Historical Fiction: Early American
Recommended books for children on the early American period.
In alternating chapters, Morning Girl and Star Boy describe their island life in pre-Columbian America, ending as Columbus arrives.
A description of Paul Revere's adventures from the point of view of his horse.
Before their master can sell them, Sally and her brother seek freedom with the Seminole Indians in 1802 Georgia.
Twelve-year-old Peter, living with his Quaker guardian, helps search for two runaway indentured servants.
While on a trip with her mother in 1760, Monday learns the horrors of slavery and the truth about her "other" mother.
In 16th-century America, a Native American boy turns a handicap into an advantage.
In the year 1777, a group of Quakers and a party of Indians have a memorable meeting.
A family moves from Connecticut to Pennsylvania and becomes involved in the property conflict between the two states.
In 1788, twelve-year-old Kofi is captured and sold as a slave to a New England farmer.