Best Middle-Grade Books of 2013 to Make History Come Alive [SHOWING SLIDE 1 OF 17]

A nation strives to redeem itself from the sin of slavery. A Jewish girl hides among Gentiles to escape the Holocaust. A boy bears witness to the Choctaw Trail of Tears. From the earliest moments (the beginning of the world, according to both the Torah and Egyptian mythology) to the 20th century, some of the Best Children's Books of 2013 bring history powerfully and movingly to young readers. Here's a sample.

Kirkus Star
by Tonya Bolden

"A convincing, handsomely produced argument that the proclamation, for all its acknowledged limitations, remains a watershed document. (endnotes, bibliography, extensive timeline) (Nonfiction. 12-15)"
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