I, Juan de Pareja

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1966

I, Juan de Pareja

by Elizabeth Borton de Treviño

Age: 11+

Interests: history, art history, painting, Spain, biography, slavery, racism More

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Amos Fortune, Free Man

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Amos Fortune, Free Man

Elizabeth Yates

illustrated by Nora S. Unwin

Age: 9 +

Interests: history, American history, biography, slavery, racism, religion

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Daniel Boone

Daniel-Boone

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1940

Daniel Boone

written and illustrated by James Daugherty

Age: 10+

Interests: American history, history, pioneer life, biography, war, violence, adventure, First Nations

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Lincoln: A Photobiography

Lincoln-Photobiography

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER -1988

Lincoln: A Photobiography

by Russell Freedman

Age: 9+

Interests: history, American history, biography, politics, war

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Grandpa Green

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Grandpa Green

by Lane Smith

Age: 4+

Interests: grandparents, family history, history, biography, gardening

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The Radium Woman

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The Radium Woman

by Eleanor Doorly

illustrated by Robert Gibbings

Age: 10

Interests: science, scientists, biography, history, strong girls, Paris, Poland

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Invincible Louisa

Invincible-Louisa

NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1934

Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of “Little Women”

by Cornelia Meigs

Age: 11+

Interests: biography, writers, nonfiction, American history, strong girls, Little Women

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Going Solo

 

Going Solo

by Roald Dahl

London: Jonathan Cape, 1986

210 pp.

Age: 10+

Interests: biography, travel, Africa, adventure, airplanes, war, history

Also by Roald Dahl: Boy: Tales of Childhood (autobiography about the years preceding this book)

Related Posts: A Roald Dahl Reading List More

War Boy: A Country Childhood

GREENAWAY MEDAL WINNER – 1989

War Boy: A Country Childhood

by Michael Foreman

Pavilion Books, 1989

92 pp.

Age: 9+

Interests: history, war, World War II, autobiography, England, airplanes

Next (also by Foreman): War Games: Village Green to No Man’s Land, After the War Was Over

Related Movies: Hope and Glory

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Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci

Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci

Joseph D’Agnese, text

John O’Brien, illustrations

Henry Holt and Company, 2010

40 pp.

Age: 7+

Interests: math, history, science, biography, Middle Ages, Italy

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