Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Historical Fiction Books for Boys by age

I have compiled a short list of historical fiction based on age. If you have a book you would like to see on the list, please contact me and I will add it.

Picture Books 

The Babe and I David Adler
Back of the Bus Aaron Reynolds
Baseball Saved us Ken Mochizuki
A Big Cheese for the White House : The True Tale of a Tremendous Cheddar  Candace Fleming

Death of the Iron Horse  Paul Goble 

Farm Summer 1942  Donald Hall
Freedom Summer  Deborah Wiles
Henry's Freedom Box Ellen Levine
Peppe the Lamplighter by Elise Bartone
Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco
Quiet Hero: The Ira Hayes Story by S.D. Nelson
Shipwreck! The True Adventures of a Japanese Boy by Rhoda Blumberg
Shoeless Joe and Black Betsy by Phil Bildner
Silent Movie by Avi

The Unbreakable Code by Sara Hoagland Hunter 
When Joe Lewis Won the Title   Belinda Rochelle
Willy and Max: A Holocaust Story  Amy Littlesugar

Chapter books Ages 4-8

The Art of Keeping Cool by Janet Taylor Lisle
A Ballad of the Civil War by Mary Stolz and Sergio Martinez 
The Boy Who Saved Cleveland  James Giblin
Day of the Dragon-King by Mary Pope Osborne
Diary of a Drummer Boy  Marlene Brill 
Dog of Discovery: A Newfoundland's Adventures With Lewis and Clark  Laurence Pringle
Ice Wreck (A Stepping Stone Book) by Lucille Recht Penner

First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers  by George Shea and Dan Bolognese
Robert Henry Hendershot  Susan E. Goodman
Sailing for Gold  by Deborah Hopkinson
Say-Hey and the Babe  by Neil Waldman
School at Crooked Creek  Laurie Lawlor

Sleds on Boston Common: A Story About the American Revolution by Louise Bordon
Time Traveler: Children Through Time by Angela Bull

V for Victory by Teresa R. Funke

Middle Grade Books Ages 9-12 

 Beyond the Deepwoods by Paul Stewart
The Copper Treasure by Melvin Burgess 
Daniel's Walk by Michael Spooner
Down Sand Mountain by

The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick
Neil Armstrong is My Uncle and Other Lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me by

One Crazy Summer  Rita Williams-Garcia
A Single Shard   Linda Sue Park (Newberry winner)
The Story of Jonas by Maurine F. Dahlberg

The Trouble With Jeremy Chance George Harrar
When the Whistle Blows by
Woods Runner  Gary Paulsen

Young Adult (Teen)

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 
 Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
Choosing Up Sides by John H. Ritter
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
Journey to Topaz by Yoshiko Uchida
Kingdom by The Sea by Robert Westall
My Brother Sam Is Dead by James Collier
Nothing to Fear by Jackie French Koller
The Notorious Izzy Fink by Don Brown  
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
Sounder by William Armstrong (Newberry Winner)
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee



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