The American Girl books are an engaging read for girls. They learn history by learning about the details of daily life of a girl living in an historical time period and the challenges she faced.
Find a living book to complement your history studies in this American Girl series listed by time period. These books are great to assign as independent reading for grades 2-7. Many of the books are available as an audio book as well.
Colonial Era (1690-1765)
Revolutionary Era (1765-1800)
Westward Expansion (1801-1860)
Civil War (1861-1865)
Industrialization & Immigration (1900-1914)
Between the World Wars (1920-1939)
1934—Kit and Ruthie
1944—Molly and Emily
Modern Era (1946 – present)
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