Journal Of William Thomas Emerson, A Revolutionary War Patriot
10 best books like Journal Of William Thomas Emerson, A Revolutionary War Patriot (Barry Denenberg): Al Capone Shines My Shoes, Al Capone Does My Homework, Where Have All the Flowers Gone?: The Diary of Molly MacKenzie Flaherty, Johnny Tremain, Zita the Spacegirl, Mara, Daughter of the Nile, Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544, My Secret War: The World War II Diary of Madeline Beck, Long Island, New York 1941, Standing in the Light: The Captive Diary of Catharine Carey Logan, Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania, 1763, A Time For Courage: The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen
Al Capone Shines My Shoes
Moose and the cons are about to get a lot closer in this much-anticipated sequel. It's 1935. Moose Flanagan lives on Alcatraz with his family, the other families of the guards, and a few hundred no-name hit men, con men, mad dog murderers and a handful of bank robbers too. And one of those cons has just done...
Al Capone Does My Homework
Alcatraz Island in the 1930s isn't the most normal place to grow up, but it's home for Moose Flanagan, his autistic sister, Natalie, and all the families of the guards. When Moose's dad gets promoted to Associate Warden, despite being an unlikely candidate, it's a big deal. But the cons have a point system...
|Author||Ellen Emerson White|
An agonizing dilemma plagues these brother-sister diarists. He is a Marine stationed in Vietnam. She is at home in America, far away from her brother's war zone, fighting for peace. As the marine writes in his journal about his experiences as a soldier, fighting an enemy he can't see, his sister seeks...
Probably the greatest book ever written, by both man and child, woman and other writing entity, Johnny Tremain tells the story of a young genius who becomes a silversmith and burns the crappin' hell out of his hand. He's always embarrassed by his sort of melty hand and keeps it in his pockets or in his mother's...
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Zita's life took a cosmic left turn in the blink of an eye.
When her best friend is abducted by an alien doomsday cult, Zita leaps to the rescue and finds herself a stranger on a strange planet. Humanoid chickens and neurotic robots are shocking enough as new...
|Author||Eloise Jarvis McGraw|
Mara is a proud and beautiful slave girl who yearns for freedom. In order to gain it, she finds herself playing the dangerous role of double spy for two arch enemies - each of whom supports a contender for the throne of Egypt.
Against her will, Mara finds herself falling in love with one of her masters,...
Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544
This was a reread for me. I believe I originally read this book sometime during middle school and I remembered that I really liked it. I read a bunch of the Dear America and Royal Diaries books but I would always get them from my school library. Now I’m going to try to buy the ones I liked so I can relive my childhood....
|Author||Mary Pope Osborne|
In a diary that brings to life the dramatic happenings on the home front during World War II, Madeline Beck is living in a boardinghouse with her mother while her father is on an aircraft carrier guarding the Pacific Coast. After discovering that a German U-boat has landed near her home--a little-known,...
|Author||Mary Pope Osborne|
Catharine Carey Logan and her family have enjoyed a peaceful and prosperous life as the Quakers and Delaware Indians share a mutually trusting relationship. Recently, however, this friendship has been threatened by violence against the Indians. Then, Catharine and her brother are taken captive...
As the fight for women's suffrage heats up, Kathleen"Kat" Bowen gets to participate as her mother and her sister, and many others close to her organize and act to win the right to vote.
January 19, 1917
The picket line has been going on for over a week! And people said they would not last a day...
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
|Author||Kate Douglas Wiggin|
Shirley Temple did a lot to make Rebecca famous when she won the world's heart in the movie we all remember. But the story is more than Temple, the film, or our memory of it: this is the tale of the little showgirl who, sent to the country to live with prim and proper relatives, is forbidden to do anything, well,...
This teen wrote the events of dust bowl panhandle area Texas in her diary. It can be read in one sitting and is super simple language. She relates the weather conditions, her family's difficulties in keeping the dust out of the house (this was truly horrendous) and the crop and economics of the farmers,...
This is a great fictional account of the winter George Washington’s army spent in Valley Forge. I quite enjoyed it.
Warning: There are a few things that might make some readers squeamish, including the severing of limbs in wartime surgeries.
Now that we're in the North Platte River Valley the air feels dry and thin. My lips are so chapped they bleed when I talk. The only thing to do is dip our fingers in to the bucket of axle grease and rub our lips every hour or so. It smells bad, it tastes bad, and the blowing dust sticks.
It feels like we...
The first humorous book in the Dear America series follows an Italian girl's immigrant family as they move from New York City to a utopian community in the frontier West.
While traveling in 1883 with her Italian American family (including a meddlesome little sister) and other immigrant pioneers...
Kristiana Gregory returns with a stunning new sequel to the bestselling Dear America title THE WINTER OF RED SNOW!
Abigail Jane Stewart returns in this brand-new sequel to THE WINTER OF RED SNOW. The Revolutionary War toils on, but the Stewart family can no longer avoid getting involved. Abby's...
In Ms. Gregory's sequel to Five Smooth Stones, Hope's brother returns, but she worries about her father's fate and that of Philadelphia. This book is part of the relaunch of the My America series.
In this wonderful second book featuring Hope Penny Potter, the Revolutionary War wages on and...
Florrie finds the adventure of a lifetime along the Santa Fe Trail, meeting new challenges and dangers, after her mother decides to move her family from Missouri to New Mexico.
Starting their journey from their home in Missouri, Florrie Ryder and her family are headed towards the promise of...
Thursday, February 28, 1861
P. Cloudy. Wind N.W. Fresh
Mr.Lincoln has arrived at last in Washington....
In one week, he inherits the trouble of this great, unhappy country. In one week, the responsibility will be his--whether we come together again a Union,or fall entirely to pieces....
Five Smooth Stones : Hope's Diary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1776,
Title: Five Smooth Stones: Hope’s Diary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1776 (My America series)
Author: Kristiana Gregory
Lexile Level: 640L
Recommendations & Comments: Five Smooth Stones relates a year’s worth of diary entries by Hope Potter, a nine-year-old...
Adventure, danger, and a thrilling global mission await 12-year-old Cruz Coronado as he joins an elite school for explorers.
Cruz leaves his tranquil home in Hawaii to join 23 talented kids from around the globe to train at the Explorer Academy with the world's leading scientists to become...