History Reading List

Charlotte’s Recommendations:
Alton Locke by Charles Kingsley
Chronicles of the Crusades by Devizes and deVinsany
Ecclesiastical History of England by Bede
First History of France by Mrs Creighton (covers 55BC to 910 AD)
History of the British Kings by Geoffrey
History of England by Arnold Forster (covers 55BC-910AD)
Julius Cesear
Modern Europe by Lord
Old Stories from British History by York Powell
Quintin Druward by Sir Walter Scott
Plutarch’s Lives by Plutarch
Prisoners of the Tower by Brooke Hunt
Quentin Druward by Sir Walter Scott
Shorter History of England by Green
Silas Marner by George Eliot
Sketches from British History by York Powell
The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott
Tales from St. Paul’s by Mrs. Frewen Lord
Tales from Westminster Abbey by Mrs Frewen Lord
Waverly by Sir Walter Scott
Westward Ho by Charles Kingsley

Catherine Levison’s List:
The Autobiography of B. Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
In Freedom’s Cause by GA Henty
Stories of the French Revolution by Walter Montgomery
The History of the World by Kingfisher
The Timetables of History by Grun
Conversations with Pioneer Women by Lockley
Women’s Diaries of the Westward Journey by Schlissel
The Tragedy of Leschi by Meeker
Going to School in 1776 by Loeper
If you Were There in 1776 by Brenner
What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew by Pool
The Sower Series Biographies by Mott Media
Oregon Trail, Lewis and Clark, etc published as The Story Behind the Scenery
Albert Schweitzer, Elizabeth the First, etc – A Rookie Biography

Books with good book lists for history:
Let the Authors Speak by Carolyn Hatcher
Books Children Love by Elizabeth Wilson
All through the Ages by Christine Miller