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BISAC Subject JUV016140

JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 19th Century

Almost to Freedom

Lindy and her doll Sally are best friends - wherever Lindy goes, Sally stays right by her side. They eat together, sleep together, and even pick cotton together. So, on the night Lindy and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Annie Quinn in America

From the Series Adventures in Time

Annie Quinn knows that a new life in America is her only chance. In 1847, the only sure way to survive the potato famine is to leave Ireland. With her younger brother Thomas, twelve-year-old… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Benjamin Brown and the Great Steamboat Race

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

In the summer of 1870, Thomas Leathers was captain of the Natchez. Captain Leathers believed it was the fastest steamboat on the Mississippi River. Captain Cannon of the Robert E. Lee offered… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 797.12'5

Born in the Year of Courage

From the Series Adventures in Time

It is the mid-1800s and Manjiro, a young fisherman, is shipwrecked far off the coast of his native Japan. At this time in history, Japan is an isolated country that allows its citizens no… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

California Dreaming

From the Series Mira's Diary

In the last book of the time-travel series, Mira explores the past of her familiar Bay Area, discovering layers of history in San Francisco and learning the real reason her mother has been… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Clara Morgan and the Oregon Trail Journey

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

Eleven-year-old Clara Morgan traveled the Oregon Trail with her family. While her mother cared for the baby, Clara struggled with the cooking. Finally, she made her first batch of perfect… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 978'.02

Enrique Esparza and the Battle of the Alamo

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

In early 1836, trouble broke out in Texas. Texas was part of Mexico, yet many of its settlers wanted to fight for independence. Mexican General Santa Anna and his army came to battle the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 976.4'03

Firestorm

From the Series Adventures in Time

It's September 1, 1894, and 13-year-old Maggie Grant and her family are about to face a terror like none they've ever experienced. Having recently moved to the newly constructed town of… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater — eBook Set

From the Series History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater

Set

Bring to life important stories from U.S. history with the History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader’s Theater. These books bring together illustrated picture books with reader's theater… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $511.80
  • Your Price: $383.85
  • 12 titles

Horse Sense: The Story of Will Sasse, His Horse Star, and the

From the Series Adventures in Time

Will Sasse is sick of his pa's slow, careful ways. Pa says only sturdy workhorses are worth raising out in farm country. Will wants to raise beautiful pleasure horses like his mare, Star. So… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

La Dama de Cobre (The Copper Lady)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

The boat creaked and moaned as the storm's waves smashed into the ship. Down in the hold, Andre‚ sat between crates that held the great copper lady, the Statue of Liberty. They were on their… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.2

Mantén las luces encendidas, Abbie (Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Abbie tenía miedo. Nunca había tenido que mantener las luces encendidas por sí misma. Pero muchas vidas dependían del faro, y papá dependía de Abbie. Esta es la emocionante historia real de… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Red Dove, Listen to the Wind

Abandoned by her white father, thirteen-year-old Red Dove faces another lean winter with her Lakota family on the Great Plains. Willful and proud, she is presented with a stark choice: leave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Salvar a la Campana de la Libertad (Saving the Liberty Bell)

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Eleven-year-old Johnny Mickley longed to be a hero and have some part in helping America gain its independence. The British Army was just miles away from colonial Philadelphia, planning to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Great Moon Hoax

New Telescope Sees All! Amazing Secrets to Be Revealed! So the headlines read in the New York Sun one day in the summer of 1835. For a week straight, the newspaper printed stories and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Lifesaving Adventure of Sam Deal, Shipwreck Rescuer

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

When a ship begins to sink . . . a boy and his pony rise to the occasion. Pea Island, North Carolina, 1896. Sam Deal loves horses, especially his little pony, Ginger. The men at the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 363.12'3810916348

The Midnight Adventure of Kate Shelley, Train Rescuer

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

With the bridge out and a train on the way . . . a girl must get a warning to the station in time. Moingona, Iowa, 1881. Kate Shelley lives on a farm near Honey Creek with her mother and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 363.12'2092

The Prairie Adventure of Sarah and Annie, Blizzard Survivors

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

Nebraska, 1888. Sisters Sarah and Annie arrive at school on an unusually warm January day. When the worst blizzard in memory descends without warning, their teacher must make a decision… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Rough-Riding Adventure of Bronco Charlie, Pony Express Rider

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

On a ranch in California . . . a boy dreams of becoming a pony express rider. California, early 1860s. Julius loves horses so much that he leaves his job as a sailor to work on a ranch. He… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 383'.1430973

The Snowshoeing Adventure of Milton Daub, Blizzard Trekker

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

Amid a terrible blizzard . . . a young boy braves the cold alone. The Bronx, New York, 1888. The snowstorm of the century has buried Milton Daub’s town under ice and snow. His family needs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 363.34'92509747275

The Stormy Adventure of Abbie Burgess, Lighthouse Keeper

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

Trapped by sea and storm . . . a girl must keep the lighthouse working. Matinicus Rock, Maine, 1856. Seventeen-year-old Abbie Burgess lives with her family on a tiny island off the coast of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 387.1'55092

When the River Ran Backward

From the Series Adventures in Time

Fifteen-year-old Laurel Mawston has just moved to the Mississippi River town of New Madrid with her parents and brother when disaster strikes. A series of terrible earthquakes devastate New… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History) — eBook Set

From the Series Yo solo: Historia (On My Own History)

Set

With striking, full-page illustrations, real and fictionalized characters, and stories featuring events that really happened, these histories engage readers’ interests and imaginations Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $425.15
  • Your Price: $318.86
  • 11 titles