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History Book By Book (HBBB) is a database collection of engaging, entertaining and educational books about various historical topics. Whenever possible, we have cross-referenced topics, internally linked additional suggestions based on like subjects, and created useful categorized lists for you to search and browse. Hopefully you will be able to glean a vast amount of information and find as many history related books as you would ever want to find.

As a long time homeschooling parent, and the author of literature based homeschool curriculum, we designed HBBB to help:
(1) homeschooling parents looking for additional resources to read to their children,
(2) homeschooling parents looking for more historical based books to give their children to read themselves,
(3) any teen or adult looking for categorized historical reading material for their own enjoyment and knowledge.

Reading your way through history... one book at a time.

Meet Your Curators


Emily is the author and creator of the homeschool curriculum Build Your Library, a literature-based K-12 program infused with the teachings of Charlotte Mason. She writes full year lesson plans as well as shorter topical unit studies. Emily has been homeschooling her four children in Southern NH for 18 years. She is passionate about reading aloud to children of all ages and loves to share her love of literature with others. She and her family also makes incredibly dorky videos about homeschooling, books and more on Youtube at ARRRGH! Schooling. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

Emily is a voracious reader and self-proclaimed history buff. As recommending great literature and history books is literally her job, HistoryBookByBook was created to facilitate categorized lists of book recommendations in this format.


Sarah has been writing since she was old enough to hold a pencil. She loves to read, daydream, and fangirl over her favorite anime and manga. As a K – 12 homeschool survivor and graduate, she is currently a creative writing major in college. She hopes to someday travel the world, write bestselling novels, and own 152 cats. You can follow her on YouTube, Twitter and Instagram.


The first edit in the current wiki on this site happened on March 10, 2021. All the content still is and, of course, will be work in progress.

See also: Frequently Asked Questions