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Book TitleAuthorPubDateReading AgeTime PeriodTime FrameGeographic AreaCountryTopicGenreFormat
NefertitiMoran, Michelle2007A
YA
Early Civilization1351-1335 BCEAfricaEgyptNefertitiBio
F
N
The Heretic QueenMoran, Michelle2008A
YA
Early Civilization1283-1278 BCEAfricaEgyptNefertariBio
F
N
Helen of TroyGeorge, Margaret1997AClassical Age1194–1184 BCEEuropeGreeceHelen of Troy
Trojan War
Bio
F
N
What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras?Ellis, Julie2004LEClassical Age570-495 BCEEuropeGreeceMathematics
Pythagoras
Bio
NF
PB
Alexander the Great: Master of the Ancient WorldBendick, Jeanne2010UMG
YA
Classical Age356-323 BCEEuropeGreeceAlexander the Great
Macedonia
Bio
NF
CB
Archimedes and the Door of ScienceBendick, Jeanne1995UMGClassical Age287-212 BCEEuropeGreeceMathematicsBio
NF
CB
The Librarian Who Measured the EarthLasky, Kathryn1994LEClassical Age276-194 BCEEuropeGreeceEratosthenes
Mathematics
Bio
NF
PB
Hannibal: Rome's Worst NightmareBrooks, Phillip2015UMG
YA
Classical Age247-183 BCEEuropeItalyRoman LegionBio
NF
CB
Julius Caesar: Dictator For LifeRinaldo, Denise2010UMG
YA
Classical Age100-44 BCEEuropeItalyJulius CaesarBio
NF
CB
The Memoirs of CleopatraGeorge, Margaret1997AEarly Civilization69-30 BCEEgyptEgyptCleopatraBio
F
OV
N
CleopatraStanley, Diane1997LE
MG
Early Civilization51–30 BCEAfricaEgyptCleopatraBio
NF
PB
Cleopatra's DaughterMoran, Michelle2009A
YA
Early Civilization30-5 BCEAfricaEgyptCleopatra Selene IIBio
F
N
Mary, Called MagdaleneGeorge, Margaret2002AClassical Age17–75Middle EastIsraelMary MagdaleneBio
F
N
The Confessions of Young NeroGeorge, Margaret2002AClassical Age37–54EuropeItalyNeroBio
F
N
The Splendor Before the Dark: A Novel of the Emperor NeroGeorge, Margaret2018AClassical Age54–68EuropeItalyNeroBio
F
N
Galen and the Gateway to MedicineBendick, Jeanne2008UMGClassical Age129-216EuropeItalyMedicineBio
NF
CB
Attila the Hun: Leader of the Barbarian HordesPrice, Sean Stewart2015UMG
YA
Early Medieval406–453EuropeHungaryAtilla the HunBio
NF
CB
Brendan the NavigatorFritz, Jean1979MGEarly Medieval484-577EuropeIrelandExplorersBio
NF
PB
Queens of the Conquest: England's Medieval QueensWeir, Alison2017AHigh Middle Ages1066-1154EuropeGreat BritainKings and QueensBio
F
N
Anna of ByzantiumBarrett, Tracy1999UMG
YA
High Middle Ages1081-1118EuropeTurkeyByzantine EmpireBio
F
CB
A Proud Taste for Scarlet and MiniverKonigsburg, E.L.1973UMG
YA
High Middle Ages1122-1204EuropeGreat BritainKings and QueensBio
F
CB
Captive Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of AquitaineWeir, Alison2011AHigh Middle Ages1151-1204EuropeFrancePlantagenet DynastyBio
F
N
Queens of the Crusades: England's Medieval QueensWeir, Alison2021AHigh Middle Ages1154-1291EuropeGreat BritainKings and QueensBio
F
N
Genghis Khan The Bravest Warrior Who Bridged East and WestJian, Li2016LEHigh Middle Ages1158-1227AsiaChinaGenghis Khan
Mongols
Bio
NF
PB
Genghis Khan: 13th-Century Mongolian TyrantGoldberg, Enid A.2008UMG
YA
High Middle Ages1158-1227AsiaChinaGenghis Khan
Mongols
Bio
NF
CB
The Adventures of Marco PoloFreedman, Russell2006LE
MG
High Middle Ages1254-1324EuropeChina
Italy
ExplorersBio
NF
PB
Hiawatha and the PeacemakerRobertson, Robbie2015LE
MG
High Middle Ages1300North AmericaUnited StatesIndigenous Americans
Iroquois Nation
Bio
F
PB
PeacemakerBruchac, Joseph2021MG
UMG
High Middle Ages1300North AmericaUnited StatesIndigenous Americans
Iroquois Nation
Bio
F
CB
Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval EnglandWeir, Alison2005AHigh Middle Ages1303-1358EuropeFrance
Great Britain
Queen IsabellaBio
F
N
Mistress of the Monarchy: The Life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of LancasterWeir, Alison2007AHigh Middle Ages1378-1403EuropeFrance
Great Britain
Katherine SwynfordBio
F
N
Joan of ArcStanley, Diane2000LE
UMG
Renaissance1412-1431EuropeFranceHundred Years' War
Joan of Arc
Bio
NF
N
Tomas de Torquemada: Architect of Torture During the Spanish InquisitionGoldberg, Enid A.
Itzkowitz, Norman
2009UMG
YA
Renaissance1420-1498EuropeSpainSpanish InquisitionBio
NF
CB
Around the World in a Hundred Years: From Henry the Navigator to MagellanFritz, Jean1994UMGRenaissance1421-1522EuropevariousExplorersBio
NF
CB
Vlad the Impaler: The Real Count DraculaGoldberg, Enid A.2009UMG
YA
Renaissance1428-1477EuropeRomaniaVlad III Dracula
Wallachia
Bio
NF
CB
Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of ArcElliott, David2019YARenaissance1431EuropeFranceJoan of ArcBio
F
N
Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?Fritz, Jean1997UMGRenaissance1451-1506EuropeSpainExplorersBio
NF
CB
Leonardo da VinciStanley, Diane2000LE
MG
Renaissance1452-1519EuropeItalyLeonardo da VinciBio
NF
PB
The Wars of the RosesWeir, Alison1995ARenaissance1455-1587EuropeGreat BritainTudors
Wars of the Roses
Bio
F
N
Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her WorldWeir, Allison2013ARenaissance1466-1503EuropeGreat BritainElizabeth of York
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Francisco Pizarro: Destroyer of the Inca EmpireDiConsiglio, John2008UMG
YA
Renaissance1471-1541EuropeSpainInca Empire
Spanish Conquistadors
Bio
NF
CB
Stone Giant: Michelangelo's David and How He Came to BeSutcliffe, Jane2014LERenaissance1475-1564EuropeItalyMichelangeloBio
NF
PB
MichelangeloStanley, Diane2003LE
MG
Renaissance1475-1564EuropeItalyMichelangeloBio
NF
PB
The Princes in the TowerWeir, Alison1995ARenaissance1483-1485EuropeGreat BritainTudors
Wars of the Roses
Bio
NF
N
The Tudor TutorAlexander, Barb2015A
YA
Renaissance1485-1603EuropeGreat BritainTudorsBio
NF
B
Autobiography of Henry VIIIGeorge, Margaret1987ARenaissance1491-1547EuropeGreat BritainHenry VIII
Tudors
Bio
F
OV
N
Leonardo's ShadowGrey, Christopher2008UMG
YA
Renaissance1497EuropeItalyLeonardo da VinciBio
F
N
Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of KingsWeir, Alison2011ARenaissance1500-1543EuropeGreat BritainMary Boleyn
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Katherine of Aragon, The True QueenWeir, Alison2016ARenaissance1501-1536EuropeGreat BritainKatherine of Aragon
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Doomed Queen AnneMeyer, Carolyn2002UMG
YA
Renaissance1501-1536EuropeGreat BritainAnne Boleyn
Tudors
Bio
F
CB
Henry VIII: Royal BeheaderPrice, Sean Stewart2009UMG
YA
Renaissance1509-1547EuropeGreat BritainHenry VIII
Tudors
Bio
NF
CB
Henry VIII: The King and His CourtWeir, Alison2001ARenaissance1509-1547EuropeGreat BritainHenry VIII
Tudors
Bio
F
N
The Six Wives of Henry VIIIWeir, Alison1991ARenaissance1509-1547EuropeGreat BritainHenry VIII
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Anne Boleyn, A King's ObsessionWeir, Alison2017ARenaissance1512-1536EuropeGreat BritainAnne Boleyn
Tudors
Bio
F
N
The Lost Tudor Princess: The Life of Lady Margaret DouglasWeir, Alison2015ARenaissance1515-1578EuropeGreat BritainLady Margaret Douglas
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Mary, Bloody MaryMeyer, Carolyn1999UMG
YA
Renaissance1516-1558EuropeGreat BritainMary Tudor
Tudors
Bio
F
CB
Mary Tudor: Courageous Queen or Bloody Mary?Buchanan, Jane2008UMG
YA
Renaissance1516-1558EuropeGreat BritainMary Tudor
Tudors
Bio
NF
CB
Jane Seymour, The Haunted QueenWeir, Alison2018ARenaissance1518-1537EuropeGreat BritainJane Seymour
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Anna of Kleve, The Princess in the PortraitWeir, Alison2019ARenaissance1530-1557EuropeGreat BritainAnna of Kleve
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Ivan the Terrible: Tsar of DeathPrice, Sean2008UMG
YA
Renaissance1530-1584AsiaRussiaRussian HistoryBio
NF
CB
Katheryn Howard, The Scandalous QueenWeir, Alison2020ARenaissance1528-1542EuropeGreat BritainKatheryn Howard
Tudors
Bio
F
N
The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne BoleynWeir, Alison2009ARenaissance1533-1536EuropeGreat BritainAnne Boleyn
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Elizabeth I: The NovelGeorge, Margaret2012ARenaissance1536-1558EuropeGreat BritainElizabeth I
Tudors
Bio
F
N
The Lady ElizabethWeir, Alison2008ARenaissance1536-1558EuropeGreat BritainElizabeth I
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Innocent Traitor: A Novel of Lady Jane GreyWeir, Alison2006ARenaissance1537-1554EuropeGreat BritainLady Jane Grey
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Nine Days a Queen: The Short Life and Reign of Lady Jane GreyRinaldi, Ann2005UMG
YA
Renaissance1537-1554EuropeGreat BritainLady Jane Grey
Tudors
Bio
F
CB
The Children of Henry VIIIWeir, Alison1996ARenaissance1537-1603EuropeGreat BritainHenry VIII
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Sir Francis Drake: Slave Trader and PirateNick, Charles2009UMG
YA
Renaissance1540-1596EuropeGreat BritainPiratesBio
NF
CB
Mary, Queen of Scots, and the Murder of Lord DarnleyWeir, Alison2003ARenaissance1542-1587EuropeGreat Britain
Scotland
Mary Stuart
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Queen's Own FoolHarris, Robert J.
Yolen, Jane
2001UMG
YA
Renaissance1542-1587EuropeGreat Britain
Scotland
Mary Stuart
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Mary Queen of Scotland and the IslesGeorge, Margaret1997ARenaissance1542-1587EuropeGreat Britain
Scotland
Mary Stuart
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Katharine Parr, The Sixth WifeWeir, Alison2021ARenaissance1543-1548EuropeGreat BritainKatharine Parr
Tudors
Bio
F
N
A Dangerous Inheritance: A Novel of Tudor Rivals and the Secret of the TowerWeir, Alison2012ARenaissance1553-1567EuropeGreat BritainLady Katherine Grey
Tudors
Bio
F
N
My Lady JaneAshton, Brodi
Hand, Cynthia
Meadows, Jodi
2016A
YA
Renaissance1553-1573EuropeGreat BritainLady Jane Grey
Tudors
Bio
HF
N
William Shakespeare & the GlobeAliki2000MGRenaissance1558-1603EuropeGreat BritainShakespeareBio
NF
PB
Bard of AvonStanley, Diane
Vennema, Peter
2015UMGRenaissance1558-1616EuropeGreat BritainShakespeareBio
NF
PB
Shakespeare: His Work & His WorldIngpen, Robert
Rosen, Michael
2001UMG
YA
Renaissance1558-1616EuropeGreat BritainShakespeareBio
NF
PB
Shakespeare: The World as StageBryson, Bill2016A
YA
Renaissance1558-1603EuropeGreat BritainShakespeareBio
NF
CB
The Marriage GameWeir, Alison2014ARenaissance1558-1603EuropeGreat BritainElizabeth I
Tudors
Bio
F
N
Along Came GalileoJeanne Bendick, Jeanne1999MG
UMG
Renaissance1564-1642EuropeItalyGalileoBio
NF
CB
My Contrary MaryAshton, Brodi
Hand, Cynthia
Meadows, Jodi
2021A
YA
Renaissance1568-1587EuropeGreat BritainMary Stuart
Tudors
Bio
HF
N
Blood CountessPopovic, Lana2020YARenaissance1575-1614EuropeHungaryElizabeth Báthory
LGBTQ+
Bio
F
N
Women of Colonial America: 13 Stories of Courage and Survival in the New WorldMiller, Brandon Marie2016A
YA
Enlightenment1600-1750North AmericaUnited StatesColonial AmericaBio
NF
B
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and LoveSobel, Dava2011A
YA
Enlightenment1600-1634EuropeItalyGalileo
Scientists
Bio
NF
N
Squanto's JourneyBruchac, Joseph2000LE
MG
Enlightenment1620North AmericaUnited StatesColonial America
Indigenous Americans
Thanksgiving
Bio
NF
PB
Poison PriestessPopovic, Lana2021YAEnlightenment1640-1680EuropeFranceCatherine MonvoisinBio
F
N
Newton's Rainbow: The Revolutionary Discoveries of a Young ScientistLasky, Kathryn2017LEEnlightenment1642–1727EuropeGreat BritainIsaac Newton
Science
Bio
NF
PB
Caleb's CrossingBrooks, Geraldine2012A
YA
Enlightenment1665North AmericaUnited StatesHarvard College
Wampanoag Tribe
Bio
F
N
In the Shadow of LibertyDavis, Kenneth C.2019MG
UMG
Age of Revolutions1705-1850North AmericaUnited StatesSlaveryBio
NF
CB
What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?Fritz, Jean1997MGAge of Revolutions1706-1790North AmericaUnited StatesAmerican Revolution
Benjamin Franklin
Bio
NF
PB
LongitudeSobel, Dava2007A
YA
Age of Revolutions1715-1776EuropeGreat BritainSea TravelBio
NF
N
Catherine the Great: Empress of RussiaVincent, Zu2009UMG
YA
Age of Revolutions1729-1796AsiaRussiaRussian HistoryBio
NF
CB
George Washington: Life Stories of Extraordinary AmericansTime2018MGAge of Revolutions1732-1799North AmericaUnited StatesGeorge WashingtonBio
NF
CB
And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?Fritz, Jean1996MGAge of Revolutions1735-1810North AmericaUnited StatesAmerican Revolution
Paul Revere
Bio
NF
PB
Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?Fritz, Jean1997MGAge of Revolutions1736-1799North AmericaUnited StatesAmerican Revolution
Patrick Henry
Bio
NF
PB
King George III: America's EnemyBrooks, Philip2009UMG
YA
Age of Revolutions1738-1820EuropeGreat BritainAmerican Revolution
King George III
Bio
NF
CB
George vs. George: The American Revolution as Seen from Both SidesSchanzer, Rosalyn2007MG
UMG
Age of Revolutions1738-1783Europe
North America
Great Britain
United States
American Revolution
George Washington
King George III
Bio
NF
PB
Escape to Gold Mountain: A Graphic History of the Chinese in North AmericaWong, David H.Y.2012A
YA
Age of Revolutions1750-2000North AmericaUnited StatesChinese ImmigrationBio
NF
GN
Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?Fritz, Jean1977MGAge of Revolutions1751-1820EuropeGreat Britain
United States
American Revolution
King George III
Bio
NF
PB
A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave PoetLasky, Kathryn2017MGAge of Revolutions1753-1784North AmericaUnited StatesPhillis Wheatley
Slavery
Bio
NF
ER
My Name is Phillis WheatleyCooper, Afua2021MGAge of Revolutions1753-1784North AmericaUnited StatesPhillis Wheatley
Slavery
Bio
NF
CB
Alexander Hamilton: From Orphan to Founding FatherKulling, Monica2017MGAge of Revolutions1755-1804North AmericaUnited StatesAlexander HamiltonBio
NF
ER
One Dead SpyHale, Nathan2020MG
UMG
Age of Revolutions1755-1776North AmericaUnited StatesAmerican Revolution
Nathan Hale
Bio
NF
GN
Alexander Hamilton: Life Stories of Extraordinary AmericansTime2018MGAge of Revolutions1755-1804North AmericaUnited StatesAlexander HamiltonBio
NF
CB
Robespierre: Master of the GuillotineDiConsiglio, John2008UMG
YA
Age of Revolutions1758-1794EuropeFranceFrench RevolutionBio
NF
CB
The Lost King of FranceCadbury, Deborah2002A
YA
Age of Revolutions1758-1794EuropeFranceFrench RevolutionBio
NF
B
Why Don't You Get a Horse, Sam Adams?Fritz, Jean1996MGAge of Revolutions1760-1803North AmericaUnited StatesAmerican Revolution
Sam Adams
Bio
NF
PB
Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?Fritz, Jean1997MGAge of Revolutions1761-1793North AmericaUnited StatesAmerican Revolution
John Hancock
Bio
NF
PB
Independent DamesAnderson, Laurie Halse2008LE
MG
Age of Revolutions1765-1783North AmericaUnited StatesAmerican RevolutionBio
NF
PB
Napoleon: Emperor and ConquerorHeuston, Kimberley2009UMG
YA
Age of Revolutions1769-1821EuropeFranceFrench EmpireBio
NF
CB
Carry On, Mr. BowditchLatham, Jean Lee1955UMGAge of Revolutions1773-1838North AmericaUnited StatesNathaniel Bowditch
Sea Travel
Bio
F
CB
Never Caught, The Story of Ona JudgeArmstrong Dunbar, Erica2019UMGAge of Revolutions1773-1802North AmericaUnited StatesColonial AmericaBio
NF
CB
Women Heroes of the American Revolution: 20 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Defiance, and RescueCasey, Susan2017A
YA
Age of Revolutions1775-1783North AmericaUnited StatesAmerican RevolutionBio
NF
B
Paul Revere's RideLongfellow, Henry Wadsworth1996LE
MG
Age of Revolutions1775Europe
North America
United StatesAmerican Revolution
Paul Revere
Bio
F
PB
Madam President: The Extraordinary, True (and Evolving) Story of Women in PoliticsThimmesh, Catherine2008LE
MG
Modern Age1776-2007Great Britain
United States
Various
Activism
Politics
Bio
NF
PB
Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of FranceRockliff, Mara2017LE
MG
Age of Revolutions1778EuropeFranceBenjamin Franklin
Scientific Discovery
Bio
NF
PB
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's SlavesHochschild, Adam2017A
YA
Age of Revolutions1787EuropeGreat BritainSlaveryBio
NF
N
Shh! We're Writing the ConstitutionFritz, Jean1997MGAge of Revolutions1787North AmericaUnited StatesConstitutional ConventionBio
NF
PB
Speak Out in Thunder TonesSterling, Dorothy1998A
YA
Industrial Age1787-1865North AmericaUnited StatesAbolition
Slavery
Bio
NF
B
Lafayette!Hale, Nathan2018MG
UMG
Age of Revolutions1791-1792North AmericaUnited StatesAmerican RevolutionBio
NF
GN
The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron BurrSt. George, Judith2016UMG
YA
Age of Revolutions1804North AmericaUnited StatesAaron Burr
Alexander Hamilton
Bio
NF
CB
The True Adventures of Charley DarwinMeyer, Carolyn2011UMG
YA
Age of Revolutions1809-1882EuropeGreat BritainCharles Darwin
Evolution
Bio
F
N
Lincoln: A PhotobiographyFreedman, Russell1987UMG
YA
Age of Revolutions1809-1865North AmericaUnited StatesAbraham LincolnBio
NF
B
One Beetle Too Many: The Extraordinary Adventures of Charles DarwinLasky, Kathryn2009MGAge of Revolutions1809-1882EuropeGreat BritainCharles Darwin
Evolution
Bio
NF
N
You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?Fritz, Jean1995MGAge of Revolutions1815-1902North AmericaUnited StatesElizabeth Cady Stanton
Voting
Bio
NF
PB
This Noble Woman: Myrtilla Miner and Her Fight to Establish a School for African American Girls in the Slaveholding SouthGreenburg, Michael M.2016A
YA
Industrial Age1815-1864North AmericaUnited StatesEducation
Myrtilla Miner
Bio
NF
B
Otto Von Bismarck: Iron Chancellor of GermanyHeuston, Kimberly2009UMG
YA
Age of Revolutions1815-1898EuropeGermanyGerman UnificationBio
NF
CB
Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American FriendshipFreedman, Russell2016UMG
YA
Industrial Age1817-1879North AmericaUnited StatesAbraham Lincoln
Frederick Douglass
Bio
NF
B
The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave's Journey from Bondage to FreedomWalker, David F.2019A
YA
Industrial Age1817-1895North AmericaUnited StatesFrederick Douglass
Slavery
Bio
NF
GN
Leopold II: Butcher of the CongoOlson, Tod2008UMG
YA
Age of Revolutions1835-1909AfricaBelgium
Congo
Congo Free State
Leopold II
Bio
NF
CB
The Last American Aristocrat: The Brilliant Life and Improbable Education of Henry AdamsBrown, David S.2020AIndustrial Age1838-1918North AmericaUnited StatesGilded Age
Henry Adams
Bio
NF
N
A World of Her Own: 24 Amazing Women Explorers and AdventurersRoss, Michael Elsohn2014A
YA
Industrial Age1840-2010North AmericaUnited StatesExplorersBio
NF
B
Women of the Frontier: 16 Tales of Trailblazing Homesteaders, Entrepreneurs, and Rabble-RousersMiller, Brandon Marie2013A
YA
Industrial Age1841–1868North AmericaUnited StatesPrairie Life
Westward Expansion
Bio
NF
B
Juba!: A NovelMyers, Walter Dean2016UMGIndustrial Age1842-1854North AmericaUnited StatesDance
William Henry Lane
Bio
F
CB
Donner Dinner PartyHale, Nathan2013MG
UMG
Industrial Age1846–1847North AmericaUnited StatesDonner Party
Westward Expansion
Bio
NF
GN
The Underground AbductorHale, Nathan2014MG
UMG
Industrial Age1849-1860North AmericaUnited StatesHarriet Tubman
Underground Railroad
Bio
NF
GN
She Caught the Light: Williamina Stevens Fleming: AstronomerLasky, Kathryn2021LEIndustrial Age1857-1911North AmericaScotland
United States
Science
Space
Williamina Fleming
Bio
NF
PB
Henry's Freedom BoxLevine, Ellen2007LEIndustrial Age1860-1865North AmericaUnited StatesAmerican Civil War
Underground Railroad
Bio
NF
PB
Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War HeroMoss, Marissa2016LE
MG
Industrial Age1860-1865North AmericaUnited StatesAmerican Civil War
Sarah Edmond
Bio
NF
PB
Cixi: Evil Empress of China?Price, Sean2009UMG
YA
Industrial Age1861-1908AsiaChinaBoxer RebellionBio
NF
CB
Major ImpossibleHale, Nathan2018MG
UMG
Industrial Age1869North AmericaUnited StatesGrand CanyonBio
NF
GN
Grigory Rasputin: Holy Man or Mad Monk?Itzkowitz, Norman2008UMG
YA
Industrial Age1869-1916AsiaRussiaRussian HistoryBio
NF
CB
Jane Against the WorldBlumenthal, Karen2020A
YA
Modern Age1873-2018North AmericaFrance
United States
Activism
Reproductive Rights
Bio
NF
B
My Calamity JaneAshton, Brodi
Hand, Cynthia
Meadows, Jodi
2020A
YA
Industrial Age1876North AmericaUnited StatesCalamity JaneBio
HF
N
Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic HistoryGetz, Trevor R.2016A
YA
Industrial Age1876Gold CoastGhanaSlaveryBio
NF
GN
Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape DesignersLewis, Anna M.2014A
YA
Industrial Age1876-1980North AmericaUnited StatesBuildingBio
NF
B
Alice Paul and the Fight for Women's RightsKops, Deborah2017UMG
YA
Industrial Age1885-1920North AmericaUnited StatesVoting
Women's Suffrage
Bio
NF
B
History Smashers: Women's Right to VoteMessner, Kate2020MG
UMG
Industrial Age1885-1920North AmericaUnited StatesVoting
Women's Suffrage
Bio
NF
B
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial AfricaHochschild, Adam1999A
YA
Industrial Age1885-1908AfricaBelgium
Congo
Congo Free State
Leopold II
Bio
NF
N
Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. MontgomeryFishbane, Melanie J.2017A
YA
Industrial Age1889-1892North AmericaCanadaL.M. MontgomeryBio
F
N
She Takes a Stand: 16 Fearless Activists Who Have Changed the WorldRoss, Michael Elsohn2015A
YA
Modern Age1900-2015North AmericaFrance
United States
ActivismBio
NF
B
Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor StokesHochschild, Adam1999A
YA
Industrial Age1903-1933North AmericaUnited StatesJewish Immigration
Rose Pastor Stokes
Bio
NF
N
The Many Faces of Josephine Baker: Dancer, Singer, Activist, SpyCaravantes, Peggy2015A
YA
Modern Age1906-1975North AmericaFrance
United States
Josephine BakerBio
NF
B
The Faithful SpyHendrix, John2018A
YA
Modern Age1906-1945EuropeGermanyGerman Occupation
WWII
Bio
NF
GN
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of ChinaChang, Jung1991AModern Age1909-1978AsiaChinaCommunist ChinaBio
NF
N
Women Aviators: 26 Stories of Pioneer Flights, Daring Missions, and Record-Setting JourneysGibson, Karen Bush2013A
YA
Modern Age1911-2000North AmericaUnited StatesAviation
Women's Aviation
Bio
NF
B
Seized by the Sun: The Life and Disappearance of World War II Pilot Gertrude TompkinsAtwood, Kathryn J.2016A
YA
Modern Age1912-1944AsiaVariousWWII
Women's Aviation
Bio
NF
B
To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and RebellionHochschild, Adam2012A
YA
Industrial Age1914-1918EuropeVariousWWIBio
NF
N
Women Heroes of World War I: 16 Remarkable Resisters, Soldiers, Spies, and MedicsAtwood, Karen J.2016A
YA
Modern Age1914-1918EuropeVariousWWIBio
NF
B
The Road From HomeKherdian, David1979YAModern Age1915-1923EuropeTurkeyArmenian GenocideBio
F
N
The Radium Girls: Young Readers' Edition: The Scary but True Story of the Poison that Made People Glow in the DarkMoore, Kate2020MG
UMG
Modern Age1917-1938North AmericaUnited StatesToxicologyBio
NF
CB
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining WomenMoore, Kate2017A
YA
Modern Age1917-1938North AmericaUnited StatesToxicologyBio
NF
N
Fred Korematsu Speaks UpAtkins, Laura
Yogi, Stan
2017MG
UMG
Modern Age1919-2005North AmericaUnited StatesJapanese Internment
WWII
Bio
NF
CB
Marooned in the Arctic: The True Story of Ada Blackjack, the "Female Robinson Crusoe"Caravantes, Peggy2016A
YA
Modern Age1921-1983North AmericaUnited StatesAda Blackjack
Explorers
Bio
NF
B
The Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember StalinHochschild, Adam2003A
YA
Modern Age1927-1953AsiaRussiaSoviet UnionBio
NF
N
Joseph Stalin (A Wicked History 20th Century)McCollum, Sean2010UMG
YA
Modern Age1927-1953AsiaRussiaSoviet UnionBio
NF
CB
Women Heroes of World War II―the Pacific Theater: 15 Stories of Resistance, Rescue, Sabotage, and SurvivalAtwood, Kathryn J.2016A
YA
Modern Age1932-1945AsiaVariousWWIIBio
NF
B
Adolf Hitler (A Wicked History 20th Century)Price, Sean Stewart2010UMG
YA
Modern Age1933-1945EuropeGermanyNazi GermanyBio
NF
CB
The Last Queen: Elizabeth IIIrving, Clive2021AModern Age1936-2020EuropeGreat BritainElizabeth IIBio
NF
B
Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil WarHochschild, Adam2017A
YA
Industrial Age1936–1939EuropeSpain
United States
Spanish Civil WarBio
NF
N
Four Perfect PebblesBlumenthal Lazan, Marion1996UMGModern Age1938-1948EuropeGermany
Holland
HolocaustBio
NF
CB
Upon the Head of the GoatSiegal, Aranka2003UMGModern Age1939-1944EuropeHungaryHolocaustBio
NF
CB
No Pretty Pictures: A Child of WarLobel, Anita2008UMG
YA
Modern Age1939-1945EuropePolandHolocaustBio
NF
CB
World War II: Kids Who Survived Tell Their StoriesNicholson, Dorinda2015UMGModern Age1939-1945WorldVariousWWIIBio
NF
PB
Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War IIMullenbach, Cheryl2013A
YA
Modern Age1939-1945North AmericaUnited StatesWWIIBio
NF
B
We'll Soon Be Home AgainBab Bonde, Jessica2020UMG
YA
Modern Age1939-1945EuropeVariousHolocaustBio
F
GN
Code Name Pauline: Memoirs of a World War II Special AgentCornioley, Pearl Witherington2015A
YA
Modern Age1939-1945EuropeFrance
Great Britain
WWIIBio
NF
B
NightWiesel, Elie1958A
YA
Modern Age1940-1945EuropeRomaniaHolocaustBio
NF
N
Esfir is AliveSimon, Andrea2016UMG
YA
Modern Age1940-1945EuropePolandHolocaustBio
F
N
The Librarian of AuschwitzIturbe, Antonio2012A
YA
Modern Age1940-1945EuropePolandHolocaustBio
F
N
They Called Us EnemyTakei, George2019A
YA
Modern Age1942-1945North AmericaUnited StatesJapanese Internment
WWII
Bio
GN
NF
OV
GN
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young GirlFrank, Anne1947UMG
YA
Modern Age1942-1945EuropeNetherlandsHolocaustBio
NF
CB
Farewell to ManzanarHouston, Jeanne Wakatsuki1973A
YA
Modern Age1942-1945North AmericaUnited StatesJapanese Internment
WWII
Bio
NF
OV
B
Mapping the BonesYolen, Jane2018A
YA
Modern Age1942-1945EuropePolandHolocaustBio
F
N
Idi Amin (A Wicked History 20th Century)Dougherty, Steve2010UMG
YA
Modern Age1946-2003AfricaUgandaUgandan ArmyBio
NF
CB
DawnWiesel, Elie1960A
YA
Modern Age1946-1948EuropePalestineHolocaust
Post WWII
Bio
NF
N
Mao (A Wicked History 20th Century)Price, Sean Stewart2017UMG
YA
Modern Age1949-1976AsiaChinaCommunist China
People's Republic of China
Bio
NF
CB
DayWiesel, Elie1961A
YA
Modern Age1950North AmericaUnited StatesHolocaust
Post WWII
Bio
NF
N
Breaking Stalin's NoseYelchin, Eugene2011MGModern Age1950AsiaRussiaSoviet UnionBio
NF
CB
Cold War CorrespondentHale, Nathan2021MG
UMG
Modern Age1950North AmericaNorth Korea
United States
Korean WarBio
NF
GN
The Best We Could DoBui, Thi2018A
YA
Modern Age1955-1979Southeast AsiaVietnamVietnam WarBio
NF
GN
Courageous Women of the Vietnam War: Medics, Journalists, Survivors, and MoreAtwood, Karen J.2018A
YA
Modern Age1955-1975AsiaVietnamVietnam WarBio
NF
B
Through My EyesBridges, Ruby1999MG
UMG
Modern Age1960-1963North AmericaUnited StatesCivil Rights
Ruby Bridges
Segregation
Bio
NF
PB
Women in Space: 23 Stories of First Flights, Scientific Missions, and Gravity-Breaking AdventuresGibson, Karen Bush2014A
YA
Modern Age1963-2012North AmericaUnited StatesSpaceBio
NF
B
First They Killed My FatherUng, Loung1999A
YA
Modern Age1975-1979AfricaCambodiaCambodian GenocideBio
NF
B
The Last Days of John LennonPatterson, James2020AModern Age1980North AmericaUnited StatesJohn Lennon
Music
Bio
NF
N
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North KoreaDemick, Barbara2009A
YA
Modern Age1993-2008AsiaNorth KoreaEscaping North KoreaBio
NF
B
Every Falling StarLee, Sungju
McClelland, Susan Elizabeth
2016A
YA
Modern Age1994-2011AsiaNorth KoreaEscaping North KoreaBio
NF
N
When Stars Are ScatteredJamieson, Victoria
Mohamed, Omar
2020UMGModern Age1996-2011AfricaKenya
Somalia
Kenyan Refugee Camp
Somalian Civil War
Bio
NF
OV
GN


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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