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A listing of books that can be used to teach American history. The selected books represent a variety of historical eras, types of books, and reading levels and the list will grow over time.

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Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience during and after World War II Internment

Author: Jeanne Wakatsuki & James D. Houston
Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School, High School
Genre: Non Fiction

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston's memoir about her childhood experiences in Manzanar reveals not only the everyday requirements for...


Farmer George Plants a Nation

Author: Peggy Thomas
Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School
Genre: Biography, Non Fiction

A picture book for older readers celebrates George Washington’s role, not as victorious general and first president, but as...


Fearless (the story of Louise Smith)

Author: Barb Rosenstock
Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School
Genre: Biography, Fiction

Children's biography of Louise Smith, race car driver and first woman elected to the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.


Feivel's Flying Horses

Author: Heidi Smith Hyde
Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School
Genre: Fiction

A Jewish immigrant who is saving money to bring his wife and children to join him in American creates ornate horses for a...


Festivals of the World: Puerto Rico

Author: Erin Foley
Reading Level: Pre-School, Early Elementary School
Genre: Non Fiction

Explores five Puerto Rican festivals: The Calle San Sebastian Festival, the fiesta for Santiago Apostol, the celebrations during...


First ladies : from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama

Author: Betty Boyd Caroli
Reading Level: High School, Adult
Genre: Non Fiction, Biography

Take a look at each First Lady and her effect on the job of First Lady and examine the ways the role of First Lady has changed...


First Ladies, Women Who called the White House Home

Author: Beatrice Gormley
Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Non Fiction, Biography

A collection of portraits of America's First Ladies recounts the lives and contributions of such figures as Bess Truman,...


First Ladies: Political Role and Public Image

Author: Edith P. Mayo & Lisa Kathleen Graddy
Reading Level: Middle School, High School, Adult
Genre: Non Fiction

Details of the Smithsonian exhibition featuring gowns and clothing, personal belongings, White House and campaign memorabilia...


First Ladies: The Saga of the Presidents' Wives and their Power, 1789-1961

Author: Carl Sferrazza Anthony
Reading Level: High School, Adult
Genre: Non Fiction

Author Carl S. Anthony likens the First Ladies to a select sorority in this splendid history that defines the political and...


First Ladies: Illustrated Biographies of America's Leaders

Author: Amy Pastan
Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Non Fiction, Biography

A look at the First Ladies and biographies of those highlighted.

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Award Key

Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Newbery Medal

Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).

Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.