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Never Caught, the Story of Ona Judge: George and Martha Washington's Courageous Slave Who Dared to Run Away; Young Readers Edition Book Poster Image
age 9+
Riveting bio is a great resource for teaching about slavery.
By Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Kathleen Van Cleve
(2019)
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Angel Island: Gateway to Gold Mountain Book Poster Image
age 9+
Historic immigration station comes alive in photos, poems.
By Russell Freedman
(2013)
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Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America Book Poster Image
age 9+
Captivating storytelling makes these heroes relatable.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2012)
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The Mighty Miss Malone Book Poster Image
age 9+
Unforgettable 12-year-old girl battles the Great Depression.
By Christopher Paul Curtis
(2012)
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America Is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell Book Poster Image
age 9+
Frank picture book account of 9/11 best for older readers.
By Don Brown
(2011)
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Imogene's Last Stand Book Poster Image
age 5+
Tenacious girl fights to preserve her historical society.
By Candace Fleming
(2009)
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Aliens Are Coming! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, educational retelling of the War of the Worlds hoax.
By Meghan McCarthy
(2009)
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The Train of States Book Poster Image
age 5+
Book of fascinating state facts keeps kids busy.
By Peter Sis
(2004)
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Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out Book Poster Image
age 9+
Enjoyable, if not always accurate, history tales.
By National Children's Book & Literacy Alliance's Books
(2008)
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Madam President: The Extraordinary, True (and Evolving) Story of Women in Politics Book Poster Image
age 9+
Stories of strong women to inspire tween politic.
By Catherine Thimmesh
(2008)
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Tuttle's Red Barn Book Poster Image
age 5+
Family farm story will cultivate love of history.
By Richard Michelson
(2007)
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Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village Book Poster Image
age 9+
Unique, brilliant, award-winning history book.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2007)
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Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon Book Poster Image
age 9+
Thrilling story of the people behind the mission.
By Catherine Thimmesh
(2006)
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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring tale of landmark's construction.
By Deborah Hopkinson
(2006)
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Mill Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Learn how, where, and why a mill worked.
By David Macaulay
(2000)
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On Board the Titanic: What It Was Like When the Great Liner Sank Book Poster Image
age 9+
Suspenseful narrative about two aboard Titanic.
By Shelley Tanaka
(1996)
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Joan of Arc Book Poster Image
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age 9+
History unfolds like a rich and elegant folktale.
By Josephine Poole
(1998)
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Wild West Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Easy-to-read portrait of the Old West.
By Mike Stotter
(1997)
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Anastasia's Album Book Poster Image
age 9+
Amazing photos, but skimpy context.
By Shelley Tanaka
(1996)
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Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions Book Poster Image
age 9+
An introduction to 26 African tribes.
By Margaret Musgrove
(1977)
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