The American Girl books are a fun read for girls. They learn history by learning about the details of daily life of a girl set in history and challenges she faces. Below the books are broken out by time period so you can enjoy them with your history studies as well. These books are great to assign as independent reading for grades 2-7. Many of the books are available in an audio format 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
See more living history book suggestions as well as the history sequence we follow.
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