Thank you, Sarah : the woman who saved Thanksgiving
by Anderson, Laurie Halse.
Relates how Sarah Hale, a magazine editor and author, persuaded President Lincoln to transform Thanksgiving Day into a national holiday.
The Boston Massacre
by Burgan, Michael
Recounts the story of the Boston Massacre, including the events that led up to British soldiers killing five colonists and how these events contributed to the beginning of the American Revolution.
American moments : scenes from American history
by Burleigh, Robert.
Snapshots people and events in American history from 1621 to 2001 representing the many facets of American life.
When Washington crossed the Delaware : a wintertime story for young patriots
by Cheney, Lynne V
Tells the dramatic story of the military campaign that began on Christmas night in 1776 when Washington made the decision to lead the main body of his army across the Delaware River and launch a surprise attack.
Caesar Rodney's ride : the story of an American patriot
by Cheripko, Jan
The story of Caesar Rodney, who was determined to sign the Declaration of Independence.
by Coleman, Wim
In a virtual field trip, learn the history of the Alamo, what happened before, during, and in the days after the battle as well as the men who lost their lives.
by Coleman, Wim.
In a virtual field trip, learn about life in the Colonial south!
The silent witness : a true story of the Civil War
by Friedman, Robin
A child's rag doll witnessed the negotiations that ended the Civil War. Read the doll's (and her owner's) story.
And then what happened, Paul Revere?
by Fritz, Jean.
Describes some of the well-known as well as the lesser-known details of Paul Revere's life and exciting ride.
Billy and the rebel : based on a true civil war story
by Hopkinson, Deborah.
During the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, a mother and son shelter a young Confederate deserter. Includes a historical note on the incident.
Lords of the sea : the Vikings explore the North Atlantic
by Lassieur, Allison.
"In graphic novel format, tells the story of the Vikings' exploration of the North Atlantic Ocean"
Patty Reed's doll : the story of the Donner party
by Laurgaard, Rachel K
A wooden doll recalls the hope with which a group of pioneers begins their journey and the ordeals they face as they travel from Springfield, Illinois, to California.
The brave escape of Ellen and William Craft
by Lemke, Donald B
Recounts the story of Ellen and William Craft's daring escape in 1848 from slavery in Georgia to freedom in Pennsylvania
You wouldn't want to sail with Christopher Columbus! : uncharted waters you´d rather not cross
by Macdonald, Fiona.
Discusses the voyages of Christopher Columbus and the struggles he and his crew faced on board his ship.
You wouldn't want to be an American colonist! : a settlement you'd rather not start
by Morley, Jacqueline.
Discusses the ups and downs the settlers went through during 17th century as American colonists.
If the walls could talk : family life at the White House
by O'Connor, Jane.
A collection of funny, surprising stories about the most famous home in America and some of the famous families who have lived in it.
George vs. George : the American Revolution as seen from both sides
by Schanzer, Rosalyn.
Explores how the characters and lives of King George III of England and George Washington affected the progress and outcome of the American Revolution.
Dolley Madison saves history
by Smalley, Roger
Recounts the story of how Dolley Madison became First Lady of the United States and how she saved historical items from the White House during the War of 1812.
Independence National Historical Park
by Warrick, Karen Clemens.
Take a virtual tour of the historic area in Philadelphia known as Independence National Historical Park.