Historical Fiction: Early 20th Century
Recommended books for children on early 20th century life.
Henry and Chin love to read about heroes, until they both witness real courage during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
Julietta's grandfather gives her a pigeon and tells her of his experience raising doves in Italy during World War I.
In wintry 1930s Colorado, Dessa Dean mourns her mother's death, but the arrival of an injured dog changes her life.
While adults talk endlessly of the war overseas, Mason fights his own battles at home with a bully named Aden.
During a trip to Ellis Island, ten-year-old Dominick time travels to 1908 Italy and accompanies two young emigrants to America.
Life changes drastically for a Hungarian family when World War I upsets their peaceful, contented existence.
In 1935, Turtle goes to stay with her aunt in Key West, and finds adventure with her unusual cousins.