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Early 1900's

KEY: jP = Picture Books; jZ = 1st and 2nd Grade Readers; jE = 3rd and 4th Grade Readers; J = 5th Grade and Up

EARLY 1900's

Updated June 2012


Picture Books

Armstrong, Jennifer MAGNUS AT THE FIRE
When his fire house gets a new motorized fire engine, Magnus the fire horse isn't ready to retire. Majestic, double-page oil illustrations and an exciting, well-researched text tell how the heroic horse saves the day one last time.
2005 unpaged

Burleigh, Robert EDNA
Uses the imagined viewpoint of Edna St. Vincent Millay to re-create her early years as a poet in New York City. Includes her poem "Recuerdo" and a brief profile of her life.
2000 unpaged

Gaffney, Timothy WEE AND THE WRIGHT BROTHERS
1903 Ohio. Wee, a rodent reporter from the "Mouse News" travels from Dayton, Ohio, to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, to cover the Wright Brothers historic flight.
2004 unpaged

Hall, Donald LUCY'S SUMMER
For Lucy Wells, who lives on a farm in New Hampshire, the summer of 1910 is filled with helping her mother can fruits and vegetables, enjoying the Fourth of July celebration, and other activities.
1995 unpaged

Hall, Patricia THE REAL-FOR-SURE STORY OF RAGGEDY ANN
based on a true story. Inspired by an old family rag doll and his daughter Marcella, artist Johnny Gruelle patented a doll in 1915 he called Raggedy Ann. Several years later, Gruelle's RaggedyAnn and Andy dolls and stories were introduced to the public and have been a part of the American scene ever since.
2001 unpaged

Harvery Jeanne MY HANDS SING THE BLUES
1914. In Harlem, New York City, an artist follows the rhythms of blues music as he recalls his North Carolina childhood while painting, cutting, and pasting to make art.
2011 unpaged
Karim, Roberta FARAWAY GRANDPA
1917. Grandpa Danny is not himself--he forgets things and sometimes his mind seems covered in clouds. Still, even on Grandpa Danny's most shadowy of days, Kathleen knew when she sang "Danny Boy" he was listening with his heart. Alzheimer's Disease .
2004 unpaged

Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie WHEN SPRING COMES
A child, living on a Vermont farm in the early 1900's, describes some of the activities that mark the approach of spring.
1993 unpaged

Levinson, Riki I GO WITH MY FAMILY TO GRANDMA’S
As five cousins and their families arrive by various means of transportation, Grandma’s home in Brooklyn gets livelier and livelier.
1986 unpaged

Lindbergh, Reeve NOBODY OWNS THE SKY
A rhymed telling of the life of the first African American aviator, Bessie Coleman, who dreamed of flying as a child in the cotton fields of Texas, and persevered until she made that dream come true. 1892-1926.
1996 unpaged

London, Sara FIREHORSE MAX
turn of the century Vermont.When Grandpa Lev's horse becomes too old to pull his peddler's wagon, the elderly man purchases Max, a music-loving creature, since the fire department's acquisition of two new engines has made his job as a fire horse obsolete. It seems like a perfect plan, except that every time the fire bells sound, Max takes off, scattering Grandpa Lev's goods all over town. Lev, once a musician in a famous orchestra in the old country, finally solves the problem by playing his violin to soothe the horse whenever he is tempted to run to a fire.
1997 unpaged

Markel, Michelle BRAVE GIRL
An illustrated account of immigrant Clara Lemlich's pivotal role in the influential 1909 women laborer's strike describes how she worked grueling hours to acquire an education and support her family before organizing a massive walkout to protest the unfair working conditions in New York's garment district.
2013 unpaged

Medearis, Angela RUM-A-TUM-TUM
In New Orleans at the turn of the century the sights and sounds of the French Quarter comes alive for the African-Americans who live there.
1997 unpaged

Mitchell, Barbara WATERMAN’S CHILD
Young Annie begins with her great grandmother and tells about her family’s life as fishermen on Chesapeake Bay. Maryland and Virginia.
1997 unpaged

Rael, Elsa WHAT ZEESIE SAW ON DELANCY STREET
A young Jewish girl living on Manhattan’s Lower East Side attends her first “package party” where she learns about the traditions of generosity, courage and community among Jewish immigrants in the early 1900’s. New York City.
1996 unpaged

Sockabasin, Allen THANKS TO THE ANIMALS
In 1900 during the Passamaquoddy winter migration in Maine, Baby Zoo Sap falls of the family bobsled and the forest animals hearing hiscries, garther to protect him until his father returns to find him.
2005 unpaged

Skilling, Mary AUNT MINNIE MCGRANAHAN
The townspeople in St. Clere, Kansas, are sure it will never work out when the neat and orderly spinster, Minnie McGranahan, takes her nine orphaned nieces and nephews into her home in 1920. North Dakota & St. Clere, Kansas.
1996 unpaged

Tunnell, Michael MAILING MAY
In 1914, because her family cannot afford a train ticket to her grandmother’s town, May gets mailed and rides the mail car on the train to see her grandmother across 75 miles of Idaho mountains.
1997 unpaged

Yee, Paul ROSES SING ON NEW SNOW
Turn-of-the-century Chinatown. The governor of South China comes to Maylin’s father’s restaurant. He likes a dish so much he orders her brothers to recreate it. They cannot, and finally the governor learns that Maylin is the real cook.
1991 unpaged

Yolen, Jane MY BROTHERS' FLYING MACHINE
Wilbur, Orville and Me
Provides a look at the lives of Orville and Wilbur Wright, as seen throught the eyes of their younger sister, Katharine, who provided support and encouragement while they worked on their many invetions.
2003 unpaged


Beginning-to-Read Books


3rd and 4th Grades

Adler, David THE BABE AND I
While helping his family make ends meet during the Depression by selling newspapers,a boy meets Babe Ruth.
1999 unpaged

Adler, Susan MEET SAMANTHA, AN AMERICAN GIRL
American Girl, 1904, book #1 in the Samantha series
In 1904, nine-year-old Samantha, an orphan living with her wealthy grandmother, and her servant friend Nellie have a midnight adventure.
1986 61 p.

Adler, Susan SAMANTHA LEARNS A LESSON
American Girl, 1904, book #2 in the Samantha series
Samantha tries to help Nellie with her school work and learns about poverty.
1986 61 p.

Barron, T. A. HIGH AS A HAWK
In 1905, eight-year-old Harriet Peters fulfills her dead mother's dream by climbing Long's Peak in Colorado with the help of an old mountain guide, Enos Mills. Based on a true story.
2004 32 p.

Buckey, Sarah SAMANTHA'S SPECIAL TALENT
American Girl Short Stories, 1904
Samantha organizes a talent show to support the library, but wonders what her special talent is. Historical notes on vaudeville and instructions for juggling scarves are included.
2003 41 p.

Goodman, Susan HAZEL BOXBERG
BRAVE KIDS

True Stories from America's Past
Hazelle has been living in the Grace Home, an orphanage in New York City, for almost a year. Now she and several other children have been put on a train headed for Texas, where they will be placed with families that want children. But Hazelle isn't an orphan, and her new home isn't what she expected. Hazelle Boxberg was a real eleven-year-old girl who traveled to Texas on an orphan train in 1918
2004 52 p.

Greene, Jacqueline MEET REBECCA
American Girl series, Rebecca, Book 1/B>
1914. Nine-year-old Rebecca Rubin, a Jewish girl living in New York in 1914, aspires to be an actress, despite her family's objection to it, and uses her acting skills to raise money to save her cousins in Russia from danger.
2009 70 p.

Greene, Jacqueline REBECCA AND THE MOVIES
American Girl series, Rebecca, Book 4

1914. Rebecca is invited to her cousin Max's movie studio for her tenth birthday, but her parent's disapproval of actors and movies may prevent her from taking advantage of a golden opportunity.
2009 85 p.

Greene, Jacqueline CHANGES FOR REBECCA
American Girl series, Rebecca, Book 6

1914.Ten-year-old Rebecca Rubin is injured during a strike at the sweatshop where her uncle and cousin work when she tries to give a speech, while keeping a big secret from her family.fix the problem, while keeping in mind how desperately the men need their jobs.
2009 70 p.

Grimes, Nikki TALKIN' ABOUT BESSIE
The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman
A Biography of the woman who became the first licensed Afro-American pilot. .
2002 unpaged

Hall, Donald WHEN WILLARD MET BABE RUTH
A chance meeting between a boy and his idol in 1917 leads to an even more exciting encounter years later, as Willard witnesses Ruth's 709th home run.
2001 41 pages

Hurst, Carol Otis ROCKS IN HIS HEAD
A young man has a lifelong love of rock collecting that eventually leads him to work at a science museum.
2001 unpaged

Hurwitz, Johanna FARAWAY SUMMER
In the summer of 1910, Dossi, a poor Russian immigrant from the tenements of New York, spends two weeks with the Meade family on their Vermont farm, and all their lives are enriched by the experience.
1998 146 p.

Hurwitz, Johanna THE UNSIGNED VALENTINE
In 1922 Vermont, 16- year-old Emma confides in her diary both her hopes of beoming a farmer's wife one day and her frustrations with her parents' belief that she is too young to be courted by the handsome Cole Berry.
2006 159 p.

Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie LUMBER CAMP LIBRARY
Ruby wants to be a teacher, but after her father's death in a logging accident she must quit school to care for her ten brothers and sisters, until a chance meeting with a lonely old blind woman transforms her life. 1912+ Vermont.
2002 87 pages

Lasky, Kathryn HOME AT LAST
SOFIA'S IMMIGRANT DIARY; Book 2

My America series
In 1903, 10-year-old Sofia and her family begin their life in America in Boston, where her father works in a grocery, her mother sells pasta, and she goes to school while trying to stay in touch with her old friend Maureen.
2003 102 pages

Lasky, Kathryn HOPE IN MY HEART
SOFIA'S IMMIGRANT DIARY; Book 1

My America series
After her family immigrates to America from Italy in 1903, ten-year-old Sofia is quarantined at the Ellis Island Immigration Station, where she makes a good friend but endures nightmarish conditions. Includes historical notes.
2003 106 pages

Schur, Maxine SAMANTHA'S SURPRISE, A CHRISTMAS STORY
American Girl, book #3 in the Samantha series
The two weeks before Christmas are filled with activity as Samantha finishes her homemade presents and makes preparations for visiting relatives.
1986 66 p.

Tavares, Maatt MUDBALL
Somehow, Andy's bat had hit the ball. Everybody heard it…but nobody saw where it went. Andy Oyler is the shortest player on his baseball team, the Minneapolis Millers, not to mention the whole league. And no matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to get a hit. But one fateful spring day in 1903, a sudden change in the weather leads to a change in Andy Oyler's luck----and as Andy soon discovers, even the shortest player can become the game's biggest hero!
2005 32 p.

Tripp, Valerie CHANGES FOR SAMANTHA
A Winter Story, 1904
American Girl, book #6 in the Samantha series
When she discovers that Nellie and her sisters have been sent to an orphanage, Samantha, now living with her aunt and uncle in New York City, tries to help her friends as much as she can.
1988 66 p.

Tripp, Valerie HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SAMANTHA
American Girl, book #4 in the Samantha series
A ten-year-old girl discovers the modern delights of turn-of-the-century New York City when she travels there with her grandmother to visit relatives.
1987 62 p.

Tripp, Valerie NELLIE'S PROMISE
American Girl, 1906
It is the spring of 1906 and Nellie and her little sisters finally have a home. Orphaned and abandoned by their uncle, they are living with Samantha’s family. Best of all, Samantha’s Uncle Gard and Aunt Cornelia want to adopt all three of the O’Malley girls. But when Nellie’s no-good uncle, Mike O’Malley, turns up again, he threatens to ruin everything. Nellie must find a way to keep the promise she made to her dying mother—to keep her family together.
2004 72 p.

Tripp, Valerie SAMANTHA SAVES THE DAY
A Summer Story, 1904
American Girl
While spending the summer at Grandmary's summer home on Goose Lake, Samantha and her twin cousins decide to visit the island where Samantha's parents were drowned during a storm.
1988 65 p.

Waldman, Neil THEY CAME FROM THE BRONX
HOW THE BUFFALO WERE SAVED FROM EXTINCTION

A Comanche grandmother and her grandson wait for the arrival of a herd of buffalo in this story based on the efforts of the American Bison Society to reintroduce bison to Oklahoma.
2001 unpaged

Littlefield, Holly FIRE AT THE TRIANGLE FACTORYTwo fourteen-year-old girls, sewing machine operators at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company, are caught in the famous Triangle fire of 1911. 1996 48 p.


5th Grade and on

Auch, Mary Jane ASHES TO ROSES
Sixteen-year-old Margaret Rose Nolan, newly arrived from Ireland, finds work at New York City's Triangle Shirtwaist Factory shortly before the 1911 fire in which 146 employees died.
2002 250 pages

Beard, Darleen OPERATION CLEAN SWEEP
In 1916, just four years after getting the right to vote, the women of Umatilla, Oregon band together to throw the mayor and other city officials out of office, replacing them with women.
2004 151 pages

Boling, Katharine JANUARY 1905
The winter has been a tough one for Pauline and Arlene's family. Though only eleven, the twin girls are old in too many ways: They know what it is to work to exhaustion, to be hamstrung by longing, to be blind with hate. Pauline labors from dawn to dusk alongside the other members of her family at the local cotton mill, and wishes she could stay home like her sister. Meanwhile, crippled Arlene takes care of all the housework and cooking, dreaming of one day working at the mill and earning money and respect. Each is certain that the other has the easy life, but each discovers how wrong she is.
2004 170 pages

Bradley, Kimberly THE PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTER
Ethel is ten years old in 1901 when her father becomes President Theodore Roosevelt and her family has to move. The White House is older and stuffier than Ethel imagined, but there's never a dull moment with her adventurous family around.
2004 156 pages

Steiner, Barbara THE CRY OF THE LOON
A Samantha Mystery
American Girl
In June 1907, twelve-year-old Samantha looks forward to a happy summer with Nellie and her younger sisters at Grandmary's country home in the Adirondacks but a series of mysterious accidents on the property lead Samantha to suspect that someone is deliberately causing trouble.
2009 181 pages

Bucky, Sarah THE CURSE OF RAVENSCOURT
A Samantha Mystery
American Girl
When her family temporarily moves into a luxury apartment building in 1904 Manhattan, eleven-year-old Samantha tries to discover whether a series of mishaps is related to a curse on the building's owner.
2005 181 pages

Bucky, Sarah THE STOLEN SAPPHIRE
A Samantha Mystery
American Girl
Samantha and Nellie set sail for Europe, and aboard their ship is a world-famous archaeologist. He's carrying a legendary sapphire that is intended for a London museum. The jewel disappears though, and Samantha helps find the thief.
2006 181 pages

Estes, Eleanor THE MOFFATS
1910's. Relates the adventures and misadventures of the four Moffat children living with their widowed mother in a yellow house on New Dollar Street in the small town of Cranbury, Connecticut.
2001 211 pages

Estes, Eleanor THE MIDDLE MOFFAT
Follows the adventures and misadventures of ten-year-old Jane Moffat living with her widowed mother and three siblings in their new home in Cranbury, Connecticut, in the early twentieth century.
2001 243 pages

Estes, Eleanor THE MOFFAT MUSEUM
The adventures of the Moffat children living in Cranbury, Connecticut in the early twentieth century as they create a museum, participate in their sister's wedding, and try to buy a trolley car.
2001 232 pages

Estes, Eleanor RUFUS M
The adventures of seven-year-old Rufus Moffat, living with his widowed mother and older siblings including his encounter with an invisible piano player and his attempts at ventroliquism.
2001 233 pages

Gundisch, Karin HOW I BECAME AN AMERICAN
HOW THE BUFFALO WERE SAVED FROM EXTINCTION

A Comanche grandmother and her grandson wait for the arrival of a herd of buffalo in this story based on the efforts of the American Bison Society to reintroduce bison to Oklahoma.
2001 115 pages

Gutman, Dan SHOELESS JOE AND ME
A Baseball Card Adventure, Book 4

Joe Stoshack travels back to 1919, where he meets Shoeless Joe Jackson and tries to prevent the fixing of the World Series in which Jackson was wrongly implicated.
2002 163 pages

Hale, Marian DARK WATER RISING
While salvaging and rebuilding in the aftermath of the Galveston flood of 1900, sixteen-year-old Seth proves himself in a way that his previous efforts never could, but he still must face his father man-to-man.
2006 233 pages

Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas FLORENCE ROBINSON
THE STORY OF A JAZZ AGE GIRL

1919. Unable to endure the discrimination in his small Mississippi town when he returns home from serving in France during World War I, Flo's father moves the family to Chicago, where jazz symbolizes the freedom he hopes they will find.Just before the beginning of World War I, 8-year-old Ruthie, who lives with her parents and six brothers on a farm in Indiana, wishes for a sister and tries to behave like the lady her mother wants her to be.
1997 123 p.

Hopkinson, Deborah INTO THE FIRESTORM
A Novel of San Francisco, 1906

Days after arriving in San Francisco from Texas, 11-year-old orphan Nicholas Dray tries to help his new neighbors survive the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and the subsequent fires.
2006 189 p.

Hunt, L.J. THE ABERNATHY BOYS
A fictionalized account of the adventurous 1909 journey of nine-year-old Bud Abernathy and his five-year-old brother, Temp, who traveled alone, mostly on horseback, from their home in Oklahoma to Santa Fe, New Mexico, and back again, crossing the vast desertlike no-man's-land in the Texas Panhandle known as the caprock.
2004 199 p.

Hurwitz, Johanna DEAR EMMA
In her letters to a Vermont friend, 8th grader Dossi, a Russian, Jewish immigrant living in the Lower East Side of New York City in 1910, shares her thoughts about her new brother-in-law, the diphtheria epidemic, and the Triangle shirtwaist Factory fire.
2002 150 pages

Hurwitz, Johanna FARAWAY SUMMER
In the summer of 1910, Dossi, a poor Russian immigrant from the tenements of New York, spends two wekks with the Meade family on their Vermont farm, and all their lives are enriched by the experience.
1998 155 pages

Jocelyn, Marthe MABLE RILEY
A RELILABLE RECORD OF HUMDRUM, PERIL, AND ROMANCE

In 1901, 14-year-old Mable Riley dreams of being a writer and having adventures while stuck in Perth county, Ontario, assisting her sister in teaching school and secretly becoming friends with a neighbor who holds scandalous opinions on women's rights.
2004 279 pages

Jones, Veda LAURA'S VICTORY
End of the Second World War

Sisters in Times series
Laura distrusts her Japanese-American classmate - until she learns the girl's father is fighting for the U.S. Army.
2006 144 pages

Larson, Kirby HATTIE BIG SKY
After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some unexpected problems related to the war being fought in Europe.
2006 283 pages

Jones, Veda MAUREEN THE DETECTIVE
Sisters in Times series
The Age of Immigration
Set in 1903, eleven-year-old immigrant Maureen Stevenson is ready to become a U.S. citizen - just as soon as she solves the case of who's stealing artwork from her employer's mansion.
2005 142 pages

Karwoski, Gail QUAKE!
Disaster In San Francisco, 1906

Tells the story of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake as seen through the eyes of Jacob, a thirteen-year-old Jewish boy who lives in a boarding house with his father and younger sister.
2004 153 pages

Lasky, Kathryn A TIME FOR COURAGE
The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen
Dear America series
A diary account of 13-year-old Kathleen Bowen's life in Washington , D.C. in 1917, as she juggles concerns about the national battle for women's suffrage, the war in Europe, and her own school work and family.
2001 187 pages

Lerangis, Peter SMILER'S BONES
In 1897, Robert Peary brought six polar Eskimos to the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Soon four of them had died, one returned to Greenland, and one boy, Minik, was left. This is his story.
2007 147 p.

Lutz, Norma MARIA TAKES A STAND
The Battle for Women's Rights series
Maria takes up the cause of women's suffrage in Minneapolis near the beginning of World War I. Can she rely on God to do the right thing?
2004 139 p.

Matas, Carol GOTCHA!
Rosie in New York City series
When Mama falls ill and Papa invests all the family's money in a new business, eleven-year-old Rosie Lepidus must go to work in a garment factory and soon gets involved in union activities. 1909-10
1983 157 pages

Peck, Richard THE TEACHER'S FUNERAL
A COMEDY IN THREE PARTS

In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dreams of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew are disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies."
2004 190 pages

Reiss, Kathryn THE STRANGE CASE OF BABY H
History Mysteries
In the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, 12-year-old Clara finds a baby left on the doorstep of her family's boarding house, and sets out to unravel the surrounding mysteries.
2002 155 pages

Richardson, Arleta LOOKING FOR HOME
book 1 The Orphans' Journey series
In 1907, while starting a new life in a Christian orphanage, eight-year-old Ethan and his three younger siblings hear about the prospect of being sent west on an Orphan Train and pray to stay together.
1993 141 pages

Richardson, Arleta WHISTLE STOP WEST
book 2 The Orphans' Journey series
In 1908 eight-year-old Ethan and his three younger siblings ride an Orphan Train into Nebraska, where they hope with God's help to start a new life on a farm.
1993 142 pages

Richardson, Arleta PRAIRIE HOMESTEAD
book 3 The Orphans' Journey series
Eight-year-old orphan Ethan and his three younger siblings are taken in by the Rush family and find themselves homesteading in South Dakota.
1994 141 pages

Richardson, Arleta PRAIRIE HOMESTEAD
book 4 The Orphans' Journey series
Through prayer, thirteen-year-old Ethan meets the challenges of moving with his adopted family to a homestead in Mexico.
1996 144 pages
Schmidt, Gary LIZZIE BRIGHT AND THE BUCKMINSTER BOY
In 1911, Turner Buckminster hates his new home of Phippsburg, Maine, but things improve when he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from a poor, nearby island community founded by former slaves that the town fathers--and Turner's--want to change into a tourist spot.
2004 219 pages

Snyder, Zilpha Keatley GIB RIDES HOME
A historical novel set in the American "Wild West." A young boy leaves England for adventure in the West--becoming a lumberjack, hunter, cowboy, Indian fighter, and gold miner and finds out the truth about his "uncle" in England.
2002 309 pages

Tamar, Erika KATHERINE'S STORY
THE GIRLS OF LIGHTHOUSE LANE #1

In 1905, while pursuing her dreams of becoming an artist, the twelve-year-old daughter of the Cape Light lighthouse keeper learns the value of family, home, and friendship.
2004 165 pages

Tamar, Erika ROSE'S STORY
THE GIRLS OF LIGHTHOUSE LANE #2

In 1906, mortified by her mother's suffragist activities that cause the family to move from New York City to Cape Light, fourteen-year-old Rose sees no value in her mother's feminist views until she tries to enter a horse riding competition open only to boys.
2004 183 pages

Tamar, Erika LIZABETH'S STORY
THE GIRLS OF LIGHTHOUSE LANE #3

During a scarlet fever outbreak in 1906, thirteen-year-old Lizabeth must decide whether it is more important to be Strawberry Queen or to be at the bedside of her younger sister, who is ill.
2004 279 pages

Tamar, Erika AMANDA'S STORY
THE GIRLS OF LIGHTHOUSE LANE #4

Katherine is the daughter of the lighthouse keeper. She dreams of becoming a painter. But in 1905, a girl can't grow up to be a famous artist -- can she? Rose just moved to the town of Cape Light. She wants to fit in with her new friends, but Rose has a secret she can't share with anyone ... Lizabeth is Kat's rich cousin who always gets what she wants. But Lizabeth soon finds out that money can't keep her from losing the most precious thing of all ... Amanda's mother pa.
2004 279 pages

Taylor, Mildred THE WELL: DAVID'S STORY
1910. In Mississippi in the early 1900s ten-year-old David Logan's family generously shares their well water with both white and black neighbors in an atmosphere of potential racial violence.
1995 92 pages

Tocher, Timothy CHIEF SUNRISE, JOHN MCGRAW, AND ME
In 1919, 15 year-old Hank escapes an abusive father and goes looking for a chance to become a baseball player, accompanied by a man who calls himself Chief Sunrise and claims to be a full-blooded Seminole.
2004 150 pages

Twomey, Cathleen CHARLOTTE'S CHOICE
A young woman, burdened by a terrible secret, must decide to reveal the secret and betray her best friend or to keep the secret and send her friend to prison in this coming-of-age story set in Missouri in 1905.
2001 184 pages

Winthrop, Elizabeth COUNTING ON GRACE
Tells the story of a girl's transition from student to mill worker in 1910.
2006 232 pages

Yep, Laurence THE EARTH DRAGON AWAKES
The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
Eight-year-old Henry and nine-year-old Chin love to read about heroes in popular "penny dreadful" novels, until they both witness real courage while trying to survive the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
2006 105 pages