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

By Lauren Tarshis
10 ratings31 reviews
  • BOB
    Could an entire city really burn to the ground? Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the heart of the big city, but in the middle of a terrible fire! No one knows exactly how it began, but one thing is clear: Chicago is like a giant powder keg ...

Dead End in Norvelt

By Jack Gantos
32 ratings42 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...

Cheaper by the Dozen

By Frank B. Gilbreth, Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
1 ratings2 reviews
  • athleticamazin
    Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey is such an amazing book! I loved it! **Spoiler Alert** it is really sad though when the dad dies at the end because he was such a funny and sweet character!

Rebel McKenzie

By Candice Ransom
2 ratings3 reviews
  • happydance2015
    this book is amazing it always brings me joy when i read it i love this book i would reccomend it to any other person who loves comedy and a lot of drama love this book xoxo to the author

Chinese Cinderella: The true story of an unwanted daughter

By Adeline Yen Mah
8 ratings13 reviews
  • thumsup
    thumsup3 stars
    The main character of this book is the author, and she talks about her childhood through a girl whose family doesn't love her. It doesn't concern a glass slipper, mind you, but the reason why Adeline is disliked is because her mother died giving birth to her. This book is about her trying to ap...

Rory's Promise (Hidden Histories)

By Michaela MacColl, Rosemary Nichols
0 ratings1 reviews
  • candyexpress
    This book is super interesting. I usually don't enjoy historical fiction book, but this one just changed it all. It's really interesting. Don't let it fool you to be those books that just write straight-forward stories. This is awesome!

A Brave Boy and A Good Soldier: John C.C. Hill and the Texas Expedition to Mier

By Mary Margaret McAllen Amberson
0 ratings1 reviews
  • Haley
    I have a question about the book... who were the "fire eaters"?

Caddie Woodlawn

By Carol Ryrie Brink
6 ratings6 reviews
  • kell-bell
    kell-bell5 stars
    I love this book! I haven't read it all, but I read the back and it was so cool. I got interested and now I am almost halfway through. This book is a story about the life and adventures of a girl named Caddie Woodlawn. When caddie moved to the edge of the forest from Bostian, she was so weak and ...

Little House on the Prairie

By Laura Ingalls Wilder
27 ratings21 reviews
  • Stacie
    Little House On The Prairie was about a girl named Laura and her life in the Indian territory. The Indians start talking about killing Laura's family, but another Indian tribe comes and saves them. Laura gets in a lot of trouble, but sometimes she does good deeds too. Mary is mature and older. Wh...

One Crazy Summer (Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction (Awards))

By Rita Williams-Garcia
21 ratings26 reviews
  • teacher_2035
    One Crazy Summer is about three sisters who travel to Oakland, California to visit their mother who left them when they were young. It takes place in the 1960s during the Civil Rights Movement. Their poet mother is not very friendly to the girls and doesn't seem to want them around. The sisters s...

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