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Title Author Lexile Level Grade Level ISBN
Room 1: Explorers and New World Settlements
Happy Thanksgiving, Biscuit! Capucilli, Alyssa Satin 170 Grades PK-1 9780694012213
Follow the Dream Peter Si   Grades PK-2 9780679806288
The Story of the Pilgrims Katherine Ross   Grades PK-2 9780679852926
In the Land of Words: New and Selected Poems Greenfield, Eloise   Grades PK-3 9780060289935
Thanksgiving Turkey Trouble (Ready, Freddy! Series #15) Kline, Abby 450 Grades PK-3 9780439895958
Samuel Eaton's Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Boy Kate Walters   Grades PK-3 9780590480536
Tapenum's Day: A Wampanoag Indian Boy in Pilgrim Times Kate Walters   Grades PK-3 9780590202374
The Night Before Thanksgiving Wing, Natasha   Grades PK-4 9780448425290
How Many Days to America? A Thanksgiving Story Bunting, Eve 460 Grades K-3 9780395547779
Christopher Columbus: (Step into Reading Books Series: A Step 3 Book) Krensky, Stephen 370 Grades K-3 9780679803690
America: A Patriotic Primer Chenny, Lynne 840 Grades 1+ 9780689851926
Squanto's Journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving Bruchac, Joseph 560 Grades 1-3 9780152060442
The Story of the Pledge of Alliegance: Discovering Our Nation's Heritage Tiner, John Hudson   Grades 1-4 9780890513934
I Pledge Allegiance Martin, Bill Jr. with Sampson, Michael   Grades 1-4 9780763625276
Thanksgiving on Thursday (Magic Treehouse Series #27) Pope-Osborne, Mary 340 Grades 1-4 9780375806155
Pilgrims: A Nonfiction Companion to Thanksgiving on Thursday (Magic Tree House Research Guide Series) Pope-Osborne, Mary with Pope-Boyce, Natalie 550 Grades 1-4 9780375832192
The Pilgrims of Plimoth Marcia Sewall 910 Grades 1-4 9780689808616
Encounter Yolen, Jane 760 Grades 1-5 9780152013899
The 13 Colonies: A New Life in a New World Marsh, Carole   Grades 2+ 9780635075079
You Wouldn’t Want to Sail with Christopher Columbus! Uncharted Waters You’d Rather Not Cross Fiona Macdonald   Grades 2-4 9780531228531
Molly's Pilgrim Cohen, Barbra   Grades 2-5 9780688162801
The Double Life of Pocahontas Jean Fritz   Grades 2-5 9780698119352
Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims Clyde Bulla 360 Grades 2-5 9780590440554
If You Lived in Colonial Times Ann McGovern 590 Grades 2-5 9780590451604
If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620 Ann McGovern 600 Grades 2-5 9780590451611
Three Young Pilgrims Harness, Cheryl 740 Grades 2-5 9780689802089
Courage of Sarah Noble Alice Dalgliesh 610 Grades 2-5 9780689715402
The New Americans: Colonial Times 1620-1689 Betsy Maestro   Grades 2-7 9780060575724
Pocahontas: An American Princess Milton, Joyce   Grades 3-4 9780448421810
What Was the First Thanksgiving Joan Holub   Grades 3-7 9780448464633
The Landing of the Pilgrims James Daugherty 990 Grades 3-7 9780394846972
Mayflower 1620 Plimoth Plantation   Grades 3-7 9780792262763
1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving Catherine O'Neill Grace   Grades 3-7 9780792261391
Pilgrims of Plymouth Susan E Goodman   Grades 3-7 9780792266754
If You Were There in 1492: Everyday Life in the Time of Columbus Barbara Brenner   Grades 4-6 9780689822414
The Mayflower and the Pilgrims' New World Nathaneil Philbrick   Grades 5+ 9780142414583
Sterling Biographies: Pocahontas: A Life in Two Worlds Victoria Garrett Jones 1230 Grades 5+ 9781402751585
Room 2: A New Nation
Story of America's Birthday Pingry, Patricia   Grades PK-1 9780824918941
John, Paul, George and Ben Smith, Lane 660 Grades PK-2 9780786848935
George Washington's Teeth Chandra, Deborah   Grades PK-3 9780312376048
Town Mouse, Country Mouse Brett, Jan   Grades PK-3 9780698119864
Fourth of July Story Dalgliesh, Alice 790 Grades PK-3 9780689718762
Dolley Madison Saves George Washington Brown, Don 920 Grades K-3 9780618411993
A Picture Book of George Washington Adler, David 750 Grades K-3 9780823408009
A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson Adler, David 700 Grades K-3 9780823408818
We the Kids: The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States Catrow, David   Grades K-3 9780142402764
George Washington and the General's Dog (Step Into Reading: Step 3 Reading on Your Own) Murphy, Frank   Grades K-3 9780375810152
When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Wintertime Story for Young Patriots Cheney, Lynn V.   Grades K-4 9781442444232
We the People: The Story of Our Constitution Lynne Cheney   Grades K-4 9781442444225
George Washington's Mother Fritz, Jean 250 Grades 1-2 9780448403847
Abigail Adams: First Lady of the American Revolution Lakin, Patricia 860 Grades 1-3 9780689870323
Judy Moody Declares Independence (Judy Moody Series #6) McDonald, Megan 590 Grades 1-4 9780763648510
Independent Dames: What You Never Knew About the Women and Girls of the American Revolution Anderson, Laurie Halse   Grades 1-5 9780689858086
Abigail Adams Time for Kids 780 Grades 2-4 9780060576288
Let it Begin Here! Dennis Brindell Fradin   Grades 2-4 9780802797117
Will You Sign Here, John Hancock? Fritz, Jean 970 Grades 2-4 9780698114401
And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? Fritz, Jean   Grades 2-4 9780698113510
Why Don't You Get a Horse, Sam Adams? Fritz, Jean 800 Grades 2-4 9780698114166
George Washington: Soldier, Hero, President Korman, Justine and Fontes, John 700 Grades 2-4 9780789473776
Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May? Fritz, Jean 1000 Grades 2-4 9780698114395
Shh! We're Writing the Constitution! Fritz, Jean and de Paola, Tomie   Grades 2-4 9780698116245
George Washington's Breakfast Fritz, Jean   Grades 2-5 9780698116115
If You Were There When they Signed the Constitution Elizabeth Levy 810 Grades 2-5 9780590451598
If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution Kay Moore 860 Grades 2-5 9780590674447
The U.S. Constitution and You Sobel, Syl 940 Grades 2-6 9780764147944
The Journey of the One and Only Declaration of Independence St. George, Judith   Grades 3-5 9780147511645
Declaration of Independence Landau, Elaine   Grades 3-5 9780531147801
Phoebe the Spy Griffith, Judith Berry   Grades 3-6 9780698119567
You Wouldn't Want to be at the Boston Tea Party! Peter Cook   Grades 3-6 9780531238561
Fort Mose: And the Story of the Man Who Built the First Free Black Settlement in Colonial America Glennette Tilley Turner 1180 Grades 3-7 9780810940567
Liberty! How the Revolutionary War Began Lucille Recht Penner   Grades 3-7 9780375822001
Toliver's Secret Esther Wood Brady 740 Grades 3-7 9780679848042
Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson McGovern, Ann 590 Grades 3-7 9780590430524
George Washington’s Socks Woodruff, Elvira 840 Grades 3-7 9780590440363
George Washington’s Spy Woodruff, Elvira   Grades 3-7 9780545104883
Story of the American Revolution Copeland, Peter F. and Cynthia   Grades 3-8 9780486256481
Greek Gods and Goddesses Green, John and Sliver, Drew   Grades 3-8 9780486418629
Mythology Hamilton, Edith   Grades 3-8 9780446574754
The Declaration of Independence: The Story Behind America's Founding Document Graves, Kerry A.   Grades 4-6 9780791073346
Molly Pitcher Augusta Stevenson 420 Grades 4-6 9780020420408
Martha Washington Jean Brown Wagoner 600 Grades 4-6 9780020421603
George vs. George: The American Revolution as Seen from Both Sides Schanzer, Rosalyn   Grades 4-7 9781426300424
Black Heroes of the American Revolution Davis, Burke 1330 Grades 5-7 9780152085612
Who Was Thomas Jefferson Fradin, Dennis Brindell 680 Grades 8-12 9780448431451
Room 3: The Western Frontier
North American Indians Douglas Gorsline 830 Grades PK-2 9780394837024
If You Lived with the Indians of the Northwest Coast Anne Kamma 870 Grades PK-3 9780439260770
Rosie's Walk Hutchins, Pat   Grades PK-3 9780020437505
Working Cotton Williams, Sherley Anne 600 Grades K-2 9780152014827
Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express Eleanor Coerr   Grades K-3 9780064442206
The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes Heyward, Dubose   Grades K-3 9780395185575
Daily Life in a Covered Wagon Paul Erickson 1120 Grades K-3 9780140562125
Ghost Town at Sundown Mary Pope Osborne 350 Grades 1-4 9780679883395
Amazing Impossible Erie Canal Cheryl Harness   Grades 1-4 9780689825842
Sarah, Plain and Tall Patricia MacLachlan 560 Grades 1-5 9780064402057
Trail of Tears Joseph Bruchac 610 Grades 2-4 9780769890522
Geronimo and the Gold Medal Mystery Stilton, Geronimo 810 Grades 2-5 9780545021333
If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon Ellen Levine 860 Grades 2-5 9780590451581
If You Lived With the Cherokees Peter Roop 800 Grades 2-5 9780590956062
Louisiana Purchase Roop, Peter and Connie   Grades 2-5 9780689864438
They're Off! The Story of the Pony Express Cheryl Harness   Grades 2-5 9780689851216
Life in the West Teresa Domnauer   Grades 3+ 9780531212462
Dinosaur Hunter Elaine Marie Alphin 470 Grades 3-4 9780064442565
The Story of the Golden Fleece Colum, Padraic   Grades 3-5 9780486443669
Bound for Oregon Jean Van Leeuwen 830 Grades 3-6 9780140383195
You Wouldn't Want to be an American Pioneer! Jacqueline Morley   Grades 3-6 9780531280256
366: A Leap Year of Great Stories from History Marsh, W.B.   Grades 3-7 9781848310056
How We Crossed the West Rosalyn Schanzer   Grades 3-7 9780792267263
A Pioneer Sampler: The Daily Life of a Pioneer Family in 1840 Barbara Greenwood 900 Grades 4-6 9780395883938
Gold Rush Fever: A Story of the Klondike, 1898 Greenwood, Barbara 840 Grades 4-6 9781550748505
The Sign of the Beaver Elizabeth George Speare   Grades 4-7 9780547577111
America...the Dream Lives On (Sheet Music) Coates, Dan (comp.)     9780757990632
Room 4: The Civil War
Sweet Clara and the Quilt of Freedom Hopkinson, Deborah 680 Grades PK-2 9780679874720
Mr. Lincoln’s Whiskers Winnick, Karen B. 420 Grades PK-3 9781563978050
Henry’s Freedom Box Levine, Ellen 380 Grades PK-3 9780439777339
The Story of Abraham Lincoln Pingry, Patricia A.   Grades PK-K 9780824941079
Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom Weatherford, Carole Boston 660 Grades K-3 9780786851751
Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln Adler, David 630 Grades K-3 9780823408016
Abe Lincoln’s Hat (Step into Reading Books Series: A Step 3 Book) Brenner, Martha 330 Grades K-3 9780679849773
Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books Winters, Kay   Grades K-3 9781416912682
From Slave to Soldier Deborah Hopkinson 460 Grades 1-3 9780689839665
Abe Lincoln and the Muddy Pig Krensky, Stephen 480 Grades 1-4 9780689841033
Mr. Macky Is Wacky! Gitman, Dan 620 Grades 1-5 9780061141515
My Name is Sally Little Song Brenda Woods   Grades 2+ 9780142409435
A Ballad of the Civil War Mary Stolz   Grades 2-5 9780064420884
Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln: The Story of the Gettysburg Address Fritz, Jean 390 Grades 2-5 9780448401706
If You Traveled on the Underground Railroad Levine, Ellen 720 Grades 2-5 9780590451567
Freedom's Wings: Corey's Underground Railroad Diary Wyeth, Sharon Dennis   Grades 2-5 9780439369077
My America Book One Sharon Dennis Wyeth   Grades 2-5 9780439368988
I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 Lauren Tarshis 660 Grades 2-5 9780545459365
Iron Thunder Avi   Grades 2-7 9781423105183
They Mystery at Fort Sumter Carole Marsh 750 Grades 3+ 9780635074294
Behind the Blue and Gray Delia Ray 1120 Grades 3+ 9780140383041
Civil War Sub: The Mystery of the Hunley Kate BoehmJerome 660 Grades 3+ 9780448425979
A Separate Battle: Women and the Civil War Ina Chang   Grades 3+ 9780140381061
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Civil War Soldier Thomas Ratliff   Grades 3-6 9780531245033
The Thing about Georgie Graff, Lisa   Grades 3-7 9780060875916
Escape by Night: A Civil War Adventure Laurie Myers   Grades 3-7 9781250050557
What Was the Battle of Gettysburg? Jim O'Connor   Grades 3-7 9780448462868
Who Was Abraham Lincoln Janet Pascal 720 Grades 3-7 9780448448862
What Was the Underground Railroad Yona Zeldis McDonough   Grades 3-7 9780448467122
Who Was Clara Barton Stephanie Spinner   Grades 3-7 9780448479538
Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington Harness, Cheryl   Grades 3-7 9781426304361
Dear Austin: Letters from the Underground Railroad Woodruff, Elvira   Grades 3-7 9780375803567
Dear Levi: Letters from Overland Trail Woodruff, Elvira   Grades 3-7 9780375803567
Yankee Blue or Rebel Gray? Kate Connell   Grades 3-7 9780792251798
On Enemy Soil: Journal of James Edmond Pease, a Civil War Union Soldier Jim Murphy   Grades 3-7 9780545398879
The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg Rodman Philbrick   Grades 3-7 9780439668217
Civil War Uniforms Coloring Book Peter F Copeland   Grades 3-8 9780486235356
Two Miserable Presidents Steve Sheinkin 920 Grades 3-9 9781596435193
Jefferson Davis and the Confederacy Hale, Sarah Edler (ed.)   Grades 3-9 9780812679083
Lincoln: A Photobiography Freedman, Russell 1040 Grades 4-7 9780395518489
Top Secret Files The Civil War Spies, Secret Missions, and Hidden Facts from the Civil War Stephanie Bearce   Grades 4-7 9781618212504
The Red Badge of Courage Stephen Crane   Grades 4-8 9780486434223
Promises to the Dead Mary Downing Hahn   Grades 5+ 9780547258386
Boys of Wartime Laurie Calkhoven   Grades 5+ 9780142419878
The Gettysburg Address Wills, Gary (Forward)     9780743299633
Room 5: A Growing Country
Statue of Liberty: (Step into Reading Books Series) Penner 250 Grades PK-1 9780679869283
Statue of Liberty (Wonders of America Series) Bauer, Marion Dane 710 Grades PK-1 9781416934790
One Green Apple Bunting, Eve 450 Grades PK-3 9780618434770
The Memory Coat Elvira Woodruff 650 Grades PK-3 9780590677172
America the Beautiful: A Pop-up Book Sabuda, Robert   Grades PK-3 9780689847448
Listen Up! Alexander Graham Bell's Talking Machine (Step into Reading Books Series) Kulling, Monica 420 Grades K-3 9780375831157
Potato Kate Lied   Grades K-4 9780792269465
George Washington Carver: The Peanut Wizard Driscoll, Laura   Grades K-5 9780448432434
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez Krullm, Kathleen 800 Grades 1-3 9780152014377
Picnic in October Bunting, Eve 310 Grades 1-3 9780152050658
Trains: A Pop-Up Railroad Book Crowther, Robert   Grades 1-4 9780763630829
When Jesse Came Across the Sea Hest, Amy 470 Grades 1-4 9780763612740
How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning Schanzer, Rosalyn 910 Grades 1-7 9780688169930
Henry Ford   860 Grades 2-4 9780060576301
If Your Name Was Changed At Ellis Island Levine, Ellen 880 Grades 2-5 9780590438292
St. Patrick's Day Shillelagh Nolan, Janet   Grades 2-5 9780807573457
Hannah's Journal Marissa Moss   Grades 3-6 9780152163297
Rose's Journal Marissa Moss   Grades 3-6 9780152046057
Joshua's Song Harlow, Joan Hiatt   Grades 3-6 9780689855429
Turn Homeward, Hannalee Beatty, Patricia   Grades 3-7 9780688166762
Ten Mile Day Mary Ann Fraser 890 Grades 3-7 9780805047035
Thimble Summer Elizabeth Enright   Grades 3-7 9780312380021
The Saturdays Elizabeth Enright 820 Grades 3-7 9780132375980
Roller Skates Ruth Sawyer 810 Grades 3-7 9780140303582
What Was Ellis Island? Patricia Brennan Demuth 800 Grades 3-7 9780448479156
Who Were the Wright Brothers? James Buckley Jr   Grades 3-7 9780448479514
Who Was Henry Ford? Michael Burgan   Grades 3-7 9780448479576
Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp Stanley, Jerry 1120 Grades 3-7 9780517880944
Lawn Boy Panlsen, Gary   Grades 3-7 9780553494655
Maggie's Door Giff, Particia Reilly   Grades 3-7 9780440415817
Counting on Grace Elizabeth Winthrop   Grades 3-7 9780553487831
All-of-a-Kind Family Sydney Taylor 750 Grades 3-7 9780440400592
Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis 950 Grades 3-7 9780553494105
Esperanza Rising Ryan, Pam Munoz 750 Grades 3-7 9780439120425
Out of the Dust Karen Hesse   Grades 3-7 9780590371254
Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule Harriette Gillem Robinet   Grades 3-7 9780689833175
Shades of Gray Carolyn Reeder   Grades 3-7 9780689826962
Who Was Alexander Graham Bell? Bonnie Bader   Grades 3-7 9780448464602
Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor Freedman, Russell 1140 Grades 4-6 9780395797266
Growing up in Coal Country Susan Campbell Bartoletti   Grades 4-6 9780395979143
New York for Kids: 25 Big Apple Sites to Color Wynne, Patricia J.   Grades 6-8 9780486441269