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Elementary: Historical Fiction, 1800s

Posted by Natalie Bernstein on August 8, 2011

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    Our only May Amelia

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    Our only May Amelia

    Holm, Jennifer L.

    As the only girl in a Finnish American family of seven brothers, May Amelia Jackson resents being expected to act like a lady while growing up in Washington state in 1899.

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    Beyond the western sea

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    Beyond the western sea

    Avi, 1937-

    Driven from their impoverished Irish village, fifteen-year-old Maura and her younger brother meet their landlord's runaway son in Liverpool while all three wait for a ship to America; their fates continue to intertwine on board ship and in the New World.

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    Beyond the western sea

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    Beyond the western sea : book one : the escape from home

    Avi, 1937-

    Driven from their impoverished Irish village, fifteen-year-old Maura and her younger brother meet their landlord's runaway son in Liverpool while all three wait for a ship to America.

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    The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle

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    The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle

    Avi, 1937-

    As the lone "young lady" on a transatlantic voyage in 1832, Charlotte learns that the captain is murderous and the crew rebellious.

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    Storm warriors

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    Storm warriors

    Carbone, Elisa Lynn.

    In 1895, after his mother's death, twelve-year-old Nathan moves with his father and grandfather to Pea Island off the coast of North Carolina, where he hopes to join the all-black crew at the nearby lifesaving station, despite his father's objections.

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    The ballad of Lucy Whipple

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    The ballad of Lucy Whipple

    Cushman, Karen.

    In 1849, twelve-year-old California Morning Whipple, who renames herself Lucy, is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a rough California mining town.

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    A Coal miner's bride, the diary of Anetka Kaminska

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    A Coal miner's bride, the diary of Anetka Kaminska

    Bartoletti, Susan Campbell

    A diary account of thirteen-year-old Anetka, life in Poland in 1896, immigration to America, marriage to a coal miner, widowhood, and happiness in finally finding her true love.

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    So far from home

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    So far from home : the diary of Mary Driscoll, an Irish mill girl

    Denenberg, Barry.

    In the diary account of her journey from Ireland in 1847 and of her work in a mill in Lowell, Massachusetts, fourteen-year-old Mary reveals a great longing for her family.

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    A line in the sand

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    A line in the sand : the Alamo diary of Lucinda Lawrence

    Garland, Sherry.

    In the journal she receives for her twelfth birthday in 1835, Lucinda Lawrence describes the hardships her family and other residents of the "Texas colonies" endure when they decide to face the Mexicans in a fight for their freedom.

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    Across the wide and lonesome prairie

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    Across the wide and lonesome prairie : the Oregon Trail diary of Hattie Campbell, Booneville, Missoura, 1847

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    In her diary, thirteen-year-old Hattie chronicles her family's arduous 1847 journey from Missouri to Oregon on the Oregon Trail.

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    The journal of Joshua Loper

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    The journal of Joshua Loper : a Black cowboy

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    In 1871 Joshua Loper, a sixteen-year-old black cowboy, records in his journal his experiences while making his first cattle drive under an unsympathetic trail boss.

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    The apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker

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    The apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker

    DeFelice, Cynthia C.

    After his family dies of consumption in 1849, twelve-year-old Lucas becomes a doctor's apprentice.

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    Weasel

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    Weasel

    DeFelice, Cynthia C.

    Alone in the frontier wilderness in the winter of 1839 while his father is recovering from an injury, eleven-year-old Nathan runs afoul of the renegade killer known as Weasel and makes a surprising discovery about the concept of revenge.

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    Nory Ryan's song

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    Nory Ryan's song

    Giff, Patricia Reilly.

    When a terrible blight attacks Ireland's potato crop in 1845, twelve-year-old Nory Ryan's courage and ingenuity help her family and neighbors survive.

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    Our only May Amelia

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    Our only May Amelia

    Holm, Jennifer L.

    As the only girl in a Finnish American family of seven brothers, May Amelia Jackson resents being expected to act like a lady while growing up in Washington state in 1899.

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    Seaman

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    Seaman : the dog who explored the West with Lewis & Clark

    Karwoski, Gail, 1949-

    Seaman, a Newfoundland, proves his value as a hunter, navigator, and protector while serving with the Corps of Discovery when it explores the West under the leadership of Lewis and Clark.

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    Call me Francis Tucket

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    Call me Francis Tucket

    Paulsen, Gary.

    Having separated from the one-armed trapper who taught him how to survive in the wilderness of the Old West, fifteen-year-old Francis gets lost and continues to have adventures involving dangerous men and a friendly mule.

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    Mr. Tucket

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    Mr. Tucket

    Paulsen, Gary.

    In 1848, while on a wagon train headed for Oregon, fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket is kidnapped by Pawnee Indians and then falls in with a one-armed trapper who teaches him how to live in the wild.

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    Fair weather

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    Fair weather : a novel

    Peck, Richard, 1934-

    In 1893, thirteen-year-old Rosie and members of her family travel from their Illinois farm to Chicago to visit Aunt Euterpe and attend the World's Columbian Exposition which, along with an encounter with Buffalo Bill and Lillian Russell, turns out to be a life-changing experience for everyone.

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    Seaward born

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    Seaward born

    Wait, Lea.

    In 1805, a thirteen-year-old slave and his friend make a dangerous escape from Charleston, S.C. and stowaway to head north toward freedom.

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    Spring Pearl

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    Spring Pearl : the last flower

    Yep, Laurence.

    Called boyish by her new family for being able to read and write, twelve-year old orphaned Spring Pearl's "odd ways" help save the family during the 1857 Opium War in Canton, China.

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