Historical

The following books are located in the Youth Services Department. Fiction titles are shelved alphabetically by author’s last name. Non-fiction books can be found by their Dewey Decimal Number.

Historical Fiction - J Fiction Books

Call NumberTitleAuthor
J AMERIC MOLLY 7/ SERIES AMERIC MOLLY 7
Brave EmilyValerie Tripp
J AMERIC MYSTER FELICI
Peril at King's Creek: A Felicity mysteryElizabeth McDavid Jones
J BUNTIN EVESOS TitanicEve Bunting
J COLLLIERMy Brother Sam is DeadJames Lincoln Collier
J CRISPWhite Star: A Dog on the TitanicMarty Crisp
J CUR
Bud, Not BuddyChristopher Paul Curtis
J DEAR_A ROYALMary, Queen of Scots, Queen without a CountryKathryn Lasky
J ERD
The Birchbark HouseLouise Erdrich
J GANTOS JACK
Dead End in NorveltJack Gantos
J GRATZ ALANProjekt 1065Alan Gratz
J HIRANA VEERA
The Night DiaryVeera Hiranandani
J LAI THANHHInside Out & Back AgainThanhha Lai
J LOWRY
Number the StarsLois Lowry
J OSBORNE/ J SERIES MAGICTRA Perfect Time for PandasMary Pope Osborne
J PARK
When My Name Was KeokoLinda Sue Park
J RYAN
EchoPam Muñoz Ryan
J WILES DEBORACountdownDeborah Wiles
J WILLIAMTitanic CrossingBarbara Williams
J WIL
One Crazy SummerRita Williams-Garcia

Historical Fiction - J Series

Call NumberTitleAuthor
SERIES I_SURV 1The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912Lauren Tarshis

Historical Non-Fiction - J Non-Fiction Books

Call Number
Title
Author
J 304.80973 OSBThis land is our land : a history of American immigrationLinda Barrett Osborne
J 307.764 HOP
Shutting out the sky : life in the tenements of New York, 1880-1924Deborah Hopkinson
J 323.0922 BRIMNE
Twelve days in May : Freedom Ride 1961Larry Dane Brimner
J 323.1 LOWTurning 15 on the road to freedom : my story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights MarchLynda Blackmon Lowery
J 325.73 BAUSUMDenied, detained, deported : stories from the dark side of American immigrationAnn Bausum
J 344.73 RUBINBrown v. Board of Education : a fight for simple justiceSusan Goldman Rubin
J 363.17 KOPThe Great Molasses Flood : Boston, 1919Deborah Kops
J 363.19 JARROW
The poison eaters : fighting danger and fraud in our food and drugsGail Jarrow
J 614.5 JAR
Bubonic panic : when plague invaded AmericaGail Jarrow
J 614.5 JAR
Fatal fever : tracking down Typhoid MaryGail Jarrow
J 614.5112 BARTOLETerrible typhoid Mary : a true story of the deadliest cook in AmericaSusan Campbell Bartoletti
J 614.541 MUR
An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793Jim Murphy
J 617 MUR
Breakthrough! : how three people saved "blue babies" and changed medicine foreverJim Murphy
J 623.4 SHEINK
Bomb : the race to build--and steal--the world's most dangerous weaponSteve Sheinkin
J 623.82432 MACAUL
Crossing on time : steam engines, fast ships, and a journey to the New WorldDavid Macaulay
J 629.45 STO
Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dreamTanya Lee Stone
J 688.7221 STONEThe good, the bad, and the Barbie : a doll's history and her impact on usTanya Lee Stone
J 791.4472 JARROWSpooked! : how a radio broadcast and The war of the worlds sparked the 1938 invasion of AmericaGail Jarrow
J 973.7474 WALKER
Deadly aim : the Civil War story of Michigan's Anishinaabe sharpshootersSally Walker
J 794.8 HANSEN
Game on! : video game history from Pong and Pac-man to Mario, Minecraft, and moreDustin Hansen
J 796.33263 SHEINK
Undefeated : Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School football teamSteve Sheinkin
J 796.357 BRYLegends : the best players, games, and teams in baseballHoward Bryant
J 796.480943 MARANI
Games of deception : the true story of the first U.S. Olympic basketball team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's GermanyAndrew Maraniss
J 797.123 BRO
The boys in the boat : the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 OlympicsDaniel Brown
J 797.52 SHEINKBorn to fly : the first women's air race across AmericaSteve Sheinkin
J 910.4 SUTTON
Capsized! : the forgotten story of the SS Eastland disasterPatricia Sutton
J 920 BRAHow they croaked : the awful ends of the awfully famousGeorgia Bragg
J 921 ANDThe voice that challenged a nation : Marian Anderson and the struggle for equal rightsRussell Freedman
J 921 ARNOLD
The notorious Benedict Arnold : a true story of adventure, heroism, & treachery Steve Sheinkin
J 921 BEALS MELBAMarch forward, girl : from young warrior to Little Rock NineMelba Beals
J 921 BRYAN ASHLEY
Infinite hope : a black artist's journey from World War II to peaceAshley Bryan
J 921 DOUGLA FREDER
Facing Frederick : the life of Frederick Douglass, a monumental American manTonya Bolden
J 921 ENGLE MARGAR
Enchanted air : two cultures, two wings : a memoirMargarita Engle
J 921 GRAHAM ELIZAB
Streetcar to justice : how Elizabeth Jennings won the right to ride in New YorkAmy Hearth
J 921 HAMAlexander Hamilton : the outsiderJean Fritz
J 921 KAMKWA WILLIA
The boy who harnessed the windWilliam Kamkwamba
J 921 LOVELA ADA_KIDreaming in code : Ada Byron Lovelace, computer pioneerEmily Arnold McCully
J 921 NANSEN FRIDTJ
Locked in ice : Nansen's daring quest for the North PolePeter Lourie
J 921 ROOSEV ELEANOEleanor Roosevelt : fighter for justice : her impact on the civil rights movement, the White House, and the worldIlene Cooper
J 921 VICTOR QUEEN
Victoria : portrait of a queenCatherine Reef
J 921 MERIAN MARIA
The girl who drew butterflies : how Maria Merian's art changed scienceJoyce Sidman
J 940.5318 FREEDM
We will not be silent : the White Rose student resistance movement that defied Adolf HitlerRussell Freedman
J 940.5412 STO
Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles, America's first Black paratroopersTanya Lee Stone
J 940.5421 HOPKIN
D-Day : the WWII invasion that changed historyDeborah Hopkinson
J 940.5425 STELSO
Sachiko : a Nagasaki bomb survivor's storyCaren Barzelay Stelson
J 940.54293 HEILIG
Torpedoed : the true story of the World War II sinking of "The Children's Ship"Deborah Heiligman
J 940.544 PEARSO
Fly girls : the daring American women pilots who helped win WWIIPatricia O'Connell
J 971.622 WALBlizzard of glass : the Halifax explosion of 1917Sally Walker
J 973.7092 SHE
Lincoln's grave robbersSteve Sheinkin
J 974.71 EGGERS
Her right footDave Eggers
J 973.771 WALKER
Sinking the sultana : a civil war story of imprisonment, greed, and a doomed journey homeSally Walker
J 977.311 MURPHY
The great fireJim Murphy
J 973.913 SANDLE
1919: the year that changed AmericaMartin Sandler

Historical Non-Fiction - Non-Fiction Picture Books

Call Number
Title
Author
J 323.092 KELLEY
Martin's dream dayKitty Kelley
J 324.6 ROCKLI
Around America to win the vote : two suffragists, a kitten, and 10,000 milesMara Rockliff
J 599.78 WAL
Winnie : the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-PoohSally Walker
J 623.754 MCCARTAll that trash : the story of the 1987 Garbage Barge and our problem with stuffMeghan McCarthy
J 629.295 MOTUMCuriosity : the story of a Mars roverMarkus Motum
J 629.4 SHETTEMargot Lee Shetterly
J 781.66092 SIMON
When Paul met Artie : the story of Simon & GarfunkelGreg Neri
J 786.2 RUSCH
The music of life : Bartolomeo Cristofori and the invention of the pianoElizabeth Rusch
J 794 STONEPass go and collect $200 : the real story of how Monopoly was inventedTanya Lee Stone
J 796.323 COY
Hoop genius : how a desperate teacher and a rowdy gym class invented basketballJohn Coy
J 920 GIACOM
Two brothers, four hands : the artists Alberto and Diego GiacomettiJan Greenberg
J 920 WILLIAGame changers : the story of Venus and Serena WilliamsLesa Cline-Ransome
J 921 ADDAMS JANE
Dangerous JaneSuzanne Slade
J 921 BARNES ERNIEBetween the lines : how Ernie Barnes went from the football field to the art gallerySandra Neil Wallace
J 921 BARTON
Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventionsChris Barton
J 921 BASQUIRadiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel BasquiatJavaka Steptoe
J 921 BELPRE PURAPlanting stories : the life of librarian and storyteller Pura BelpréAnika Denise
J 921 BURTON VIRGIN
Big machines : the story of Virginia Lee BurtonSherri Duskey Rinker
J 921 CHAND NEK
The secret kingdom : Nek Chand, a changing India, and a hidden world of artBarb Rosenstock
J 921 ESQUIV JUAN_G
Esquivel! : space-age sound artistSusan Wood
J 921 GREGORThe hole story of the doughnutPat Miller
J 921 GIBB ROBERTGirl running : Bobbi Gibb and the Boston MarathonAnnette Bay Pimentel
J 921 HERSCH CAROLICaroline's comets : a true storyEmily Arnold McCully
J 921 KING MARTINA place to land : Martin Luther King Jr. and the speech that inspired a nationBarry Wittenstein
J 921 LAWFearless flyer : Ruth Law and her flying machineHeather Lang
J 921 LEWISPreaching to the chickens : the story of young John LewisJabari Asim
J 921 LEWIS WILLIAHammering for freedom : the William Lewis storyRita Hubbard
J 921 MOOMiss Moore thought otherwise : how Anne Carroll Moore created libraries for childrenJan Pinborough
J 921 MUR
Queen of the diamond : the Lizzie Murphy storyEmily Arnold McCully
J 921 PRILeontyne Price : voice of a centuryCarole Boston Weatherford
J 921 REE
Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshalVaunda Micheaux Nelson
J 921 ROBINS JACKIE
The United States v. Jackie RobinsonSudipta Bardhan-Quallen
J 921 ROGERS FRED
You are my friend : the story of Mister Rogers and his neighborhoodAimee Reid
J 921 SANTAN CARLOS
When angels sing : the story of rock legend Carlos SantanaMichael James Mahin
J 921 THOMAS
Tiny stitches : the life of medical pioneer Vivien ThomasGwendolyn Hooks
J 921 TUBMAN HARRIEBefore she was HarrietLesa Cline-Ransome
J 921 WHITE E_B
A boy, a mouse, and a spider : the story of E.B. WhiteBarbara Herkert
J 921 WILLIA WILLIA
16 words : William Carlos Williams and "The red wheelbarrow"Lisa Jean Rogers
J 921 YEB
Emmanuel's dream : the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu YeboahLaurie Ann Thompson
J 973.0496073 SMI28 days : moments in Black history that changed the worldCharles R. Smith