Best Children's Modern History Books

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1. The Abominable Snowman/Journey Under the Sea/Space and Beyond/The Lost Jewels of Nabooti (Choose Your Own Adventure 1-4)

Author: by R. A. Montgomery
Chooseco
English
576 pages

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Widely commended for its appeal to reluctant readers, Choose Your Own Adventure is the 4th bestselling book series for children of all time. Written in the second-person, the reader is the hero of the story, and at the bottom of each page, there is a decision point: If you go in search of the yeti, turn to page 11.

If you think it is safest to stay put and call for help, turn to page 25. By reading and choosing, kids become more engaged, making the Choose Your Own Adventure series a stealth reading program for reluctant readers. This 4-book boxed set of interactive, Children's classics contains 4 bestselling books from the Choose Your Own Adventure series, together in a bright gift box:The Abominable Snowman by R.A.

Montgomery takes YOU on a mountaineering adventure in search of the fabled Yeti, or Abominable Snowman! 9-12 year old readers will travel to Kathmandu and explore the Himalaya Mountains, negotiating harsh weather conditions, facing down a band of violent smugglers, following mysterious footprints in the snow, and maybe even finding the Yeti!


2. Ground Zero

Author: by Alan Gratz
Scholastic
English
0702306746

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Ground Zero is a number one New York Times bestseller The plot starts at a heart-pounding pace and never relents A contemporary history lesson with the uplifting message that humanity’s survival depends on us working for, not against, one another.A must-have.

School Library Journal In time for the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, master storyteller Alan Gratz (Refugee) delivers a pulse-pounding and unforgettable take on history and hope, revenge and fear – and the stunning links between the past and present. September 11, 2001, New York City: Brandon is visiting his dad at work, on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center.

Out of nowhere, an airplane slams into the tower, creating a fiery nightmare of terror and confusion. And Brandon is in the middle of it all. Can he survive – and escape? September 11, 2020, Afghanistan: Reshmina has grown up in the shadow of war, but she dreams of peace and progress.

When a battle erupts in her village, Reshmina stumbles upon a wounded American soldier named Taz. Should she help Taz – and put herself and her family in mortal danger?Two kids. One devastating day. Nothing will ever be the same.


3. Spies, Code Breakers, and Secret Agents: A World War II Book for Kids

Author: by Carole P. Roman
Rockridge Press
English
152 pages

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Uncover the secret agents of World War 2an exciting history book for kids 8 to 12Discover World War 2’s hidden heroes and villains. Spies, Code Breakers, and Secret Agents explores the intriguing world of spycraft and shows you what goes on behind the scenes in war.

From spy schools and ciphers to sneaky tools and secret armies, this guide takes you on a declassified tour of the undercover operations that helped decide the outcome of World War 2. There’s also more than a dozen short spy-ographies that cover some of the most famous (and infamous!

Agents that were active during the war. This World War 2 book for kids includes:Fun for aspiring historiansDig into the causes of and what led up to World War 2 so you can better understand the important part spies played in it.

A family-friendly explorationLearn about history in a fun and accessible way that anyone can enjoy. Covert illustrationsGet an up-close look at actual spies, as well as some seriously amazing spy gear. Amaze your friends and family with all kinds of awesome facts about spies and secret agents from World War 2.


4. Magick Box (Magick Box Choose Your Own Adventure)

Author: by Deborah Lerme Goodman
English
576 pages

1937133680

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This 4-book boxed set of interactive, Children's classics includes 4 books from the Choose Your Own Adventure series: *The Magic of the Unicorn *The Throne of Zeus *The Trumpet of Terror *Forecast From Stonehenge. “Daughter [10] loves these books. She reads and re-reads to see the different outcomes.

Overall, a great buy for your little bookworm.” – MamaLlama, Amazon 5-star Rating “Gr 4-6 It is the age of the Norse gods, and Odin himself asks you to help get rid of an evil witch. You are opposed by the evil god Loki and meet many other gods and monsters from the myths.

This unusual use of Norse lore will be fun to use in a mythology unit.” – School Library Journal Widely commended for its appeal to reluctant readers, Choose Your Own Adventure is the 4th bestselling book series for children of all time.

These books are different from other books you’ve read before. There are dangers, choices, adventures, and consequences ahead of you, and only YOU can decide what happens next.BEWARE… The wrong decision could end in disaster-even death. But don’t despair, at any time YOU can go back to make another choice to change the path of your story.


5. The Story of Titanic for Children: Astonishing Little-Known Facts and Details About the Most Famous Ship in the World

Author: by Joe Fullman
Carlton Kids
English
48 pages

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It was a night to rememberwhen the unsinkable ship sunk. Introduce children to the unforgettable story of the Titanic. More than a century after it crashed into an iceberg, the Titanic remains as compelling as ever. Now children can explore its beautiful sundecks, marvel at the luxurious design, and relive the tragic sinking of the world’s most famous ship.

Rich in visual detail, this insightful look at the unfolding disaster will hold kids spellbound with intriguing facts and real-life stories.


6. Story of the World, Vol. 3 Revised Edition: History for the Classical Child: Early Modern Times (Story of the World, 11)

Author: by Susan Wise Bauer
English
432 pages

1945841443

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A beautifully revised edition of the classic world history for children. Now more than ever, our children need to learn about the people who live all around the world. This engaging guide to other lands weaves world history into a storybook format.

Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share (or for older readers to enjoy alone), this book covers the major historical events in the years 1600-1850 on each continent, with maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture.Over 1.

3 million copies of The Story of the World have been sold. Newly revised and updated, THE STORY OF THE WORLD, VOLUME 3 includes a new timeline, 40 brand-new illustrations, and a pronunciation guide for unfamiliar names, places, and terms. 40 new black and white illustrations and 35 maps


7. National Geographic Kids Everything World War I: Dig in With Thrilling Photos and Fascinating Facts

Author: by Karen Kenney
1426317158
National Geographic Kids
English


National Geographic Kids Everything World War I: Dig in With Thrilling Photos and Fascinating Facts Cover

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Explore the fascinating history of America’s first World War, meet the greatest military leaders and tacticians, and learn about key battles in this compelling new book in the popular Everything series. Each book in the National Geographic Kids Everything series has more than 100 pictures, an explorer’s corner with from-the-field anecdotes and tips, fun facts throughout, maps and infographics, an illustrated diagram, a photo gallery, cool comparisons, a behind-the-scenes photograph, an interactive glossary, and more.

This book marks the 100th anniversary of WWI and takes a thoughtful, kid-friendly approach to a serious subject.


8. Lost in the Pacific, 1942: Not a Drop to Drink

Author: by Tod Olson
English

176 pages
0545928117

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LOST IN THE PACIFIC is the first book in a new narrative nonfiction series that tells the true story of a band of World War II soldiers who became stranded at sea and had to fight for survival. World War II, October 21, 1942.

A B-17 bomber drones high over the Pacific Ocean, sending a desperate SOS into the air. The crew is carrying America’s greatest living war hero on a secret mission deep into the battle zone. But the plane is lost, burning through its final gallons of fuel.At 1:30 p.M., there is only one choice left: an emergency landing at sea.

If the crew survives the impact, they will be left stranded without food or water hundreds of miles from civilization.Eight men. Three inflatable rafts. Sixty-eight million square miles of ocean. What will it take to make it back alive?


9. Five Epic Disasters (I Survived True Stories #1) (1)

Author: by Lauren Tarshis
Scholastic Inc.
English
176 pages

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The New York Times-bestselling I Survived series expands to include this thrilling nonfiction exploration of five true stories, from the Titanic to the Henryville Tornadoes.REAL KIDS.REAL DISASTERS. From the author of the New York Times-bestselling I Survived series come five harrowing true stories of survival, featuring real kids in the midst of epic disasters.

From a group of students surviving the 9. 0 earthquake that set off a historic tsunami in Japan, to a boy nearly frozen on the prairie in 1888, these unforgettable kids lived to tell tales of unimaginable destruction – and, against all odds, survival.

Read their incredible stories:The Children's Blizzard, 1888The Titanic Disaster, 1912The Great Boston Molasses Flood, 1919The Japanese Tsunami, 2011The Henryville Tornado, 2012

10. Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans

Author: by Don Brown
Clarion Books
English
96 pages

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Sibert Honor Medalist Kirkus’ Best of 2015 list School Library Journal Best of 2015 Publishers Weekly’s Best of 2015 list Horn Book Fanfare Book Booklist Editor’s Choice On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina’s monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective levees around low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana.

Eighty percent of the city flooded, in some places under twenty feet of water. Property damages across the Gulf Coast topped $100 billion. One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three people lost their lives. The riveting tale of this historic storm and the drowning of an American city is one of selflessness, heroism, and courageand also of incompetence, racism, and criminality.

Don Brown’s kinetic art and as-it-happens narrative capture both the tragedy and triumph of one of the worst natural disasters in American history. A portion of the proceeds from this book has been donated to Habitat for Humanity New Orleans.

11. Race Forever/Escape/Lost on the Amazon/Prisoner of the Ant People/Trouble on Planet Earth/War with the Evil Power Master (Choose Your Own Adventure 7-12) (Box Set 2)

Author: by R. A. Montgomery
Chooseco
English
864 pages

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This 6-book boxed set of interactive, Children's classics includes 6 books from the Choose Your Own Adventure series: Race Forever * Escape * Lost on the Amazon * Prisoner of the Ant People * Trouble on Planet Earth * War With the Evil Power Master. Widely commended for its appeal to reluctant readers, Choose Your Own Adventure is the 4th bestselling book series for children of all time.

These books are different from other books you’ve read before. There are dangers, choices, adventures, and consequences ahead of you, and only YOU can decide what happens next.BEWARE… The wrong decision could end in disaster-even death. But don’t despair, at any time YOU can go back to make another choice and change the path of your story.

This action-packed boxed set takes YOU on over one hundred adventures: stop the scary Evil Power Master from destroying all the planets, zoom through the rocky African countryside on a high-speed race course, and save the rest of the elite research team from the creepy-crawly Ant People!

12. Keeping the City Going

Author: by Brian Floca
English
40 pages
1534493778

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Caldecott Award winner Brian Floca gives a heartfelt thank you to the essential workers who keep their cities going during COVID-19 quarantine in this tenderly illustrated picture book. We are here at home now, watching the world through our windows.

Outside we see the city we know, but not as we’ve seen it before. The once hustling and bustling streets are empty.Well, almost empty. Around the city there are still people, some, out and about. These are the people keeping us safe.Keeping us healthy.

Keeping our mail and our food delivered. Keeping our grocery stores stocked. Keeping the whole city going. Brian Floca speaks for us all in this stirring homage to all the essential workers who keep the essentials operating so the rest of us can do our part by sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

13. Story of the World, Vol. 4 Revised Edition: History for the Classical Child: The Modern Age (Story of the World, 4)

Author: by Susan Wise Bauer
English
640 pages
1945841907

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Spend an entire year investigating the fascinating story of the modern world, from the American Civil War through the end of the twentieth century-from Europe and the Middle East through India, China, the Arabian Peninsula, Australia, and both North and South America!

Designed for parents and elementary/middle grade students (grades 4-8) to share together, The Story of the World, Volume 4 Revised Edition: The Modern Age is widely used in charter and private schools, as well as co-ops around the world. It builds historical literacy, improves reading and comprehension skills in both fiction and nonfiction, and increases vocabulary-all in an enjoyable and entertaining story-like format.

The Story of the World, Volume 4 Revised Edition central text (available in paperback, hardcover, and eBook) offers 42 narrative chapters, told in chronological order and spanning the entire globe, that begin with revolt against the British in Victorian-ruled India, and end with the Persian Gulf War.

14. History Smashers: The Titanic

Author: by Kate Messner
English
224 pages
0593120434

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Myths!Lies!Secrets!Uncover the hidden truth behind the sinking of the Titanic with beloved educator/author Kate Messner. The fun mix of sidebars, illustrations, photos, and graphic panels make this perfect for fans of I Survived! And Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales.

On April 15, 1912 an “unsinkable” ship called the Titanic unexpectedly hit an iceberg and sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic.Right?Wrong! Nobody was really talking about the Titanic being unsinkable until after it sank. The truth is, four different ships wired the Titanic to report icebergs and field ice in the area.

But the Titanic never slowed down. In fact, when the Californian warned that it was trapped in ice, the Titanic’s wireless operator was so busy sending outgoing messages that he replied, “Shut up!” No joke. Discover the nonfiction series that demolishes everything you thought you knew about history.

Don’t miss History Smashers: The Mayflower, Women’s Right to Vote, and Pearl Harbor.

15. Story of the World, Vol. 3 Activity Book, Revised Edition: History for the Classical Child: Early Modern Times (Story of the World, 14)

Author: by Susan Wise Bauer
English
417 pages
1945841478

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The newly revised comprehensive activity book and curriculum guide, revised and updated, makes history come alive for your child; a perfect accompaniment to Volume 3 of Susan Wise Bauer’s The Story of the World series. A Complete History Curriculum for One Year Don’t just read about history-experience it!

Color a picture of Captain Cook in Botany Bay, design a Persian rug, play the Battle of Bunker Hill board game, and pan for gold. Designed to turn the accompanying book The Story of the World, Volume 3 into a complete history program, this activity book provides comprehension questions and answers, sample narrations, maps and geography activities, coloring pages, lists of additional readings in history and literature, and many simple, hands-on activities designed for grades 3-6.

Revised and updated with new coloring pages, new game boards, updated literature lists to include the best books from the past fifteen years, and more! Activity Book 3 Grade Recommendation: Grades 3-6. 42 coloring pages, 42 maps and games

16. Anne Of Green Gables: L.M. Montgomery: A Story Of Anne Shirley (Children Classics Collection Edition, #1)

Author: by L. M. Montgomery
Published at: Independently published (March 26, 2021)
ISBN: 979-8728613824

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“Fans of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s century-old books still visit the farmhouse that inspired them.” – Marylou Tousignant, The Washington PostAs soon as Anne Shirley arrives at the snug white farmhouse called Green Gables, she is sure she wants to stay forever …

But will the Cuthberts send her back to to the orphanage? Anne knows she’s not what they expecteda skinny girl with fiery red hair and a temper to match. If only she can convince them to let her stay, she’ll try very hard not to keep rushing headlong into scrapes and blurting out the first thing that comes to her mind.

Anne is not like anyone else, the Cuthberts agree; she is speciala girl with an enormous imagination. This orphan girl dreams of the day when she can call herself Anne of Green Gables. A True Classic that Belongs on Every Bookshelf!