April’s history based or bygone era book suggestions.

Ages 3-7

The Knight & The Dragon by Tomie de Paola (Medieval)
The Kiss That Missed by David Melling (Medieval)
The Lily Cupboard by Shulamith Levey Oppenheim (WW II)


Ages 7-9

Canadian Flyer Adventures # 15: Make It Fair by Frieda Wishinsky (Women’s Right To Vote)
Hopscotch Histories:Henry VIII Has To Choose by Julia Jarman (Tudor Era)
I Was There: Shakespeare’s Globe by Valerie Wilding (Elizabethan Era)

Ages 10-13

Dear America: Voyage On The Great Titanic by Ellen Emerson White (April, 1912)
Stepping On The Cracks by Mary Downing Hahn (WW II)
Treason by Berlie Doherty (Tudor Era)


Code Name Verity & its sequel, Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (WW II)
Forbidden Orchid by Sharon Biggs Waller (Victorian Era)
Secrets Of The Realm by Bev Stout (18th Century)



The Confessions Of Catherine De Medici by C.W. Gortner (16th Century)
Eleanor The Queen by Norah Lofts (12th Century)
Good As Gold by Louise Patten (Titanic Connection)



Explorers Who Got Lost by Diane Sansevere-Dreher (9-12s)
Neo Leo: The Ageless Ideas Of Leonardo da Vinci by Gene Baretta (7-9s)
Roots by Alex Haley (Generational) (Adults & Older Teens)




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