Kids Books - Historical Books

The Diary of a Young Girl

By Anne Frank
15 ratings24 reviews
  • bibliophile
    I read this book and it was so... I don't know... so meaningful to life...The time period is about during the Holocaust or World War 2, anyways it talks about Adolf Hitler starting to get popular and is annoyed about how the Jewish are, look like, etc... Adolf tells all the Jewish people to wear ...


By Joyce Moyer Hostetter
2 ratings3 reviews
  • audreyjohnson
    I couldn't put this book down!! It took place in the 1940's. In the story, Ann Fay's father went off to war, and she and her brother, Bobby, both got Polio. In the hospital, Ann Fay made friends with a black girl named Imogene, and Bobby died from the Polio.

The Apprentices

By Maile Meloy
2 ratings3 reviews
  • ninacreekside
    Janie Scott continues her adventures with Benjamin Burrows when he finds a way to communicate with Janie. Benjamin saves Janie and Janie saves Benjamin right back. Read this book to find out what will happen to Benjamin and Janie next!

Forge (Thorndike Press Large Print Literacy Bridge Series)

By Laurie Halse Anderson
6 ratings4 reviews
  • majorerika6
    My friend and i read this book we loved it we also read Forge and I'm waiting for the third book Ashes (comes out in March 2014 i know its a long time) its about the african slave and what she experiences.

Al Capone Does My Shirts

By Gennifer Choldenko
8 ratings10 reviews
  • rozeb
    I think that this is one of my favorite books ever! I love the part where his 'friend' starts this washing service, 'to have your shirts cleaned by Al Capone,' a convict in Alcatraz. Meanwhile, his sister, Natalie who has autism falls in love with a convict who is almost going to be released from...

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

By Linda Sue Park
15 ratings17 reviews
  • rimti
    rimti5 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...

Street Fighter. Simon Scarrow (Gladiator)

By Simon Scarrow
1 ratings1 reviews
  • lucian88
    lucian885 stars
    It's so interesting and enjoyable.

Al Capone Does My Homework

By Gennifer Choldenko
2 ratings2 reviews
  • xgispzx
    xgispzx5 stars
    I finished this book a couple of days ago, and it is extremely extremely awesome, its so good that i finished it in just about two days!

The Long Winter

By Laura Ingalls Wilder
4 ratings2 reviews
  • rainingsunshine
    This is probably my favorite of all the little house books, I highly suggest reading this,. (but read the ones leading up to it first)

Crispin: the Cross of Lead: The Cross of Lead

By Avi
2 ratings1 reviews
  • laney797
    laney7974 stars
    In Crispin: the cross of lead by AVI, a young peasent named Crispin is living a horrid life. Crispin then finds out who his terrible father is along with an amazing friend named Bear. Crispin and Bear go on journey and find meaning in there life.....

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