Historical Fiction: Early 20th Century
Recommended books for children on early 20th century life.
A boy recounts his annual summer trips to Illinois with his sister to visit their grandmother during the Great Depression.
Five little Jewish girls, all dressed alike, live in New York at the turn of the century.
Twelve-year-old Amanda must cook and keep house for her family of eight after her mother is taken ill.
Two children try to survive and understand the 1912 Bread and Roses strike of mill workers in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
Jake describes his family's life in the Oklahoma dust bowl and the journey from their ravaged farm to California.
Phillip wakes with an uneasy sense that something isn't right and within minutes his world turns topsy-turvy.
Emily's little Oregon town needs a library, and Emily decides to help create one.
Privileged, wealthy Esperanza must leave Mexico to work in a labor camp on the eve of the Great Depression.