US History and Children's Literature

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Professional Books

  • In Times Past by Carol Otis Hurst and Rebecca Otis.
    This book is an Encyclopedia for Integrating US History with Literature in Grades 3-8. Our section about this book includes the table of contents and sample chapters. Order from Amazon.com.
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Subjects and Themes

These topics are fully developed with related children's books, and activities.

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General Activities and Lesson Plans

  • Creating a Living History Museum
  • A timeline activity with children's books, an article.
  • See also the Subjects and Themes, and Featured books listed above or below for more US History activities.
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Annotated Booklists

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Children's Books

Here are some of the historical books featured on this site. You'll find a review, discussion topics, activities, related books and links for each. There are many other historical novels featured within the subject articles above.


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