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Historical fiction chapter books for kids that cover a wide variety of topics and time periods.

45+ Thrilling Historical Fiction Books for Kids

Thrilling Historical Fiction Books for Kids - Historical fiction chapter books for kids that cover a wide variety of topics and time periods.

A Little History Lesson "We Voted Him In"

She survived Hitler and wants to warn America - On the Front Lines of the Culture Wars

My favorite book as a pre-teen. I wanted to be Karana so bad - marooned on an island with no one else but my dog! Even then I was an introvert.

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell - I remember reading this when I was a child.

Found running wild in the forest of Ashton Place, the Incorrigibles are no ordinary children.  Mysteries abound at Ashton Place: Who are these three wild creatures, and how did they come to live in the vast forests of the estate? Why does Old Timothy, the coachman, lurk around every corner? Will Penelope the Governess be able to teach the Incorrigibles table manners and socially useful phrases in time for Lady Constance's holiday ball? And what on earth is a schottische?

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book I: The Mysterious Howling - Maryrose Wood

Ages 4-8, inventing

The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires will help you to initiate a conversation with about the importance of possessing a growth mindset. It's also a fantastic mentor text for writing workshop!

RL: S // During a school trip to Ellis Island, Dominick Avaro, a ten-year-old foster child, travels back in time to 1908 Italy and accompanies two young emigrants to America.

The Orphan of Ellis Island: A Time-Travel Adventure by Elvira Woodruff. During a school trip to Ellis Island, Dominick Avaro, a ten-year-old foster child, travels back in time to 1908 Italy and accompanies two young emigrants to America.

An outstanding list of books that will inspire imagination, adventure and memorable read aloud times!

50 Memorable Read-Aloud Books for Kids

An outstanding list of books that will inspire imagination, adventure and memorable read aloud times! Perfect for your home or classroom reading sessions.

“The best way of travel, however, if you aren't in any hurry at all, if you don't care where you are going, if you don't like to use your legs, if you don't want to be annoyed at all by any choice of directions, is in a balloon. In a balloon, you can decide only when to start, and usually when to stop. The rest is left entirely to nature.”

Winner of the 1948 Newbery Medal. Relates the incredible adventures of Professor William Waterman Sherman who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic.

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