch. He and his sister, Birdie, have suffered way too much. One day they leave and get rescued by the Union who helps them throughout the trip. But now, the Confederacy has got them surrounded in the battlefield of Gettysburg. Will Thomas and his sist...
The War that Saved My Life

The War that Saved My Life

By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
4.25
8 ratings12 reviews
  • mjudge
    Ms. Judge55 stars
    I started reading on Amazon.com, where they let you Look Inside and I was hooked after reading the first chapter! I ordered it immediately and when it came in the mail I just sat down and read it in one sitting! If you want to read a story that mixes WWII history with a story of a young girl triu...
Dear America: Like the Willow Tree

Dear America: Like the Willow Tree

By Lois Lowry
4.5
2 ratings1 reviews
  • jumpforjoy
    jumpforjoy44 stars
    This book was really interesting. It is about a girl named Lydia who stays with a religious group of people named the Shakers, after her parents and baby sister die of the Spanish Influenza, a heart breaking disease which spread across the world very quickly because there were not enough doctors ...
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

By Linda Sue Park
4.63
35 ratings48 reviews
  • rimti
    rimti55 stars
    Just like "They poured fire on us from the sky", this is another book about the war in Sudan and the Lost Boys. Salva, a main character and a real life person who survived the War of Sudan by going to refugee camps miles and miles away from their villages. They walked for months, years and tons d...
I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 (I Survived #12)

I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 (I Survived #12)

By Lauren Tarshis
4.48
21 ratings19 reviews
  • zuberdoge
    "I Survived the Joplin Tornado" is about a kid called Dexter and while he was riding his bike and gets hit by a car but it was Docter Norman Gage the storm chaser.He invites Dexter to ride with him tomorrow.When the day comes he is exicited but after the detect a super cell they turn around but t...
No Ordinary Sound:  A Classic Featuring Melody (American Girl Beforever Classic)

No Ordinary Sound: A Classic Featuring Melody (American Girl Beforever Classic)

By Denise Lewis Patrick
3.0
5 ratings8 reviews
  • scigirlronni
    scigirlronni55 stars
    This book looks cool and awesome and also I would love to have it.I love American Girl and I'm a bookworm.Melody live during the Civil Rights Movement.She grew up in Detroit and she is so happy because she gets to see at the Youth Club at church.She gets help from her older sister and older broth...
May B.

May B.

By Caroline Starr Rose
4.33
3 ratings5 reviews
  • roygbv
    The book that I am reading is called MayB by:Caroline Starr Rose. This book takes place in the 19th century and it is about a 12 year old girl named Mavis Elizabeth Betterly (May B) who lives on the prairies of Kansas. Her parents send her 15 miles away from her home to help a neighbor with some ...
Echo

Echo

By Pam Munoz Ryan
4.88
8 ratings18 reviews
  • aub112705
    This book is about a German boy who is different from other kids. He has a birthmark on his face that makes him look like he is spotted. Kids make fun of him because of his birthmark, so his dad has decided to home-school him. It's during the time of Hitler. The boy's name is Frederick. Fred...

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