Kids Books - Historical Books

The Luck of the Buttons

The Luck of the Buttons

By Anne Ylvisaker
2.89
9 ratings11 reviews
  • snicker9
    snicker944 stars
    The Luck of the Buttons is about a young girl namesTugs Button. Her family is famous for the fact that they are simply not lucky. But then things keep going Tugs' way, and she is determined to be different from her family members. Then a stranger shows up, charming everyone with his desire to ope...
Marie Antoinette: Princess of Versailles, Austria-France, 1769 (The Royal Diaries)

Marie Antoinette: Princess of Versailles, Austria-France, 1769 (The Royal Diaries)

By Kathryn Lasky
5.0
1 ratings2 reviews
  • parker818332
    parker81833255 stars
    This book of Marie Antoinette is a great book , It's a mix of history, fiction, and romance. great book really should read it , good luck :) :) :) :)
The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

By Brian Selznick
4.64
198 ratings272 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...
The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll's History and Her Impact on Us

The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll's History and Her Impact on Us

By Tanya Lee Stone
5.0
2 ratings6 reviews
  • chrystal13
    chrystal1355 stars
    This book is really interesting! My mom collected barbies when she was younger, and it's fun to try to identify the barbies that she had with the ones in the book. I really like the pictures as well. I don't rate many books 5 stars, so that's something right there :)
The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill

The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill

By Megan Frazer Blakemore
1.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • sushi321
    sushi32111 star
    I just read this book and it was boring
Wonderstruck

Wonderstruck

By Brian Selznick
4.48
86 ratings123 reviews
  • lizard4
    lizard455 stars
    The teacher read this book to us a long time ago. So much discription! I love it. 5 stars! I love how 2 stories are combined and simalar to each other! I like these kinds of books because they tell the stories in pictures and in words very discriptivly. Ben goes looking for his father but his mot...
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Kelly, Jacqueline)

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Kelly, Jacqueline)

By Jacqueline Kelly
4.3
44 ratings48 reviews
  • snicker9
    snicker944 stars
    This was an interesting story about a young girl in the early 1900's who is learning her place in the world. In this story Calpurunia is the only girl in a family with six brothers. As she comes to understand her grandfather as a teacher, she also struggles with her mother. Her mother wants her t...
The Great American Dust Bowl

The Great American Dust Bowl

By Don Brown
5.0
1 ratings2 reviews
  • tickytorts
    tickytorts55 stars
    This book is important to know because of how dust bowls occurred in some states. There was no water for a long time while it happened. Read this book to find out how this all happened! I like this book because it tells about dust bowls and the dust bowl is a ty...
The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate

By Jacqueline Kelly
0 ratings1 reviews
  • kjtennis
    Oh my gosh, I want to read this book SO bad!
The Maze of Bones (39 Clues, No. 1)

The Maze of Bones (39 Clues, No. 1)

By Rick Riordan
4.36
138 ratings131 reviews
  • katjune62
    katjune6255 stars
    My mom started reading these books and got SO into them, she bought the whole series. She tried to persuaid me into reading them, but I didn't have time, so I refused. A few months later, I decided to give the first one a try because I needed a book for my reading homework. At first I just read ...

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