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

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

By Lauren Tarshis
4.62
26 ratings60 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 ...
Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents

Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents

By David Stabler
4.4
42 ratings66 reviews
  • bibliophile
    bibliophile33 stars
    I really enjoyed this captivating but informal story! I thought it was really similar to the Uncle John series and the National Geographic series, which you should check out these series if you enjoyed this awesome book! So this book had true stories of our U.S. president's childhood stories and ...
Arctic Drift (A Dirk Pitt Novel, #20) (Dirk Pitt Adventure)

Arctic Drift (A Dirk Pitt Novel, #20) (Dirk Pitt Adventure)

By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler
0 ratings1 reviews
  • genius1326
    Amazing! A long book, but not a waste of time, an action packed awesome book, where there are assassins, deaths, murder, but Cussler makes cool characters save the day, but makes it so action packed, it is scary.
Twelve Years a Slave: Plus Five American Slave Narratives, Including Life of Frederick Douglass, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Life of Josiah Henson, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Up From Slavery

Twelve Years a Slave: Plus Five American Slave Narratives, Including Life of Frederick Douglass, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Life of Josiah Henson, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Up From Slavery

By Frederick Douglass, Josiah Henson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Solomon Northup, Harriet Jacobs, Booker T. Washington, Timeless Reads
5.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • samster
    samster55 stars
    such a sad story but it was the truth of what happened all over the world because of their different colored skin all it was pretty much was a rally dark tan again if you like true stories and learning about slavery plus history I recommend this book
Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina

Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina

By Rodman Philbrick
4.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • pikachu06
    pikachu0644 stars
    This book takes place in New Orleans and narrates Zane's story and his trials after surviving Katrina Hurricaine.
Family Tree Book One: Better to Wish

Family Tree Book One: Better to Wish

By Ann M. Martin
5.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • nightfairy
    nightfairy55 stars
    I loved this book. It's about Abby Nichols who grows up in the Depression Era. She has many ups and downs in her life, and I liked reading about how she dealt with it all. She is so cool.
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Kelly, Jacqueline)

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Kelly, Jacqueline)

By Jacqueline Kelly
4.18
38 ratings43 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...
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation

Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation

By Duncan Tonatiuh
5.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • tickytorts
    tickytorts55 stars
    This book explains how the Mendez family fought segregation. Basically, it means that white people went to a clean, nice school when Mexican people went to a dirty school. Read how the Mendez dad fights segregation so all people can go to a clean, nice school. This book is important becaus...
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...
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...

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