Gilded Age Booklist

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Book recommendations pertaining to Gilded Age.

Book TitleAuthorPubDateReading AgeTime PeriodTime FrameGeographic AreaCountryTopicGenreFormat
The Last American Aristocrat: The Brilliant Life and Improbable Education of Henry AdamsBrown, David S.2020AIndustrial Age1838-1918North AmericaUnited StatesHenry Adams
Gilded Age
NF
Bio
N
The Mad Girls of New York: A Nellie Bly NovelRodale, Maya2022AdultModern Age1887North AmericaUSAGilded Age
Writing
Journalism
Nellie Bly
FN
The Last Days of NightMoore, Graham2016YA
A
Industrial Age1888-1896North AmericaUnited StatesTechnology
Thomas Edison
George Westinghouse
Nikolas Tesla
Gilded Age
FN
These Shallow GravesDonnelly, Jennifer2015YA
A
Industrial Age1890North AmericaUnited StatesGilded AgeFN
The Devil in the White CityLarson, Erik2016AIndustrial Age1890-1895North AmericaUnited StatesGilded Age
Chicago World's Fair
FN
JackabyRitter, William2015YA
A
Industrial Age1892North AmericaUnited StatesGilded AgeF
HF
N
The City BeautifulPolydoros, Aden2021YA
A
Industrial Age1893North AmericaUnited StatesGilded Age
Jewish Immigration
Chicago World's Fair
FN
AudacityCrowder, Melanie2016UMG
YA
Industrial Age1898-1950North AmericaUnited StatesGilded Age
Activism
FN
The Golem and the JinniWecker, Helene2013YA
A
Industrial Age1899North AmericaUnited StatesImmigrants
Gilded Age
Jewish History
HFN
Chasing SecretsCholdenko, Gennifer2016UMGModern Age1900North AmericaUnited StatesAnti-Chinese Immigration
Gilded Age
FN
The Gilded GirlColeman, Alyssa2021MGModern Age1905-1907North AmericaUnited StatesGilded Age
magic
HFCB

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List of abbreviations:
Reading Age Genre Format
LE = lower elementary
MG = middle grade (8-12 yrs.)
UMG = upper-middle grade (11-14 yrs.)
YA = young adult (14+)
A = adult (18+)
NF - non fiction
F = fiction
Bio = biography
HF = historical fantasy
AH = alternate history
OV - own voices
M = mythology
S = spine book
PB = picture book
GN = graphic novel
ER = early reader
CB = chapter book
B = book (NF)
N = novel
M = memoir