Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Historical Fiction

Tuck, Pamela M.

"A thirteen-year-old African American boy in 1960s Greenville, North Carolina, uses his typing...

Avi.

Victoria (Tory) Blaisdell longs to live a life as adventurous and independent as that of her heroin...

Almond, David.

It's 1918, and war is everywhere. John's father is fighting in the trenches far away in F...

Conkling, Winifred.

At the start of World War II, Japanese-American third-grader Aki Munemitsu and her family are sent ...

Jackson, Linda Williams.

In Stillwater, Mississippi, in 1955, thirteen-year-old African American Rose Lee Carter looks to he...

Krishnaswami, Uma.

"Nine-year-old Maria Singh learns to play softball just like her heroes in the All-American Gi...

Larson, Kirby.

"Nanea Mitchell had hoped that going back to school would make life seem normal again. But eve...

Mann, Jennifer Ann.

"Sixteen-year-old Noah Daniels wants nothing more than to fight in George Washington's Co...

McManis, Charlene Willing.

When Regina's Umpqua tribe is legally terminated and her family must relocate from Oregon to L...

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Loretta, Roly, and Aggie B. Little relate their Mississippi family's struggles and triumphs fr...

Preus, Margi.

In the 1940s, remote Les Lauzes, France, houses Jews, unregistered foreigners, forgers, and others ...

Raum, Elizabeth.

"In You Choose format, explores the Revolutionary War from the perspectives of spies on both t...

Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of wealth and privilege in Mexico to go wor...

Shabazz, Ilyasah.

Raised by her aunt until she is six, Betty, who will later marry Malcolm X, joins her mother and st...

Smith, Nikki Shannon.

In 1864 twelve-year-old former slave Charlotte is lucky enough to live on a plantation near Richmon...

Tarshis, Lauren.

The battlefield was soaked in blood. Screams of injured soldiers rang through the air. Eleven-year-...

Tingle, Tim.

"Martha Tom knows better than to cross the Bok Chitto River to pick blackberries. The Bok Chit...

Uchida, Yoshiko.

A young girl grows up in a closely-knit Japanese American family in California during the 1930'...

Weaver, Lila Quintero.

It is 1970 in Red Grove, Alabama, and at Lu Olivera's school the white kids and black kids sit...

Yep, Laurence.

In the early twentieth century a young Chinese boy joins his father in San Francisco and helps him ...