Historical Picture Books
Recommended picture books portraying historical events.
In 1801, villagers in Massachusetts create a gigantic cheddar cheese for President Jefferson.
After being freed from slavery in 1832, James Starman and his family journey to Indiana to start a new life.
A pioneer father transports his beloved fruit trees and his family to Oregon in the mid-nineteenth century.
From the back of the bus, an African American child watches the arrest of Rosa Parks.
In the forest, a group of animals helps a runaway slave escape his pursuers.
Shorty, a young boy living in a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II, helps form a baseball league.
Zoe and her family find strength in each other as they make a new home in the Nebraska territory.
A group of young Cheyenne bravely raid a freight train in 1867, defying the white men taking over their territory.
Jasper leaves his family and farm to pursue his dream of finding gold.