June’s history based or bygone era book suggestions.

Ages 3-7

The Day You Were Born by Evelyn Swetnam (Own History)
How Many Dragons Are Behind The Door? by Virginia Kahl (Medieval)
The Loon’s Necklace by William Toye (First Nations Legend)


Ages 7-9

The King In The Forest by Michael Murpurgo (Medieval)
Magic Tree House # 49: Stallion At Starlight by Mary Pope Osborne (Ancient Greece)
Miss Bridie Chose A Shovel by Leslie Connor (19th-Century)


Ages 10-13

Dear Canada: These Are My Words: The Residential School Diary Of Violet Pesheens by Ruby Slipperjack
The Sign of The Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare (Colonial America)
William’s Midsummer Dreams by Zilpha Keatley Snyder (Great Depression Era)



Canadian Historical Brides: Fly Away Snow Goose by Juliet Waldron & John Wisdomkeeper
The Midnight Zoo by Sonya Hartnett (WW II)
The Player King by Avi (15th-Century England)



Sarum: The Novel Of England by Edward Rutherfurd
Stonehenge by Bernard Cornwall
The Summer Queen by Elizabeth Chadwick (12th-Century)



Archaeology For Kids: Uncovering The Mysteries Of Our Past by Richard Panchyk (10-13s)
The Longest Day: Celebrating The Summer Solstice by Wendy Pfeffer (3-7s)
You Wouldn’t Want To Be A Worker On The Statue Of Liberty! by John Malam (7-9s)

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