America as Story: Historical Fiction for Middle and Secondary Schools

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American Library Association, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 216 pages
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Through carefully selected tales, this text helps students identify with the struggles and triumphs of young people building a sod house on the Nebraska prairie, following the North Star with a bold band of escaped slaves, or travelling in steerage from rural Russia to urban America.
 

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Contents

Colonial America
1
Calico Bush
2
Calico Captive
3
A Country of Strangers
4
I Am Regina
5
The Light in the Forest
6
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7
A Novel of the Lost Colony
8
The NoReturn Trail
105
Only Earth and Sky Last Forever
106
Orphan Train
107
The OxBow Incident
108
Pipers Ferry
109
Prairie Songs
110
The Raid
111
Season of Yellow Leaf
112

Saturnalia
9
The Sign of the Beaver
10
The Stratford Devil
11
This New Land
12
Tituba of Salem Village
13
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
14
A Story of Salem
15
More Challenging Books for Advanced Readers
16
The American Revolution and the New Nation
17
The Bloody Country
18
The Captive Joyce Hansen
19
A Novel of Valley Forge
20
A Story of the Boston Massacre
21
The Fighting Ground
22
Freelon Starbird
23
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24
George Midgetts War
25
A Story of the American Revolution
26
The Hessian
27
A Soldier of the American Revolution
28
Johnny Tremain
29
Jump Ship to Freedom
30
My Brother Sam Is Dead
31
Ruffles and Drums
32
Sarah Bishop
33
The Story of a Slave Girl
34
1787
35
The Story of a Revolutionary Girl
36
The Slave Dancer
37
Time Enough for Drums
38
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
39
War Comes to Willie Freeman
40
Who Comes to Kings Mountain?
41
Who Is Carrie?
42
The Winter Hero
43
Wolf by the Ears
44
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45
The Civil War and Reconstruction
47
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
48
Be Ever Hopeful Hannalee
49
Brady
50
Bring Home the Ghost
51
Bull Run
52
A Memoir
53
Charlie Skedaddle
54
Cowslip
55
A Dangerous Promise
56
Eben Tyne Powdermonkey
57
Elkhorn Tavern
58
Freedom Road
59
The Glory Field
60
Hew Against the Grain
61
In My Fathers House
62
An Island Far from Home
63
Jayhawker
64
The Last Silk Dress
65
A Month of Seven Days
66
Nightjohn
67
Out from This Place
68
Red Cap
69
Rifles for Watie
70
The Sacred Moon Tree
71
Shades of Gray C
72
A Novel of Gettysburg
73
A Tale of Ghosts
74
A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg
75
Tancy
76
This Strange New Feeling
77
Three Days
78
Turn Homeward Hannalee
79
The 290
80
Which Way Freedom?
81
Who Comes with Cannons?
82
A Novel of the Civil War
83
A Woman Called Moses
84
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85
Westward Expansion and the Native American Response
88
Beyond the Divide
89
West with Lewis and Clark
90
A Story of the Old Northwest 18371838
91
The CourtMartial of George Armstrong Custer
92
Crazy Weather
93
Devil Storm
94
Eyes of Darkness
95
Gently Touch the Milkweed
96
Hannah Herself
97
In the Shadow of the Wind
98
Killdeer Mountain
99
A Lantern in Her Hand
100
Laughing Boy
101
Legend Days
102
The Massacre at Fall Creek
103
Mr Tucket
104
Shane
113
Sing Down the Moon
114
The Sodbuster Venture
115
Streams to the River River to the Sea
116
Wait for Me Watch for Me Eula Bee
117
Weasel
118
Young Pioneers
119
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120
Immigration Industrialization Urbanization
123
April Harvest
124
Call Me Ruth
125
Dragons Gate
126
Dragonwings
127
The House of Mirth
128
I Be Somebody
129
The KeepingRoom
130
Land of Dreams J
131
Land of Hope
132
Land of Promise
133
Letters from Rifka
134
Lyddie
135
Mountain Light
136
Now Ameriky
137
OneWay to Ansonia
138
The Other Shore
139
Ragtime
140
The Sport of the Gods
141
The Star Fisher
142
The Store That Mama Built
143
The Streets Are Paved with Gold
144
Streets of Gold
145
The Sunita Experiment
146
The Tempering
147
Voyage
148
Wildflower Girl
149
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150
The Jazz Age and the Depression
152
The Bread Winner
153
Circle of Fire
154
The Dark Didnt Catch Me
155
The Elderberry Thicket
156
The Great Gatsby
157
King of the Hill
158
Mississippi Bridge
159
Moonshiners Son
160
No Promises in the Wind
161
Nothing to Fear
162
The Rock and the Willow
163
Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry
164
A Time of Troubles
165
Tracks
166
Walk Gently This Good Earth
167
More Challenging Books for Advanced Readers
168
The United States and World War II
170
Annies Promise
171
Between Two Worlds
172
Hang Out the Flag
173
Journey Home
174
Journey to America
175
The Last Mission
176
Molly Donnelly
177
The Moon Bridge
178
A Necessary End
179
One More Time
180
Rain of Fire
181
Raspberry One
182
The Road to Memphis
183
Silver Days
184
Stepping on the Cracks
186
A Summer on Thirteenth Street
187
A Time Too Swift
188
More CHallenging Books for Advanced Readers
189
America in the Modern World
191
The Bridges at Tokori
192
Call Me Danica
193
Caribou
194
Fallen Angels
195
Fragments
196
Freedoms Blood
197
Freedom Songs
198
The Girl on the Outside
199
Journey of the Sparrows
200
Ludies Song
201
Lupita Manana
202
Pageant
203
Parks Quest
204
To Stand Against the Wind
205
The Watsons Go to Birmingham1963
206
A Woman of Independent Means
207
More Challenging Books for Advanced Readers
208
AUTHORTITLE INDEX
209
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