70 Best Historical Fiction Books — My Own Special List for an Old-Fashioned Education

The Cave Boy of the Age of Stone
by Margaret A. McIntyre
Gutenberg Text

Egyptian Adventures
by Olivia E. Coolidge

The Minute Boys of the Mohawk Valley

Richard of Jamestown : a Story of the Virginia Colony
by James Otis
6th grade up, younger children will enjoy having it read to them

The Dare Boys of 1776
by Stephen Angus Cox
Gutenberg Text

Young Lion of the Woods: A Story of Early Colonial Days
by Thomas Barlow Smith
Gutenberg Text

The Pilgrims of New England: A Tale of the Early American Settlers
by Mrs. J. B. Webb
Gutenberg Text
8th grade and up

Across the Fruited Plain
about a girl whose family are migrant workers during the Great Depression
Gutenberg Text

Joseph Alexander Altsheler (19 texts)

George Alfred Henty (43 texts)

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The links below are to Gutenberg.

Luis Mühlbach