Historical Fiction: Early American
Recommended books for children on the early American period.
Twelve-year-old Mem describes her trip on the Mayflower in 1620 and her family's first year in the New World.
Three children must try to stay together and make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father.
A young girl orphaned and alone in the New World promises to serve the Sargent family in return for her keep.
Young Miriam is captured by Native Americans in 1754.
Eleven-year-old Ohkwa'ri and his sister must make peace in their Mohawk village during the late 1400s.
A twelve-year-old white boy adopted and raised by Mohicans in the 1730s is sent to an English settlement for schooling.
The first Thanksgiving from the Native American viewpoint, as Moss and his family prepare for their yearly harvest feast.
In 1755, ten-year-old Regina is kidnapped by Native Americans in western Pennsylvania.
A fictional retelling of the experiences of twelve-year-old Mary Jemison who is captured by a Shawnee war party.