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Historical Fiction-U.S. 19th Century


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Night Boat to Freedom
Night Boat to Freedom
by Margot Theis Raven
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What scares the head is best done with the heart. When Granny Judith asks twelve-year-old Christmas John to row Molly across the river from Kentucky to the Free State of Ohio, hes terrified. But Granny Judith reassures him. So Christmas John begins the... (read more)

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Dear America: Behind the Masks (Dear America (New Titles))
Dear America: Behind the Masks (Dear America (New Titles))
by Susan Patron
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Newbery Award-winning author Susan Patron brings her talents to the beloved Dear America series in this exciting story of a girl growing up in the Wild West, in a California gold mining town. Growing up in the wild gold-mining town of Bodie, California... (read more)

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The Quilt Walk
The Quilt Walk
by Sandra Dallas
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"Adult author Dallas brings her historical fiction skills to a new audience with the story of 10-year-old Emmy Blue Hatchett, as she journeys with her family from their comfortable Illinois farm to the unknown world of the Colorado Territory. A reluctant... (read more)

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A Heart for Any Fate
A Heart for Any Fate
by Linda Crew
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A well-written, non-glamorized Oregon trail story told by seventeen-year old Lovisa, who can't wait to get started on the adventure of a lifetime. A Heart for Any Fate is based on the real King family who settled in Oregon after barely surviving the... (read more)

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The Copper Lady (On My Own History)
The Copper Lady (On My Own History)
by Alice Ross
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Introduce young readers to history through the stories of both real and fictionalized people. By focusing on a single important episode that describes a historical event, these books engage readers' interests and imaginations. Written in a story format... (read more)

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Curiosity
Curiosity
by Gary Blackwood
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Intrigue, danger, chess, and a real-life hoax combine in this historical novel from the author of The Shakespeare Stealer Philadelphia, PA, 1835. Rufus, a twelve-year-old chess prodigy, is recruited by a shady showman named Maelzel to secretly operate a... (read more)

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The Long Winter
The Long Winter
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
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The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as Pa, Ma, Laura, Mary, Carrie, and little Grace bravely face the hard winter of 1880-81 in their little house in the Dakota Territory. Blizzards cover the little town with snow, cutting off all... (read more)

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Henry's Freedom Box (07 Edition)
Henry's Freedom Box (07 Edition)
by Ellen Levine
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Learn about the courageous Americans who journeyed on the Oregon Trail in this picture book perfect for the Common Core Its 1848, and brave families band together in covered wagons to head west. Each spread introduces a different speaker to tell his or... (read more)

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Meet Cecile (American Girl)
Meet Cecile (American Girl)
by Denise Lewis Patrick
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Cecile Rey can't wait for Mardi Gras--New Orleans' dazzling season of parties and costume balls. For the grandest event of all, the Children's Ball, C cile is determined to come up with a fantastic costume like no one else's. Everyone will notice her And... (read more)

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Nightjohn
Nightjohn
by Gary Paulsen
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In this "searing picture of slavery" ("Kirkus Reviews"),12-year-old slave Sarny risks terrible punishment as Nightjohn, an adult slave, teaches her how to read. An inspirational story, meticulously researched, and historically accurate.... (read more)

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Promises to the Dead
Promises to the Dead
by Mary Downing Hahn
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When Jesse went down to the marsh on that fateful day, he expected to find a turtle for terrapin soup. Instead, he comes across a dying slave woman who makes Jesse promise hell take her young son, Perry, to a relative in Baltimore. Aiding and abetting a... (read more)

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Corey's Underground Railroad Diaries: Book Two: Flying Free (My America)
Corey's Underground Railroad Diaries: Book Two: Flying Free (My America)
by Sharon Dennis Wyeth
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In this sequel to My America: Freedom's Wings, Corey Birdsong and his family have escaped slavery and the South and found refuge in Canada. This book is part of the re-launch of the My America series. In Sharon Dennis Wyeth's sequel to My America... (read more)

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Bound for Oregon
Bound for Oregon
by Jean Van Leeuwen
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An Acquaintance with Darkness (Great Episodes)
An Acquaintance with Darkness (Great Episodes)
by Ann Rinaldi
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Fourteen-year-old Emily Pigbush suspects that her uncle is involved in body snatching. Meanwhile, her best friend's family is accused of plotting to kill Abraham Lincoln, and Emily is left unsure of whom she can trust. Includes a reader's guide.... (read more)

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Down the Rabbit Hole: The Diary of Pringle Rose: Chicago, Illinois, 1871 (Dear America (New Titles))
Down the Rabbit Hole: The Diary of Pringle Rose: Chicago, Illinois, 1871 (Dear America (New Titles))
by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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Newbery Honor author Susan Campbell Bartoletti brings the story of a young girl caught up in a web of murder, lies, and the Great Fire of Chicago to bold life. In the spring of 1871, fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose learns that her parents have been killed... (read more)

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Family Reminders
Family Reminders
by Julie Danneberg
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Julie Danneberg is the author of several books for children, including FIRST DAY JITTERS, FIRST YEAR LETTERS, LAST DAY BLUES, COWBOY SLIM, and FAMILY REMINDERS. She lives in Denver, Colorado.... (read more)

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Calvert the Raven in the Battle of Baltimore
Calvert the Raven in the Battle of Baltimore
by J. Scott Fuqua
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You think history is boring? Baltimore kid Daniel does—until a chance encounter with a magical talking raven named Calvert sends him flying back to 1814, where he finds his home city under siege by a British army on the verge of defeating the United... (read more)

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Original Elsie Classics #05: Elsie's Motherhood
Original Elsie Classics #05: Elsie's Motherhood
by Martha Finley
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Elsie's Motherhood, Book 5: Happily married to Edward, Elsie takes great delight in her family. What will happen when they are confronted by a powerful adversary?... (read more)

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Hear the Wind Blow
Hear the Wind Blow
by Mary Downing Hahn
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On a cold, snowy night, Haswell Magruder makes a decision that will have a profound effect on his own life as well as the lives of all those he loves. A wounded Confederate soldier appears at the familys Virginia farm, and Haswell convinces his mother... (read more)

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Caleb's Choice
Caleb's Choice
by G. Clifton Wisler
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In 1858 Texas, people are violently divided over a law that makes it a crime to help runaway slaves. Caleb isn?t sure how he feels. When an escaped slave saves his life, Caleb knows he has a debt to repay. But should he break the law and risk his life to... (read more)

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