Historical Fiction: Early 20th Century
Recommended books for children on early 20th century life.
Tough times in Georgia during the Depression take a lively turn when Ida arrives to keep house for the Suttons.
In 1902, Kristin travels with her family from Sweden to a new life in Minnesota, where she finds life restrictive.
When her father's business closes because of the Depression, nine-year-old Kit responds with resourcefulness.
Tom is proud to work at the family still during Prohibition, until a preacher's daughter challenges his way of life.
Louisa, a nursemaid, overcomes her fear of the ocean and sails with her charges to New York aboard the Titanic.
Billie Jo struggles to survive the Depression after her mother dies in a terrible accident.
A young girl and her mother are swept up in Susan B. Anthony's crusade for women's rights.
After Jessie's little sister dies, she tries to befriend a dog, so together they can heal her father's broken heart.
Eight stories capture the life of twelve-year-old Irene, growing up on a cotton farm in Texas in the 1930s.