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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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The Smithsonian Book of the First Ladies: Their Times, Lives, and Issues

Author: Edith P. Mayo
Reading Level: High School, Adult
Genre: Non Fiction

With a foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton, The Smithsonian Book of the First Ladies: Their Lives, Times, and Issues presents...


The Song of the Coqui

Author: Nicholasa Mohr & Martorell Antonio
Reading Level: Pre-School, Early Elementary School
Genre: Fiction

A lyrical and dramatic retelling of three animal stories that come from the rich heritage of Puerto Rican folklore.


The Sound that Jazz Makes

Author: Carole Boston Weatherford
Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School
Genre: Non Fiction

An overview of the evolution of jazz and jazz styles told in poetry. Each page includes a four-line poem and full-page...


The Spirit of Steam

Author: William L. Withuhn
Reading Level: High School
Genre: Non Fiction

An illustrated account of steam railroading.


The Stormy Adventure of Abbie Burgess, Lighthouse Keeper

Author: Peter Roop & Connie Roop
Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Fiction

Told in graphic novel format, this is the story of Abbie Burgess, whose father was the lighthouse keeper of Matinicus Rock...


The Story of Ruby Bridges

Author: Robert Coles
Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Non Fiction

A children's story about the brave little girl who was one of the first students to be integrated into an all white school.


The Storyteller's Candle

Author: Lucia Gonzalez
Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Fiction
Bilingual Yes

During the early days of the Great Depression, NYC's first Puerto Rican librarian, Pura Belpre, introduceds the public library to...


The Traitor

Author: Laurence Yep
Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Adult
Genre: Fiction

Michael and Joseph, two outcasts who are also allies in a rough, coal-mining town, must test their unlikely friendship and trust...


The Vejigante and the Folk Festivals of Puerto Rico

Author: Edwin Fontanez
Reading Level: Pre-School, Early Elementary School
Genre: Non Fiction
Bilingual Yes

An entertaining tool for discovering Puerto Rico's rich vejigante tradition - beautiful coloring activities and informative...


The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963

Author: Christopher Charles Curtis
Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Fiction
Awards: Newbery, Coretta Scott King Award, Golden Kite

A family moves from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama, where they experience the historic violent summer during the Civil...

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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.