Historical Fiction: Early American

Recommended books for children on the early American period.

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Once on This River
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wyeth, Sharon Dennis
Call Number:
JF Wyeth
Description:

While on a trip with her mother in 1760, Monday learns the horrors of slavery and the truth about her "other" mother.

Sees Behind Trees
Artist/Author/Cast:
Dorris, Michael; Benson, Linda (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Dorris
Description:

In 16th-century America, a Native American boy turns a handicap into an advantage.

The Sherwood Ring
Artist/Author/Cast:
Pope, Elizabeth Marie
Call Number:
JF Pope
Description:

Peggy meets the spirits of her own colonial ancestors and learns of spies, intrigue, and war through their eyes.

The Sign of the Beaver
Artist/Author/Cast:
Speare, Elizabeth George
Call Number:
JF Speare
Description:

Until his father returns to their cabin in the Maine wilderness, twelve-year-old Matt must survive on his own.

Tituba of Salem Village
Artist/Author/Cast:
Petry, Ann Lane
Call Number:
YP F Petry
Description:

As rumors of witchcraft begin to work their way around the village, Tituba tries to save herself amidst the terror.

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