The Fences Between Us: The Diary of Piper Davis, Seattle, Washington, 1941

10 best books like The Fences Between Us: The Diary of Piper Davis, Seattle, Washington, 1941 (Kirby Larson): The Journal of Ben Uchida: Citizen 13559 Mirror Lake Internment Camp, The Squire, His Knight, and His Lady, Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile - 57 B.C., Catherine: The Great Journey, Russia, 1743, Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor, England, 1544, The Salamander Spell, Once Upon a Curse, Elijah of Buxton, Dragon's Breath, No Place for Magic

The Journal of Ben Uchida: Citizen 13559 Mirror Lake Internment Camp
AuthorBarry Denenberg
ISBN0590485318
After the time of the Pearl Harbor bombing many people in California couldn't trust the Japanese people. This book is based on a boy named Ben Uchida and what changed in his life during WWII. This book is basically the boy version of the Diary of Anne Frank. This story helps show a different side of WWII the...
AuthorGerald Morris
ISBN0395912113
Squire Terence and Sir Gawain are off questing again, but this time their journey is overshadowed by their ultimate destination: Gawain is to meet up with the Green Knight in a contest that could easily lead to Gawain's death. Along the way the two have a slew of hair-raising adventures and encounter...
Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile - 57 B.C.
AuthorKristiana Gregory
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...
AuthorKristiana Gregory
ISBN0439253853
Scholastic is proud to present the final installment of The Royal Diaries series. Drama and intrigue explode in the story of young Princess Catherine's incredible journey to greatness.

Fourteen-year-old Prussian princess Sophia finds herself entangled in her mother's efforts to arrange...
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....
The Salamander Spell
AuthorE.D. Baker
ISBN1599900181
In this prequel to the Tales of the Frog Princess, Grassina is a young princess-in-training. But as the younger sister to Princess Chartreuse, Grassina is not expected to do much beyond behave herself. When a terrible spell stops her mother from being the good Green Witch, and the Kingdom of Greater...
AuthorE.D. Baker
ISBN1582349118
Many years ago a slighted fairy placed a curse on a beautiful young princess--a curse that caused her and all her female descendants to turn into mean, ugly witches if they ever touched a flower after turning sixteen. Now, Princess Emma, who is about to turn sixteen herself, is determined to break the...
AuthorChristopher Paul Curtis
ISBN0439023440
Newbery Medalist and CSK Award winner Christopher Paul Curtis's debut middle-grade/young-YA novel for Scholastic features his trademark humor, compelling storytelling, and unique narrative voice.
Eleven-year-old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement...
Dragon's Breath
AuthorE.D. Baker
ISBN1582346666
Emma and Eadric have no sooner turned back into humans (from being frogs) than Emma's mother is in a panic, Aunt Grassina is distracted because she's found her true love turned into an otter, and Emma's magic is so out of control she sends herself to the dungeon by mistake. The neighboring kingdom has chosen...
AuthorE.D. Baker
ISBN1582346542
When Emma and her beloved frog-turned-prince Eadric travel to Upper Montevista to ask for Eadric's parents' blessing on their marriage, they find his homeland in chaos: Eadric's annoying little brother Bradston has been kidnapped by trolls! Worse, his mother won't let Emma use magic, even to rescue...
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...
The Dragon Princess
AuthorE.D. Baker
ISBN1599901943
With E. D. Baker's trademark humor, wacky animal and human characters, and almost all-new cast, this is the story of Emma's daughter, Millie, who is trying to survive being a magical princess who happens to keep turning into a dragon. When she cannot stop her own magic any other way, she and three friends...
AuthorE.D. Baker
ISBN1599903482
Audun is a teenage ice dragon in love...with a human princess. Can he become human and win Millie's heart?   Audun is on a quest to find Princess Millie, and to become human in order to win her heart. But The Dragon King has set out a number of tasks Audun must perform before he is permitted to even try...
Throw Like a Girl: How to Dream Big Believe in Yourself
AuthorJennie Finch
ISBN1600785603
The evidence is overwhelming: sports help girls grow into strong women. Both scientific studies and anecdotal evidence confirm that athletic girls not only grow up to be healthier; they learn teamwork, gain inner confidence, and grow into society's leaders. Sports help preteen and teenage girls...
What Is a Girl Worth?: My Story of Breaking the Silence and Exposing the Truth about Larry Nassar and USA Gymnastics
AuthorRachael Denhollander
ISBN1496441338
Written by Rachael Denhollander, recipient of Sports Illustrated's Inspiration of the Year Award and one of Time's 100 Most Influential People (2018)

"Who is going to tell these little girls that what was done to them matters? That they are seen and valued, that they are not alone and they are...
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...
Changes for Samantha: A Winter Story
AuthorValerie Tripp
ISBN0937295957
Times change for Samantha when she moves to New York City to live with Uncle Gard and Aunt Cornelia. They change for Nellie, Samantha's servant friend in Mount Bedford, too. But Nellie's changes aren't as happy as Samantha's and Nellie has to find work again. When her friend disappears, Samantha thinks...
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