Middle-Grade Civil War Adventure
Avery’s Battlefield is a sweet historical novel for middle school students. The story follows two years in the life of Avery, a young teen boy, during the Civil War. This book would be a great way to introduce kids to that tumultuous time in American history.
Books on California Mission History
These newest books about Mission history are by Christian Clifford, a Catholic award-winning author & educator.
Three Patriotic Picture Books
Learn About the Apparition of Our Lady of Good Hope
The Woman in the Trees is a story of the apparition, but also the story of a community and family dynamics. The pain and trials of these immigrants is tangible. Adele’s struggles to share the Good News are also realistically portrayed. This is a wonderful story for a family read aloud or for older children, teens, or adults to read on their own. It is appropriate for ages 10 and up.
Thought-provoking Historical Fiction
Perilous Days is a middle-grade novel set in World War II. This story is about a young Catholic teen named Felix, who happens to be growing up in Hitler’s Germany.
Night of the Cossack – historical fiction for teens
Middle school and high school students searching for adventure or interested in Russian history will enjoy Night of the Cossack #historicalfiction #teens
Mary and the 50 States
Mary and the 50 States is a beautiful picture book by Brenda and George Nippert. For the 200th birthday of America in 1976, a litany…
Beautiful Historic Fiction
Playing By Heart by Carmela Martino This beautifully written Young Adult novel centers around the strong faith of two sisters, Emilia and Maria, and their…
New Books on Biblical and Church Timelines
When you’re interested in the study of history, there’s nothing like a timeline to help you get everything in order. Kids, parents, and teachers will…