Caddie Woodlawn - by Carol Ryrie Brink. Chronicles the adventures of eleven-year-old Caddie growing up with her six brothers and sisters on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century.

From the publisher: "Caddie Woodlawn is a real adventurer. She'd rather hunt than sew and plow than bake, and tries to beat her brother's dares every chance

Winter of Peril: The Newfoundland Diary of Sophie Loveridge - by Jan Andrew. In 1721, 12-year-old Sophie's family moves to New-Found-Land so her impractical father can chase his latest dream - writing a book about surviving in the wilderness. In her journal, Sophie describes the experience, including the hardships of the long winter as they struggle with the horrible blizzards and the scarcity of food.

Winter of Peril: The Newfoundland Diary of Sophie Loveridge, Mairie's Cove, New-Found-Land, 1721 by Jan Andrews

Wings to Fly - by Celia Barker Lottridge.

Research Guides: Children / Young Adult Book Lists : Pioneers

White Indian Boy - by Elijah Wilson.

Research Guides: Children / Young Adult Book Lists : Pioneers

Sarah, Plain and Tall - by Patricia MacLachlan.

When their father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay.

Ticket to Curlew - by Celia Barker Lottridge. In 1915 eleven-year-old Sam and his father arrive in an undeveloped part of western Canada and begin to plan a new farm for the family waiting back in Iowa. Teacher's Guide is available in the Education Library at J FIC LOT Teachers' Guide.

Research Guides: Children / Young Adult Book Lists : Pioneers

Little House in the Big Woods - by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

It Can Never Be a Long Time Ago.” Laura Ingalls Wilder of Little House in the Big Woods

A Child's Day - by Bobbie Kalman and Tammy Everts, illustration by Antoinette DiBiasi.

A Child's Day (Historic Communities): The day-to-day life of children in nineteenth-century North American communities is explored through stories and activities.

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