Living Book List: World

This living book list includes recommendations for the family. Use parent discretion. Some books contain sensitive content and are not appropriate for all ages. Some books are vintage with original language, including terms that are not respectful or appropriate today.  Four Square condemns any words used to describe people or people groups that undermine their value as created equally in the image of God.


A Child’s History of the World, by V.M. Hillyer

First Civilizations (Babylon/Assyria)

Answers Book for Kids, Volumes 1 & 2, by Ken Ham
Babylonia and Assyria, by Mohr-Washburn
Creation, by Cynthia Rylant 
Dry Bones and Other Fossils, by Gary Parker
God King, by Joanne Williamson
Hiding Baby Moses, by Judith L. Roth
It Couldn’t Just Happen: Knowing the Truth About God’s Creation, by Lawrence O. Richards
Life in the Great Ice Age, by Michael J. Oard
Pages of History: Secrets of the Ancients, by Etter and Detweiler
The Golden Bull, by Marjorie Cowley
The Secret of the Hidden Scrolls Series
The Riot and the Dance Adventure Book, by Dr. Gordon Wilson
The Tower of Babel, by Martha Jander
The True Story of Noah’s Ark, by Tom Dooley

Ancient Egypt

A Cry from Egypt, by Hope Auer
A Stand at Sinai, by Hope Auer
Ancient Egypt and Her Neighbors, by Lorene Lambert
Ancient Egypt: A Guide to Egypt in the Time of the Pharaohs, by Sally Tagholm
Bill & Pete Go Down the Nile, by Tomis dePaola
Boy of the Pyramids, by Ruth Fosdick Jones
Herodotus and the Road to History, by Jeanne Bendick
Mara, Daughter of the Nile, by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Mummies, Pyramids, and Pharaohs, by Gail Gibbons 
On the Shores of the Great Sea, by M.B. Synge, E.M. Synge
Pepi and the Secret Names, by Jill Paton Walsh
Pharaoh’s Boat, by David Weitzman
Pyramid, by David Macaulay
Spend the Day in Ancient Egypt: Projects and Activities That Bring the Past to Lifeby Linda Honan and Ellen Kosmer
The Cat of Bubastes, by G.A. Henty
Temple Cat, by Andrew Clements
The Egyptian Cinderella, by Shirley Climo, Ruth Heller
The Golden Bull, by Marjorie Cowley
The Golden Goblet, by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
The Great Pyramid, by Elizabeth Mann
The Little Hippo, by Geraldine Elschner
The Pharoah’s of Ancient Egypt, by Elizabeth Payne 
The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone, by James Cross Giblin
The True Story of Noah’s Ark, by Tom Dooley
The 5,000-Year-Old-Puzzle: Solving a Mystery of Ancient Egyptby Claudia Logan, Melissa Sweet
Usborne Book of the Ancient World: Combined Volume: Early Civilization/the Greeks/the Romans, by J. Chisolm et al
We’re Sailing Down the Nile, by Laurie Krebs

Ancient Israel

Adara, by Beatrice Gormley
Ancient Israel: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Israelites, Starting from Their Entry into Canaan Until the Jewish Rebellions Against the Romans
, by Captivating History
Ancient Israel: From Abraham to the Roman Destruction of the Temple, 3rd Edition, by Hershel Shanks
Ancient Israelites and Their Neighbors: An Activity Guide (Cultures of the Ancient World), Marian Broida
Ancient Civilizations: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Canaanites, Hittites and Ancient Israel and Their Role in Biblical History, by Captivating History
Hittite Warrior, by Joanne Williamson
Israel (Let’s Go Explore), by Zondervan
Joel…. a boy of Galilee, by Annie Fellows Johnson
The Donkey Who Carried a King, by R.C. Sproul 
The Golden Goblet, by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
The World’s Story Volume 1: The Ancient World, by Phillip Campbell
Welcome to Israel!, by Behrman House

Ancient China

Ancient China: An Interactive History Adventure, by Terry Lee Collins and Hanchau Lu PhD
Ancient China’s Inventions, Technology and Engineering – Ancient History Book for Kids, by Professor Beaver
Confucius: The Golden Rule, by Russell Freedman and Frederic Clement
DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient China, by Arthur Cotterell
If You Were Me and Lived in…Ancient China, by Carole P. Roman and Mateya Arakova
Kubla Khan; Emperor of Everything, by Kathleen Krull and Robert Byrd
Little Pear, by Eleanor Frances Lattimore
More about Little Pear, by Eleanor Frances Lattimore
Missionary biographies of Eric Liddell and Gladys Alward
One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale, by Demi
Science in Ancient China, by George Beshore
See Through History: Ancient China,
 by Brian Williams
Silk Route, by John S. Major
The Ch’I-Lin Purse: A Collection of Ancient Chinese Stories, by Linda Fang and Jeanne M. Lee
The House of Sixty Fathers, by Meindert De Jong
The Legend of Lao Tzu and the Tao Te Ching, by Lao Tzu, Demi
The Long Rampart: The Story of the Great Wall of China, by Robert Silverberg
The Silk Road, by Baby Professor
Trade and Commerce in Ancient China: The Grand Canal and
Travels of Marco Polo, by Marco Polo and Ronald Latham
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin

Ancient India

Amy Carmichael: Women of Faith seriesby Kathleen White
Everyday Life in Ancient India, by Kirsten Holm
India (Blastoff! Readers: Exploring Countries), by Jim Bartell
India the Culture, by Bobbie Kalman
India the People, by Bobbie Kalman
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient India: Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of India’s Past, by Anita Dalal
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, by Rudyard Kipling
The Elephant’s Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India, by Marcia Williams

Ancient Africa

Africa Amazing Africa: Country by Country, by Atinuke
Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti, by Gerald McDermott
Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions, by Margaret Musgrove
Beat the Story Drum, Pum Pum, by Ashley Bryan
Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain, by Verna Aardema
Christian Heroes, Then & Now: David Livingstone: Africa’s Trailblazer, by Janet & Geoff Benge
Travels in West Africa, by Mary Kingsley

Aztec, Inca, Maya

Aztec Warriors (Torque Books: History’s Greatest Warriors), by Marc Clint
Growing Up in Aztec Times, by Marion Wood
Hands-On History! Aztec & Maya, by Fiona Macdonald
History for Kids: The Maya, the Inca, and the Aztec, by Charles River Editors
Incans, Aztecs, Mayans, by John Holzmann
In the Mayan Civilization (How’d They Do That?), by Elizabeth Scholl
The Aztec Empire, by Imogen Greenberg

Ancient Greece

Aesop’s Fables, illustrated by Milo Winter
Alexander the Great, by Jane Bingham
Alexander the Great, by Demi
Archimedes and the Door of Science, by Jeanne Bendick
D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths
, by Ingri d’Aulaire
Echo, Echo: Reverso Poems about Greek Myths, by Marilyn Singer 
Famous Men of Greece, by John H. Haaren
Galen and the Gateway to Medicine, by Jeanne Bendick
Game On in Ancient Greece,
by Linda Bailey 
Greek Lives
, by Plutarch
Herodotus and the Road to History, by Jeanne Bendick
If you Were Me and Lived in Ancient Greece, by Carole P. Roman
Illustrated Stories from Aesop, by Usborne
Our Little Athenian Cousin of Long Ago, by Julia Cowles
Our Little Spartan Cousin of Long Ago, by Julia Cowles 
Plutarch’s Lives
Plutarch’s Lives for Boys and Girls, adapted by W.H. Weston
Pythagoras and the Ratios: A Math Adventure, by Julie Ellis
The Iliad and the Odyssey, by Marcia Williams 
The Iliad and the Odyssey for Boys and Girls, by Alfred J. Church
The Children’s Plutarch: Tales of the Greeks, by F.J. Gould
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth, by Kathryn Lasky
The Parthenon: The Height of Greek Civilization, by Elizabeth Mann
The Aesop for Children, by Milo Winter
The Children’s Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy, by Padraic Colum
The Story of the Greeks, by Helene A. Guerber
The Trojan Horse: How the Greeks Won the War, by Emily Little
The Trojan War
, by Olivia Coolidge
Usborne Greek Myths for Young Children, by Heather Amery
Victory on the Walls: A Story of Nehemiah, by Frieda Clark Hyman
What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras?, by Julie Ellis
Who was Alexander the Great?, by Kathryn & Robyn Waterfield

Ancient Rome

Augustus Caesar’s World, by Genevieve Foster
City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction, by David Macaulay
by Diane Stanley
Escape from Pompeii, by Christina Balit
Famous Men of Rome, by John H. Haaren
Galen and the Gateway to Medicine, by Jeanne Benedict
The Eagle of the Ninth, by Rosemary Sutcliff
Detectives in Togas, by Henry Winterfeld
Julius Caesar and Ancient Rome in World History, by James Barter
Mystery of the Roman Ransom, by Henry Winterfeld
Octavia and the Cats of Rome, by Claudia Cerulli
Peril and Peace: Chronicles of the Ancient Church, by Mindy Withrow
Plutarch’s Lives
Plutarch’s Lives for Boys and Girls, adapted by W.H. Weston
Pompeii…Buried Alive!, by Edith Kunhardt
Saint Valentine, by Robert Sabuda
See Inside Ancient Rome, by Katie Daynes
Stories from the History of Rome, by Mrs. Beesly
The Boy Who Would Be King, by Ryan Holiday
The Bronze Bow, by Elizabeth George Speare
The Children’s Plutarch: Tales of the Romans, by F.J. Gould
The Silver Branch
, by Rosemary Sutcliff
The Lantern Bearers, by Rosemary Sutcliff
The Roman Fort, by Peter Connolly
The Story of the Romans, by H. A. Guerber
Twice Freed, by Patricia St. John
Usborne Time Traveler: Rome and Romans, by Heather Amery
Vinegar Boy, by Alberta Hawse
Who was Julius Caesar, by Nico Medina
Young Readers Shakespeare: Julius Caesar, by Adam McKeown
You Wouldn’t Want to Be a Roman Gladiator!, by John Malam and David Antram


A Castle with Many Rooms: The Story of the Middle Agesby Lorene Lambert
Beowulf, by Michael Morpurgo
Crispin: The Cross of Lead, by Avi
Crusades: Kids at the Crossroads, by Laura Scandiffio
DK Eyewitness Books: Knight, by Christopher Gravett
DK Discoveries, Crusades: The Battle for Jerusalem, by Jayne Parsons
Famous Figures of the Middle Ages & Renaissance, by Cathy Diez-Luckie
Famous Men of the Middle Ages, by John H. Haaren and A. B. Poland
The Minstrel in the Tower (Stepping Stones), by Gloria Skurzynski
The Boy Knight: A Tale of the Crusades, by G.A. Henty
The Boy Who Walked to Jerusalem: The True Story of the First Crusade, by John S. Morrow
The Door in the Wall, by Marguerite de Angeli
The Great and Terrible Quest, by Margaret Lovett
The Magna Charta, by James Daugherty
The Middle Ages, by Dorothy Mills


Good Queen Bess: The Story of Elizabeth I of England, by Diane Stanley
Famous Figures of the Middle Ages & Renaissance, by Cathy Diez-Luckie
Famous Men of the Renaissance & Reformation, by Robert G. Shearer
Leonardo da Vinci, by Emily Hahn
Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities, by Janis Herbert
Michelangelo, by Diane Stanley Renaissance and Reformation Times, by Dorothy Mills
Sir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado, by Marc Aronson
Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei, by Peter Sis
The Hawk That Dare Not Hunt by Day, by Scott O’Dell
The World of Columbus and Sons, by Genevieve Foster



African Critters, by Robert B. Haas
Africa is Not a Country, by Margy Burns Knight
African Princess: The Amazing Lives of Africa’s Royal Women, by Joyce Hansen
Amos Fortune, Free Man, by Elizabeth Yates
Anna Hibiscus Series, by Atinuke
At the Crossroads, by Rachel Isadora
Baby Goes to Market, by Atinuke
Beatrice’s Goat, by Page McBrier
Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain, by Verna Aardema 
Bulu: African Wonder Dog, by Dick Houston
Circle Unbroken, by Margot Theis Raven
David Livingstone, by Geoff and Janet Benge
Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, by Laurie Ann Thompson
Fire on the Mountain, by Jane Kurtz
For You Are a Kenyan Child, by Kelly Cunnane
I See the Sun in Botswana, by Dedie King
Listening for Lions, by Gloria Whelan
Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, by Chris van Wyk
Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales, by Nelson Mandela
Mama Panyas Pancakes, by Mary and Rich Chamberlin
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters, by John Steptoe
My Painted House, My Friendly Chicken, and Me, by Maya Angelou
My Rolls and Piles of Coins, by Tololwa Mollel
Planting the Trees of Kenya, by Claire Nivola
Seeds of Change: Wangari’s Gift to the World, by Jen Cullerton Johnson
Shaka: King of the Zulus, by Diane Stanley
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, by William Kamkwamba & Bryan Mealer
The Kidnapped Prince: The Life of Olaudah Equine, by Ann Cameron 
The Middle Passage: White Ships / Black Cargo, by Tom Feelings
The Red Pencil, by Andrea Davis Pinkney
The Storyteller’s Beads, by Jane Kurtz
The Women Who Caught The Babies: A Story of African American Midwives, by Eloise
We All Went on Safari, by Laurie Krebs
Where are you going Manyoni?, by Catherine Stock
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears, by Verna Aardema
Year of No Rain, by Alice Mead


Anno’s China, by Mitsumasa Anno
A Single Shard, by Linda Sue Park
Brother’s Keeper, by Julie Lee (Korea)
Crouching Tiger, by Ying Chang Compestine
Crow Boy, by Taro Yashima 
Grandfather’s Journey, by Allen Say
Hush! A Thai Lullaby, by Minfong Ho
Inside Out and Back Again, by Thanhha Lai (Vietnam)
See Saw Girl, by Linda Sue Park (Korea)
Chu Ju’s House, by Gloria Whelan
Crow Boy, by Taro Yahima
Gandhi, by Demi
Gladys Aylward: The Adventure of a Lifetime, by Janet and Geoff Benge
Grandfather’s Journey, by Allen Say
Grass Sandals: The Travels of Basho, by Dawnine Spivak
Hana’s Suitcase: A True Story, by Karen Levine
Heart of a Samurai, by Margi Preus
Imprisoned in the Golden City, by Dave and Neta Jackson
Ming Lo Moves the Mountain, by Arnold Lobel
Once a Mouse… by Marcia Brown
Ruby’s Wish, by Shirin Aim
Seesaw Girl, by Linda Sue Park
Sparrow Girl, by Sara Pennypacker
Starry River of the Sky, by Grace Lin
The Big Wave, by Pearl S. Buck
The Boy of the Three-Year Nap, by Dianne Snyder
The Emperor and the Kite, by Jane Yolen
The Empty Pot, by Demi
The Firekeeper’s Son, by Linda Sue Park
The Funny Little Woman, by Arlene Mosel & Blair Lent
The House of Sixty Fathers, by Meindert DeJong
The Kite Fighters, by Linda Sue Park
The Korean Cinderella, by Shirley Climo
The Lotus Seed, by Sherry Garland
The Map of Salt and Stars, by Zeyn Joukhadar
The Peace Tree from Hiroshima: The Little Bonsai with a Big Story, by Sandra Moore
and Kazumi Wilds
The Paper Crane, by Molly Bang
The Story About Ping, by Marjorie Flack
The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks, by Katherine Paterson
The Teenage Diary of Jahanara, by Subhadra Sen Gupta
Tsunami!, by Kimiko Kajikawa
Two of Everything, by Lily Toy Hong
Water Buffalo Days: Growing Up in Vietnam, by Quang Nhuong Huynh
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin
Year of Impossible Good-byes, by Sook Nyul Choi
Young Fu of Upper Yangtze, by Elizabeth Foreman Lewis


Boys without Names, by Kashmira Sheth
Gandhi, by Demi
Grandfather Gandhi, by Arun Gandhi & Bethany Hegedus
Homeless Bird, by Gloria Whelan
Indian Tales, by Shenaaz Nanji
I is for India, by Prodeepta Das
Monsoon, by Uma Krishnaswami
Rickshaw Girl, by Mitali Perkins (Bangladesh)
Same, Same but Different, by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw
The Conch Bearer, by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
The Night Diary, by Veera Hiranandani
The Story of Little Babaji, by Helen Bannerman
The Teenage Diary of Jahanara, by Subhadra Sen Gupta


Audrey of the Outback, by Christine Harris
Big Rain Coming, by Katrina Germein
Bright Star, by Gary Crew
Diary of a Wombat, by Jackie French
Hitler’s Daughter, by Jackie French
Jodie’s Journey, by Colin Thiele
Josephine Wants to Dance, by Jackie French
Koala Lou, by Mem Fox 
Mirror, by Jeannie Baker
Nic Bishop: Marsupials, by Nic Bishop
No Ordinary Jacket, by Sue-Ellen Pashley
Seven Little Australians, by Ethel Turner
The Biggest Frog in Australia, by Susan L. Roth
This is Australia, by M. Sasek
The Silver Brumby, by Elyne Mitchell
Sun on the Stubble, by Colin Thiele
Tom Appleby, Convict Boy, by Jackie French
Where in the World, by Simon French
Yoshi and the Ocean, by Lindsay Moore


Anno’s Britain, by Mitsumasa Anno
Anno’s Denmark, by Mitsumasa Anno
Anno’s Italy, by Mitsumasa Anno
Anno’s Spain, by Mitsumasa Anno
A Ceiling Made of Eggshells, by Gail Carson Levine
A Day on Skates: The Story of a Dutch Picnic, by Hilda Van Stockum
A Lion to Guard Us, by Clyde Robert Bulla
A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Along Came Galileo, by Jeanne Bendick
A Murder for Her Majesty, by Beth Hilgartner
Angel on the Square, by Gloria Whelan
A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens
A Walk in London, by Salvatore Rubbino
A Walk in Paris, by Salvatore Rubbino 
Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift’s Chocolate Pilot, by Michael O. Tunnell
Florence Nightingale, by Lucy Lethbridge
God’s Smuggler, by Brother Andrew with John and Elizabeth Sherrill
Hana’s Suitcase – A True Story, by Karen Levine
I Am David, by Anne Holm
In Search of Honor, by Donnalynn Hess
Madeline, by Ludwig Bemelmans
Master Cornhill, by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Nory Ryan’s Song, by Patricia Reilly Giff
Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry
Peter the Great, by Diane Stanley
Red Sails to Capri, by Ann Weil
Snow Treasure, by Marie McSwigan
The Blackbird Girls, by Anne Blankman
The Eagle Huntress: The True Story of the Girl Who Soared Beyond Expectations, by Aisholpan Nurgaiv
The Endless Steppe, by Esther Hautzig
The Gate in the Wall, by Ellen Howard
The Little Riders, by Margaretha Shemin
The Story of Ferdinand, by Munro Leaf
The Ocean of Truth: The Story of Sir Isaac Newton, by Joyce McPherson
The Railway Children, by E. Nesbit
The Singing Tree, by Kate Seredy
The Star of Kazan, by Eva Ibbotson
The Story of Modern France, by H.A. Guerber
The Story of Napolean, by H. E. Marshall
The Winged Watchman, by Hilda  Van Stockum
The Year of the Horseless Carriage, by Genevieve Foster
Truce, by Jim Murphy
Twenty and Ten, by Claire Huchet Bishop
Under the Hawthorne Tree, by Marita Conlon-McKenna
War Horse, by Michael Morpurgo
Where in the World, by Simon French

Latin America

Abuela, by Arthur Dorros
Abuela’s Weave, by Omar S. Castaneda
Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay, by Susan Hood
Amazon River, by Sangma Francis
Armando and the Blue Tarp School, by Edith Hope Fine
Becoming Naomi Leon, by Pam Munoz Ryan
Biblioburro: A True Story from Columbia, by Jeanette Winter
Conejito: A Folktale from Panama, by Margaret Read MacDonald
Count Your Way Through Brazil, by James Haskins
Fernando’s Gift, by Douglas Keister
Feliz New Year, Ava Gabriela, by Alexandra Alessandri 
Hill of Fire, by Thomas P. Lewis
Island Treasures: Growing Up in Cuba, by Alma Flor Ada 
It’s a Jungle Out There!, by Ron Snell
Journey to the River Sea, by Eva Ibbotson 
Martin de Porres: The Rose in the Desert, by Gary D. Schmidt
Moon Rope, by Lois Ehlert
My Diary From Here to There, by Amada Irma Perez
My Little Island, by Frane Lessac
My Name is Gabriela, by Monica Brown
My Name is Maria Isabel, by Alma Flor Ada 
Secret of the Andes, by Ann Nolan Clark
The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs: A Scientific Mystery, by Sandra Markle
Papa and Me, by Arthur Dorros
Silver People, by Margarita Engle
The Caiman, by Maria Eugenia Manrique
The Composition, by Antonia Skarmeta
The Dancing Turtle: A Folk Tale from Brazil, by Pleasant DeSpain
The Legend of the Poinsettia, by Tomie dePaola
The Pied Piper of Peru, by Ann Tompert
The Tortilla Factory, by Gary Paulsen
The Umbrella, by Jan Brett
The Walls of Cartagena, by Julia Durango
Uncle Nacho’s Hat, by Harriet Rohmer
We Asked for Nothing: The Remarkable Journey of Cabeza de Vaca (Great Explorers),
by Stuart Waldman
Where the Flame Trees Bloom, by Alma Flor Ada

Middle East

Afghan Dreams: Young Voices of Afghanistan, by Michael Sullivan
Escape from Aleppo, by N.H. Senzai 
Extra Credit, by Andrew Clements
Four Feet, Two Sandals, by Karen Lynn Williams & Khadra Mohammed
I am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai (Afghanistan)
Iqbal, by Francesco D’Adamo
Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan, by Jeanette Winter
Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein, by Jennifer Roy with Ali Fadhil
Sami and the Time of Troubles, by Florence Parry
Silent Music: A Story of Baghdad, by James Rumford
Snow in Jerusalem, by Deborah da Costa
The Breadwinner, by Deborah Ellis (Afghanistan)
The Map of Salt and Stars, by Zeyn Joukhadar

North America

United States

A Child’s Introduction to African American History: The Experiences, People, and
Events That Shaped Our Country, by Jabari Asim
A Kid’s Guide to Native American History: More Than 50 Activities, by Yvonne Wakim
A Lion to Guard Us, by Clyde Robert Bulla
Across Five Aprils, by Irene Hunt 
Amos Fortune, Free Man, by Elizabeth Yates
Autobiography of a People: Three Centuries of African American History Told by Those
Who Lived It, by Herb Boyd
By the Great Horn Spoon, by Sid Fleischman (USA)
Carolina’s Courage, by Elizabeth Yates
Carry On, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham
Circle Unbroken, by Margot Theis Raven
Diary of an Early American Boy, by Eric Sloan
Early Thunder, by Jean Fritz
Food, Farming, and Hunting (American Indian Contributions to the World), by Emory
Dean Keoke
Freedom’s Wings: Corey’s Underground Railroad Diary, by Sharon Dennis Wyeth
Hawaii’s Story by Hawaii’s Queen, by Liliuokalani
Heart of a Samurai, by Margi Preus
How to Build an Iglu & a Qamutiik: Inuit Tools and Techniques, by Solomon Awa
Johnny Tremain, by Esther Forbes
Listen for the Whippoorwill, by Dave and Neta Jackson
Lumber Camp Library, by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock
Old Yeller, by Fred Gipson
Poor Richard
, by James Daugherty
Prairie Lotus
, by Linda Sue Park
Rascal, by Sterling North
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred D. Taylor
Ruby Bridges Goes to School, by Ruby Bridges
Shades of Gray, by Carolyn Reeder
Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims, by Clyde Robert Bulla
Strawberry Girl, by Lois Lenski
The Middle Passage: White Ships / Black Cargo, by Tom Feelings
The Patchwork Path, by Bettye Stroud
The Peace Tree from Hiroshima: The Little Bonsai with a Big Story, by Sandra Moore
and Kazumi Wilds
The Perilous Road, by William O. Steele
The Underground Railroad, by William Still
The Wall, by Eve Bunting
The Women Who Caught The Babies: A Story of African American Midwives, by Eloise
The Year of the Horseless Carriage, by Genevieve Foster
Turn Homeward, Hannalee, by Patricia Beatty
Twelve Years A Slave, by Solomon Northrup
We Asked for Nothing: The Remarkable Journey of Cabeza de Vaca (Great Explorers),
by Stuart Waldman


Anne of Green Gables, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
A Pioneer Christmas: Celebrating in the Back Woods in 1841, by Barbara Greenwood
A Pioneer Sampler: The Daily Life of a Pioneer Family in 1840, by Barbara Greenwood
Go Home Bay, by Susan Vande Griek 
How to Build an Iglu & a Qamutiik : Inuit Tools and Techniques, by Solomon Awa
Underground to Canada, by Barbara Smucker
Salmon Creek, by AnnetteLeBox


A Child’s Introduction to the World: Geography, Cultures, and People, by Heather
All Times, All Peoples: A World History of Slavery, by Milton Meltzer
Amelia to Zora: 26 Women Who Changed the World, by Cynthia Chin-Lee
Children from Australia to Zimbabwe: A Photographic Journey Around the World, by Maya Amjera & Anna Rhesa Versola
Christian Heroes: Then and Now Series, by Janet and Geoff Benge
Hearts and Hands: Chronicles of the Awakening Church, by Mindy and Brandon Withrow
Heroes in History Series, by Janet and Geoff Benge
If the World Were a Village: A Book about the World’s People, by David J. Smith
If You Lived Here: Houses of the World, by Giles Laroche
If You Were Me and Lived In… Series, by Carole P. Roman
Learn World Calligraphy: Discover African, Arabic, Chinese, Ethiopic, Greek, Hebrew,
Let’s Eat: What Children Eat Around the World
, by Beatrice Hollyer
Indian, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Russian, Thai, Tibetan Calligraphy, and
Beyond, by Margaret Shepherd
P is for Passport: A World Alphabet, by Devin Scillian
The Kingfisher Atlas of World History, by Simon Adams
The World of William Penn, by Genevieve Foster
To Be a Kid, by Maya Ajmera & John D. Ivanko
What We Wear: Dressing Up Around the World, by Maya Ajmera & John D. Ivanko 
You and Me Together: Moms, Dads, and Kids Around the World, by Barbara Kerley