Kids Books - Historical Books

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

By Lauren Tarshis

4.39153 ratings212 reviews

  • 5kcoumerilh
    5kcoumerilh44 stars
    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...
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

By J.K. Rowling

4.81382 ratings268 reviews

  • sam1718
    sam171855 stars
    How do you think it would feel to be the only one to stop a being of pure evil? In the book Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling.The protagonist is Harry Potter a teenage wizard boy who lives with his aunt and uncle. They treat him like he doesnโ€™t even exist and his room is a...
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Al Capone Does My Shirts (Tales from Alcatraz)

Al Capone Does My Shirts (Tales from Alcatraz)

By Gennifer Choldenko

4.1748 ratings60 reviews

  • hannajuku
    hannajuku55 stars
    "Al Capone Does My Shirts" is a unique story about a twelve year old boy named Moose Flanagan. His family moves to the island of Alcatraz - where the nation's most dangerous criminals are kept - because his father got a job there as an electrician. Moose's older sister, Natalie, who is severely a...
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The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963

The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963

By Christopher Paul Curtis

4.4937 ratings57 reviews

  • eggcritic
    eggcritic33 stars
    I was assigned The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 for reading, and upon finishing, I became no better or worse than I was before. It is neither bad or good. Or, it can be simply described as "above mediocre." This is a good novel with good lessons and such, but it's not something I would pick up ...
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The War that Saved My Life

The War that Saved My Life

By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

4.7337 ratings44 reviews

  • artpanda
    artpanda55 stars
    The year is 1939 and Hitler is on the move. Ten-year-old Ada manages to slip out of her oppressive environs with her six-year-old brother Jamie to join other London children who are being evacuated to the countryside. The children are promised that the families awaiting their arrival will care fo...
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A Night Divided

A Night Divided

By Jennifer A. Nielsen

514 ratings13 reviews

  • hummingbird1
    hummingbird155 stars
    Gerta's family is split. Gerta, Gerta's mom, and one of Gerta's brothers are on the east side, and Gerta's dad and Gerta's other brother are on the west side. The wall divides them. Earlier that week, Gerta's brother and dad went over to the west side to look for work, but the wall went up before...
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Night of the Ninjas (Magic Tree House)

Night of the Ninjas (Magic Tree House)

By Mary Pope Osborne

4.516 ratings21 reviews

  • derekh
    why I will chose this book to read is because of the cover, cover is one of the most important thing that make reader decide choose which book, this cover have a lot of detail in the picture, like mouse sword little temple river and ninja. This book are talking about two kids went to ancient Japa...
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The Pearl (The Originals)

The Pearl (The Originals)

By JOHN STEINBECK

4.333 ratings6 reviews

  • turtlenicole
    turtlenicole55 stars
    In the land of La Paz (which translates to peace), and the name is completely ironic to the story. The city is separated into two parts; the City of Stone and Plaster is where the rich reside and the poor live in the huts living off of the meager money earned from selling pearls. The story follow...
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I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944 (I Survived #18)

I Survived the Battle of D-Day, 1944 (I Survived #18)

By Lauren Tarshis

56 ratings38 reviews

  • bacon_bitzz
    bacon_bitzz55 stars
    I haven't read this book yet, but I'm sure Lauren Tarshis did and AMAZING job on it.๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ I really enjoyed 1 to 17, so I can't wait till I get #18.
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One for Sorrow: A Ghost Story

One for Sorrow: A Ghost Story

By Mary Downing Hahn

4.754 ratings9 reviews

  • tacosforlife
    tacosforlife55 stars
    A young girl named Annie B. moves into a new town and goes to a school with only girls during World War I .Elsie claims her friendship between them and Annie finds the truth about her.Elsie is a liar, a traitor,and a German.Annie bullies Elsie along with other girls and soon, they find Elsie dea...
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