Best Children’s Colonial American Historical Fiction Books
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1. The Incredible Adventures of Rush Revere: Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims; Rush Revere and the First Patriots; Rush Revere and the American … Banner; Rush Revere and the Presidency
Author: by Rush Limbaugh
Published at: Threshold Editions; Boxed Set edition (October 31, 2017)
Explore the earliest days of the United States with this boxed set containing the #1 New York Times bestselling Time Travels with Exceptional Americans series from Rush Limbaugh! From the nationally syndicated radio host and #1 New York Times bestselling author Rush Limbaugh comes this special boxed set of four exciting Rush Revere titles, perfect for those who want to discover more about some of the most remarkable Americans in history!
Starting with the arrival of the Mayflower in 1620, Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims, you can join these daring English settlers as they arrive in America and celebrate the first Thanksgiving. Follow that with Rush Revere and the First Patriots and discover just how the talk of revolution and liberty spread from the bustling streets of 1760s Boston.
Join the fight for freedom with Rush Revere and the American Revolution and be on hand for some of the most important battles of the war. Experience America’s first days as a nation and meet James Madison as writes the Constitution in Rush Revere and the Star-Spangled Banner!
2. Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans (1)
Author: by Rush Limbaugh
Published at: Threshold Editions; Illustrated edition (October 29, 2013)
From America’s #1 radio talk-show host and multi-million-copy #1 New York Times bestselling author, a book for young readers with a history teacher who travels back in time to have adventures with exceptional Americans. MEET RUSH LIMBAUGH’S REALLY GOOD PAL, RUSH REVERE!
Okay, okay, my name’s really Rustybut my friends call me Rush.Rush Revere. Because I’ve always been the #1 fan of the coolest colonial dude ever, Paul Revere. Talk about a rock starthis guy wanted to protect young America so badly, he rode through those bumpy, cobblestone-y streets shouting the British are coming!On a horse.Top of his lungs.
Wind blowing, rain streaming… Well, you get the picture. But what if you could get the real pictureby actually going back in time and seeing with your own eyes how our great country came to be? Meeting the people who made it all happenpeople like you and me?
Hold on to your pointy triangle hats, because you canwith me, Rush Revere, seemingly ordinary substitute history teacher, as your tour guide across time!How?You ask? Well, there’s this portal.And a horse. My talking horse named Liberty. Andwell, just trust me, I’ll get us there.
3. Rush Revere and the First Patriots: Time-Travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans (2)
Author: by Rush Limbaugh
Published at: Threshold Editions; Illustrated edition (March 11, 2014)
From America’s #1 radio talk show host and #1 New York Times bestselling author, the second book in a series for young readers with a history teacher who travels back in time to have adventures with exceptional Americans. Rush Revere rides again!
Saddle up with Rush Limbaugh’s really good pal for a new time-travel adventure. Whoa there, young historians! Before we go rush, rush, rushing off anywhere, I’d like a moment. I’m Liberty, Rush Revere’s loquacious equine companionhis trusty talking horse! Always at the ready to leap from the twenty-first century into America’s past, that’s me.
When he says Let’s go!’ I’m so there. I’m jazzed, I’m psyched, I’m Ah, excuse me, Liberty?Yeah, Rush? Usually you say oh no, not again!’ and while we’re in colonial Boston, can I try the baked beans?’ Okay, fineyou do the talking.
I’ll just be over here, if you need me. Well, he’s sulking now, but I couldn’t be your tour guide across time without Liberty! His name says it all: the freedom we celebrate every July Fourth with fireworks and hot dogs (and maybe some of those baked beans).
4. Rush Revere and the American Revolution: Time-Travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans
Author: by Rush Limbaugh
Published at: Threshold Editions; Illustrated edition (October 28, 2014)
The American revolution has begunand Rush Revere, Liberty the horse, and the time-traveling crew are ready to ride into the action! Join us on this incredible time-travel adventure! Liberty, my wisecracking horse, our old friends Cam, Tommy, Freedom, and I are off to meet some super-brave soldiers in the year 1775.Yep, that’s right.
We’ll be visiting with the underdog heroes who fought for American independence, against all oddsand won! But not before eight very real years of danger and uncertainty. Be a part of Rush Revere’s crew as we rush, rush, rush into a time when British rule had become a royal pain, and rebellion was in the air.
We’ll be on hand to see two lanterns hung in the Old North Church, prevent a British spy from capturing Paul Revere, and grapple with danger at the battles of Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill. The extra special part of this trip is that right here in the twenty-first century, Cam’s dad is a soldier fighting in Afghanistan, and Cam has been pretty angry that he is away.
5. I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (15)
Author: by Lauren Tarshis
Published at: Scholastic Paperbacks; Illustrated edition (August 29, 2017)
Bestselling author Lauren Tarshis tackles the American Revolution in this latest installment of the groundbreaking, New York Times bestselling I Survived series. British soldiers were everywhere. There was no escape. Nathaniel Fox never imagined he’d find himself in the middle of a blood-soaked battlefield, fighting for his life.
He was only eleven years old! He’d barely paid attention to the troubles between America and England. How could he, while being worked to the bone by his cruel uncle, Uriah Storch? But when his uncle’s rage forces him to flee the only home he knows, Nate is suddenly propelled toward a thrilling and dangerous journey into the heart of the Revolutionary War.
He finds himself in New York City on the brink of what will be the biggest battle yet.
6. The Sign of the Beaver
Author: by Elizabeth George Speare
Published at: HMH Books for Young Readers (August 2, 2011)
In this Newbery Honor book, a thirteen-year-old boy struggles to survive on his own in the wilderness of eighteenth-century Maine. When Matt’s father leaves him on his own to guard their new cabin in the wilderness, Matt is scared but determined to be brave and prove that he can take care of himself.
And things are going fine until a white stranger steals his gun, leaving Matt defenseless and unable to hunt for his food. Then Matt meets Attean, a Native boy from the Beaver tribe, and soon learns that people called the land around him home long before the white settlers ever arrived.
As Attean teaches him more about his own culture, Matt must come to terms with what the changing frontier really means. Now with an introduction by critically acclaimed writer Joseph Bruchac about the historical context and the relationships between Native peoples and white settlers in the eighteenth century.
7. Chains (The Seeds of America Trilogy)
Author: by Laurie Halse Anderson
Published at: Atheneum Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (January 5, 2010)
If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl? As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight…For freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and her sister, Ruth, in a cruel twist of fate become the property of a malicious New York City couple, the Locktons, who have no sympathy for the American Revolution and even less for Ruth and Isabel.
When Isabel meets Curzon, a slave with ties to the Patriots, he encourages her to spy on her owners, who know details of British plans for invasion. She is reluctant at first, but when the unthinkable happens to Ruth, Isabel realizes her loyalty is available to the bidder who can provide her with freedom.
From acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson comes this compelling, impeccably researched novel that shows the lengths we can go to cast off our chains, both physical and spiritual.
8. The Witch of Blackbird Pond
Author: by Elizabeth George Speare
Published at: HMH Books for Young Readers; Reissue edition (January 10, 2011)
In this Newbery Medalwinning novel, a girl faces prejudice and accusations of witchcraft in seventeenth-century Connecticut. Sixteen-year-old Kit Tyler is marked by suspicion and disapproval from the moment she arrives on the unfamiliar shores of colonial Connecticut in 1687. Alone and desperate, she has been forced to leave her beloved home on the island of Barbados and join a family she has never met.
Torn between her quest for belonging and her desire to be true to herself, Kit struggles to survive in a hostile place. Just when it seems she must give up, she finds a kindred spirit. But Kit’s friendship with Hannah Tupper, believed by the colonists to be a witch, proves more taboo than she could have imagined and ultimately forces Kit to choose between her heart and her duty.
9. Blood on the River: James Town, 1607
Author: by Elisa Carbone
Published at: Puffin Books; Reprint edition (September 20, 2007)
Twelve-year-old Samuel Collier is a lowly commoner on the streets of London. So when he becomes the page of Captain John Smith and boards the Susan Constant, bound for the New World, he can’t believe his good fortune. He’s heard that gold washes ashore with every tide.
But beginning with the stormy journey and his first contact with the native people, he realizes that the New World is nothing like he imagined. The lush Virginia shore where they establish the colony of James Town is both beautiful and forbidding, and it’s hard to know who’s a friend or foe.
As he learns the language of the Algonquian Indians and observes Captain Smith’s wise diplomacy, Samuel begins to see that he can be whomever he wants to be in this new land.
10. Johnny Tremain
Author: by Esther Hoskins Forbes
Published at: HMH Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (May 2, 2011)
This Newbery Medal-winning novel about the Revolutionary War is a classic of children’s historical fiction. Fourteen-year-old Johnny Tremain, an apprentice silversmith with a bright future ahead of him, injures his hand in a tragic accident, forcing him to look for other work.
In his new job as a horse-boy, riding for the patriotic newspaper The Boston Observer and as a messenger for the Sons of Liberty, he encounters John Hancock, Samuel Adams, and Dr. Joseph Warren. Soon Johnny is involved in the pivotal events of the American Revolution, from the Boston Tea Party to the first shots fired at Lexington.
Powerful illustrations by artist Michael McCurdy bring this classic to life.
11. Woods Runner
Author: by Gary Paulsen
Published at: Wendy Lamb Books; Reprint edition (January 11, 2011)
Samuel, 13, spends his days in the forest, hunting for food for his family. He has grown up on the frontier of a British colony, America. Far from any town, or news of the war against the King that American patriots have begun near Boston.
But the war comes to them. British soldiers and Iroquois attack. Samuel’s parents are taken away, prisoners. Samuel follows, hiding, moving silently, determined to find a way to rescue them. Each day he confronts the enemy, and the tragedy and horror of this war.
But he also discovers allies, men and women working secretly for the patriot cause. And he learns that he must go deep into enemy territory to find his parents: all the way to the British headquarters, New York City.
12. The Further Adventures of Rush Revere: Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims / Rush Revere and the First Patriots / Rush Revere and the American Revolution / Rush Revere and the Star-Spangled Banner
Author: by Rush Limbaugh
Published at: Threshold Editions; Boxed Set edition (October 25, 2016)
Explore the earliest days of the United States with this boxed set of the #1 New York Times bestselling Time Travels with Exceptional Americans series from Rush Limbaugh! Millions of young readers have taken a ride with Rush Revere and his trusty steed, Liberty.
Now in this special boxed set edition, you can enjoy the four bestselling adventures back through our nation’s history. Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Go back to the beginning by joining a shipload of brave families journeying on the Mayflower in 1620.
That was a pretty awesome time, and you’ll experience exactly what they did on that rough, dangerous ocean crossing. Together, we’ll ask the pilgrims all our questions, find out how they live, join them at the first Thanksgiving, and much more.
Rush Revere and the First Patriots: Join Rush and his friends on the second adventure on the bustling streets of Boston in 1765, where talk of revolution is growing louder. You’ll meet fierce supporters of liberty like Samuel Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and my idol, Paul Revere, as they fearlessly defy British rule.
13. Mystery on Church Hill (The Virginia Mysteries)
Author: by Steven K. Smith
Published at: MyBoys3 Press; Illustrated edition (November 22, 2013)
Liberty or death is just the beginning in this hunt for secrets left by the Founding Fathers. When sleuthing brothers Sam and Derek visit Richmond’s historic St. John’s Church for a reenactment of Patrick Henry’s famous Give me liberty or give me death speech, something’s hidden in the basement.
Something important. As the brothers and their classmates dig deeper, they find clues from Thomas Jefferson, George Wythe, and other Founding Fathers in a quest for a priceless document hidden over the centuries. But they’re not the only ones searching, and if they don’t solve the puzzles fast, a cunning adversary named Jerry may steal this precious piece of our nation’s history.
Secret inventions, hidden passageways and tales of murder are all part of this high-stakes chase from the cemeteries of Richmond to the streets of Colonial Williamsburg. Mystery on Church Hill is the second book in The Virginia Mysteries series, but it can also be read as a standalone.
If you enjoy mystery and adventure like the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, Magic Tree House, or National Treasure, you’ll love author Steven K. Smith’s exciting middle-grade series. The stories are modern-day fictional mysteries with twists of real locations and events from Virginia history.
14. Poison in the Colony: James Town 1622
Author: by Elisa Carbone
Published at: Puffin Books; Reprint edition (March 24, 2020)
The fascinating companion title to the award-winning historical novel Blood on the River: James Town 1607. After the colony of James Town is founded in 1607. After Captain John Smith establishes trade with the Native Americans. After Pocahontas befriends the colonists. After early settlers both thrive and die in this new world …A girl is born.Virginia.
Virginia Laydon, an infant at the end of Blood on the River, has now grown up in a colony that is teetering dangerously on the precipice of conflict with the native Algonquins. Virginia has the gift, or the curse, of the knowing-an ability that could help save the colony, and is equally likely to land her at the burning stake as an accused witch.
Virginia struggles to make sense of her own inner world against the backdrop of pivotal years in the Jamestown colony. The first representative government is established, the first enslaved Africans arrive, and the self-righteousness of the colony’s leaders angers the Algonquin.
15. Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spy
Author: by Seymour Reit
Published at: Graphia; Reissue edition (August 1, 2001)
In 1861, when war erupted between the States, President Lincoln made an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, Emma Edmonds cropped her hair, donned men’s clothing, and enlisted in the Union Army. Posing in turn as a slave, peddler, washerwoman, and fop, Emma became a cunning master of disguise, risking discovery and death at every turn behind Confederate lines.
16. George Washington's Socks (Time Travel Adventures)
Author: by Elvira Woodruff
Published at: Scholastic Paperbacks; Reprint edition (February 1, 1993)
Elvira Woodruff’s million-copy seller, GEORGE WASHINGTON’S SOCKS, returns in time for the book’s anticipated HC sequel – Ben Franklin’s Boots! A mysterious rowboat transports five adventurous kids back in time to the eve of the Battle at Trenton where they experience the American Revolution.
Through encounters with Hessian soldiers, revolutionaries, and even George Washington himself, Matthew, Quentin, Hooter, Tony, and Katie watch history unfold before their eyes as they see first-hand, the grim realities of war and the cost of freedom.