Kids Books - Historical Books

Dead End in Norvelt

By Jack Gantos
30 ratings39 reviews
  • borntoswim
    borntoswim5 stars
    Before reading this book I was a little skeptical, but it turned out to be an amazing book. I read it with my class, because the teacher assigned it to us and couldn't put it down. Though it isn't entirely true story, the author, Jack Gantos, used his name for the main character and some characte...

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

By Lauren Tarshis
44 ratings52 reviews
  • 5kcoumerilh
    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...

Who Was Anne Frank? (Who Was...? (PB))

By Ann Abramson
8 ratings12 reviews
  • 20skofman
    This book is about a girl named Anne Frank. During the world war || Anne and her family are trying to hide from a very terrible person named Hittler. For some crazy reason he hated the Jews and wanted to kill all of them. Anne and her family were Jewish. During the time of war Anne writes in her ...

Moon Over Manifest

By Clare Vanderpool
17 ratings13 reviews
  • 25
    Moon Over Manifest is a tale of community, understanding, and family, with a little bit of mystery mixed in. Strange people and events become less strange as this well-crafted puzzle comes together by the end of the novel. At the beginning of the book, Abilene's dad sends her away for the summ...

Infinity Ring Book 1: A Mutiny in Time

By James Dashner
11 ratings9 reviews
  • dipperpines87
    This is a time travel book. Which means it is awesome! I like books with time travel in them, or something relating to the past. That is one reason why I read these books. The books resemble the 39 clues in a way. In this book dark and sera have to save the world. In the 39 clues Dan and Amy have...

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

By Brian Selznick
190 ratings254 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...

I Survived #8: I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011

By Lauren Tarshis
4 ratings5 reviews
  • aorozco
    I did know there was a I survives book of Japanese tsunami witch I think this happened in 2011 I was 6

Hachiko Waits

By Leslea Newman, Machiyo Kodaira
1 ratings6 reviews
  • strowbridge
    I love the part when Yasuo gives the speech at the end and he's going to cry but he see's a little boy about his age when he first meet Hachiko, the little boy smiles at him and Yasuo smiles back : )

I Survived #11: I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871

By Lauren Tarshis
0 ratings4 reviews
  • aorozco
    I have not read this book ,but I think its interesting because of the cover and I really want to read it !!!

Babe & Me: A Baseball Card Adventure (Baseball Card Adventures)

By Dan Gutman
5 ratings2 reviews
  • beastboyyy4
    It is intresting he goes back in time and he almost dies it gives you around 30k you should read it

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