The Best Children’s Books About History

“What are the best Children’s books about History?” We looked at 319 of the top Kids History books, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 17 titles, all appearing on 2 or more “Best Kids History” book lists, are ranked below by how many lists they appear on. The remaining 300+ titles, as well as the lists we used are in alphabetical order at the bottom of the page.

Happy Scrolling!



Top 17 Children’s History Books



17 .) A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman written by David A. Adler

A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman

Lists It Appears On:

  • Self Sufficient Kids
  • The Measured Mom

Biography of the black woman who escaped from slavery to become famous as a conductor on the Underground Railroad.



16 .) A Sweet Smell of Roses written by Angela Johnson

A Sweet Smell of Roses

Lists It Appears On:

  • Self Sufficient Kids
  • The Measured Mom

A stirring yet jubilant glimpse of the youth involvement that played an invaluable role in the Civil Rights movement.There’s a sweet, sweet smell in the air as two young girls sneak out of their house, down the street, and across town to where men and women are gathered, ready to march for freedom and justice. Inspired by the countless young people who took a stand against the forces of injustice, two Coretta Scott King Honorees, Angela Johnson and Eric Velasquez, offer a stirring yet jubilant glimpse of the youth involvement that played an invaluable role in the Civil Rights movement.…



15 .) Fancy Party Gowns: The Story of Fashion Designer Ann Cole Lowe written by Deborah Blumenthan

Fancy Party Gowns: The Story of Fashion Designer Ann Cole Lowe

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot
  • We Are Teachers

As soon as Ann Cole Lowe could walk, her momma and grandma taught her to sew. When her mom died, Ann continued sewing dresses. It wasn’t easy, especially when she went to design school and had to learn alone, segregated from the rest of the class. But the work she did set her spirit soaring, as evidenced in the clothes she made. Rarely credited, Ann Cole Lowe became society’s best kept secret.” This beautiful picture book shines the spotlight on a figure who proved that with hard work and passion, any obstacles can be overcome.”–…



14 .) Follow the Drinking Gourd written by Jeanette Winter

Follow the Drinking Gourd

Lists It Appears On:

  • Family Education
  • The Measured Mom

By following the directions in a song, “The Drinking Gourd,” taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada.



13 .) Heart and Soul: The Story of American and African Americans written by Kadir Nelson

Heart and Soul: The Story of American and African Americans

Lists It Appears On:

  • Family Education
  • Self Sufficient Kids

An simple introduction to African-American history, from Revolutionary-era slavery up to the election of President Obama.



12 .) Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race written by Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot
  • Self Sufficient Kids

Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA’s African American women mathematicians to America’s space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes.



11 .) Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History written by Vashti Harrison

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot
  • Self Sufficient Kids

Based on her popular Instagram posts, debut author/illustrator Vashti Harrison shares the stories of 40 bold African American women who shaped history.



10 .) Number the Stars written by Lois Lowry

Number the Stars

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • Imagination Soup

In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.



9 .) Rosa Parks written by Brad Meltzer

Rosa Parks

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Depository
  • The Measured Mom

Recounts Rosa Parks’ daring effort to stand up for herself and other African Americans by helping to end segregation on public transportation.



8 .) Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library written by Carole Boston Weatherford

Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Riot
  • We Are Teachers

Traces legal clerk Arturo Schomburg’s efforts to curate a collection of African books, letters, music, and art.



7 .) Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down written by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down

Lists It Appears On:

  • Self Sufficient Kids
  • The Measured Mom

Recounts the historic events of 1960, when four black college students attempted to integrate a lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina.



6 .) Teammates written by Peter Golenbock

Teammates

Lists It Appears On:

  • Family Education
  • The Measured Mom

Describes the racial prejudice experienced by Jackie Robinson when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first black player in Major League baseball and depicts the acceptance and support he received from his white teammate Pee Wee Reese.



5 .) The Case for Loving written by Selina Alko

The Case for Loving

Lists It Appears On:

  • Self Sufficient Kids
  • The Measured Mom

The story of interracial couple Mildred and Richard Perry, who got married in Washington, D.C., and were arrested after they returned to Virginia, and took their legal case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.



4 .) The Little House Collection (Little House, #1-9) written by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Little House Collection (Little House, #1-9)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • Table Life Blog



3 .) The Story of Ruby Bridges written by Robert Coles

The Story of Ruby Bridges

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • Self Sufficient Kids
  • The Measured Mom

For months six-year-old Ruby Bridges must confront the hostility of white parents when she becomes the first African American girl to integrate William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960.



2 .) The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963 written by Christopher Paul Curtis

The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

Lists It Appears On:

  • Family Education
  • Goodreads
  • Imagination Soup

The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.



1 .) Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad written by Ellen Levine

Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

Lists It Appears On:

  • Family Education
  • Goodreads
  • Read Brightly
  • The Measured Mom

A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry “Box” Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.




The 300+ Additional Best Kids Books About History



# Books Authors Lists
18 100 Events that Made History   The School Run
19 100 things to know about history   The School Run
20 101 History Facts Series   Table Life Blog
21
28 Days: Moments in Black History That Changed The World
  Self Sufficient Kids
22 A Beautiful Mind, a Beautiful Life   Book Depository
23 A Child’s Introduction to African American History Jabari Asim Book Riot
24 A City Through Time   The School Run
25 A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars Seth Fishman We Are Teachers
26 A Little Princess Frances Hodgson Burnett Goodreads
27 A Long Way from Chicago (A Long Way from Chicago, #1) Richard Peck Goodreads
28 A Night Divided   Imagination Soup
29 A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver E.L. Konigsburg Goodreads
30 A Really Short History of Nearly Everything   Book Depository
31 A Short History of the World   The School Run
32 A Sky Full of Stars Linda Williams Jackson Book Riot
33
A Weed is a Flower: The Life of George Washington Carver
  The Measured Mom
34 A Year Down Yonder (A Long Way from Chicago, #2) Richard Peck Goodreads
35 Across Five Aprils Irene Hunt Goodreads
36 Ada Lovelace   Book Depository
37 Addy: An American Girl (Boxed Set) Connie Rose Porter Goodreads
38 Adventures in Odyssey: Imagination Station   Table Life Blog
39 Al Capone Does My Shirts (Al Capone at Alcatraz, #1) Gennifer Choldenko Goodreads
40 All-of-a-Kind Family Sydney Taylor Goodreads
41 Amazing Ancient Facts and Jokes   The School Run
42 Amelia Earhart   Book Depository
43 Animals of a Bygone Era: An Illustrated Compendium Maja Säfström We Are Teachers
44 Anne of Avonlea (Anne of Green Gables, #2) L.M. Montgomery Goodreads
45 Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1) L.M. Montgomery Goodreads
46 Anne of Ingleside (Anne of Green Gables, #6) L.M. Montgomery Goodreads
47 Anne of the Island (Anne of Green Gables, #3) L.M. Montgomery Goodreads
48 Anne of Windy Poplars (Anne of Green Gables, #4) L.M. Montgomery Goodreads
49 Anne’s House of Dreams (Anne of Green Gables, #5) L.M. Montgomery Goodreads
50 Apex Predators: The World’s Deadliest Hunters, Past and Present Steve Jenkins We Are Teachers
51 Around the World Colouring Book   The School Run
52 Back of the Bus   The Measured Mom
53 Bad News for Outlaw,   The Measured Mom
54 Be A King Carole Boston Weatherford Book Riot
55 Becoming Bach Tom Leonard We Are Teachers
56 Becoming Kareem Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld Book Riot
57 Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos Robert Lawson Goodreads
58 Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation,   The Measured Mom
59 Birds Art Life: A Year of Observation Kyo Mclear We Are Teachers
60 Birds Make Nests Michael Garland We Are Teachers
61 Black Beauty Anna Sewell Goodreads
62 Blast to the Past Series   Table Life Blog
63
Blood-curdling Box of Books (Horrible Histories Collections)
  The School Run
64 Book of Bones: 10 Record-Breaking Animals Gabrielle Balkan We Are Teachers
65 Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics Margarita Engle We Are Teachers
66 Brick by Brick   Self Sufficient Kids
67
Brown v. Board of Education: a Fight for Simple Justice
  Self Sufficient Kids
68 Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis Goodreads
69 By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House, #5) Laura Ingalls Wilder Goodreads
70 Caddie Woodlawn Carol Ryrie Brink Goodreads
71 Can an Aardvark Bark? Melissa Stewart We Are Teachers
72 Caroline’s Comets: A True Story Emily Arnold McCully We Are Teachers
73 Carry On, Mr. Bowditch Jean Lee Latham Goodreads
74
Cast Off: The Strange Adventures of Petra de Winter and Bram Broen
  Imagination Soup
75 Catherine, Called Birdy Karen Cushman Goodreads
76 Chains (Seeds of America, #1) Laurie Halse Anderson Goodreads
77 Chains, Forge, Ashes (Seeds of America)   Imagination Soup
78 Champion: The Story of Muhammad Ali Jim Haskins Book Riot
79 Child of the Civil Rights Movement,   The Measured Mom
80 Children’s Illustrated History Atlas   The School Run
81 Chinese Cinderella   Book Depository
82 Chronicles of Avonlea L.M. Montgomery Goodreads
83 Countdown (The Sixties Trilogy, #1) Deborah Wiles Goodreads
84 Counting on Snow Maxwell Newhouse We Are Teachers
85 Dad Jackie and Me,   The Measured Mom
86 Dear America   Table Life Blog
87 Dorothea Lange: The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression Carole Boston Weatherford We Are Teachers
88 Dream Big Dreams Pete Souza Book Riot
89 Echo   Imagination Soup
90 Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine, France, 1136 Kristiana Gregory Goodreads
91 Elijah of Buxton Christopher Paul Curtis Goodreads
92 Ella Fitzgerald   Book Depository
93 Ellen’s Broom,   The Measured Mom
94 Emily of New Moon (Emily, #1) L.M. Montgomery Goodreads
95 Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs   Book Depository
96 Esperanza Rising Pam Muñoz Ryan Goodreads
97 Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass Tonya Bolden Book Riot
98
Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World
  Book Depository
99 Fantastically Great Women Who Made History   Book Depository
100 Farmer Boy (Little House, #3) Laura Ingalls Wilder Goodreads
101 Felicity: An American Girl Valerie Tripp Goodreads
102 Fever 1793 Laurie Halse Anderson Goodreads
103 Fly High!   The Measured Mom
104 For Kids Series   Table Life Blog
105 Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History Walter Dean Myers We Are Teachers
106 Freedom in Congo Square   Self Sufficient Kids
107 Freedom Over Me   Self Sufficient Kids
108 Freedom Summer,   The Measured Mom
109 Freedom’s School,   The Measured Mom
110 Gone Crazy in Alabama   Imagination Soup
111 Good Night, Mr. Tom Michelle Magorian Goodreads
112 Gordon Parks   The Measured Mom
113 Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code Laurie Wallmark We Are Teachers
114 Grand Canyon Jason Chin We Are Teachers
115 Hans Brinker, or the Silver Skates Mary Mapes Dodge Goodreads
116 Harlem’s Little Blackbird,   The Measured Mom
117 Hattie Big Sky (Hattie, #1) Kirby Larson Goodreads
118 Heidi Johanna Spyri Goodreads
119 Helen Thayer’s Arctic Adventure: A Woman and a Dog Walk to the North Pole Sally Isaacs We Are Teachers
120 Here Lies the Librarian Richard Peck Goodreads
121 Heroes of History   Table Life Blog
122 Hey, Black Child Useni Eugene Perkins Book Riot
123 History Year By Year   The School Run
124 I Am David Anne Holm Goodreads
125 I am Gandhi Brad Meltzer We Are Teachers
126 I Am Jackie Robinson   The Measured Mom
127 I Am Martin Luther King, Jr.   The Measured Mom
128 I Am Rosa Parks   The Measured Mom
129 I Survived Series   Table Life Blog
130 If A Bus Could Talk,   The Measured Mom
131 If You Lived …   Table Life Blog
132 If You Were the Moon Laura Purdie Salas We Are Teachers
133 In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse   Imagination Soup
134 Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison Lois Lenski Goodreads
135 Island of the Blue Dolphins (Island of the Blue Dolphins, #1) Scott O’Dell Goodreads
136 Jacob Have I Loved Katherine Paterson Goodreads
137 Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles Patricia Valdez We Are Teachers
138
John Lincoln Clem Civil War Drummer Boy: Based on a True Story
  Imagination Soup
139 Johnny Tremain Esther Forbes Goodreads
140 Josefina: An American Girl Valerie Tripp Goodreads
141 Journeys in Time: A New Atlas in American History   Read Brightly
142 Joy   Imagination Soup
143 Kaya: An American Girl : 1764 Janet Beeler Shaw Goodreads
144 Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing Kay Haring We Are Teachers
145 King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian Marguerite Henry Goodreads
146 Kirsten’s Boxed Set Janet Beeler Shaw Goodreads
147 Kit: An American Girl Valerie Tripp Goodreads
148 Ladybird Histories: Kings and Queens   The School Run
149 Landmark Books   Table Life Blog
150 LEGO (R) Minifigure Year by Year A Visual History   Book Depository
151 Let the Children March Monica Clark-Robinson Book Riot
152 Let Them Play   Self Sufficient Kids
153 Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotton Laura Veirs Book Riot
154 Life Doesn’t Frighten Me Maya Angelou Book Riot
155 Lighter than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot Matthew Clark Smith We Are Teachers
156 Lillian’s Right to Vote   Self Sufficient Kids
157 Little House in the Big Woods (Little House, #1) Laura Ingalls Wilder Goodreads
158 Little House on the Prairie (Little House, #2) Laura Ingalls Wilder Goodreads
159 Little Town on the Prairie (Little House, #7) Laura Ingalls Wilder Goodreads
160 Little Women Louisa May Alcott Goodreads
161 Lost and Found Cat: The True Story of Kunkush’s Incredible Journey Doug Kuntz We Are Teachers
162 Mae Among the Stars Roda Ahmed Book Riot
163 Magic Tree House   Table Life Blog
164 Magic Tree House Fact Tracker   Table Life Blog
165 Magnets Push, Magnets Pull David A. Adler We Are Teachers
166 Mara, Daughter of the Nile Eloise Jarvis McGraw Goodreads
167 March Forward, Girl Melba Pattillo Beals Book Riot
168 Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Peaceful Leader Sarah Albee Book Riot
169 Martin Luther King: The Peaceful Warrior Ed Clayton Book Riot
170
Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  Family Education
171 Martin’s Big Words,   The Measured Mom
172 Martin’s Dream Day Kitty Kelley We Are Teachers
173 Master George’s People   Self Sufficient Kids
174 Maze Hop Time Travel   The School Run
175 Melody: No Ordinary Sound   Imagination Soup
176 Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot   Read Brightly
177 Mickey Mantle: The Commerce Comet Jonah Winter We Are Teachers
178 Molly: An American Girl : 1944 Valerie Tripp Goodreads
179 Moments in History   The School Run
180 Moon Over Manifest Clare Vanderpool Goodreads
181 More than Anything Else   The Measured Mom
182
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
  Family Education
183 Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters Michael Mahin Book Riot
184 Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born Gene Barretta We Are Teachers
185 My America   Table Life Blog
186 My Brother Martin   The Measured Mom
187 My Place   Book Depository
188 National Geographic Kids Readers: Titanic   Book Depository
189 New Shoes   The Measured Mom
190 Nightjohn   Family Education
191
Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero
  Read Brightly
192 On the Banks of Plum Creek (Little House, #4) Laura Ingalls Wilder Goodreads
193 One Crazy Summer   Imagination Soup
194 Ordinary People Who Changed the World   Table Life Blog
195 Out of the Dust Karen Hesse Goodreads
196 P.K. Pinkerton and the Petrified Man   Imagination Soup
197 Paper Wishes   Imagination Soup
198
Pathfinders: The Journeys of 16 Extraordinary Black Souls
  Self Sufficient Kids
199 Penguin Day Nic Bishop We Are Teachers
200 Pink and Say Patricia Polacco Goodreads
201 Pollyanna (Pollyanna, #1) Eleanor H. Porter Goodreads
202 Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag Rob Sanders We Are Teachers
203 Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat Javaka Steptoe Book Riot
204 Rainbow Valley (Anne of Green Gables, #7) L.M. Montgomery Goodreads
205 Ranger in Time #1: Rescue on the Oregon Trail   Imagination Soup
206 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Kate Douglas Wiggin Goodreads
207 Red Cloud: A Lakota Story of War and Surrender S.D. Nelson We Are Teachers
208 Religious Heritage Series   Table Life Blog
209 Rilla of Ingleside (Anne of Green Gables, #8) L.M. Montgomery Goodreads
210 Rivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water Around the Earth Molly Bang We Are Teachers
211 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, #4) Mildred D. Taylor Goodreads
212 Rosa   Self Sufficient Kids
213 Round Joyce Sidman We Are Teachers
214 Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes Eleanor Coerr Goodreads
215 Samantha’s Boxed Set Valerie Tripp Goodreads
216 Sarah, Plain and Tall (Sarah, Plain and Tall, #1) Patricia MacLachlan Goodreads
217 Secret of Midway: Ghosts of War   Imagination Soup
218 Secrets of the Manor: Claire’s Story, 1910   Imagination Soup
219 Secrets of the Sea Kate Baker We Are Teachers
220 See Inside the History of Britain   The School Run
221 Seeds of Freedom   The Measured Mom
222 Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero Patricia McCormick We Are Teachers
223 Shackleton’s Journey   Book Depository
224 Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist Jess Keating We Are Teachers
225 She Loved Baseball   The Measured Mom
226 She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World Chelsea Clinton We Are Teachers
227 Some Kind of Courage   Imagination Soup
228 Stand Up and Sing!: Pete Seeger, Folk Music, and the Path to Justice Susanna Reich We Are Teachers
229 Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different   Book Depository
230 Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song Gary Golio We Are Teachers
231 Strawberry Girl Lois Lenski Goodreads
232 Streetcar to Justice Amy Hill Hearth Book Riot
233 Summer of My German Soldier (Summer of My German Soldier, #1) Bette Greene Goodreads
234 Survivors   Book Depository
235 Swallows and Amazons (Swallows and Amazons, #1) Arthur Ransome Goodreads
236 Take a Picture of Me, James Van Der Zee! Andrea J. Loney We Are Teachers
237 Tar Beach   Family Education
238 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain Goodreads
239 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain Goodreads
240 The American Girls Collection   Table Life Blog
241 The Book Thief Markus Zusak Goodreads
242 The Bronze Bow Elizabeth George Speare Goodreads
243 The Childhood of Famous Americans Series   Table Life Blog
244 The Dagger Quick   Imagination Soup
245 The Devil’s Arithmetic Jane Yolen Goodreads
246 The Diary of a Young Girl   Book Depository
247 The Door in the Wall Marguerite de Angeli Goodreads
248 The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia Esther Hautzig Goodreads
249 The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Calpurnia Tate, #1) Jacqueline Kelly Goodreads
250 The First Four Years (Little House, #9) Laura Ingalls Wilder Goodreads
251 The Girl in the Torch   Imagination Soup
252 The Great Brain (Great Brain, #1) John D. Fitzgerald Goodreads
253 The Great Migration   The Measured Mom
254
The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and A Boy Called Eel
  Imagination Soup
255 The Green Glass Sea (Green Glass #1) Ellen Klages Goodreads
256 The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia, #5) C.S. Lewis Goodreads
257
The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog
  Imagination Soup
258
The Kidnapped Prince: The Life of Olaudah Equiano
  Family Education
259 The Lions of Little Rock   Imagination Soup
260 The Long Winter (Little House, #6) Laura Ingalls Wilder Goodreads
261 The Midnight Tunnel: A Suzanna Snow Mystery   Imagination Soup
262 The Midwife’s Apprentice Karen Cushman Goodreads
263 The Other Side   Family Education
264 The Prince and the Pauper Mark Twain Goodreads
265 The Quilt   Imagination Soup
266 The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett Goodreads
267 The Sign of the Beaver Elizabeth George Speare Goodreads
268 The Story of England by Richard Brassey   The School Run
269
The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child
  Book Depository
270 The Tapir Scientist: Saving South America’s Largest Mammal Sy Montgomery We Are Teachers
271 The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Avi Goodreads
272 The Unbreakable Code   Read Brightly
273 The United States v. Jackie Robinson Sudipta Barhan-Quallen Book Riot
274 The Usborne History of Britain   The School Run
275 The WAR That Saved My Life   Imagination Soup
276 The Watcher   Imagination Soup
277 The Whipping Boy Sid Fleischman Goodreads
278 The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1777 Kristiana Gregory Goodreads
279 The Witch of Blackbird Pond Elizabeth George Speare Goodreads
280 The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (The Wolves Chronicles, #1) Joan Aiken Goodreads
281 The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid Jeanette Winter We Are Teachers
282 The Yearling Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Goodreads
283 The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist Cynthia Levinson We Are Teachers
284 There’s No Place Like Space   Book Depository
285 These Happy Golden Years (Little House, #8) Laura Ingalls Wilder Goodreads
286 This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World Matt Lamothe We Are Teachers
287 This is the Dream,   The Measured Mom
288 This Jazz Man   Family Education
289 Through My Eyes   Read Brightly
290 To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee Goodreads
291 Trailblazer: The Story of Ballerina Raven Wilkinson Leda Schubert Book Riot
292 Trailblazers   Table Life Blog
293 Transportation Gail Gibbons We Are Teachers
294 Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson Goodreads
295 Treasury of Greek Mythology   Book Depository
296 Trickiest!: 19 Sneaky Animals Steve Jenkins We Are Teachers
297 Trudy’s Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the World Storm We Are Teachers
298 Understood Betsy Dorothy Canfield Fisher Goodreads
299 Walk   Imagination Soup
300 Water Seymour Simon We Are Teachers
301 We March   The Measured Mom
302
What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors
  Family Education
303 What Makes a Monster?: Discovering the World’s Scariest Creatures Jess Keating We Are Teachers
304 What’s the Big Deal About First Ladies Ruby Shamir We Are Teachers
305 When Washington Crossed the Delaware   Read Brightly
306 Who Are Venus and Serena Williams? James Buckley Jr. Book Riot
307 Who Was … ?   Table Life Blog
308 Who Was Anne Frank?   Book Depository
309 Who Was Helen Keller?   Book Depository
310 Who Was Isaac Newton?   Book Depository
311 Who Was Leonardo Da Vinci?   Book Depository
312 Who Was Neil Armstrong?   Book Depository
313 Who Was Rosa Parks?   Family Education
314 Whoever You Are   Family Education
315 Wild Boy and the Black Terror   Imagination Soup
316 Wilma Unlimited,   The Measured Mom
317 Witch Child (Witch Child, #1) Celia Rees Goodreads
318 With Books and Bricks,   The Measured Mom
319 You Wouldn’t Want To Be Series   Table Life Blog


11 Best Children’s Books About History Sources/Lists



Source Article
Book Depository Children’s History Books
Book Riot 25 Children’s Books for African American History Month
Family Education Top 15 Children’s Books for Black History Month
Goodreads Best Children’s Historical Fiction
Imagination Soup The Best Historical Fiction Chapter Books for Kids
Read Brightly 7 Picture Books About Incredible True Stories from U.S. History
Self Sufficient Kids 18 of the Best Children’s Books About African American History
Table Life Blog 20 Book Series to Get Your Kids Hooked on History
The Measured Mom 40 Black history books for kids
The School Run Best history books for children
We Are Teachers 50 Nonfiction Picture Books For Learning About the World

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