A Time For Courage: The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen
10 best books like A Time For Courage: The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen (Kathryn Lasky): Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess, Russia, 1914, The Ballad of Lucy Whipple, Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile - 57 B.C., Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine, France, 1136, A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia 1859, A Family Apart, Sarah Bishop, Resistance, Journal Of William Thomas Emerson, A Revolutionary War Patriot, The Journal Of Joshua Loper, A Black Cowboy
Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess, Russia, 1914
This was the book that launched my love affair with Russia. I read it at age 12, fell in love with the Romanov family and Russia, and promptly went out and bought a Teach Yourself Russian in Three Months set (with accompanying CASSETTES, which lets you know how long ago this was!). Ten years later, I graduated...
Dear Gram and Grampop,
Please do not address yours truly as California anymore, California Morning Whipple being a foolish name for a duck much less a girl. I call myself Lucy now. I cannot hate California and be California. I know you will understand.
California doesn't suit Lucy Whipple...
Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile - 57 B.C.
Disclaimer: The last time I read this book was in middle school, so my review will be spotty and more nostalgic than any review should be. Oh well.
I avidly read the Royal Diaries series during my middle school years. Like most young girls, I was fascinated with princesses and--maybe not so much...
Author of the best-selling Royal Diaries title, CLEOPATRA VII, Kristiana Gregory now takes readers to twelfth-century France and introduces Eleanor of Aquitaine, who becomes queen at age 15.
Fourteen-year-old Eleanor of Aquitaine lives in a castle in Poitier, France, with her father...
A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia 1859
|Author||Patricia C. McKissack|
Day or two later
Freedom is one of the first words I teached myself to write. Down in the Quarters people pray for freedom - they sing 'bout freedom, but to keep Mas' Henley from knowin' their true feelings, they call freedom "heaven." Everybody's mind is on freedom.
But it is a word that aine never...
|Author||Joan Lowery Nixon|
FOR LOVERS OF HISTORICAL ADVENTURE, A FAMILY APART IS THE MIDDLE-GRADE ANSWER TO CHRISTINA BAKER KLINE'S NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING ORPHAN TRAIN.
Imagine being taken from your home. Imagine your mother is the one who lets it happen.
This is the fate that befalls the Kelly children....
Sarah Bishop is a young girl who has no interest in the coming American Revolutionary War. However, this is not how her father and her brother feel. Her father is a Loyalist, siding with the British, and her brother, is a Patriot. Her brother leaves the house, and soon, her father is tarred and feathered....
|Author||Jennifer A. Nielsen|
Chaya Lindner is a teenager living in Nazi-occupied Poland. Simply being Jewish places her in danger of being killed or sent to the camps. After her little sister is taken away, her younger brother disappears, and her parents all but give up hope, Chaya is determined to make a difference. Using forged...
Barry Denenberg’s purpose of writing The Journal of William Thomas Emerson is to show what the experiences leading up to the Revolutionary war were like through a young Boston colonists perspective. Throughout the story, William Thomas Emerson a young man who was taken in by Mrs.Thompson and Mr.Wilson...
The Journal Of Joshua Loper, A Black Cowboy
|Author||Walter Dean Myers|
Well let me start off by saying I only know about cowboys from books and movies. So this was enlightening about the cattle drive cowboys.
This is from the series My Name Is America, A Dear America book. This is the boys version of the historical fiction diaries.
In this one we get to know...
The Journal Of Otto Peltonen, A Finnish Immigrant
This is a title in a Scholastic series focusing on various groups of people immigrating to the United States. This title focuses on an extremely hard working Finnish family in Minnesota who live with very little for the goal of eventually purchasing a farm. The father and eventually the son, Otto, work...