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BISAC Subject JUV016200

JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)

Allen Jay y el Ferrocarril Subterráneo (Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad)

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

Allen Jay's family farm is a stop on the Underground Railroad. Allen's parents give food and shelter to slaves escaping from the South. One day in 1842, Allen's father asks him to help a… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 973.7'115

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]

Come Morning

From the Series Adventures in Time

Twelve-year-old Freedman and his father Nehemiah, a freed slave, make their living on a farm in Delaware during the 1850s. When Nehemiah is taken prisoner by slave-hunters in the Deep South… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ellen Craft's Escape from Slavery

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

In the 1840s, runaway slaves faced many dangers. They were often caught and sometimes killed. Ellen Craft and her husband William knew the risks. And they decided to take a chance. Ellen… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 920.009296073

First Avenue Classics ™ Grades 6–8 Collection (Multi-User) — eBook Set

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Set

From Alice and the Wizard of Oz to Hamlet and Don Quixote, your favorite characters from literature are now accessible from any digital device. First Avenue Classics transform unabridged… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $679.66
  • Your Price: $509.75
  • 34 titles

First Avenue Classics ™ Multi-User eBook Collection — eBook Set

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Set

From Alice and the Wizard of Oz to Hamlet and Don Quixote, your favorite characters from literature are now accessible from any digital device. First Avenue Classics transform unabridged… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $3,198.40
  • Your Price: $2,398.80
  • 160 titles
Spring 2019

First Avenue Classics ™ Spring 2019 New Releases — eBook Set

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Set

From Alice and the Wizard of Oz to Hamlet and Don Quixote, your favorite characters from literature are now accessible from any digital device. First Avenue Classics transform unabridged… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $199.90
  • Your Price: $149.93
  • 10 titles

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

History Speaks: Picture Books Plus Reader's Theater — Library Bound 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 →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Hush Harbor: Praying in Secret

In the early nineteenth century, enslaved Africans are not allowed to gather together in groups. For Simmy and his family, that means they must worship in secret. If they are caught, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Last of the Name

Twelve-year-old Danny O'Carolan and his sister, Kathleen, arrive in New York City in 1863. Kathleen refuses to be parted from her only remaining relative, so she finds a job in domestic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

President Lincoln, Willie Kettles, and the Telegraph Machine

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

In March 1865, the Civil War between the North and South and had been going on for four years. The armies of the North were fighting their way to Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 973.7092

Sarah Emma Edmonds Was a Great Pretender: The True Story of a Civil War Spy

Sarah Emma Edmonds started pretending at a very early age. Her father only wanted sons, so Sarah pretended to be one. Unlike most kids, though, Sarah never really stopped pretending. In 1861… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 973.7082

The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Drawn by visions of glory on the battlefield, Henry Fleming joins the Union Army to fight the Confederates. But his dreams of valor are outweighed by his fear, and after one battle, Harry… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 813'.4

The Underground Railroad Adventure of Allen Jay, Antislavery Activist

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

Randolph, Ohio, 1842. Allen Jay and his family are Quakers, members of a religion that opposes slavery. Allen’s home is a stop on the Underground Railroad, and his family helps escaping… Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

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