Best Middle-Grade Books of 2013 to Make History Come Alive [SHOWING SLIDE 13 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.

SUGAR by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Kirkus Star
by Jewell Parker Rhodes

"A magical story of hope from Coretta Scott King Honor winner Rhodes. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
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