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A Long Way From Chicago

author: Peck, Richard
A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.
FIC
year: 2004
copies: 197
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 750

Little House In The Big Woods

author: Wilder, Laura Ingalls, Wilder, Laura
Follows a year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives and neighbors.
FIC
year: 2017
copies: 179
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 930

Voyage On The Great Titanic

author: White, Ellen Emerson
In her diary in 1912, thirteen-year-old Margaret Ann describes how she leaves her lonely life in a London orphanage to become a companion to a wealthy American woman, sails on the RMS "Titanic," and experiences its sinking.
FIC
year: 2010
copies: 122
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1010

The Barn

author: Avi, Schoenherr, John
In an effort to fulfill their dying father's last request, nine-year-old Ben and his brother and sister construct a barn on their land in the Oregon Territory.
FIC
year: 2014
copies: 51
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 670

Bud, Not Buddy

author: Curtis, Christopher Paul
Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.
FIC
year: 2005
copies: 517
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 950

A Single Shard

author: Park, Linda Sue
Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge near a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself.
FIC
year: 2011
copies: 226
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 920

The Sea Of Trolls

author: Farmer, Nancy
After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard, he and his little sister Lucy are captured by Viking Berserkers and taken to the home of King Ivar the Boneless and his half-troll queen, leading Jack to undertake a vital quest to Jotunheim, home of the trolls.
FIC
year: 2006
copies: 65
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 670

Season Of The Sandstorms

author: Osborne, Mary Pope
Guided by a magic rhyme, Jack and Annie travel to ancient Baghdad on a mission to help the Caliph disseminate wisdom to the world.
FIC
year: 2007
copies: 128
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 580

Elijah Of Buxton

author: Curtis, Christopher Paul
In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American South, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.
FIC
year: 2009
copies: 171
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1070

Shooting The Moon

author: Dowell, Frances O'roark
When her brother is sent to fight in Vietnam, twelve-year-old Jamie begins to reconsider the army world in which she has grown up.
FIC
year: 2010
copies: 59
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 890

Goin' Someplace Special

author: Mckissack, Pat
Tricia Ann experiences the humiliation of segregation as she ventures out into Nashville by herself in the 1950s, but bolstered by the love, respect, and pride of her grandmother and other elders, she continues on to reach "Someplace Special"--the public library where all are welcome.
FIC
year: 2009
copies: 84
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 550

Ruby's Wish

author: Bridges, Shirin Yim, Shirin Yim Bridges, Bridges, Shrin Yin
In China, at a time when few girls are taught to read or write, Ruby dreams of going to the university with her brothers and male cousins.
FIC
year: 2015
copies: 65
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 600
subjects: sex role, education, historical fiction, china, gender role, historical fiction [X]

Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry

author: Taylor, Mildred D, Taylor
Young Cassie Logan endures humiliation and witnesses the horrors of a KKK cross-burning rampage before she fully understands the importance her family places on having land of their own.
FIC
year: 2016
copies: 346
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 920

Christmas In Camelot

author: Osborne, Mary Pope
On Christmas Eve, Jack and Annie's tree house transports them to King Arthur's castle at Camelot, where they undertake a quest to the castle of the Otherworld.
FIC
year: 2019
copies: 122
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 420

Let The Circle Be Unbroken

author: Taylor, Mildred D, Taylor
Four black children growing up in rural Mississippi during the Depression experience racial antagonisms and hard times, but learn from their parents the pride and self-respect they need to survive.
FIC
year: 2016
copies: 55
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 850

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