Historical Picture Books
Recommended picture books portraying historical events.
Katie, a child of Loyalists, finds that her survival rests in the hands of her Patriot enemies.
May wants to visit her grandmother, but her family can't afford the train ticket.
In turn-of-the-century New York, Peppe takes a job lighting street lamps to help his poverty-stricken family.
A powerful Civil War story about interracial friendship.
Young Thomas and his mother are members of the Setauket Spy Ring in New York during the Revolutionary War.
Henry complains to the governor when his sledding down the hill is thwarted by the British troops at Boston Common.
Nine-year-old Helen is confused by the disappearance of her Jewish friend during the German occupation of Paris.
Clara, a young slave, stitches a quilt with a map pattern showing the way to freedom in the North.
During World War II in the Netherlands, a boy helps two children escape to Belgium by skating past German soldiers.