Tag Archives: Historical fiction

I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863

Title: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 Author(s): Lauren Tarshis Cover Art by: Steve Stone and Tim Hall Publisher and Year: Scholastic (2013) Number of pages: 106 Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 … Continue reading

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Mei Ling In China City

Title: Mei Ling in China City Author(s): Icy Smith Illustrated by: Gayle Garner Roski Publisher and Year: East West Discovery Press, 2008 Number of pages: 39 Genre: Historical Fiction. Descriptive Annotation: Mei Ling in China City is told from the … Continue reading

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Homeless Bird

  Title: Homeless Bird Author: Gloria Whelan Illustrator/Photographer: Not Applicable Publisher, Year: HarperCollins Publisher, 2000 Number of pages: 182 Genre: Realistic fiction, historic fiction, fiction Descriptive Annotation: Koly is a thirteen-year-old girl who is growing up in modern India. Her parents … Continue reading

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Inside Out and Back Again

Title: Inside Out and Back Again Author: Thanhha Lai Illustrator/ Photographer: N/A Publisher and Year: Harper Collins Books, 2011 Number of Pages: 272 Tags/ Themes: Family, Perseverance, Vietnam War, Growing Up, 5-7, Newbery Honor Book, National Book Award Winner Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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A Path of Stars

Title: A Path of Stars Author: Anne Sibley O’Brien Illustrator/ Photographer: Anne Sibley O’Brien Publisher and Year: Charlesbridge, 2012 Number of Pages: 38 Tags/Themes: Historical Fiction, Family, Folk Tale, K-3, Asian Pacific American Award for Literature, Cambodia Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive … Continue reading

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Good-bye for today: The Diary of a Young Girl at Sea

Title: Good-bye for today: The Diary of a Young Girl at Sea Author(s): Peter and Connie Roop Illustrator/Photographer:  Thomas B. Allen Publisher and Year: Antheneum Books for Young Readers, 2000 Number of pages: 42 Tags/Themes: Adventure, Animals, Chapter Book, Culture, … Continue reading

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Willy & Max. A Holocaust Story

Title: Willy & Max. A Holocaust Story Author(s): Amy Littlesugar Illustrator/Photographer: William Low Publisher and Year: 2006, Philomel Books Number of pages: 40 Tags/Themes: Kasey Reaber, Holocaust, Friendship,2-4, Family, Jewish, Historical Fiction Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  This book is … Continue reading

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Only Opal: The Diary of a Young Girl

Title: Only Opal: The Diary of a Young Girl Author: Opal Whitney (Selections by Jane Boulton) Illustrator: Barbara Cooney Publisher and year: Philomel Books, 1994 Number of pages: 27 pages Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, K-5, Social Science, Animals, Diary, Historical Fiction … Continue reading

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The Whipping Boy

Title: The Whipping Boy Author(s): Sid Fleischman Illustrator/Photographer:  Peter Sis Publisher and Year: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996 (reprint); Greenwillow Books, 1986 (original) Number of pages: 104 Tags/Themes: Adventure, Award Book, Chapter Book, Emotion, Historical Fiction, Friendship, Social Science, 4-5, 6-8, … Continue reading

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Wing Walker

Title: Wing Walker Author(s): Rosemary Wells Illustrator/Photographer:  Brian Selznick Publisher and Year: Hyperion Books for Children, 2002 Number of pages: 63 Tags/Themes: Adventure, Chapter Book, Social Science, Historical fiction, 4-5, 6-8, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  Set during … Continue reading

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