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31 Days, 31 Lists: 2021 American History Titles for Kids

With books about American history for kids being challenged all over the country right now, here’s a list that includes loads of titles that delve into the good AND the bad of this nation of ours.

31 Days, 31 Lists: 2020 American History Titles for Kids

Today’s list gets at those books that did a good job with the concept of telling the truth about our past.

Review of the Day: Rescuing the Declaration of Independence by Anna Crowley Redding, ill. Edwin Fotheringham

The true story of the man responsible for keeping key American documents out of the hands of the invading British in 1812. A book about the rescue of ideas put to paper.

Review of the Day: All of a Sudden and Forever by Chris Barton and Nicole Xu

If we are talking about events that change us all and that we must collectively heal from (whether literally or figuratively) then this book might be precisely what we need. Because this isn’t just a book about something that happened a quarter of a century ago. It’s a book that is meant to help you learn how to heal and recover and hope in the face of the horrendous. Give it a go.

31 Days, 31 Lists: 2019 American History

Today, we’re looking at any children’s book that highlights American history in some way, whether it’s full of fiction or facts. Take a gander in case there’s something you’ve missed . . .

31 Days, 31 Lists: 2018 American History

I keep an eye on U.S. History when it crops up, and I count everything! Poetry, comics, fiction, you name it. Here are the books where it cropped up in the most interesting ways. And if you note some absences, please know that I’m saving the Biographies for the December 26th list.

31 Days, 31 Lists: Day Twenty-Three – 2017 American History Books for Kids

Of all the lists on this blog this one may seem an odd little inclusion, but I have my reasons. A couple years ago I helped serve on the first committee selecting The New-York Historical Society Children’s History Book Prize. The requirements of the prize are simple: You and a group of schoolchildren must find […]