Sep 192014
 
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Books for Young Folks

Girls books that may aid in the study of history. They are also lovely and wholesome entertainment. Most are fictional, but after consideration, a few nonfiction titles seemed relevant, so I have included them.

General Nonfiction For Girls

Ten American Girls From History by Kate Dickinson Sweetser

Ten Girls from History by Kate Dickinson Sweetser

Historic Girls: Stories Of Girls Who Have Influenced The History Of Their Times by Elbridge S. Brooks

Heroines That Every Child Should Know by Mabie, Stephens, and Ostertag

Historic Girlhoods by Rupert S. Holland

Heroines of Service by Mary Rosetta Parkman

Nonfiction Colonial & Revolutionary

Home Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle

Child Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle

The Women Who Came in the Mayflower by Annie Russell Marble

Diary of Anna Green Winslow, a Boston School Girl of 1771 by Anna Green Winslow

Native American (mostly nonfiction)

Indian Child Life by Therese O. Deming

The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith by E. Boyd Smith

The Story of Pocahontas by Charles Dudley Warner

The Pocahontas-John Smith Story by Pocahontas Wight Edmunds

The Princess Pocahontas by Virginia Watson

Pocahontas by  Elizabeth Eggleston Seelye

The Bird-Woman of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Katherine Chandler (Sacagawea or Sacajawea)

The Indian girl who led them, Sacajawea by Amy Jane Maguire


Colonial & Revolutionary

Ruth of Boston by James Otis

Mary of Plymouth by James Otis

Sarah Dillard’s Ride by James Otis

Richard of Jamestown by James Otis

Maid Sally by Harriet A. Cheever

A Little Maid of Province Town by Alice Turner Curtis

A Little Maid of Massachusetts Colony by Alice Turner Curtis

A Little Maid of Ticonderoga by Alice Turner Curtis

A Little Maid of Old Philadelphia  by Alice Turner Curtis

A Little Maid of Old Maine  by Alice Turner Curtis

A Little Maid of Old New York  by Alice Turner Curtis

A Little Maid of Virginia by Alice Turner Curtis

Peggy Owens Series by Lucy Foster Madison

Some Three Hundred Years Ago by Edith Gilman Brewster

The Puritan Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins

Boys and Girls of Colonial Days by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey


Civil War (1860’s)

A Yankee Girl at Fort Sumter by Alice Turner Curtis

A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison

A Confederate Girl’s Diary by Sarah Morgan Dawson


World War I (1914-1918)

Mary Lee the Red Cross Girl by Helen Hart

The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army by Margaret Vandercook

The Red Cross Girls with Pershing to Victory by Margaret Vandercook

  The Red Cross Girls in the British Trenches  by Margaret Vandercook

 


Great Depression (1930’s)

Across the Fruited Plain by Florence Crannell Means


World War II (1940’s)

Nancy Dale, Army Nurse by Ruby Lorraine Radford

Kitty Carter, Canteen Girl by Ruby Lorraine Radford

Sparky Ames and Mary Mason of the Ferry Command by Roy J. Snell

Sally Scott of the Waves   by Roy J. Snell

Norma Kent of the WACS by Roy J. Snell

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