Kids Books - Historical Books

I Survived #4: I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941

By Lauren Tarshis
14 ratings16 reviews
  • vivian2002
    I love this book! It is about a boy who lives in pearl harbor and his experience of the bomb hitting Pearl Harbor. This book is a page-turner! I certainly recommend it!

Woods Runner

By Gary Paulsen
3 ratings7 reviews
  • b21
    I thought this book was truly incredible. Samuel was just a kid living the Revolutionary War time period when his parents got kidnapped by the British. Samuel went on a journey to save his parents. He met new friends like Abner, who helped a lot, and Annie, a sweet young girl who is now his siste...

President Lincoln Assassinated!!: The Firsthand Story of the Murder, Manhunt, Tr: (A Special Publication of The Library of America)

By Harold Holzer
1 ratings1 reviews
  • bookloover
    bookloover44 stars
    abe licoln was a good presidents he helpde the slaves go free.


By Brian Selznick
76 ratings94 reviews
  • teacher_2466
    I am loving this book! It is so unique in that there are two stories being told simultaneously. I enjoy how one is with words and the other with pictures. This book is really making me think and use all of the reading strategies we've learned this year. I can't wait to finish and see if our t...

Turtle in Paradise

By Jennifer L. Holm
46 ratings48 reviews
  • rainsplash_64
    Awesome book! 😄 an, "i never saw it coming, but i thought of it" ending, and i really like it. There's a girl named turtle whos mom has a jog as a cleaning lady, and they move around. Then there is this one woman who deosn't like kids, so she says,"miss, if this kid deosnt leave, you lose the job...

I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

By Lauren Tarshis
27 ratings41 reviews
  • 5bsanderson
    5bsanderson44 stars
    A boy named Chet lives in a peaceful town and works at his uncles diner. One day his friends invite him to go swimming in the local creek. His whole life will be changed. He saw a sharks fin coming down the creek and yells "Sharks in the water!" But nobody listens. Chet dives in to pull out his f...

The Silver Bowl

By Diane Stanley
2 ratings1 reviews
  • happypug12
    happypug1244 stars
    Enchanting and unique. Don't be fooled by it's mild mannered exterior - it's packed with action.

Dog Tags #1: Semper Fido

By C. Alexander London
1 ratings1 reviews
  • ldadey
    ldadey55 stars
    i read this book and its pack with adventure and twist if some body ask if they should reed this book i wouled say yes

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

By Brian Selznick
194 ratings260 reviews
  • DOODLER171
    In this book, Brian Selznick does an outstanding job capturing each and every emotion within this book and turning it into the awe-striking illustration that just adds to the buildup of suspense created within every page. As a young boy, Hugo Cabret spends most of his young childhood with his bel...

On the Wings of Heroes (Thorndike Literacy Bridge Middle Reader)

By Richard Peck
2 ratings2 reviews
  • monster125
    monster12522 stars
    i am reading this book because in my class at my really nice teacher Mrs.Wolfe told us to read it.She said it was a really good book so that's why i'm reading On The Wings Of Heros.

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