Kids Books - Historical Books

Inside Out and Back Again

By Thanhha Lai
63 ratings73 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...

I Survived The Shark Attacks Of 1916 (I Survived (Pb))

By Lauren Tarshis
1 ratings2 reviews
  • borntoswim
    This was a really fascinating book on the shark attacks. It was like a story but had some facts sewn in. I had no idea about the shark attacks but after reading this book i knew a lot more.

When I Was Young in the Mountains

By Cynthia Rylant
0 ratings1 reviews
  • edmodo-fkgruc7sbz
    I can remember hearing this book read to me when I was in elementary school. This is by far my most favorite Cynthia Rylant book.

Al Capone Does My Shirts

By Gennifer Choldenko
8 ratings11 reviews
  • melody
    this book is AMAZING..... Moose Flanagan and his family justed moved to Alcatraz and his dad worked as a guard. He has some friends or aquantainces named Piper, Jimmy, Theresa, and Annie. Moose's sister, Natalie, has autism and his mom is trying everything to help her. Instead Moose's relasionsh...

Moon Over Manifest

By Clare Vanderpool
15 ratings10 reviews
  • zorba
    zorba3 stars
    After reading this book I started to see the word 'manifest' everywhere, great word! READ IT!!!! It takes place in Manifest, Kansas. This book is about Abilene and Miss Sadie's, a diviner, stories of the past, the more Abilene hears the more she wants to make the town of Manifest know her story!!!!!

Nobody's Princess (Princesses of Myth)

By Esther Friesner
1 ratings1 reviews
  • zorba
    zorba4 stars
    Great book, the second one is great too!!!! This book DESERVES TO BE READ!!!! I loved Milo, he was my favorite!!! This book is pretty much the same as the story about Helen of Troy but this is about Helen of Sparta!!!!!! The second book is GREAT too!!!!

Nobody's Prize (Princesses of Myth)

By Esther Friesner
1 ratings1 reviews
  • zorba
    zorba4 stars
    This book DESERVES TO BE READ!!!! I loved Milo, he was my favorite!!! This is Helen of Sparta's story continued!!!! This is an EXCELLENT BOOK!!!!!!! This is the second book, read the first, then if you like it read this one!!!

Heart and Soul: The Story of Florence Nightingale

By Gena K. Gorrell
2 ratings2 reviews
  • klowee
    klowee5 stars
    I admire her super hard work in making the hospitals clean and her kind heart in helping the wounded soldiers get better. it's very sad that she didn't have good health herself.

Matisse the King of Color (Anholt's Artists Books for Children Series)

By Laurence Anholt
2 ratings3 reviews
  • klowee
    klowee4 stars
    I love art and I really like Matisse's painting. it's so nice of him to use his painting skill and raise money it fix the chapel.

Really Truly Ruthie (American Girl)

By Valerie Tripp
1 ratings1 reviews
  • awesomejf
    awesomejf4 stars
    I like the book because nothing stopped Ruthie from getting money from Auntie Millie. Charlie and Ruthie make friends so they get some help to Auntie Mllie's village.

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