Historical Picture Books
Recommended picture books portraying historical events.
Clara, a young slave, stitches a quilt with a map pattern showing the way to freedom in the North.
This story tells of the voyage that Mary, Remember, and Bartholomew Allerton take to Plymouth, Massachusetts, aboard the Mayflower.
John's grandfather tells him the story of how the Navajo Code Talkers helped to win World War II.
Virgie badly wants to go to school with her brothers in post-Civil War Tennessee.
A story of a family's sometimes dangerous trip by wagon train from Missouri to Oregon in the 1850's.
Thirteen-year-old Jessie, a Jewish immigrant, works for three years to earn money to bring her grandmother to America.
This tells the story of King Christian X and the Danish resistance to the Nazis during World War II.