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Nobody Owns The Sky

author: Lindbergh, Reeve
Presents a illustrated rhyming story of the life of Bessie Coleman, who became the first female African-American aviator, and describes how she persevered until she made her dream of flying come true.
FIC
year: 1998
copies: 22
call number/section: FIC
lexile:

Meet Samantha, An American Girl

author: Adler, Susan S., Adler, Susan
In 1904, nine-year-old Samantha, an orphan living with her wealthy grandmother, and her servant friend Nellie have a midnight adventure when they try to find out what has happened to the seamstress who suddenly left her job.
FIC
year: 1998
copies: 94
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 610

The Fighting Ground

author: Avi
Thirteen-year-old Jonathan goes off to fight in the Revolutionary War and discovers the real war is being fought within himself.
FIC
year: 1994
copies: 327
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 580
subjects: historical fiction [X], united states, audiobooks

A Gathering Of Days

author: Blos, Joan W
The journal of a fourteen-year-old girl, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town, her father's remarriage, and the death of her best friend.
FIC
year: 1990
copies: 78
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 960

A Lion To Guard Us

author: Bulla, Clyde Robert
Left on their own in seventeenth-century London, three impoverished children draw upon all their resources to stay together and make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father.
FIC
year: 1989
copies: 69
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 360
subjects: voyages and travels, london (england), historical fiction [X]

My Brother Sam Is Dead

author: Collier, James Lincoln
Young Tim Meeker learns some bitter life lessons when his sixteen-year-old brother goes off to fight with the Patriots in the Revolutionary War, while he remains home with his reluctantly Loyalist family in the Tory town of Redding Ridge, Connecticut.
FIC
year: 2008
copies: 174
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 770

Pedro's Journal

author: Conrad, Pam
The cabin boy on the "Santa Maria" keeps a diary which records his experiences when he sails with Columbus on his first voyage to the New World in 1492.
FIC
year: 1992
copies: 64
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1030
subjects: columbus, christopher, diaries, historical fiction [X], america

When Will This Cruel War Be Over?

author: Denenberg, Barry
The diary of a fictional fourteen-year-old girl living in Virginia, in which she describes the hardships endured by her family and friends during one year of the Civil War.
FIC
year: 2003
copies: 103
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 1140
subjects: diaries, historical fiction [X], united states, virginia, extreme read-voices

Across The Wide And Lonesome Prairie

author: Gregory, Kristiana
In her diary, thirteen-year-old Hattie chronicles her family's arduous 1847 journey from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trail.
FIC
year: 2009
copies: 122
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 940

The Winter Of Red Snow

author: Gregory, Kristiana
Eleven-year-old Abigail presents a diary account of life in Valley Forge from December 1777 to July 1778 as General Washington prepares his troops to fight the British.
FIC
year: 1996
copies: 170
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 870
subjects: diaries, historical fiction [X], united states, valley forge (pa.)

Dreams In The Golden Country

author: Lasky, Kathryn
Twelve-year-old Zippy, a Jewish immigrant from Russia, keeps a diary account of the first eighteen months of her family's life on the Lower East Side of New York City in 1903-1904.
FIC
year: 2003
copies: 82
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 750

In The Year Of The Boar And Jackie Robinson

author: Lord, Bette
In 1947, a Chinese child comes to Brooklyn where she becomes Americanized at school, in her apartment building, and by her love for baseball.
FIC
year: 2008
copies: 99
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 730

Jacob Have I Loved

author: Paterson, Katherine
Filled with resentment over the attention showered upon her twin sister, and awaiting the day she can leave her town behind, young Louise meets a wise old sea captain and begins learning how to let go of her anger.
FIC
year: 2007
copies: 94
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 880

Addy's Surprise

author: Porter, Connie Rose
Addy and her mother forgo their Christmas plans to help the newly freed slaves arriving in Philadelphia during the Civil War.
FIC
year: 2000
copies: 73
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 770

Meet Addy

author: Porter, Connie Rose
In 1864, after her father and brother are sold to another owner, nine-year-old Addy Walker and her mother escape from their cruel life as slaves in North Carolina to freedom in Philadelphia.
FIC
year: 2000
copies: 143
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 700

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