Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

Rescue on the Outer Banks

                          Title: Rescue on the Outer Banks Author: Candice F. Ransom Illustrator/Photographer: Karen Ritz Publisher and Year: Carolrhoda Books Inc., 2002 Number of Pages: 48 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, … Continue reading

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Planting the Trees of Kenya

Title: Planting the Trees of Kenya Author: Claire A. Nivola Illustrator/Photographer: Claire A. Nivola Publisher and Year: Frances Foster Books, 2008 Number of pages: 28 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Culture, Diversity, Kenya, Nature, Pollution, Historical Fiction, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8 Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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Earthquake

       Title: Earthquake Author: Milly Lee Illustrator: Yangsook Choi Publisher and Year: Frances Foster Books, 2001 Number of Pages: 28 Genre: Realistic Fiction Analysis: Earthquake is an emotional story about a Chinese American family who must abandon their home … Continue reading

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Goin’ Someplace Special

    Title: Goin’ Someplace Special Author: Patricia C. McKissack Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney Publisher and Year: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001 Number of Pages: 31 Genre: Realistic Fiction Analysis: Goin’ Someplace Special is a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award … Continue reading

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One Candle

Authors: Eve Bunting Illustrator: K. Wendy Pop Publisher and Year: Harper Collins Publishers, 2002 Number of Pages: 29 Tag/Themes: Culture, Family, Historical Fiction Genre: Historical Fiction Analysis: The traditional Hanukkah celebration has a deeper meaning for a particular family discussed … Continue reading

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Erandi’s Braids

              Title: Erandi’s Braids Author: Antonio Hernández Madrigal Illustrator/Photographer: Tomie dePaola Publisher and Year: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1999 Number of pages: 29 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Family, Culture, Diversity, Mexico, Spanish, Women, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, … Continue reading

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Landed

              Title: Landed Author: Milly Lee Illustrator/Photographer: Yangsook Choi Publisher and Year: Francis Foster Books, 2006 Number of Pages: 36 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Culture, Diversity, Immigration, Angel Island, Math, Social Science, Family, 4-5, 6-8, … Continue reading

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Heroes

Title: Heroes Author: Ken Mochizuki Illustrator/Photographer: Dom Lee Publisher and Year: Lee & Low Books Inc., 1995 Number of Pages: 29 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Culture, Diversity, Historical Fiction, Social Science, War, Racism, 4-5, 6-8 Genre: Historical Fiction Analysis: In this … Continue reading

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