Turn The Pages To An Adventure

Take a look at these suggested books and travel through time right in your own home!



Ancient Greece

Fiction

Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods by Rick Riordan

The Demigod Diaries (The Heroes of Olympus) by Rick Riordan

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Boxed Set by Rick Riordan

Non-fiction

D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths by Ingri D’Aulaire and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire

Usborne Illustrated Guide to Greek Myths and Legends by Cheryl Evans, Anne Millard, and Rodney Matthews


A New nation

Fiction

Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson

Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson

Ashes by Laurie Halse Anderson

Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson

Non-fiction

George Washington’s Breakfast by Jean Fritz

Who was George Washington? by Roberta Edwards

Alexander Hamilton by Jean Fritz

The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton and Alexander Burr by Judith St. George

George vs George: The American Revolution As Seen from Both Sides by Rosalyn Schanzer

An American Plague by Jim Murphy



Immigration

Non-fiction

How the Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis

Emma’s Poem:  The Voice of the Statue of Liberty by  Linda Glaser

Ellis Island by Elaine Landau

Immigrant Kids by Russell Freedman

Coming to America by Betsy Maestro


The Great Depression and the New Deal

 

Non-Fiction

What was the Great Depression? by Janet Pascal

Children of the Great Depression by Russell Freedman

Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery by Russell Freedman

Franklin Delano Roosevelt by Russell Freedman

Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand

Fiction

Sky Boys How they built the Empire State Building Deborah Hopkinson

The Mighty Miss Malone Christopher Paul Curtis

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck


The World of Art

Children's Introduction to Art by Heather Alexander and Meredith Hamilton

Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World by Laurence Anholt

Matisse, King of Color by Laurence Anholt

Degas and the Little Dancer by Laurence Anholt

Leonardo, Beautiful Dreamer by Robert Byrd


Celebrating NYC

For Little Kids

Building Manhattan by Laura Vila

The Old Pirate of Central Park by Robert Priest

Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems


For Big Kids

Fiction

From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg

Non-fiction

Blizzard by Jim Murphy