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TitleRankPeriodLevelType
The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Daniel bar Jamin is fired by only one passion: to avenge his father's death by crucifixion by driving... [More]
Classical
500BC-600AD
ElemHistorical
Fiction
Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes
This story of a tragically injured young silversmith who ends up hip-deep in the American Revolution is inspiring, exciting, and sad.... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
ElemHistorical
Fiction
The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh
In 1707, young Sarah Noble and her father traveled through the wilderness to build a new home for their family. "Keep up your courage,... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
ElemHistorical
Fiction
The Matchlock Gun by Walter Edmonds
In 1756, New York State was still a British colony, and the French and the Indians were constant threats to Edward and his family. When his... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
ElemHistorical
Fiction
The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Ranofer struggles to thwart the plottings of his evil brother, Gebu, so he can become master goldsmith like their father in this exciting... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
ElemHistorical
Fiction
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
Forced to leave her sunny Caribbean home for the bleak Connecticut Colony, Kit Tyler is filled with trepidation. As they sail up the river... [More]
Discovery/
Colonial
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
The Cat of Bubastes by G. A. Henty
A young Egyptian accidentally kills a sacred cat and must flee from an angry mob. Set in 1250 B.C., the time of Moses, this thrilling... [More]
Ancient
before 500BC
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
The Door in the Wall by Marguerite De Angeli
Set in the fourteenth century, the classic story of one boy's personal heroism when he loses the use of his legs. [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
ElemHistorical
Fiction
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