Kids Books - Historical Books

Wonderstruck

Wonderstruck

By Brian Selznick
4.48
86 ratings120 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
4.11
35 ratings37 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 Maze of Bones (39 Clues, No. 1)

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

By Rick Riordan
4.4
134 ratings123 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 ...
I Survived #9: I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944

I Survived #9: I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944

By Lauren Tarshis
4.78
9 ratings12 reviews
  • gojira101
    gojira10155 stars
    This book is so cool!It's about a Jewish boy and his sister who are trying to survive the deadly invasion of the Nazi soldiers.I decided to read it because I collect the I Survived series at home.
I Survived #7: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863

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

By Lauren Tarshis
4.4
10 ratings4 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...
Book of the Dead (TombQuest)

Book of the Dead (TombQuest)

By Michael Northrop
4.09
11 ratings7 reviews
  • snicker9
    snicker944 stars
    The main character of this book is Alex. He has a life-threatening medical condition, and so every day the middle-school-er goes to work with his mom at the museum. One day he comes very close to dying, until his mom saves him with a magic book, one of the artifacts. But then evil spirits are rel...
Inside Out and Back Again

Inside Out and Back Again

By Thanhha Lai
4.51
76 ratings110 reviews
  • kiwikorilakkuma
    I read this book at least 5 times. It's that good. Before I continue, I should say that I really enjoy Historical-Fiction books, so this review might turn out to be highly opinionated on that. This book is written in verse, and it's probably my first book that I have read that is written in verse...
Willow Run

Willow Run

By Patricia Reilly Giff
5.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • summerstar
    summerstar55 stars
    Willow Run is a great book. In the story, Meggie is hoping that her brother Eddie will come back from the war. She lives in Rockaway, New York. Her Grandpa is a Nazi. One day some boys painted a swastika on her Grandpa's window. Meggie tried to hide it, but then disaster struck. Meggie's father h...
The Lilac Tunnel: My Journey with Samantha (American Girl Beforever Journey)

The Lilac Tunnel: My Journey with Samantha (American Girl Beforever Journey)

By Erin Falligant
5.0
13 ratings34 reviews
  • bibliophile
    This was a pretty awesome book out there especially if you like American Girl Dolls or book. Meet Samantha, you basically control what she does... to me that's pretty cool... you choose the fate and the book basically tells you what page to turn... YOU CONTROL SAMANTHA'S LIFE AND FUTURE... to me ...
Turtle in Paradise

Turtle in Paradise

By Jennifer L. Holm
4.28
47 ratings49 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...

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