Historical Fiction: Early American

Recommended books for children on the early American period.

The Keeping Room
Artist/Author/Cast:
Myers, Anna
Call Number:
JF Myers
Description:

Left in charge of the family, Joey fears he may be betraying his father, who joined the Revolutionary War effort.

The Matchlock Gun
Artist/Author/Cast:
Edmonds, Walter D.
Call Number:
JF Edmonds
Description:

Ten-year-old Edward is determined to protect his home and family with his father's ancient Spanish gun.

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
Call Number:
JF Lenski
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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