10. The Wit and Wisdom of Forrest Gump by Winston Groom.New Read. An interesting book filled with entertaining quotes.
11. The overland Trail by Wendi Lee. New Read. Enjoyed this book. America Hollis is a likable heroine, who faces prejudices and other dangers of a frontier woman on a wagon train heading for the West.
12. After Twilight by Amanda Ashley, Christine Feehan, and Ronda Thompson. New Read. A trio of supernatural stories, my favorite was Dark Dream by Christine Feehan.
13. Desperate Crossing: The Jenny Sanders Pryor Story.New read. Jenny is a likable heroine who suffers through being kidnapped by the Oglala with her adopted daughter, Mary, and forced into marriage to one of their chiefs. 14.Shades of Gray by Maya Banks. New Read. Absolutely love this series...This was PJ and Cole's story and it was wonderful. PJ is one tough cookie who suffers through some depravity on a KGI mission gone bad...she's out for blood and thinking she has to do it alone, but Cole and the rest of her teammates are there to show her that she isn't. Cole and the rest of her team are her family, and when one of them is in trouble, all of them are.
15. Softly at Sunrise by Maya Banks. New Read. Can I just say again how much i really love this series? This was just a KGI novella, but it had everything a full length novel has in it: excitement, romance, love, family, loyalty. I just can’t get enough of this series and the characters in it.
16.Nauti Nights by Lora Leigh. New Read. Enjoyed reading this book which was filled with one sizzling scene after another.
17. Never say Die by Tess Gerritsen. New read. An interesting book about a woman’s search for information about her father’s demise during the Vietnam War.
18. Anne Frank in the World by Joke Kniesmeyer. New Read. An informative book with pictures and details not only on Anne Frank's life, but also of Hitler's rise to power.
19.Dear America: A Picture of Freedom by Patrcia C.McKissack. New Read. A very entertaining and informative book. About a young slave girl named Clotee who learns how to read and write while fanning her young master. She eventually becomes an abolitionist and helper on the Underground Railroad. Based on a true story. This series of books are great especially for young readers to get them interested in learning about history.
20. Night by Eli Wiesel. New Read. A heart-wrenching story to read. Such vivid details of the cruel and inhumane treatment he and other Jews experienced at the hands of Hitler and his Nazis.
21. Wanted Dead or Alive: The True of Harriet Tubman by Ann McGovern. New Read. A wonderful and informative adaptation for young readers, but entertaining enough for adult readers. I enjoyed it.
22. Sitting Bull Warrior of the Sioux by Jane Fleischer. New Read. An informative and interesting book that gives young readers insight into the life of Sitting Bull. Adults would enjoy it as well, I did.
23.If You Lived At The Time of the Civil War by Kay Moore. New Read. A very interesting and entertaining book about what life was like if you lived during the Civil War. Geared toward young readers, I enjoyed it too.
24. Emma’s Journal: The Story of a Colonial Girl by Marissa Moss. New Read. An interesting and informative book, geared toward young readers, but entertaining enough for adult readers. Emma is a likable character who works hard and tries to help in any way she can the fight against the British Army.
25. My Heart is on the Ground: the Diary of Nannie Little Rose, a Sioux Girl, Carlisle Indian School, Pennsylvania, 1880 by Ann Rinaldi. New Read. These 'Dear America' books are good ones to get for the young readers in your family. Told through the eyes of young people at different stages of history, they are not only informative, but entertaining to read as well.
26. Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of hattie Campbell. New read.This was an interesting book to read, told through the words of thirteen year old Hattie. It tells the trials and tribulations that happen along the trail as Hattie and her parents and siblings head West to settle in Oregon. Informative enough to give young readers an idea of what life was like on the trail.
27. Discover American History Cobblestone: Samoset and Squanto. New Read. An informative and interesting short/magazine-style book with a number of short stories that about the exploration of the US and how the Pilgrims and Native Americans interacted. Geared toward younger readers, but interesting enough for adults to read as well.
28. Cowboys by Marie and Douglas Gorstine. New Read. A short, but interesting book about Cowboys and the lives they lived in the Old West.
29. You Want Women to Vote Lizzie Stanton? By Jean Fritz. New Read. Cute book that breaks down for young readers the life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the important work she did during her life time.
30. The legend of the Indian Paintbrush by Tomie dePaola. New Read. This was an interesting and entertaining retelling of the Indian legend that explains the origin of the Indian paintbrush flower.
31. Children of the Wind and Water by Stephen Krensky. New Read. An interesting collection of five short stories about Native American Children and the lives they lived.
32. Sarah Morton’s Day: A Day in The Life of a Pilgrim Girl by Kate Waters. New Read. A short story that depicts the day in the life of a Pilgrim Girl.
33. Samuel Eaton’s Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Boy by Kate Waters. New Read. An interesting tale of the day in the life of a Pilgrim boy.
34. Abe Lincoln Remembers by Ann Turner. New Read.An interesting story abut the life of Abe Lincoln that will make young readers want to know more about our 16th President.
35. The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles. New Read. Ruby Bridges was a very brave little girl. She is one of four black children who are sent into white schools in 1960. She faced down mobs of angry people, had to have U.S. Marshals escort her every day into school, yet it didn't stop her from learning and praying for the very people who would have or could have done her harm if not for the protection of the Marshals around her.
36. The Book of Great American Documents edited by Vincent Wilson, Jr.New Read. Was fascinating to read the Declaration of Independence, along with Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and Emancipation Proclamation.