Best Children’s Western American Historical Fiction Books
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1. By the Great Horn Spoon!
Author: by Sid Fleischman
Published at: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (April 30, 1988)
For fans of the I Survived series, this classic rollicking adventure about the California Gold Rush and one determined twelve-year-old has sold nearly a million copies! When Jack’s aunt is forced to sell her beloved mansion but is still unable to raise enough money to pay her debts, the twelve-year-old goes to California in search of gold to help her.
Joined by his trusty butler, Praiseworthy, Jack finds adventure and trouble at every turn. Will Jack strike gold in San Francisco or come home empty-handed? This new edition features illustrations by Brett Helquist.
2. Spirit Riding Free: Meet the PALs (Passport to Reading Level 1)
Author: by Jennifer Fox
Published at: LB Kids; Illustrated edition (March 5, 2019)
Meet Miradero’s best PALs, Lucky, Pru, and Abigail, in the first leveled reader inspired by DreamWorksSpirit Riding Free! Alongside their horses, Spirit, Chica Linda, and Boomerang, the PALs go on adventures while exploring their frontier town. Passport to Reading: Featuring a winning combination of favorite licensed characters and carefully controlled text-reading along or reading alone just got more fun with Passport to Reading!
All books include a parent letter, word count, Guided Reading level, and number of sight words. Level 1: Reading Together: read short words in simple sentence structures to begin a reader’s journey. DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free 2019 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.
3. Tales of an 8-Bit Kitten: Lost in the Nether (Book 1): An Unofficial Minecraft Adventure
Author: by Cube Kid
Published at: Andrews McMeel Publishing; Illustrated edition (September 18, 2018)
Best-selling author, Cube Kid, introduces a new series about a kitten named Eeebs who lives some incredible adventures in the world of Minecraft. Fans of Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior will find some of the emblematic characters from this series in the Nether.
Eeebs isn’t a very disciplined kitten. His mom warned him not to play in the forest, but he didn’t listen. That’s how he found himself in the Nether, a bizarre world inhabited by scary creatures. In the company of a ghast, almost cheerful witch, Eeebs develops supernatural powers.
Will this be enough to fight against Endernova’s army, the Enderman, who want to rule over the Overworld? In order to save his friends, Eeebs must become the champion of the Nether, as the prophecy of The Chosen One tells …
4. Old Yeller (Perennial Classics)
Author: by Fred Gipson
Published at: Harper Perennial Modern Classics (December 1, 2009)
Awarded the Newbery HonorWhen a novel like Huckleberry Finn, or The Yearling, comes along it defies customary adjectives because of the intensity of the respouse it evokes in the reader. Such a book, we submit, is Old Yeller; to read this eloquently simple story of a boy and his dog in the Texas hill country is an unforgettable and deeply moving experience.
When his father sets out on a cattle drive for the summer, fourteen-year-old Travis is left to take care of his family and their farm, and he faces new, unanticipated and often perilous responsibilities in the wilderness of early fronteir Texas.
But Travis is not alone. He finds help and comfort in the courage and unwavering love of the stray animal who comes to be his most loyal and very best friend: the big yellow dog Travis calls “Old Yeller.”An enduring and award-winning American classic, Fred Gipson’s Old Yeller stands as one of the most beloved novels ever produced in this country, and one that will live in the hearts and minds of readers for generations to come.
5. Spirit Riding Free: Spring Beginnings (Passport to Reading Level 2)
Author: by R. J. Cregg
Published at: LB Kids; Illustrated edition (February 4, 2020)
It’s springtime in Miradero in this leveled reader based on DreamWorks Animation’s Spirit Riding Free! The PALs are excited when they are invited to a fancy ball being held in honor of the Governor’s visit to town. But the girls’ plans for the ball are derailed when they find out a member of Spirit’s herd is having a baby and needs their help.
Will the PALs be able to save the day and their night? Passport to Reading: Featuring a winning combination of favorite licensed characters and carefully controlled text-reading along or reading alone just got more fun with Passport to Reading! All books include a parent letter, word count, Guided Reading level, and number of sight words.
Level 2: Reading out Loud: encourages developing readers to sound out loud, includes more complex stories with simple vocabulary. DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free 2020 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.
6. Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One
Author: by Kate DiCamillo
Published at: Candlewick; Illustrated edition (August 4, 2015)
DiCamillo effortlessly slips back into the comfortable rhythms of Mercy’s world, infusing every chapter with subdued wit, warmth, and heart. Publishers Weekly (starred review)Yippie-i-oh! Saddle up for the first in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from Kate DiCamillo’s New York Timesbest-selling Mercy Watson books.
Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn’t have is a horseuntil he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it’s love at first sight. Join Leroy, Maybelline, and everyone’s favorite porcine wonder, Mercy, for some hilarious and heartfelt horsing around on Deckawoo Drive.
7. Spirit Riding Free: Lucky's Class Contest (Passport to Reading Level 2)
Author: by Jennifer Fox
Published at: LB Kids; Illustrated edition (July 2, 2019)
In this leveled reader based on DreamWorks Animation’s Spirit Riding Free, the PALs are part of a school fundraiser! But when Lucky partners with Maricela for the fundraiser instead of Pru and Abigail, their competitive streaks come out and test their friendship.
Featuring a winning combination of favorite licensed characters and carefully controlled text-reading along or reading alone just got more fun with Passport to Reading! All books include a parent letter, word count, Guided Reading level, and number of sight words.
Level 2: Reading out Loud: encourages developing readers to sound out loud, includes more complex stories with simple vocabulary. DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free 2019 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.
8. Ghost Town at Sundown (Magic Tree House)
Author: by Mary Pope Osborne
Published at: Random House Books for Young Readers (September 16, 1997)
Make storytime a little spookier this fall with the #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time! Every visit to the magic tree house leads to a time-travel adventure! Is this town HAUNTED? Jack and Annie wonder when the Magic Tree House whisks them to the Wild West.
But before they can say “Boo!” they rush headlong into an adventure filled with horse thieves, a lost colt, rattlesnakes, and a cowboy named Slim. Will Jack and Annie have time to solve the next Tree House Riddle? The answer may depend on a ghost!
Did you know that the Magic Tree House series has two levels? MAGIC TREE HOUSE: Perfect for readers 6-9 who are just beginning to read chapter booksincludes this boxed set! MERLIN MISSIONS: More challenging adventures for experienced readers ages 7-10 The Magic Tree House series has been a classroom favorite for over 25 years and is sure to inspire a love of readingand adventurein every child who joins Jack and Annie!
9. Cowboy Small (Lois Lenski Books)
Author: by Lois Lenski
Published at: Random House Books for Young Readers; unknown edition (October 24, 2006)
Cowboy Small takes good care of his horse, Cactus. In return, Cactus helps Cowboy Small get work done on the range. Together they round up cattle for branding and live the good life. At night, Cowboy Small eats at the chuck wagon, sings with his friends, and sleeps under the stars.
10. The Treasure of the Lost Mine (Wright Cousin Adventures)
Author: by Gregory O. Smith
Published at: Independently published (April 9, 2020)
Now enjoyed by thousands of readers! A fast-paced modern western adventure for ages 8-12. The Wright Cousin Adventures starts here! Tim broke the nervous silence.Whatwhat was that? I don’t know, said Robert. But whatever it is, It’s been locked in there for over a hundred years…
Meet the five Wright cousins in their first big mystery together. I mean, what could be more fun than a treasure hunt with five crazy, daring, ingenious, funny and determined teenagers, right? The adventure grows as the cousins run headlong into vanishing trains, trap doors, spooky gold mines and surprises at every turn.
Have a blast with the Wright cousins as they team up to uncover the real TREASURE OF THE LOST MINE!Family friendly! The fun and exciting new Wright Cousin Adventure Series includes:The Treasure of the Lost MineDesert JeepersThe Secret of the Lost CityThe Case of the Missing PrincessSecret Agents Don’t Like BroccoliThe Great Submarine AdventureTake to the SkiesThe Wright Cousins Fly AgainReach for the StarsThe Sword of SutherleeThe Secret of Trifid CastleThe Clue in the Missing PlaneAlso by Gregory O.
11. Cowboys (All Aboard Books (Paperback))
Author: by Lucille Recht Penner
Published at: Grosset & Dunlap; Illustrated edition (March 19, 1996)
Learn all about the day-to-day life of a cowboy in the Old West, from round-ups and trail drives to meals around the campfire and nights under the stars.
12. Spirit Riding Free: The Spring Filly!
Author: by G. M. Berrow
Published at: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (February 4, 2020)
Join Miradero’s favorite PALs as they explore the frontier and beyond in the second installment of an adventurous original fiction chapter book series inspired by DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free. Spring is the season of change, and things are changing in Miradero-Lucky, Pru, and Abigail will soon be heading off to Palomino Bluffs Riding Academy!
Before they go, the PALs want to become Frontier Fillies Trail Trainers. But to do that, the girls need to find and train a brand-new horse-something Lucky has never done! It seems as if everything is coming together when the PALs fall in love with a mini horse named Sandy and are given the chance to train her before the Miradero Founders’ Day Parade.
But training a horse turns out to be more difficult than Lucky could have imagined. Sandy likes kicking, doesn’t like being ridden, and refuses to listen to any of the PALs! Can the PALs and their new friend Caroline find a way to reach Sandy and teach her how to be the best horse she can be before it’s too late?
13. Cindy Ellen: A Wild Western Cinderella
Author: by Susan Lowell
Published at: HarperCollins; Reprint edition (December 18, 2001)
From the author of The Three Little Javelinas comes a Wild West retelling of the classic Cinderella fairytale, perfect for fans of Little Ree by Ree Drummond, Prince Cinders by Babette Cole, Cinder Edna by Ellen Jackson, and Red Riding Hood as retold by James Marshall.
Once upon a time, there was a sweet cowgirl named Cindy Ellen, who lived with the orneriest stepmother west of the Mississippi and two stepsisters who were so nasty, they made rattlesnakes look nice! But when a fast-talkin’ fairy godmother teaches Cindy Ellen a little lesson about gumption, Cindy lassos first place at the rodeo and the heart of Joe Prince….
You may think you’ve heard the story beforebut you’ll get a side-splittin’ bellyache after you’re through with this hilarious rendition told Wild West-style!
14. When We Were Very Young (Winnie-the-Pooh)
Author: by A. A. Milne
Published at: Dutton Books for Young Readers; Reissue edition (October 31, 1988)
Celebrate the 90th birthday of one of the world’s most beloved icons of Children’s literature, Winnie-the-Pooh! A classic celebration of childhood, A.A. Milne’s When We Were Very Young is a collection of poems that have touched the hearts of readers for more than 90 years.
His verses sing with a playful innocence, weaving together the worlds of reality and enchanting make-believe. Published two years before Winnie-the-Pooh, careful readers will also discover the very first appearance of the Best Bear in All the World. These treasured poems are perfectly matched by Ernest Shepard’s whimsical illustrations, which have delighted countless readers.
These poems have been read and re-read to generations of children, and today, they can still find a cherished place on every bookshelf.
15. Lasso the Moon (Little Golden Book)
Author: by Trish Holland
Published at: Golden Books; Illustrated edition (May 10, 2005)
Time for bed, Little Tex. Rio Rosie, goodnight. Jump in your bunkbedsAnd close your eyes tight. So begins this dreamy, soothing poem that takes Tex and Rosie into the starry night.
16. Cowboy Camp
Author: by Tammi Sauer
Published at: Sterling Children’s Books; Illustrated edition (September 2, 2014)
Giddyup and gallop right over to read this rootin’ tootin’ tale of an unlikely cowboy. Avery’s at camp, training hard with his horse and his lasso. But he’s just not feeling up to the challenge. Then a bully threatens all the campersand Avery proves his mettle in his own unique way.
Kids will love the story’s lively language and wildly playful pictures.