Survival in the Storm: The Dust Bowl Diary of Grace Edwards

10 best books like Survival in the Storm: The Dust Bowl Diary of Grace Edwards (Katelan Janke): Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess, Russia, 1914, The Ballad of Lucy Whipple, Kazunomiya: Prisoner of Heaven, Japan, 1858, Marie Antoinette: Princess of Versailles, Austria - France, 1769, Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544, Escape, A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia 1859, Whispers of War: The War of 1812 Diary of Susanna Merritt, Sarah Bishop, Journal Of William Thomas Emerson, A Revolutionary War Patriot

Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess, Russia, 1914
AuthorCarolyn Meyer
ISBN0439129087
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...
AuthorKaren Cushman
ISBN0330398326
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...
Kazunomiya: Prisoner of Heaven, Japan, 1858
AuthorKathryn Lasky
ISBN0439164850
As a princess of Japan in the year 1858, twelve-year-old Kazunomiya lives a life of privilege and luxury. But it is one in which she is a virtual prisoner, kept sheltered behind palace walls, only able to leave for the occasional visit to a temple or shrine. But her predictable life is changing. Japan has...
AuthorKathryn Lasky
ISBN0439076668
"I look up now into the oval mirror and see barely a trace of the mud-splattered girl tearing through the woodland on her horse, or the barefoot girl wading at Schonbrunn... I have become what Mama set out for me to be. Majestic. A Dauphine and eventually a Queen." So writes the headstrong 13-year-old Maria...
Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544
AuthorKathryn Lasky
ISBN0590684841
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....
Escape
AuthorGordon Korman
ISBN0439164524
Ben Simon

The book I read is "Island" Book Three: Escape, by Gordon Korman. This book is the last one in Korman's Island series where six kids are shipwrecked on a deserted island and must survive. This is personally my favorite book in the series because of it's genius plot, writing, danger,...
A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia 1859
AuthorPatricia C. McKissack
ISBN0590259881
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...
AuthorKit Pearson
ISBN0439988365
This book is one of the Dear Canada series, which are historical novels, written in diary format, about fictional girls during different periods of Canadian history.

Susanna Merritt is a young girl living near Niagara, Canada in 1812, the youngest in a large family. Susanna fears for her family...
AuthorScott O'Dell
ISBN0590446517
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....
AuthorBarry Denenberg
ISBN0590313509
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...
AuthorJim Murphy
Librarian's Note: This is alternate cover edition #1
ISBN 10: 059043814X
ISBN13: 9780590438148
See: Original Record Here

Newbery Honor author Jim Murphy portrays the brave and rigorous army life of a 16-year-old Union soldier who has been ordered by his commanding officer...
The Journal Of Joshua Loper, A Black Cowboy
AuthorWalter Dean Myers
ISBN0590026917
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...
A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620
AuthorKathryn Lasky
Journey to the New World (Mayflower) / 0-590-50214-X

Like so many of the Dear America series, this book has wonderful history; the journey across the sea is so real, you can almost feel the narrator's sea sickness. The arrival in the New World is presented realistically: full of hope, joy, and...
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